The Toyota Prius is a four-door hatchback that seats five people.
It is a hybrid vehicles with a special powertrain that combines a gasoline-fueled internal combustion engine with an electric motor.
This engine allows to deliver higher fuel economy and lower emissions compared to regular cars.
Toyota says that the new car completed the government‘s test cycle with an economy rating of 51 mpg in city driving and 48 mpg on the highway. Combined mileage came out at an industry-leading 50 mpg.
The car’s hybrid powertrain consists of a 1.8-liter gasoline engine that produces 98 horsepower and 105 pound-feet of torque that’s used in conjunction with two electric motors and a special planetary gearset that functions as a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Total system power is 134 hp.