The present-day fourth-generation Toyota Prius has been about considering the fact that 2016, and time has not been form to the Big T’s venerable hybrid. It was good ample when it debuted, but a selection of newer fuel-sippers have relegated it to lifeless previous in our rating of finest hybrids. And when you take into account new versions of the Accord Hybrid, Civic Hybrid and Kia Niro Hybrid are on the way, the Prius’ aggressive edge (to the extent that it even has one) shrinks even even more.
These days, Toyota pulled the wraps off a new Prius, and we only have 1 thing to say. Gimme. Now.
The new fifth-era Prius eschews the conservative patterns of more mature types, likely off in a way that boldly differentiates it from other Toyotas. In actuality, it really only shares the complete-width taillight and downward-sloping crease on the rear bumper with the Mirai hydrogen motor vehicle all other style and design cues seem to originate on this new Prius.
Factors are a tiny more acquainted on the within. The steering wheel and instrument panel (now in front of the driver, where by it belongs) are borrowed from the bZ4X electrical SUV, although the middle stack appears to be an evolution of the structure observed on the RAV4 and Camry.
Continue to be tuned to this area as Toyota reveals much more information and facts about the new Prius. A comprehensive reveal is predicted at this year’s Los Angeles Vehicle Demonstrate.