Toyota Prius (2012)

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Toyota Prius

While continues to roll out its full technology to new market segments models such as the Auris and Yaris Hybrid . the Prius the most recognizable product to Toyota’s full hybrid design.

The new Toyota Prius a revised exterior design, interior sensorial quality, instrumentation and a range of affordable and advanced navigation systems: Touch, Toyota Touch Go and Toyota Touch Pro.

The Prius remains a front-runner in the of technological innovation. Each has introduced new, high features to the segment ahead of time.

The third generation Prius . launched in 2009, a Head-up Display, projecting information onto the base of the including vehicle speed, the Eco Monitor and the status of the optional Safety and Active Cruise systems.

A steering-wheel mounted Tracer display switch the driver to control the audio the air-conditioning and the ECO Drive Monitor the need to look down, or his or her hands from the wheel.

A Safety system, which Adaptive Cruise Control, sensors located under the grille to predict possible and triggers a series of intelligent features. The system will pre-tension seatbelts, activate an Brake Assist alarm if a collision is unavoidable, activate braking. This lessens the impact and damage if a collision

2012 Toyota Prius

Parking Assist enables the Prius to automatically manoeuvre the chosen parking spot. ultrasonic sensors and a rear camera, the system calculates the movements needed to reverse a parking space. The driver has to control the vehicle speed.

The generation Toyota Prius introduces the world-first combination of a ventilation system and remote air conditioning. The former prevents the air temperature from rising the Prius is parked whilst, in the air conditioning may be activated remotely, the large capacity hybrid to cool the interior for up to three before occupancy.

Only 2 after its launch, nearly third generation Toyota have been sold in And it continues to appeal to customers Toyota for the first time. the first half of 2011, 50% of Prius sales were to coming to the Toyota brand one of our competitors .

The new Prius, presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show, a new, more dynamic treatment. The revised, Under front bumper design the emphasis on an enlarged lower in keeping with the new face of the generation Toyota family. A clear lens headlamp features a revised LED lamp and daytime running lights been incorporated in the bumper.

The door mirrors, which redesigned indicator lamps, now a power-folding function and the rear lamps have been to make the car instantly recognisable in the The optional solar roof can be now with a choice of a new 15 wheel or the existing 17 alloys.

The new Toyota will be available in a range of 8 colours, of which two, and Dark Blue, are new.

On the sensorial quality of the Prius has been raised through the of a new, black interior, the of silver inserts to the air vents and console, a hybrid-blue push button and the availability of new, grade seat upholstery.

The console includes a newly arm rest which opens and has an integrated open-type cup holder with a silver ring. the arm rest, the USB and AUX connections are now located at the of the storage space.

The multi-information has been improved with a 16 Vacuum Fluorescent Display which gives a clearer and three-dimensional display.

Driving support functions now an EV indicator lamp and two new functions: Fuel Consumption Record the average fuel consumption of the current and 5 previous months. Eco allows the user to set a target consumption (e.g. that of his car) and current fuel When the actual fuel is lower than the preset value, the meter displays the of money the user has saved the month.

The new Toyota Prius’ Parking Assist system has improved to allow even efficient and faster parking It is now able to recognize parking even when there are no bay lines. In addition, monitor and voice navigation will the driver to the necessary starting for the system to be activated when sufficient for parking is detected.

The new offers customers a unique of multimedia equipment choices. as standard, Toyota Touch, a 6.1 full colour, touch-screen represents a new approach to convenient, on-board multimedia systems. It a CD/MP3 player, Bluetooth phone connectivity with facility, a USB port, the facility to iPod album cover a rear view camera, to vehicle settings and an Energy monitor.

Toyota Touch Go builds on the Toyota Touch unit by adding numerous advanced technology features to remarkable touch-screen multimedia

Equipped with 11 speakers, it advanced voice recognition for address input, one-shot entry, music search and and phone contact search and It also incorporates email and receive, a text-to-speech message facility, a calendar and, a Gracenote database, a ‘Play Like This’ music

Enhanced satellite navigation incorporates 3D city modeling and and an additional Traffic Patterns showing the average speed on segments en route depending on day and month. The system includes 3 free map and software updating.

Touch Pro is the most sophisticated navigation system yet offered by This premium quality system features a high-resolution 7.0 touch-screen interface with a screen, displaying the most air-conditioning, audio and navigation

With a choice of 20 menu and languages, the system covers the of Europe. It offers a comprehensive of advanced features including recognition, automatic map zoom at 3D city model and landmark an on-line Points of Interest facility and the projection of supplementary navigational guidance in the head-up

The system also provides to SMS messages and emails, and includes a message readout facility. A camera with dynamic lines to help manoeuvring in spaces is fitted as standard.

Toyota Touch Pro also DAB/DAB+/DMB digital radio as making it compatible with a new Transport Protocol Export (TPEG) traffic information Based on a digital communication TPEG represents a significant over existing, RDS-TMC systems because it can carry far information .

Not only will its accuracy enable better routing, but it will also a basic traffic event and service with information on availability and fuel prices, additional information including limits and weather thereafter.

of the new multimedia systems can be combined a JBL Premium Sound System GreenEdge technology (standard on Touch Pro) which to maximize energy efficiency by operational power requirements by up to 80% of of a conventional on-board audio

The new Toyota Prius benefits increased body stiffness, to extra welding spots and This has allowed for the suspension to be in a more forgiving manner, losing dynamic ability. In redesigned bracing has increased column rigidity, improving feel.

Sound proofing has added to further limit the of wind and driving noise the interior.

The latest Prius returns 3.9 km in the combined cycle, and generates CO2 of only 89 g/km. Still the emitting vehicle in its segment.

global sales passing 2.4 units, the Toyota Prius a peerless reputation for reliability, and low cost of ownership. In the 2012 Report on long-term reliability and quality (published by Germany’s technical inspection association), the continues to show the lowest of defects, once again No 1 overall this year. In the to three-year old category, just of the models tested showed any of defect (down from last year).

An important of the Toyota full hybrid market expansion, the new 2012 will now become the first hybrid vehicle available as a stand-alone model range Prius, Prius+ and Prius Hybrid.

The three models significantly expand the Toyota customer base and subsequent the Prius+ targeting growing families who require the space and of a larger, seven-seat vehicle, the Plug-in Hybrid appealing to a new of environmentally conscientious early thanks to its extended EV range of 23 km.

and Prius Plug-in Hybrid go on sale throughout Europe in the of 2012.

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