Prius Prime Features
An innovative drive with style to match
Prius Prime`s purposeful, aerodynamic features include an active from grille shutter that shuts at high speeds, underbody covers, side body fins and exclusive dual-wave rear glass design, all of which help Prime slip through the air. There`s a lot of innovation under the artfully sculpted exterior too. Optimized component placement - such as the battery pack - helps open up the rear cargo area and lower the overall centaur of gravity.
Standard LED lighting
Prime features visually striking Quad-LED projector headlights, available LED fog lights and accent lights to help you see more of what matters. Bright and efficient, the rear taillights are also equipped with LEDs that consume less energy.
Carbo-fiber-reinforced-polymer rear hatch
Aerodynamically unique and found only in Prime, the design of the dual-wave rear glass hatch flows into the rear spoiler for enhanced efficiency. The innovative rear hatch utilizes strong yet lightweight carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer and makes opening and closing seem effortless.
Premium amenities within your grasp
11.6-in. HD multimedia display
Prime`s loaded with innovative tech that you just can`t miss. Its available 11.6-in. HD multimedia display is Toyota`s most impressive yet. Intuitive pinch, zoom, tap and swipe gestures create a familiar smartphone-like experience while giving you easy access to the features that matter most. So whether you`re using the available Enture App Suite to plan your next night out, or using the navigation to help you get there, you`ve got the power to do it all, with just a tap.
Prime`s cabin features a modern design and premium materials throughout. Thoughtful interior touches delight the senses while smart tech brings convenience and innovative thinking to every trip. Prime`s front seats feature deep bolsters for body hugging comfort. When reads twist, there seats keep you in place for extra confidence behind the wheel.
60/40 Split fold-down rear seats
Prime`s 60/40 split fold-down rear seats fold to maximize cargo space and versatility. With 19.8 cu. Ft. of space, the largest cargo capacity in its class, it will help you enjoy even more room-and more adventures.
Touch of warmth
Prime came with standard heated front seats, so the comfort of you and your passenger is a top priority. And if you need more comfort for the drive, grab hold of the available heated steering wheel
Color head-up display
Get more at the glance. The available color Head-up Display (HUD) uses aircraft-inspired technology to project important information about your drive directly in front of you in the windshield. The color display can show your speed and energy monitor info, while also giving turn-by-turn directions, so you can stay focused on what`s ahead.
The customizable 4.2-in. color dual Multi-Information Display (MD) screen let you keep track of Prime`s vitals at a glance. Just use the steering wheel-mounted controls to keep track of real-time driving date fuel economy, energy use and more-all while keeping both hands on the wheel.
Fun at every corner
Fun EV mode drive
The power of using less to get more. Prius Prime features a Toyota-first dual motor system that uses both motors to propel Prime. The result is a boost in acceleration feel, improved efficiency and the added benefit of EV Mode at full highway speeds. It helps deliver an exhilarating experience and makes the drive toward tomorrow even more exciting.
Double-wishbone style multi-link rear suspension
Prime`s double-wishbone style multi-link suspension helps you master those tight corners with enough room to do more.
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, Prime offers a ride that`s comfortable, yet ready to take control in and out of every corner.
Lower center of gravity
The low-slung design of Prime`s chassis is built with a lower center of gravity. Its responsive suspension and well-balanced weight distribution results in fun-to-drive agility that wants to hug every curve of the road.
All the range without the anxiety
More efficiency. More potential. Every last detail of Prius Prime has been optimized to help make it the most advanced - and efficient - Prius yet. Cutting-edge, lightweight materials, proven hybrid technology and an optimized Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) system all work together to help Prius Prime reach an impressive, class-leading EPA-estimated total driving range of 1030km to help you challenge what`s possible. Reaching these outstanding ratings is easy with Toyota`s legendary hybrid technology that invites you to do ever more.
Intelligent drive coach
This available intelligent technology, called Predictive Efficient Drive, helps boost fuel by efficiency your routine stopping patterns. When approaching a recorder stop, an icon will display in the map of the navigation system and suggest the optimal time to release the accelerator. Regenerative braking also activates sooner to recover more energy for the hybrid battery.
No detail is too small as Prime`s rear hatch is made of strong yet lightweight carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer, a first for Toyota. This material allows for advanced performance, and makes opening and closing the hatch effortless. Advanced materials like these help increase efficiency and elevate your drive.
EV/HV/EV Auto drive modes
Prime offers three driving modes so that the driver stays in control: EC Auto Mode, EV Mode and HV Mode. EC Auto Mode intelligently selects between EC and hybrid driving based on demand and driving conditions to optimize your efficiency. EC Mode relies on EV driving to maximize efficiency, all the way up to full highway speeds. HV Mode efficiently combines the gas engine and EV power from the HV battery to drive Prime.
At home charging
Prius Prime makes charging at home simple and more convenient than ever. In fact, there`s no need for special equipment-the charging cable is included, and it takes less than five-and-a-half hours to get a full charge using a standard household outlet. And charge scheduling allows you to schedule your charge in advance, allowing you to take advantage of off-peak electricity rates. You can forget about range anxiety-when your battery is low, and with gas in your tank, Prime can reliably get you where you`re going with its proven gas hybrid engine.
Public charging stations
Maximize your efficiency by charging your Prime as often as possible. Public charging stations can provide a quicker charge so you`ll only need approximately two hours and ten minutes for a full charge from a 240V outlet. You can search for nearby charging stations-including thousands of ChargePoints stations-on the available 11.6-in. HD multimedia display or on your smartphone through the available Prime apps.
Smart charging cable lock
The available charging lock gives you peace of mind when you charge up at 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.
Charge scheduling allows you to schedule your charge in advance. You can schedule your Prime to change at home during off-peak hours to help reduce electricity costs and support efficient grid usage in your community. Or, you can program your preferred charge start or departure time from Prime so it can be topped off and ready to roll when you are. And on Prime Advanced, you can schedule and start your charge from anywhere through the available Prime apps.
Intelligence built right in
Remote climate control
Take control and use your smartphone with the available Prime apps, including the Remote Climate app. This way, you can check your Prime`s current temperature setting and change it to your liking-all before you even get in. When Prime is plugged in, the power used for Remote Climate is pulled straight from the grid so your battery keeps its charge. Now your comfort is always within reach.
Par into convenience. The available Prius Prime apps give you direct access to your Prime from anywhere. They make it easy to schedule a charge, adjust the climate control, look for a charging station, locate your vehicle, and much more-all through your smartphone.
Intelligent clearance sonar with intelligent parking assist
As you park, available Intelligent Clearance Sonar (ICS) is designed to scan for stationary objects like walls or posts that are within close proximity. If prime anticipates a collision, an audible and visual alert will politely notify you, engine or motor output will slow down, and if needed, brakes will automatically be applied to help bring Prime to a halt. Available Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA) helps you navigate and conquer those difficult parking situations. Prime will automatically control the steering wheel, while you control the gas and brake, and help guide you into and open parking space.
Qi-compatible wireless charging
With 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.
Advanced standard safety. Designed with you and yours in mind.
Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
Pre-collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) helps keep the road safe by detecting a vehicle or a pedestrian in certain situations. By combining millimetre-wave radar with a camera capable of shape recognition, the system provides an audio/visual alert warning you of a possible collision with a pedestrian under certain circumstances. If you don`t react, automatic braking support helps mitigate the potential for a collision.
Full-speed dynamic radar cruise control
Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) takes cruising to the next level. Using forward-sensing radar technology and an intelligent camera, the system can detect the speed and distance of the vehicle traveling directly ahead of you and adjust your speed accordingly. It works in traffic, as well, helping you maintain a preset following distance, slowing when the preset distance shortens, than accelerating back to your original cruise speed when the road clears.
Lane departure alert with steering assist
If an inadvertent lane departure is detected and there are visible lane marking, the Lane Departure Alert (LDA) system will issue both an audible alert and visual warning on the MID screen. If the system determines that the driver is not taking corrective steeping actions, the Steeling Assist (SA) function will initiate and provide gentle corrective steering when necessary to help keep the vehicle in the lane.
Automatic high beams
Prime enhances visibility and helps make nighttime driving safe. The Automatic High Beam (AHB) system uses a camera to help detect oncoming vehicles as far as 600 km and depending on the circumstances, it can automatically switch the high beams on and off, helping make it for other drivers on the road.
Watching out for you
Rear cross-traffic alert
Watching out for you. In reverse, Prime`s available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTS) uses sensors to detect vehicles approaching from either side. If the system senses cross traffic, it warns you by flashing the side mirror indicator and sounding a warning tone.
Blind spot monitor
See more of what matters. 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.
When in reverse, Prime`s standard integrated backup camera uses a wide-angle lend to display a larger viewing area. Clearly marked lines on the screen show the distance guidelines, giving you more confidence to get out of any spot-tricky or not.
With available Safety Connect, emergency assistance in always within reach. Utilizing Toyota`s 24/7 call centre, Safety Connect offers subscribers helpful features such as emergency assistance, stolen vehicle locator, roadside assistance and automatic collision notification.
Star safety system
Prius Prime comes standard with the Star Safety System, a suite of six advanced safety features that includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-Lock Brake System *ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST)