How safe is the Toyota Prius?

It’s obvious from looking at what the Prius offers that it is one of the best choices out there in terms of fuel efficiency and value — with its estimated 54/50 MPG in the City/Highway and affordable price. But there is more to a car than just that, and another common concern is how safe is the Toyota Prius? If that’s something very important to you, then we have some good news for you!

Safety Rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius

So just how safe is the 2016 Toyota Prius? The 2016 Prius is the recipient of a 2016 Top Safety Pick Plus from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In order to receive this the Prius had to score top marks in all forms of crashworthiness and have available features that offer advanced protection or help prevent a crash from occurring.

The 2016 Toyota Prius also received a five-star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This makes the 2016 Toyota Prius look even better when you look at how it has two big recommendations from some of the biggest and best authorities on auto safety.

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Safety features in the 2016 Toyota Prius

Some of the advanced safety features that you can find in the 2016 Prius include: Lane departure warning, dynamic radar cruise control, a pro-collision system, and more! You will also be able to find convenient features that help you keep your eyes on the road in the Toyota Prius, such as its available color head-up display to show your speed and navigation on the windshield. Additional features that help in this regard are the rain-sensing wipers that the Prius has as well as the Entune infotainment system with advanced voice recognition.

Want to see if the 2016 Toyota Prius is the right new vehicle for you or your family? Feel free to swing by Fox Toyota and we’ll give you the full tour of what the Prius and its safety features can all do!

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