In my opinion, this vehicle is a good solution for urban driving, tight streets and small parking spots. Secondly, it is the least expensive Toyota hybrid with thousands of satisfied owners. I will introduce to you the new 2018 Toyota Prius C. The new edition is unexpectedly roomy inside and a direct steering is also a step forward. On the road, this compact hatchback can be noisy, thus, the street-race is definitely not its thing. As for the rivals in this segment of the industry, the list includes the Honda Fit, Chevrolet Spark, Fiat 500 and the Hyundai Ioniq.
2018 Toyota Prius C Redesign
The outer appearance of the new 2018 Toyota Prius C is simple. The new edition gets a minor exterior updates, such as a more SUV-like look. We can also notice a racy lower body kit. Up front, the new 2018 model sports a reshaped hood along with a new and redesigned headlights. Its new silver accents on the front and rear fascias looks very nice and classy. I cannot forget the new 15-inch eight-spoke machined alloy wheels and side rockers. It will also have black accents on the roof rails. We are in a position to choose between four trim levels, the models have simple names, One, Two, Three and Four.
From the inside, the new 2018 Toyota Prius C offers a cabin that can accommodate four passengers, the seats are thin, but comfortable and the 17.1 cubic feet of cargo room is satisfactory. The base model will have a 6.1-inch touchscreen with a USB port and automatic climate control. I need to mention a rearview camera and power windows, locks and mirrors. Furthermore, we can find a keyless entry. The upper trim levels have more features to offer, the list includes HD radio and a built-in navigation system, cruise control, heated seats, a moonroof and much more. Safety department includes features such as automatic high-beam headlights, forward-collision warning with automated emergency braking and lane-departure warning.
2018 Toyota Prius C Engine
Under the hood, the new 2018 Toyota Prius C will be powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and two AC motor/generators, and the total output of these engines together is 99 horses and 125 lb.-ft. of torque. The mileage is rated at 48 miles per gallon on the city roads, 43 miles per gallon on the highway and 46 miles per gallon combined.
2018 Toyota Prius C Release Date and Price
The new 2018 Toyota Prius C has been already available on the market and the car will cost between $21,045 – $25,860.