2016 Toyota Prius

The 2016 Toyota Prius is a mid-sized hybrid car from China and Japan. It has gain popularity because of its low level of contamination and efficiency. The important feature of the car is an absence of idling. This series was produced in 1997 and has undergo substantial changes since that time.

Prius is equipped by a gasoline engine, an electric motor-generator and a high-capacity battery. The electric motor can also work as a generator, converting kinetic energy into electricity and charging the battery. The electric energy can also be generated both throught the gasoline engine operating and the car braking. All the engines are controlled by on-board computer.

The possibility of going only by the electricity makes possible engine work more efficient. During the stops jams and at the traffic lights, the engine switches off. The cabin possesses a touchscreen display, which shows the operation of the engines, the battery fullness and other parameters. It allows controlling the audio system and the air conditioning.

The low aerodynamic resistance reduces the fuel consumption, especially at high speeds. According to the latest news, the 2016 Toyota Prius has found a radical new design at the stage of final approval before the running model in production. Akia Toyoda, the head of the corporation, has rethought the car design and it has become the modern development strategy of Toyota. As a result, the chief designer had to create a complete new Prius, in comparison with its predecessors. This unexpected event has postponed the start of the new Toyota Prius production.
The new design of the 2016 Toyota Prius is much more sporty and attractive for young drivers. It is going to be similar with the conceptual crossover Toyota C-HR, presented not long ago. At the same time, Prius will still stay an urban hatchback with no clearance increasing, because it may adversely affect the aerodynamics and fuel consumption.

The 2016 Toyota Prius will receive aggressive style, including new wide athletic wheel arches,sporty and high stern, the sloping roof line. It is going to be practically a SUV or a crossover. It is possible, that a new Prius will have even a full drive.

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