Public saw it in 1997. In 2003 was released the second generation model. Toyota Prius is equipped with a gasoline engine of 1.5 liters. and output of 78 hp, and the electric motor power 68 HP Installation, called Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive, the total capacity of developing 113 hp The car has a low content of CO2 in the exhaust gas (104 g/km) and high efficiency. Sophisticated electronics controls the switching power setting, providing the most efficient mode of operation at any given movement. Body of Toyota Prius is a hatchback shorter than Toyota Probox.
The car has an informative touch dashboard with interactive elements. For example, if your finger pressed on “Energy”, shows information about the energy consumption and the distribution between the motors, batteries and wheels. Clicking on «Consumption» allows you to tell the exact amount of fuel and the distance that you can drive on it. Specifications of Toyota Prius improve with each new generation.