In recent years, more drivers are switching to driving a hybrid or electric vehicle. Before the hybrid market starting growing in popularity, Toyota already had a head start. Back in 1997, the first Toyota Prius was made available as the first mass-market hybrid model. This model was just the beginning of the hybrid revolution. Now, 23 years later, the 2021 Toyota Prius continues to provide reliable hybrid performance with new and innovative technology.
The 2021 Toyota Prius is available in seven trim levels: L Eco, LE, LE AWD-e, XLE, XLE AWD-e, 2020 Edition, and Limited. Each of these trim levels provide a long list of standard and available features that will keep you safe, entertained, and comfortable. If you are interested in the 2021 Toyota Prius, check out our available inventory near Richmond, VA. Otherwise, keep reading to learn more about this hybrid model.
Available Safety Features
Available Technology Features
Available Design Features
|Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection||11.6-inch Multimedia Display||17-inch Alloy Wheels|
|Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control||Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Compatibility||LED Headlights and Taillights|
|Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist||SiriusXM® with 3-month All Access Trial Subscription||2020 Edition Exterior and Interior Styling|
|Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert||Qi-Compatible Wireless Charging||7 Exterior Paint Color Options|
Powering the 2021 Toyota Prius is a hybrid system that consists of a gasoline engine, an electric motor, and a traction battery. This hybrid system produces a net horsepower of 121 hp. The gasoline engine is this system is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder aluminum DOHC 16-valve with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence and EV/ECO/POWER Modes. This engine delivers up to 95 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque. The motor is a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor that produces 120 lb-ft of torque, has a maximum voltage of 600 volts, and a power output of 71 horsepower. All-Wheel-Drive trims also come with a magnetless rear motor that has 5 kW of power.
There are two traction batteries available for the 2021 Prius. The first is a Sealed Nickel-Metal Hydride battery with 201.6 volts of power and the second is a Lithium-Ion battery with 207.2 volts of power. Paired with the hybrid system is an Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission. Additionally, the Prius can be equipped with a front-wheel drive or Electronic On-Demand Compact All-Wheel Drive system.
Interested in getting behind the steering wheel of a 2021 Toyota Prius? Schedule a test drive at Sheehy Toyota of Fredericksburg today to experience the hybrid performance for yourself.