Toyota Prius 3 Images
The third generation Toyota Prius hybrid entered UK production in 2009.
The Prius 3 has a drag co-efficient of 0.25, an improvement on the already aerodynamic Prius 2.
The new Prius is longer than the outgoing model with all this additional length going ahead of the front wheels.
Official fuel consumption figures give 72 mpg on an extra-urban cycle. UK Road Tax (VED) band A.
The Hybrid Synergy Drive. The electric motor sits to the right of the 1.8 litre petrol engine.
Rear space in the Prius 3 is generous for a car in the medium family class.
The rear slope of the roof begins further back than the Prius 2 giving the new car a sportier look.
The Prius 3 has an improved interior with well laid out controls and a prominently angled centre console.
The Multi Function Display of the Prius 2 has been integrated into the slim green digital instrument panel.
The Prius is now slightly lower and wider which results in improved handling when cornering.
The new Prius is one of the safest cars on the road. Pedestrian protection scores highly.
The Prius 3 comes with a 445 litre boot although the area is fairly shallow due to the battery pack underneath.
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