What You Need To Know About The All-New Toyota Prius

Toyota is touting its 2023 Prius as the rebirth of the hybrid and will boast features like a solar roof and collisio- preventing technology.

By Tiffany Velasquez | Published

The first Toyota Prius made its debut in 1997 as the world’s first mass-market hybrid. The latest model has been revealed and is deemed a hybrid reborn. The car has been redesigned and fully upgraded. 

The all-new 2023 Toyota Prius has been revealed and was created and designed with modern-day customers in mind. The car was designed in Japan and will go on sale in the first part of 2023. The vehicle has been totally upgraded and is packed with performance and technology features.

The vehicle comes in three different grades, including SE, XSE, and XSE Premiums. Each is unique yet similar in quality, and there is no wrong choice. Each new grade of the 2023 Toyota Prius will leave its driver flexibility and style. 

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2023 Toyota Prius
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The 2023 Toyota Prius features an all-new exterior and a solar roof. The exterior design is a one-motion silhouette and has a sportier feel. Additionally, this Prius will be the first to don a “Beyond Zero” badge. 

The beyond zero badge symbolizes the commitment of Toyota Prius makers to move beyond zero and diversify their approach to be carbon neutral. They are looking to be carbon neutral in not only their products but manufacturing and other areas as well. Toyota remains committed to finding and executing zero-emission solutions that fit customer lifestyles. 

Compared to the previous battery range of 25 miles, the new Toyota Prius has a larger lithium-ion battery that gives the vehicle an increased 50% range. The solar roof of the car allows the car battery to be recharged when parked. This function provided power for car functions such as air conditioning and accessory functions. 

The new Toyota Prius features a plug-in hybrid system. This design feature is made to enhance both the fuel economy and the driving performance of the vehicle. Additionally, vehicle speed controllability has been improved.

Safety features come standard on the Toyota Prius but come with new and updated features. One new inclusion is Proactive Driving Assist. This feature allows for gentle breaking and steering support when conditions are met. The Prius also comes with a Pre-Collision System that supports the detection of motorcyclists, pedestrians, and those riding bicycles. 

Other safety features on the Toyota Prius include Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist. This feature picks up on 3D objects such as guardrails and offers enhanced lane recognition. Similarly, the car features Like Lane Departure Alerts, which offset the vehicle’s driving path by making slight adjustments that keep the car in its lane.

Many of the safety features on the Toyota Prius are with each other. Sensors, cameras, and other monitoring systems enable the vehicle to detect and correct potential safety hazards. Additionally, some features are designed to take the stress off the driver and assist with things like parking and traffic jams. 

A brand new feature of the Toyota Prius is Traffic Jam Assist. Like other safety features, if conditions are met, the system is activated and can assist the driver by providing acceleration and braking assistance and also steering wheel assistance. The safety feature is designed to work under speeds of 25 mph. 

The price of the new Toyota Prius will be announced sometime at the beginning of 2023. These are just some of the features added and included in the new 2023 model of the Toyota Prius. Other features include but are not limited to multimedia touch screens, heated steering wheels, fixed glass roof, smart key, wireless chargers and more.