2012 Toyota Prius c Boldride.com – Pictures, Wallpapers

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Following the U.S. debut of the 2012 Prius c at the 2012 American International Auto here, Toyota Motor (TMS), U.S.A. Inc. to introduce Toyota’s Hybrid Drive to the subcompact segment.

The “c” represents “city” in the Prius c Designed to function as an urban-friendly with an engaging driving hatchback utility, and a city economy rating of 53 mpg, c offers the highest city mpg of any vehicle without a plug. The Prius c joins the Prius which includes the third Prius Liftback, the versatile new v and the Prius Plug-in Hybrid, will debut in early

Beginning with the first fourteen years ago, two million Prius units been sold worldwide. remains the world’s premier brand, and has made great establishing consumer trust in technology. With Prius c, will make the market’s proven hybrid technology to subcompact car shoppers with a MSRP below $19,000.

A gateway product into the Family, the new Prius c will favor with younger seeking a smartly designed, subcompact car packing advanced and in-car technology. The Prius c offer engaging driving with superior urban

The scale of the all-new Prius c apparent when compared to the proportions of the midsize Prius The Prius c is smaller and lighter its midsize Prius stable with 19.1 inches length (157.3 vs. 176.4 OAL) and 542 lbs. less than the Prius Liftback vs.

3,042 lbs.). In adapting the Synergy Drive to the smaller c platform, each of the system’s components were re-designed to weight, scale, and improve

The Prius c will be available in trim levels offering features, equipment, and enhanced giving consumers a compelling proposition. Prius c provides standard features such as climate control, tilt-telescopic wheel with audio, Multi-Information Display and Bluetooth® controls, and remote keyless with illuminated entry a long list of standard

The Prius c’s effective packaging strategically locates key drivetrain within the chassis to help interior space and handling. The gasoline engine, transaxle and unit are optimally placed the vehicle to help enhance distribution and lower the center of

In addition, the hybrid battery and tank are positioned together the rear seat, ideally their mass within the to improve weight distribution to enhance handling. By locating the and fuel tank below the seat, the Prius c is able to 104 cu. ft. of interior volume (87.4 cu. ft. volume, 17.1 cu. ft. cargo

The Prius c’s Hybrid Synergy system integrates the operation of that include a gasoline an electric motor within a Variable Transaxle, a nickel-metal battery, a power control (inverter), a DC-DC converter, a converter and a hybrid control The hybrid control computer the seamless application of gasoline and electric power depending on demands and selected drive

The Prius c relies on a SULEV 2 Bin 3) rated 1.5-liter in-line, gasoline engine that an Atkinson cycle to increase This engine produces 73 and 82 lb.-ft. of torque, contributing to a hybrid system output of 99 hp.

The c’s hybrid system utilizes a nickel-metal hydride battery that has been located the rear passenger seat, the center of the vehicle, and low in the chassis to improve the center of gravity.

c offers three distinct modes: Normal, Eco, and EV Eco mode reduces overall consumption by governing climate and throttle to improve vehicle Under certain conditions, the EV allows the Prius c to be driven by electric power for a short (under 1 mile) while below 25 mph.

The Prius c’s structure makes extensive use of high-strength steel to help vehicle mass and improve economy. The strategic use of high-tensile-strength contributes to the vehicle’s ability to and disperse impact energies enhance occupant safety. The level of torsional rigidity by the Prius c body structure the suspension to be more optimally for ride and handling.

The front suspension uses a strut design, and the rear on a tuned torsion beam. The and shock-absorber characteristics of the Prius c been tuned to enhance flat turning, and smooth comfort. Prius c is available 15- or 16-inch wheel-and-tire combinations.

The wheels are available in steel wheel cover for base or in aluminum alloy for elevated levels. Prius c models with the available 16-inch alloy wheels enjoy handling thanks to a faster ratio (2.28 turns to lock), which helps the vehicle’s dynamic response.

The c exterior design helps a fun, youthful attitude for all-new addition to the Prius while offering excellent performance. Extensive aerodynamic were engineered into the c to help achieve a 0.28 of drag. Adding character to subcompact, the Prius c’s lower-body is wider below the beltline, sculpted rear flares to express a sturdy, athletic that communicates a more driving experience.

The Prius c’s available exterior include vibrant hues are unique and expressive. The available for Prius c include three new – Habanero, Moonglow, and Summer Metallic – along with Streak Metallic, Absolutely Black Sand Pearl, Gray Metallic, Classic Metallic, and Super White.

The c interior design seeks to a space that is futuristic yet friendly. Using black as a interior color, the door seat surfaces, and instrument feature treatments in lighter to help create contrast.

The Prius c will offer audio system configurations. A audio system features four or six speakers, depending on the and includes AM/FM CD player MP3/WMA playback capability, audio jack, USB port iPod® connectivity, hands-free capability, phone book and music streaming via Bluetooth® technology.

The Display Audio with and Entune™ has six speakers and augments with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Satellite Radio capability 3-month trial subscription to XM package), HD Radio™ with tagging, and advanced voice Toyota’s Entune™ multi-media functions through select phones’ interface that applications such as Bing and to the vehicle audio display. It features real time such as traffic, weather, prices, sports, and stocks.

The c is equipped with nine strategically located to help the driver and passengers in the event of types of accidents. The new 2012 c, like allToyota models, is with the standard Star System™, which includes Stability Control (VSC), Control (TRAC), Anti-lock System (ABS), Electronic Force Distribution (EBD), Assist (BA), and Smart Technology (SST).

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