The new Toyota Prius discovers their consumption and performance


Little by little, are beginning to see new data Toyota Prius 2016. The fourth generation of the hybrid will arrive at dealers in the upcoming weeks, and such as could not be otherwise thanks to the technological evolution, it will be the Prius more efficient in the history of the model. It give a good account of their consumption, and benefits of officers, as announced by the japanese constructor.

The engine of new Toyota Prius has reduced its power with respect to the previous generation, but now boasts an optimized performance, taking better advantage of the 122 CV total of its mechanical hybrid. Its electric motor develops 72 HP, while the petrol 1.8 VVT-i yields 98 HP at 5,200 rpm and a maximum torque of 142 Nm at 3,600 rpm.


The average consumption approved of the new Prius will start from 3.0 liters each one hundred kilometers

The combustion engine maintains the Atkinson cycle to improve its performance: now presumed to be the engine of higher thermal efficiency (up to 40%) in its category, thanks to the reduction of the friction, among other improvements.

in Addition, the electronic unit of the control of the new Prius uses a larger power source electric, complementing best with the gasoline engine in acceleration phases. The aerodynamics has also been optimized in this new generation, with a coefficient of drag reduced to 0,24.


Seated on the new modular platform TNGA Toyota, has a lower center of gravity and a structural rigidity up to a 60% greater. The rear suspension double a-arm also is of new development, improving dynamic performance and comfort. And for the first time in the model, you can pull a trailer of up to 725 kilograms.

The Toyota Prius 2016 will reach 180 km/h of maximum speed, with an acceleration of 0 to 100 km/h in 10,6 seconds and a recovery of 80 to 120 km/h in 8,3 seconds. Although it will not be a fast sprinter, these benefits are more than sufficient for normal driving. On the other hand, the efficiency itself is very remarkable: include validating a CO2 emissions of 70 g/km and an average consumption of the 3.0-liter/100 km, almost a litre less than the previous model.