We test the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e. If the lack of all-wheel drive has been what's kept you from enjoying the impressive efficiency of a Prius hybrid, this is the car for you.
The badge on the back instantly adds 15 confidencepower.
Toyota is aiming to take advantage of an uptick in interest in the perceived security of all-wheel drive by offering the 2019 Prius with an AWD-e option. After the car debuted at the 2018 L.A. Auto Show, Toyota announced the cheapest AWD Prius will start at $27,300 with destination. For the new model year, in addition to slight exterior alterations, Toyota decided to go with a new trim naming structure for the Prius. The Prius L Eco is the cheapest model, starting at $24,690. The LE is the next
An earlier recall didn't solve the problem
Toyota will recall some 192,000 vehicles in the United States to mitigate a fire risk related to hybrid power unit harnesses.
Toyota makes numerous vehicles one would readily associate with the legendary Paris-Dakar rally, but the Prius might not come to mind as the first choice for the Sahara desert. But that's the car a Japanese driver team chose for their 4,350-mile adventure.
The Toyota Prius gets great fuel mileage, but it's boring. Take a look at these fuel-efficient alternatives that are a lot more interesting to drive.
Subaru plans to release an all-wheel drive PHEV this year based on a current model, using some hybrid internals from the Toyota Prius Prime.
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Ford closes the doors on the C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi.
If you're shopping for a new vehicle these days, there's a litany of acronyms, buzzwords, and technobabble to further complicate an already difficult decision. But if you're looking at a green powertrain, you have three basic choices to compare: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and "EV" or, electric vehicle.
Plug-in and hybrid demand edges up as Toyota, GM and Honda gains offset slowing Ford growth, Leaf decline.
The standard safety system adds value, though.
The company is working on front-, rear-, and all-wheel-drive applications.
Because saving money on gas just wasn't incentive enough.