Much change has not been done in the all new 2011 hybrid Toyota Prius from its 2010 version. This car still possesses a ventilation of solar power and the fuel economy rate of the car is 50 mpg. This fuel efficiency makes the 2011 hybrid Toyota Prius as one of the best performing cars. The appearance of the 2011 model of the Toyota Prius has almost remained the same. In its outer styling it still looks like a compact car. However the interior of the car has become much more spacious and is capable of seating 5 passengers quite comfortably. The higher ceiling of the car helps it to have bigger doorways which are larger than most cars of its type. The front seat is leather covered and offers support to the lower back with its feature of lumbar bolstering. This makes the car perfect for longer distance trips.
The rear seats of the 2011 hybrid Toyota Prius are also quite comfortable and have sufficient leg space. The gauges present on the dashboard of the car are different from the traditional cars. They are placed just over the instrumental panel in this car. This all new hybrid Toyota Prius is equipped with the hybrid driving system of Toyota. The car is built with a gas engine of four cylinders with a displacement of 1.8 liter. The hybrid batteries of nickel metal provide a momentum of 134 horse power. The power train of this new model is similar to the 2010 model. This hybrid car is provided with sensors which can detect automatically the requirement of using engine power as well as electric propulsion. This creates a balance between the acceleration and the fuel economy.
Still there is plug in functionality in this car. Toyota Prius is among the most popular hybrid cars in the world. The unit of air conditioning in the all new 2011 Toyota Prius is highly energy efficient due to its sliding roof with inbuilt solar panels. The car also includes a cruise control as well as a feature of intelligent parking that helps the driver to park the car in congested parking area. The car also comes with other modern features like Bluetooth connectivity, audio connectivity, rear view camera and voice recognition. The tilt steering wheel has an inbuilt audio and climate control.
The expected price range of this car ranges roughly from $22,000 to $28,300. The price is dependent on the type of the model.
See also: Rent a Prius.