From all the vehicles, which have ever been launched from the famous Japanese giant, the 2015 Toyota Prius C enjoys the status of being the cheapest vehicle and the smallest member of the four cars in the Prius hybrid lineup. This brand new variant has suffered some major refreshments, upgrades and redesigns of all kinds.
Interior and Exterior Appearance
Interior wise, there have been made certain refreshments in the new 2015 Toyota Prius C, mainly, the cosmetic ones. Among them all, the following ones are the most crucial ones: an upgraded climate-control layout and the brand new redesigned air conditioning vents. Otherwise, the interior design, remained, pretty much the same, like in every ordinary Prius.
When it comes to exterior changes, the following ones are, definitely, the most striking ones: the brand new sweeping headlights that have been substituted the standard LEDs, a slightly redesigned taillights, a “boomerang”‘ shape within the rear doors, steel wheels and plastic wheel covers (available and for the base model, as well) and 8-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels and fog lights (available from the top-line Four). All in all, the shape of the brand new 2015 Toyota Prius C could be described as a mixture of an utterly smooth, somehow rounded and a slightly sweptback nose and smooth sides with a more conventionally vertical tail.
Engine, Hybrid System, Specs
The most vital information regarding this amazing car, that every single one of us should always have in our minds — The 2015 Toyota Prius C is a very dedicated hybrid model, that, practically means there isn’t available any gasoline-only version only the combination. So, the available motor option is a 1.5-liter engine with four cylinders, which is considered to be more than powerful enough to pump around 73 horsepower and 82 lb-ft of torque (that’s pretty small power, we are all aware of that fact), but, then at a stage comes the Hybrid Synergy Drive System that is more powerful than the one put in its sibling – Prius V.
So, the real strength these two engine options (the engine and two motor-generators) are about 99 hp. That is, more than enough, in case that you are going to drive your beloved Prius C around the town, but if are planning to drive it on any highway in the US soil, maybe, the better choice for you, will be to opt for a car with, somehow, more potent engine. When it comes to the fuel economy, the hatchback is rated at 50 mpg combined, 53 mpg in the city, and 46 mpg on the highway.
2015 Toyota Prius C Prices
The 2015 Toyota Prius C hit the global car markets before the middle of 2015. Regarding the exact price, there are four trim levels, each with its own price tag. The base Prius One costs $19,540. If you desire to own and drive, somehow, upper variant from this amazing lineup, you have to be more than ready to set aside higher amount of money. The Two, Three and Four trim levels are priced as follows: $20,340, $21,765 and $24,475 respectively.
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