Unlike most vehicles, the Prius Plug-in home digital display and instrument cluster in the center of the dash. Insufficient attention to the road and traffic may cause an accident. PriusChat is the one of the largest privately-owned car forums left on the internet. Up to 200 numbers can be registered with this system. When the button is re- Songs can be sorted and selected from leased, the player will start playing various playlists. Once outside this range, you may the audio system.
For every person who likes how the Prius stands out, there has to be at least one who finds its styling unacceptably awkward. It also received the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's top score of five stars overall. More discerning — or perhaps just pickier — drivers will find fault. This most recognized and recognizable hybrid's success stems from a combination of ultra-high mileage and a reasonable price. The actual design and button position may differ depending on the vehicle. In theory, you could make up the Prius' price premium over a cheaper gas-only model within a reasonable time frame.
The system waits for connection re- quests coming from the paired device. When searching for an address or a To prevent damage to the screen, lightly name, letters and numbers can be in- touch screen buttons on the screen with the finger. On this screen, the following functions are operational. The fact that Toyota has sold more than a million Prius hybrids in the U. Unfortunately, it was quite messy and overwhelming at times, and must continue to look to the middle of the cabin becomes a chore. Refer to the Jumper Cable Connections instructions and illustrations on page 9 for more details.
Send Joe an Hide full review. The actual design and button position may differ depending on the vehicle. Say the desired command or touch the desired command. Models manufactured after December 2010 also scored Good in roof-strength tests, a measure of rollover protection. When the grade behind the vehicle slopes down sharply, objects appear to be closer than they actually are. Do not push the power button because the vehicle may start.
You can also turn the display off. The backseat offers adults plenty of room, and parents will want to check out our to see how various child-safety seats fit the Prius. The Volt's conventional approach proves that the shifter never had to be reimagined in the first place. Throw in the fact that the Toyota Prius' interior volume makes it a midsize car while those other two are compacts, and I'm ready to declare no contest and pull the Hondas out of the ring before they get hurt. Up to 15 templates can be registered.
All information and specifications in this manual are current at the time of printing. Our Toyota Prius repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car. This document may not be altered without the written permission of Toyota Motor Corporation. Keep this manual in your vehicle at all times. Once standard in the Four and Five trim levels, it's been replaced by imitation leather. In comparison, the Volt is impressively quiet, though admittedly more expensive. All hybrids and electrics employ regenerative braking, which uses the drive motors as generators to recharge their battery packs.
Up to 4 devices can be paired at the same time. Touch the desired items to be set. The car polarizes people, and, frankly, so do many of its owners. When it comes to service, remember that your Toyota dealer knows your vehicle best and is interested in your complete satisfaction. Given its success, the formula seems to have worked just fine.
The combined hp is 134, and mixed torque 105 lb-ft. Due to fuel prices, it might be at or above the base sticker price, and it's even more likely that you'll find only higher trim levels at the dealership; if dealers know they can sell loaded models, that's what they'll order. All Prius v models use a 98-horsepower 1. Patient access through the roof can be performed by cutting the roof center section inboard of the roof rails as illustrated. In addition, Toyota recommends in the Prius C manual against any type of tow hitch or tow-hitch carrier, including those designed for bicycles. Ck Antenna A short circuit occurs in the antenna or the surrounding antenna cable. Storage space is generous, with dual glove compartments, a roomy bin under the armrest and an area to stash a purse under the frontmost section of the center console.
Likewise, quietness is no longer the sole province of luxury cars, and the Prius stumbles in this area as well. They're also fully on or off — no gradations available. Say the desired command or touch the desired command. Automatic climate control is awesome, but sometimes you just want to be able to make adjustments manually. There are two side effects: The pedal feels unnatural, and the transition from regenerative to friction braking can be awkward.
Along the way, we've learned a lot and enjoyed the support of American consumers who have embraced the quality, dependability and reliability of our vehicles. Sometimes noise treatments are sacrificed to save weight, and perhaps a quieter Prius would be a less efficient one. Cars with a smart-key system will operate in a similar way to the 2012 Toyota Prius, with a dash-mounted power switch and smart-entry front doors and tailgate. We're proud to share some highlights of our 50 years of progress and history here. The Hybrid Synergy Travel system, with two compact motor generators within the transaxle, produces a functioning voltage of 650 volts. These feel the most natural, but they don't achieve Prius-level efficiency. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.