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Review: 2019 Toyota Prius Prime

 

The 2019 Toyota Prius Prime is a compact hybrid vehicle with a hatchback body style that comfortably seats up to four passengers. The Prius Prime has excellent fuel economy and plenty of advanced technology and safety features. Come in and meet our helpful staff at Longo Toyota in El Monte and see if the Prius Prime is the right fit for you.

Performance

The Plus, Premium, and Advanced trim levels of the 2019 Prius Prime are powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder VVT-i engine and two electric motors coupled with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission with a front-wheel drivetrain. This combined powertrain makes 121-hp and achieves an estimated 53 mpg highway and 55 mpg city, and 133 MPGe. The Prius Prime has an estimated 25-mile electric power driving range, and a 640-mile EPA estimated total driving range. The available Predictive Fuel-Efficient Drive helps improve your fuel-efficiency by monitoring your regular stopping patterns. 

Technology and Convenience

The Entune® App suite with a 7-inch high-resolution touch-screen displays traffic, weather, fuel prices, and even stock updates and comes standard along with navigation, Bluetooth® hands-free technology with voice recognition, SiriusXM® satellite radio, and a Smart Key system on the driver's door with push-button start. Optional features include an 11.6-inch HD multimedia touch-screen, Qi-compatible wireless charging, a head-up display, and Prime apps which allows you to remotely adjust the climate, find a charging station, locate your vehicle, and schedule a charge. By scheduling your charge in advance, you have the opportunity to save on electricity rates by charging during off-peak hours.

Safety

Toyota Safety Sense™ incorporates a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, dynamic radar cruise control, lane departure with steering assist, and automatic high beams to help protect you and your passengers. Also included for added safety is enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, brake assist, electronic brake-force distribution, and Smart Stop Technology®, all part of the Star Safety System™. Safety technology features available on the Prius Prime are blind spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, intelligent clearance sonar, intelligent park assist, and Safety Connect® roadside and emergency assistance.

Pricing

Starting at $27,350 MSRP*

Eligible for up to $4,500 federal tax incentives

*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $975 for cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, Yaris Liftback, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Avalon HV), $1,095 for small/medium trucks, SUV’s and van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,495 for large SUV’s (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,495 for large truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called a “Deliver, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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