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2010 Toyota Prius Launched

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota announced the launch in Japan today of the third-generation “Prius”, which combines superior environmental performance with improved driving pleasure.

Like its predecessors, the new Prius remains worthy of its name—Latin for “to go before”—by being equipped with the latest in TMC hybrid and other environmentally friendly technology.

Its Toyota Hybrid System II (THS II) has been more-than-90-percent designed anew and synergizes with one of the best aerodynamic performances in the world. This synergy combines with other advances to achieve a world-leading1 fuel efficiency of 38.0km/l2, while providing driving performance on par with that offered by a vehicle with a larger 2.4-liter engine. The new Prius comes with four driving modes to match the requirements of specific driving environments, as well as with a solar-powered ventilation system and other dynamic features. read more »

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Toyota Announces Prices for 2010 Prius

2010 Toyota PriusToyota announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the all-new 2010 Prius midsize hybrid, scheduled to go on sale beginning in late May at Toyota dealers nationwide.

The third-generation Prius will be available in one grade with a starting MSRP of $21,000. The Prius will be offered with five levels of popular standard equipment combinations.

“The 2010 Prius delivers outstanding mileage, performance and advanced technology at a great price,” said Bob Carter, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division.

Carter sees the most popular model starting at an MSRP of $22,000, equipped with a high level of standard features. “This model provides more than $2,000 added value, including the features most buyers want, at the same price as the current base model,” he said. read more »

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2010 Toyota Prius Raises the Bar for Hybrids

2010 Toyota Prius

When it launches this spring, the all-new 2010 Toyota Prius will once again set new standards for innovative hybrid design and technology, raising its level of convenience features and performance to new heights, including a combined EPA estimated fuel efficiency rating of 50 miles-per-gallon.

The midsize third-generation 2010 Prius will offer better mileage ratings, enhanced performance, and innovative design features. It will be quieter, roomier, and equipped with advanced standard and available features such as a moonroof with solar panels, four driving modes, Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA) and steering wheel touch controls that display on the instrument panel. read more »


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