As we learn more about the world and that effect that we have on it, many people are changing their habits. They are walking more, picking up trash in public parks, and buying products that are friendly for the Earth. If you’re one of these people looking to make a change but have to a lot driving for work or school, a hybrid is the perfect choice for you. The 2020 Toyota Prius should be the hybrid at the top of your list. The Toyota Prius was the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle and has continued to improve its features and specs since 1997.
The 2020 Toyota Prius is available in six trim levels: L Eco, LE, XLE, Limited, LE AWD-e, and XLE AWD-e. Each trim level boasts impressive fuel efficiency and offers a long list of standard and available features. Check out our 2020 Toyota Prius inventory near Richmond, VA. Otherwise, feel free to keep reading to learn more about the features and specs of the Toyota Prius.
Powering the 2020 Toyota Prius is a hybrid system consisting of an engine, electric motor, and battery. This system produces a combined horsepower of 121. The engine is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with EV/ECO/Power modes that produces 96 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque. The electric motor is a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor with a torque of 120 lb-ft, a voltage of 600V, and a power output of 71 horsepower. Finally, we have the lithium-ion battery that has a voltage of 207.2V.
The standard transmission on all trim levels is an Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission. The standard drivetrain is front-wheel drive. All mechanical parts work together to produce an impressive fuel efficiency rating of 58 city mpg and 53 highway mpg.
If you are interested in the 2020 Toyota Prius, reach out to us to schedule a test drive. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about this hybrid model.