2010 toyota Prius for Sale

2010 Toyota Prius For Sale: It's back for a third generation-- and also now, a decade and also 700,000 ancestors rolling about already, the 2010 Toyota Prius brings with it even more space, a much more polished feeling, as well as the real-world euphoria (for some) of 51-mpg fuel economic climate.

The 2010 Prius still is well-known as a Toyota crossbreed, however there's even more wedge in its position, even more fold in its account, catchier cues in its arrow-inflected headlamps and also taillamps, as well as even more space under its reproportioned roofline. Without a doubt, it's even more dynamic-looking compared to the outgoing version and a hair much longer on the whole, yet it's still more future-appliance compared to future-chic. It does split the wind extra finely; the aerodynamic drag's to 0.25, one of the most affordable figures for any type of manufacturing car, with much of the improvement attained under the auto.

Change you could rely on is located a lot more in the cabin, where a new flying-buttress console adds some visual passion to the Prius' wide, low dash and its digital, distantly installed determines. Driving controls are set apart from the traveler by black and silver plastic, which cuts down the large mass of the dashboard panels.

2010 Toyota Prius For Sale

Planet geeks and gas mileage freaks will spend hours away from World of Warcraft coaxing ever-high fuel economy from the 2010 Prius. Officially, it's rated at 50 mpg city, 39 freeway by the EPA, however TheCarConnection.com's experts teased 69.5 mpg with sensible use of the gas as well as the Prius' brand-new battery-only EV driving setting-- and we have actually currently come across figures exceeding 75 mpg. In part, the improved gas economic climate results from a lighter, stiffer body. The powertrain's also been reconfigured for much less weight, and also as opposed to assumptions, a bump in variation from 1.6 liters to 1.8 litres for the four-cylinder engine has actually aided the crossbreed system be extra economical general. The mix produces 134 horse power, but the 1.8-liter's far better torque aids the Prius perform at slower engine speeds on the highway. A significant lead foot will drop the Prius right into the high 30-mpg range, yet a light touch, a mindful eye on the "Eco" driving setting indications, and use of the brand-new EV setting-- which permits a mile of pure-electric driving with a well-charged battery pack-- will certainly assist any kind of motorist remove more than 50 mpg in city driving.

Various other efficiency renovations have actually been routed at the Prius' less than enjoyable roadway good manners. The stiffer body shell helps reduce sound and resonance from the engine and continuously variable transmission. Designers have actually attempted, and also are fairly successful, at improving the Prius' steering by angling its wheels slightly. The brakes are currently discs whatsoever four edges, and also the regeneration that catches kinetic energy, turning it into power, has been enhanced. With more light-weight aluminum in the body too, the Prius' 0-60 miles per hour times are now under 10 secs. Still, you'll always be advised of that you're driving a hybrid lorry with digital control over the guiding, braking, and acceleration really feel.

A better body suggests extra comfy environments for the 2010 Prius' five passengers. There is less front knee room, side to side, thanks to the brand-new center console, but the driver's seat is now height-adjustable. Backseaters get the knee area left behind by slimmer front seatbacks as well as far better clearance from the rejiggered roofline. The freight area expands even more, with a redesigned battery real estate as well as 2.2 inches of added space developing a couple of more cubic feet of storage space. Generally, the Prius' plastics are upgraded and also greened up, as well-- Toyota says they're all carbon-neutral currently-- and also they do look and feel much better than in the second-generation vehicle. Fit and also coating on pre-production cars and trucks excels.

he 2010 Toyota Prius likely will improve the high safety and security score of one of the most current version. Seven airbags are conventional, consisting of a vehicle driver knee bag. So are anti-lock brakes, grip as well as security control, and also tire pressure screens. Safety choices consist of radar cruise control, a lane-departure warning system, a rearview cam, a "Safety and security Link" system that alerts emergency crews after a crash, and the stunt innovation of the day-- Intelligent Parking Assist, which aids you parallel-park the Prius by means of the vehicle's electronic cameras, albeit with your foot on the brake to manage speed.

New features are suggested to charm customers right into investing much more on the expensively engineered Prius. There's a Touch Tracer system that mimics your finger-swipes over steering-wheel controls over the evaluates, so you do not have to look down to readjust radio terminals or climate-control settings. Power windows, cruise control, and also an AM/FM/XM/ CD player are common. Major brand-new choices include a moonroof with solar panels, powering a fan that attracts hot air out of the vehicle without utilizing the Prius' other batteries. A remote air conditioner is additionally offered, along with a navigating system, LED headlamps, Bluetooth, and also a back-up video camera.


Along with having a highly wonderful powertrain, the 2010 Toyota Prius obtains lots of state-of-the-art gizmos and also eas inside-- consisting of some you will not discover on various other cars in its rate range.

Customers at Cars.com compete that "Toyota has actually showcased a lot of modern technology in the brand-new Prius due to the state-of-the-art halo the hybrid holds in the marketplace," and purchasers of the 2010 Toyota Prius will certainly not be let down with the features offered on their eco-friendly equipments.

The brand-new Toyota Prius comes in simply one trim degree, in the feeling that all the vehicles will feature identical Toyota Prius exterior badging, yet there are 4 various versions offered. Cars.com notes that "the names Prius II, III, IV and V will certainly be utilized on home window stickers to differentiate designs." The Los Angeles Times says that "the standard-issue Prius [the Prius II] will be decently furnished," showcasing basic power accessories, cruise control, and also audio controls installed on the steering wheel. Going up to the Toyota Prius III, Cars.com keeps in mind that "an eight-speaker stereo with XM Satellite Radio as well as Bluetooth" comes requirement, while the Prius IV adds "leather upholstery as well as warmed pole positions" and the deluxe 2010 Toyota Prius V "has 17-inch wheels, haze lights and also LED auto-leveling headlights with washing machines."