Ackerman Toyota Dealer, home of a great selection of new Toyota Hybrid vehicles near Ballwin is pleased to announce that Toyota Motor Company has released prices for the new 2012 Pruis c which is an extension of Ford’s Synergy Drive to the subcompact segment.
The new 5 door hybrid hatchback model will arrive at Toyota Dealerships this month.
The new Prius was designed as a city car with an “engaging driving experience,” according to Toyota news.com. The hatchback offers an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 53 mpg which is the highest city fuel economy rating of any vehicle other than an electric plug-in.
According to Toyota news; “The all-new Prius c joins the Prius Family, which includes the third generation Prius Liftback, the versatile new Prius v and the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which will be available in early 2012.”
Prius c will start at an MRSP of $18,950. Designed with the younger buyer in mind, Prius c a “smartly designed” subcompact vehicle offers fun driving dynamics and superior fuel economy. The vehicle will arrive in dealer’s showrooms in March 2012.
The all-new hatchback will offer:
- 53 mpg in the city, and 46 mpg on the highway, for a combined rating of 50 mpg
- A starting MSRP of $18,950 with a proven hybrid powertrain and premium technology
- standard 3.5-inch full color TFT multi-information display
- Bluetooth hands-free phone capability
- USB port with iPod connectivity
- Display Audio system with Navigation and Entune Option
The Prius c will be available in 4 different trim levels. According to Toyota News; “all Prius c models will be equipped with a Hybrid Synergy Drive 1.5-liter DOHC, 16-valve engine with VVT-i, a 60 hp permanent magnet AC synchronous motor, and a 144 volt nickel-metal hydride battery which generates 25.9 hp of electric propulsion for a total hybrid system net output of 99 horsepower. The Prius c will be equipped with 9 standard airbags, driver and front passenger Advanced Whiplash-Injury-Lessening seats and Toyota’s Star Safety System ™ that includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology.”
Standard features include; automatic climate control, tilt-telescopic steering wheel with audio, climate, multi-information display and Bluetooth hands free phone controls, as well as remote keyless entry with illuminated entry.
The Prius c Two grade adds an upgraded audio system, variable intermittent windshield wipers, and a split fold-down rear seat with adjustable headrests, cruise control, and engine immobilizer.
The Prius c Three grade adds enhanced audio and connectivity. “The Prius c Three includes a Display Audio system with Navigation and Entune™ that adds a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Sirius XM Satellite Radio capability (includes 3 month trial subscription to XM Select Package), HD Radio™ with iTunes® Tagging, USB port with iPod® connectivity and control, vehicle information with customizable settings, and advanced voice recognition. “ “In addition, the Prius c Three grade includes color-keyed outside door handles with touch- sensor lock/unlock feature, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio, climate, Multi-information Display, Bluetooth® hands free phone and voice command controls, a Touch Tracer Display, and a Smart Key System on the front doors and liftgate with Push Button Start and remote illuminated entry. The Prius c Three allows buyers to add 15-inch alloy wheels and a power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade as optional equipment.”
The Prius c Four grade adds15-inch, 8-spoke alloy wheels, heated front seats, color-keyed heated power outside mirrors, and integrated fog lamps.
2012MY Prius c Pricing;
- 5-DOOR HATCHBACK- $18,950
- PRIUS c TWO 5-DOOR HATCHBACK-$19,900
- PRIUS c THREE 5-DOOR HATCHBACK- $21,635
- PRIUS c FOUR 5-DOOR HATCHBACK-$23,230