Toyota now has several different models that have the Prius name, but how do you know which is the right one for you? When it comes to Toyota, you can’t go wrong, especially with one of its Prius models. If you like the regular Prius but want a little bit extra, then you should look into the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime near Knoxville TN.
The major difference between the Prius and the 2017 Prius Prime is that the Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid, meaning that you can also drive it purely as an electric vehicle. No matter how you look at it, the Prius Prime sips fuel. It comes with a 54 combined MPG rating and has a 640-mile estimated driving range. When in electric-only mode, the 2017 Prius Prime is rated at 133 MPGe.
Its efficiency isn’t the only thing about the Toyota Prius Prime that will save you money, though. The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime starts at only $27,100, after up to $4,500 federal tax credit. The base trim level, the Prius Prime Plus, comes with quite a few features and amenities as well. You’ll get an Entune Premium Audio system with integrated navigation and App Suite compatibility, a backup camera, comfortable fabric seats, and the Toyota Safety Sense Package, which comes with a wide variety of advanced safety features.
One of the best available upgrades is to the massive 11.6-inch HD multimedia display on the center console. Its size is especially useful when using it for navigation or needing to access your phone quickly, as its size allows for both intuitive and large buttons on the screen. The Prius Prime comes with more conveniences as well, including its 60/40 split fold-down rear seats, which help you take advantage of the expanded cargo capacity of its hatchback form.
Ready to see the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime in person and see how it drives? Feel free to stop at Fox Toyota to see the Prius Prime near Knoxville TN.