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Toyota Prius

Overall rating: 4.25 1 reviews |  Write a Review
 45.09 Lakh*

*Ex-Showroom Price in New Delhi


Toyota Prius Key Features

Three Drive Modes Toyota Prius

Three Drive Modes

In addition to normal operating mode Prius offers three driver-selectable modes: EV, ECO and POWER.

DRL & LED Headlights Toyota Prius

DRL & LED Headlights

DRL & LED, which switch on whenever the engine does, help prevent daytime head-on collisions by making you more visible.

Hybrid Synergy Drive Toyota Prius

Hybrid Synergy Drive

Hybrid Synergy Drive system combines the benefits of an efficient gasoline engine and a clean, quiet electric motor.

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  • Advanced hybrid technology in use
  • Excellent driving dynamics
  • Spacious and comfortable interiors.


  • The on-road price is bit high
  • High cost of maintenance
  • Initial speed not exciting

Toyota Prius Prices in India

The Toyota Prius had set a new benchmark in the luxury hybrid car segment. The new Toyota Prius has been upgraded in terms of performance parameters and styling features. The exteriors feature new LED . . .  Read more»

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Wondering how the insides of the Toyota Prius look like? Get a tour of this car with the 360° degree view of the interior. Enjoy a lifelike view of the interior design of this car. Check out how the manufacturer has utilized the space and how spacious the legroom as well as the headroom are. Get a feel of the quality of the material used and see how the dashboard looks like. Check AC vents, infotainment system and other utility equipment on offer. See if the car offers steering-mounted controls. In a nutshell, this 360° degree interior view walks you through the inside of Toyota Prius. Click anywhere on the image and drag it to the left and right to rotate. Zoom to enlarge the view!

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Toyota Prius Specifications

Toyota Prius mileage varies from 23.9 kmpl for Automatic Hybrid variant Z8 to 23.9 kmpl for Automatic Hybrid variant Z8. Check out the claimed ARAI mileage for different Toyota Prius variants:

Variant name Mileage
Fuel Economy claimed by the manufacturer, generally quoted in KMPL (Kilometres Per Litre) format.
Common term 'Gear System', essentially a mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the drive shaft.
It is the maximum capacity of an engine by volume. Usually quoted in 'CC' or 'Cubic Capacity' (1000cc = 1 Litre).
Features/equipment in an automobile that ensure safety of passengers as well as pedestrians.
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Z8 23.9 kmplAutomatic1798 ccABS, Airbags 7, Child Safety Locks 45.09 Lakh *

*Ex-Showroom Price range in New Delhi

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Toyota Prius Reviews (1)

Toyota Prius

Overall rating: 4.25 Reviewed By: Sunil saman on 15 January 2019
Overall I would give this car a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.  Read More »

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Toyota Prius Overview

The Toyota Prius had set a new benchmark in the luxury hybrid car segment. The new Toyota Prius has been upgraded in terms of performance parameters and styling features. The exteriors feature new LED headlamps and fog lamps with daytime running lights. The new interior features introduced in this model include a multi-information instrument cluster with a head-up display and a new touchscreen display music system with 10 speakers. The safety features of seven airbags, including driver knee airbag, ABS with EBD and traction control, are featured in this model.
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Toyota Prius Exterior

The Toyota Prius exteriors have a wide bumper and bonnet with impressive design of body contours, and the aerodynamically perfect windscreen and roofline. The new LED headlamps with turn indicators and daytime running lights, and the front fog lamps with daytime running light surround give it a distinctive and elegance stance on the road. The electrically-foldable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators, body-coloured outside door handles, alloy wheels with rating 195/65 R15, the stylish body contours running from front fender to rear quarter panel, and the brilliant colour options enhance its exterior styling. The rear profile has stylish tail lamps extending up to the quarter panel, and a wide opening tailgate with Toyota logo and Prius signature.
Toyota Prius Exterior

Toyota Prius Interior

The Toyota Prius interiors feature spacious interiors with well-cushioned driver and co-passenger seats with height adjuster and lumbar support. The rear seats come with a head restraint, an armrest with cup holders and folding feature for expanding utility space of the boot. The comfort and convenience features on offer include leather upholstery, dual auto AC, leather-covered steering wheel with buttons for audio, MID, cruise control and telephone.
Toyota Prius Interior
The excellent quality of entertainment is delivered through the infotainment system with a touchscreen display and 10 speakers. The features of multi-information display instrument cluster with a head-up display, shift indicator and driving mode indicator assist in having a comfortable driving experience.

Toyota Prius Engine & Transmission

The Toyota Prius specifications have a hybrid drive system with 1798 cc 4-cylinder engine delivering the power of 98 PS at 5200 rpm and torque output of 142 Nm at 3600 rpm. The hybrid system has a permanent magnet synchronous motor with a power of 72 PS and torque of 163 Nm. The combined output of hybrid system inactive is 122 PS, and the Continuously Variable Transmission system transmits the power and torque to the front wheels.
Toyota Prius Engine & Transmission

Toyota Prius Mileage

The Toyota Prius mileage ranges at an average of 23.9 kmpl as per the ARAI claim in standard driving conditions. The Prius fuel economy varies depending upon the drive mode selected and with the engine power or electric motor power in use. In general, an average of 20 to 23 kmpl can be expected in city and highway driving conditions, respectively.

Toyota Prius Braking and Safety

The Toyota Prius Hybrid features has ventilated disc brakes at the front and solid disc brakes at the rear. The firm grip on the road by the alloy wheels is further improved with anti-lock braking system, brake assist, electronic brake force distribution and traction control, assuring effortless driving on all sources. The safety features in this variant include airbags for the driver, co-passenger, side airbag at the front, curtain airbags at the rear and driver knee airbag.

Toyota Prius Performance and Handling

The excellent performance of the engine combined with the high power and torque of the hybrid system can take the vehicle from idling to the speed of over 120 kmph in a quick interval. The driver can choose the drive mode from the Normal, Eco and Power modes, and the electric mode giving a wide range of options for the driver in selecting a right mode for power, performance and fuel economy. The high comfort of the occupants on long drives is assured with McPherson strut suspension at the front and torsion bar at the rear absorbing the maximum of the road shocks.

What do we think about Toyota Prius?

The Toyota Prius hybrid specifications let it have unmatched performance factors with excellent synergy combination of engine and motor power. The sophistication of the equipment on offer, luxurious interiors and the impressive styling features make it a worthy selection as a luxury sedan with hybrid technology.

Toyota Prius Competitors

The Toyota Prius price and performance do not let it have a perfect competitor. However, with respect to the engine power, hybrid technology in use and styling features, the competition would be from the Honda Accord hybrid.

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Toyota Prius- Frequently Asked Questions


1. Is the suspension of Toyota Prius good enough?


An amazing hybrid car from Toyota, the Toyota Prius suspension system carries an extra load of the electric motor so that the fuel economy is increased. That is why it has been equipped with MacPherson struts for the front and torsion beam for the rear suspension.


2. Mention the features available for easy handling of the Toyota Prius.


Some of the salient features of Toyota Prius are:

  • Good driving quality and extraordinary comfort

  • Central cluster controls

  • Four driving modes: Power Mode, EV Mode, Auto Mode and Eco Mode

  • Current drive mode is displayed on the central screen known as the Eco-drive Monitor

  • Traction Control System and Vehicle Stability Control System



3. Mention something about the exterior styling of Toyota Prius.


The exterior styling of Toyota Prius has been designed carefully. The air drag is minimized by the sharp corners provided at the front and back of the car. Smooth sleek lines on the side body reduce the turbulence experience of the car. Projector type headlamps, fog lamps, stop lamps and a front grill with a Toyota badge are provided. The stop lamps and the turn indicators use LED lamps for energy saving purposes.


4. What are the different types of variants available in the Toyota Prius?


Toyota Prius is a hybrid car available in two petrol variants. These variants have a powerful engine and both trims run on a 1798cc 1.8-liter in-line DOHC petrol engine in combination with a Ni-MH electric battery. Z6 can be considered a better choice due to its automatic gear shift mechanism and add-on security features.


5. Should I be buying a Toyota Prius?


You should be buying the Toyota Prius if you are really interested in hybrid cars. The interior design and the smooth exterior look of the vehicle make it extremely attractive. The fuel economy of the car is amazing, and the dashboard is placed very conveniently.


6. Mention the special features of Toyota Prius.


The Toyota Prius is an engine-hybrid car that works on both battery and petrol. The driving technology is latest, and the interiors of the car are amazingly spacious. Many security features are also provided along with the touch tracer feature display, which reduces the driver’s eye movement and helps him to focus on the road. An electric shift lever helps in enabling smooth shifting.


7. What is the biggest competitor of Toyota Prius?


The electric motor power and the modern technology of the Toyota Prius do not allow any room for competition. However, the Camry comes near to Toyota. Camry is much advanced in terms of luxury features and power. The automatic transmission service and the hybrid variant of the Camry can be considered while thinking of buying a Toyota Prius.


8. How does the Toyota Prius work?


The Toyota Prius combines a series parallel hybrid system, which enables the car to use both the gas engine and the electric motors. If fully charged, the Toyota Prius runs on electric motors.    


9. How long does the Toyota Prius takes to charge?


The battery of the Toyota Prius can be charged within 5 hours and 30 minutes. The car can be charged by plugging the charging cable into a standard household electric outlet. If you are using a 240V source, the car can be charged within 2 hours and 10 minutes.      


10. Where can I buy a new Toyota Prius from?


Toyota has an excellent dealer network in India. Just get in touch with your nearest Toyota dealership for more information on pricing, waiting period, warranty, test drive or any other information that you are looking for.

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