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Toyota Unveils New Prius | Edmunds

The present-day fourth-era Toyota Prius has been about due to the fact 2016, and time has not been form to the Massive T’s venerable hybrid. It was respectable plenty of when it debuted, but a selection of more recent gas-sippers have relegated it to lifeless last in our rating of finest hybrids. And when you look at new variations of the Accord Hybrid, Civic Hybrid and Kia Niro Hybrid are on the way, the Prius’ competitive edge (to the extent that it even has a person) shrinks even additional.

Currently, Toyota pulled the wraps off a new Prius, and we only have a person point to say. Gimme. Now.

The new fifth-generation Prius eschews the conservative designs of older styles, going off in a path that boldly differentiates it from other Toyotas. In fact, it really only shares the complete-width taillight and downward-sloping crease on the rear bumper with the Mirai hydrogen auto all other layout cues appear to originate on this new Prius.

Points are a little far more common on the inside. The steering wheel and instrument panel (now in entrance of the driver, where by it belongs) are borrowed from the bZ4X electrical SUV, when the center stack seems to be an evolution of the design discovered on the RAV4 and Camry.

Remain tuned to this room as Toyota reveals a lot more details about the new Prius. A whole expose is expected at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show.