Get To Know More About The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime

If you are looking for a reliable plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at Toyota near Irvine, the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime is a top choice. It is an efficient and well-rounded vehicle. It is gentle on the gas and boasts a lavish list of standard safety features. 


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Driving

 

The Toyota dealer near Irvine informs us that the Prius Prime has a powertrain that consists of a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors that generate a combined 121 horsepower. The engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. The 2020 Prius Prime can smoothly transition from gas to electric power. 

 

The Prius Prime has an amazing fuel efficiency with EPA ratings of 133 mpg equivalent and 54 mpg combined city/highway. Additionally, the Prius Prime is one of the most fuel-efficient plug-in hybrids on the market. It is a fuel-sipping car that will make you almost forget the last time you had to stop at a gas station to refuel. 

 

When you check out the Prius Prime at Toyota near Irvine, you will find out all about the 25-mile all-electric range. It can reach a full charge at 5.5 hours with a 120-volt household-style power outlet and 2 hours and 10 minutes with a 240-volt outlet. 

 

The Prius Prime has solid and stable handling and the ride is smooth; you will feel hardly any road imperfections. The Prius Prime’s regenerative brakes have excellent stopping power. 

 

Technology

 

Representatives at Toyota near Irvine say that the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime comes in three trims: LE, XLE, and Limited. Every model has a front-wheel drive and a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors that total up to 121 horsepower. The base LE trim has a plethora of technology and safety features. The higher trim levels provide certain other advancements as well.

 

The base LE trim has a push-button start, proximity keyless entry, a 7-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Siri Eyes Free, six speakers, a USB port up front, two rear USB ports, Bluetooth, voice recognition, and satellite radio.

 

Additionally, it comes equipped with a rearview camera and the Toyota Safety Sense P safety suite, which consists of forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and automatic high-beam headlights.

 

The Prius Prime XLE has an HD Radio, navigation, an 11.6-inch touch screen, and a large area for Qi wireless device charging. The Limited trim adds a heated steering wheel, heated front seats, rain-sensing windshield wipers, a 10-speaker stereo system, front and rear parking sensors, a head-up display, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and parallel park assist.

 

Furthermore, the Prius Prime now comes standard with SiriusXM and Amazon Alexa compatibility. It also has Apple CarPlay that allows you to effortlessly connect a compatible iPhone through a USB outlet and lets select apps appear on your vehicle’s touch screen. Using Siri voice commands, steering wheel audio controls, or the touch screen, you can make phone calls, send text messages, jam to your favorite playlist, use maps to find the best route, and lots more. You can do all this while keeping your focus on the road. 

 

The rear seats have added USB ports, so passengers can remain connected. You can plug in the Prius Prime at any time and set the timer to customize your schedule or charge your vehicle during off-peak hours. Additionally, you can set the heater or air conditioning to switch on at the end of a charging cycle. This helps to keep the Prius Prime always fully charged in the morning, at a cabin temperature that is suitable for you. 

 

Other cool features are the headlights which are 4 square LEDs and vertical turn signals in the rear. On upper trims, the biggest change is the 11.6-inch vertical touchscreen. Through the touchscreen, you have access to the phone feature, directions, and other vehicle settings while driving. 

 

Comfort

 

The 2020 Prius Prime can seat up to five people, which is one more than previous Prime models could manage. The seats are supportive, and there is a good amount of passenger space. Cloth upholstery and heated front seats come as standard features. An eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat and synthetic leather upholstery are available.

 

Your children will feel safe and secure since the 2020 Prius Prime has two complete sets of LATCH car-seat connectors. The 2020 Prius Prime has modern cabin styling and quality interior materials. Compared to the 2019 Prius Prime, the 2020 model has black accents that make it look more luxurious than before. 

 

If you have to transport your belongings, you will have 19.8 cubic feet of cargo space in the Prius Prime, which is very spacious compared to its rivals. Every Prius Prime also comes equipped with 60/40 split-folding rear seats for added cargo flexibility. Also, the Prius has more space thanks to its smaller, but still powerful battery pack. 

 

The Prius has a sun visor with an extender to shield your eyes from the blinding sun more effectively when driving towards the light. Also, the 2020 Prius Prime has a 5th seat in the rear, so you can fit in more of your family and friends. 

 

 Overall

 

What sets the Pruis Prime apart from the conventional Prius is the fact that you might get more efficiency since you can plug the Prime in on short drives. The fuel economy is simply outstanding and is very hard to beat!

 

Besides saving a fortune on fuel, the 2020 Prius Prime has an updated interior, can now provide seating for up to five passengers, lots of smart tech features, and versatile cargo space. In a nutshell, it is a car that can take you and your occupants to places in style, comfort, and you don’t have to empty your pockets and pollute the earth to do all that either!

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