Toyota is planning to reveal its new Prius-based MPV at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and while we've seen spy shots and teasers of the fuel-sipping people-mover before, we now have our clearest look yet at the forthcoming hybrid hauler.

Our friends at have managed to snag what appear to be official shots of the Prius MPV, and based on the test mules we've seen out on the road, we'll bet our bottom dollar that the seven-passenger, three-row vehicle you see here is what will be displayed under the Detroit show lights. says that the Prius MPV will be powered by the same 1.8-liter hybrid engine used in the five-door hatch, though output has reportedly been bumped up to 138 horsepower. Efficiency will obviously be the MPV's biggest factor, and we're that Toyota has tweaked the standard Prius' powertrain to account for the added heft of the MPV. As always, stay tuned for more information, and head over to for an additional image of the bulked-up Prius.

[Source: (translated)]

I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.

    • 1 Second Ago
  • From Our Partners

    You May Like
    Links by Zergnet
    Cars for Sale Near You

    Share This Photo X