The New 2021 Toyota Prius Prime
Seating for five
Prius Prime seats up to five, plus has room for your things. Get ready to treat your passengers to space filled with premium materials, and make the most of every moment.
60/40 split fold-down rear seats
Prius Prime's 60/40 split rear seats let you fold down either side to give you the versatility you need. Fold them both down and reveal 36.6 cu. ft. of space that lets you maximize what you can bring along — or bring back — with every adventure.
11.6-in. multimedia display
Prius Prime is loaded with innovative tech that you just can't miss. Its available 11.6-in. multimedia display uses intuitive pinch, zoom, tap and swipe gestures create a familiar smartphone-like experience while giving you easy access to the features that matter most.
Heated front seats
Add warmth to every drive. With standard heated front seats, you and your front passenger can find a little more comfort with the flip of a switch.
Smart charging cable lock
The available charging cable lock gives you peace of mind when you charge up at a public charging station. The charge port has been equipped with a lock mechanism to help keep your charging cable securely locked so that your charge won't be interrupted. When you're ready, it will only unlock when your Smart Key is present.
Prius Prime features a dual motor drive system that uses both motors to help propel Prius Prime. The result is a boost in acceleration feel, improved efficiency and the added benefit of EV Mode at full highway speeds.
EV driving range
With an EPA-estimated 25-mile EV Mode driving range, Prius Prime runs without using a drop of fuel. Charge it whenever you can, or don't. When the charge runs low, Prius Prime will continue to run as an efficient hybrid with an EPA-estimated 54 mpg combined.
A solid chassis means Prius Prime was built to be confident. With increased torsional rigidity from laser-screw welding, high-tensile-strength steel and uniquely shaped frame structures, Prius Prime offers a ride that's comfortable yet ready to take on every corner.
Its lightweight materials, proven hybrid technology and optimized Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) system all work together to give Prius Prime an EPA-estimated 133 MPGe. This impressive efficiency lets you reach up to an EPA-estimated total driving range of 640 miles and challenge what's possible.
Versatile driving modes
Prius Prime offers multiple driving modes so that the driver stays in control: EV (Electric Vehicle) Mode, EV Auto Mode and HV (Hybrid Vehicle) Mode. EV Auto Mode intelligently selects between EV and hybrid driving based on demand and driving conditions to optimize your efficiency. HV Mode efficiently combines the gas engine and electrical power from the HV battery to drive Prius Prime.
Prius Prime features visually striking Quad-LED projector headlights and available LED fog lights and accent lights to help you see more of what matters. In the rear, the taillights are equipped with LEDs that not only produce a brighter light, but also naturally consume less energy.
Prius Prime's purposeful features include an active front grille shutter that closes at high speeds, underbody covers, side body fins and an exclusive dual-wave rear class design—all which help Prius Prime slip through the air.
Carbon-fiber-reinforced-polymer rear hatch
Prius Prime's rear hatch features more than just the unique design of the dual-wave glass. Made of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer, a Toyota first, the rear hatch is made to be rigid while still being lightweight. Using this advanced material reduces the overall weight of the car and helps contribute to its fuel efficiency.
With Apple CarPlay® compatibility standard, you can connect your compatible iPhone® to Prius Prime's audio multimedia system. Ask Siri® to play your favorite song, send messages, get directions and more—all while maintaining focus on your drive. Screen depiction accurate at time of posting.
Found on Prius Prime LE, Android Auto™ lets you seamlessly pair up with your compatible Android™ phone. Once synced, you can access your favorite apps, get real-time traffic alerts, make and receive phone calls, listen to your favorite soundtrack or find a place to eat. Screen depiction accurate at time of posting.
Almost anywhere the road takes you, Amazon Alexa connectivity follows. With a smartphone connection and the Toyota+Alexa app, all you have to do is ask Alexa to play music, hear the news, check weather, control smart-home devices and more. Screen depiction accurate at time of posting.
JBL® Premium Audio system
Sound all around. The available JBL® Premium Audio features ten speakers to amplify output from less energy. What you hear is clear sound imaging that will elevate any drive.
Qi-compatible wireless charging and USB ports
With Prius Prime's available Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging, you can charge your Qi-compatible smartphone or other compatible device without wires or worry. Place it on the nonslip holder and charge up before getting to your destination. You can also plug it into one of three USB ports — one underneath the center console and two behind the center armrest.
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) is designed to help detect a vehicle or a pedestrian in certain situations. Using both a camera and radar, PCS w/PD can provide an audio/visual alert to warn you of a possible collision under certain circumstances. If you don't react, the system is designed to automatically brake.
Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Intended for highway use, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) lets you drive at a preset speed. The system is designed to function between 0-110 mph and uses vehicle-to-vehicle distance control, helping maintain a preset distance from the vehicle ahead of you.
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
By detecting visible white/yellow lane markings or the road's edge at speeds above 32 mph, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA) is designed to issue an audio/visual alert if an inadvertent lane departure is detected. If the driver does not take corrective action, the Steering Assist function is designed to provide gentle corrective steering.
Automatic High Beams
The Automatic High Beams (AHB) safety system is designed to help you see more clearly at night at speeds above 25 mph. The AHB system can detect the headlights of oncoming vehicles and taillights of preceding vehicles, then automatically toggles between high and low beams accordingly.
Road Sign Assist
Using an intelligent camera, Road Sign Assist (RSA) is designed to detect speed limit signs, stop signs, Do Not Enter signs and yield signs, and display them on the Multi-Information Display (MID).
Lane Tracing Assist
When Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) is enabled and lane markers are detectable, Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) uses the lines on the road and/or preceding vehicles to help keep the vehicle centered in its lane.
Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Intelligent Parking Assist
As you park, the available Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) is designed to scan for stationary objects like walls or posts that are within close proximity. If Prius Prime anticipates a collision, an audible and visual alert will notify you. Then the engine or motor output will slow down, and if needed, brakes will automatically be applied to help bring Prius Prime to a halt. The available Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA) helps you navigate and conquer those difficult parking situations. Prius Prime will automatically control the steering wheel, while you control the acceleration and brake pedals, and help guide you into an open parking space.
No cost maintenance plan and Roadside Assistance
Every new Toyota comes with ToyotaCare, a maintenance plan that covers normal factory scheduled service for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first, and 24-hour Roadside Assistance for 2 years, unlimited mileage. Plus, as a Prius Prime owner, your vehicle includes an additional year of Roadside Assistance, for a total of 3 years.
With Safety Connect® emergency assistance is within reach. After the trial period expires, you can subscribe to have continued access to helpful features such as Emergency Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Roadside Assistance and Automatic Collision Notification.
Blind Spot Monitor
When a vehicle in the next lane enters your vehicle's blind spot on either side, the available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) is designed to illuminate the indicator in that sideview mirror. If you continue to signal a lane change to that lane, the indicator will flash to get your attention.
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
In Reverse, Prius Prime's available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) uses sensors to detect vehicles approaching from either side. If the system senses cross traffic, it warns you by flashing the side mirror indicators and sounding a warning tone.
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