The 2011 Toyota Priusis the most sold sedan across the globe. It is available in two variants that are Prius Z3 and Prius Z4. The Prius is meant to be a fully working alternative for a family or fleet vehicle. It is an example of smart usage of technology without any downsizing, so it is a complete family car.
The 2011 Toyota Prius is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine combined with a pair of electric motor/generators; they send their power through a specialized continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2011 Toyota Prius features its patented Synergy Drive System, which allows it to discard gas entirely in favor of electric power for typical city speeds. Nickel-metal hydride batteries are responsible for powering the two electric motors. The Prius features a continuously variable transmission and stop / start engine power that allows the Prius to keep driving without having to be plugged in. The Prius that can produce up to 134 horsepower.
Among 2011 Toyota Prius options, the Solar Roof Package combines a power sliding glass moon roof with solar panels. It can collect enough energy to run an air-circulation fan while the car is parked, thereby reducing air-conditioning loads. The 2011 Toyota Prius has excellent navigation system. .The screen is large enough and offers clarity.. It’s voice recognition software responds quite well and enable search of shops and hotels by brand name. Also, its feature of Dynamic Cruise Control helps to maintain safe distance from the traffic ahead. The bluetooth phone, audio connectivity and rear view camera are the other features of the Navigation Package.
Averaging 51/48 mpg city/highway, the 2011 Toyota Prius is the most fuel efficient hybrid on the market, but with a 1.8-liter hybrid power train that produces 134 horsepower and 105 pound-feet of torque, it is not the most powerful. There are three driver-selectable drive modes for the 2010 Prius: EV, Eco and Power. All are accessible from the center console by the push of a button. EV Drive uses battery power alone at low speeds. Eco Drive is designed to give you the best possible mileage using a combination of gas and electric power. The new engine utilizes no belts under the hood, resulting in better fuel economy and less potential maintenance.
Experience a luxurious drive with the 2011 Toyota Prius base trim, equipped with leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a plasma cluster. This hatchback also comes with an auto-dimming rear view mirror with integrated HomeLink system and Bluetooth wireless connection to the audio system. Standard safety features across the board on all 2011 Toyota Prius models include traction and stability control, antilock disc brakes (ABS), front side airbags, a driver knee airbag and side curtain airbags. In addition, a pre-collision warning system and a lane-departure warning system are available options on upper level models.