Toyota’s most affordable hybrid model is back and better than ever for the 2019 model year, and we’ve got it right here at Royal South Toyota in Bloomington, IN.
We’re talking, of course, about the 2019 Toyota Prius c lineup, which comes into the new model year with an updated hybrid powertrain, an interior that’s far bigger than it looks from the outside, an exterior that’s as sleek and sporty as they come, and a comprehensive suite of advanced new Toyota safety, driver assistance, connectivity, technology, and convenience features. Those features include the Toyota Safety Sense™ C suite of safety and driver assistance features, a standard backup camera, a Smart Key system complete with push button start capabilities, upgraded EV and ECO driving modes, a full complement of air bags, the Star Safety System™, and an available Entune™ premium audio system complete with integrated navigation capabilities and the Entune™ App Suite.
If you’re purchasing a new hybrid model like the 2019 Toyota Prius c at Royal South Toyota in Bloomington, IN, then you’re likely most interested in its hybrid powertrain. So, let’s pop the hood of the 2019 Prius c lineup to see what’s powering this impressive new hybrid.
Both the 2019 Prius c L and the 2019 Prius c LE are powered by a hybrid powertrain made up of a 1.5-liter DOHC VVT-i engine featuring 99 horsepower and 82 pound-feet of torque, a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor featuring 60 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque, and a sealed nickel-metal hydride battery featuring 26 horsepower. This money-saving powertrain will get you up to 48 miles per gallon in the city and 43 miles per gallon on the highway.
Let’s now check out what you’re getting inside of your new Toyota Prius c. The interior of the 2019 Prius c features 87.4 cubic-feet of passenger room and 17.1 cubic-feet of cargo space.
To learn more about the 2019 Toyota Prius c lineup, please reach out to our staff here at Royal South Toyota in Bloomington, IN.