The dash is wide and flat, with the touchscreen jutting up in a rectangular pod.
Multimedia display make the interior of Prius both smart and fun.
Unlike its predecessor, the Toyota Prius Prime will be sold in all 50 states.The larger battery provides enough energy for 22 miles of EV range and.The state of California offers taxpayers a rebate of up to 5,000 for the purchase or lease of a new plug-in hybrid, EV or zero-emission vehicle.This is a major area in which the Prius differs from traditional midsize sedans.Our time in this top-of-the-line 2008 Toyota Prius (and our extended long-term 2004 tester ) discount heels showed that this car is much more than just a political or fashion statement.
Plus, you can equip a Prius to near-luxury levels, as our test car was.
Some of the incentives involve policy changes that dont cost the state money.
Subsequently, headroom is cavernous and there's a tad more rear-seat legroom than in a Camry.
Given its superb interior packaging, ample features list and unbeatable fuel economy, the Prius was designed to be the epitome of practical, head-over-heart automotive choices.
And it shows just how parsimonious the Prime is with both gasoline and electrons.The front end is a bit more conventional, though Toyota says it's "more aggressive with four small rectangular projector headlamps on either side.The 2008 Prius comes with front wheel drive.The mid-level Premium trim is likely to be the most popular version, and Toyota has carefully specced it out to add a suite of features that will appeal to the middle of the market.For instance, in Virginia electric vehicle owners are allowed to drive in high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes with certain restrictions, including clean fuel plates installed on these cars.