2021 Toyota Prius Prime in Salisbury, MD
The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime is an excellent choice for the fuel-conscious among us. While perhaps its primary strength lies in its great gas mileage, the 2021 Prius Prime also comes loaded with an intimidating lineup of driver assists, along with a comfortable cabin to spend time in. It also looks like a spaceship.
The Prius Prime is the plug-in hybrid variation of the Prius; it’s the only version of the model that has such a powertrain. It boasts a lot of similarities to the standard Prius, though it does have less cargo room. It shares with its brethren that uniquely (and, dare we say, beautifully) weird Prius flair.
While the 2021 Toyota Prius does not care much for trifling matters like speed or acceleration, it does boast a truly wild EPA-rated fuel economy and can drive in electric-only mode for a full 25 miles. The whole package is sure to be impressively reliable, as one would expect of a Toyota. All of these factors help to make the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime perfect for an eco-friendly lifestyle.
New Efficient Plug-In Hybrid on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
What’s new on the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime?
For 2021, a slew of enhanced active safety features have made their way to the Prius Prime, along with Android Auto. The former lineup includes:
- Road sign recognition
- Improved pedestrian detection
- Bicycle detection
In addition, the Blizzard Pearl White paint color has been tossed into the proverbial landfill. Fans of variations on the color white need not weep too long, however, as it’s been replaced with Wind Chill Pearl.
Smooth Hybrid Powerplant
The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime comes in three different trim levels, the choice of which will determine which standard features come on your model. The vehicle utilizes the same engine setup across the lineup, that being the holy trifecta of an electric motor, battery pack, and CVT automatic transmission. As a whole, this powertrain sips fuel frugally and smoothly transitions between gas and electric power.
The 2021 Toyota Prius provides a comfortable ride and makes a great commuter for zipping around town. Drivers can choose between three driving modes in order to optimize their experience behind the wheel of the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime. These are: Power, Normal, and Eco.
For a full recharge, the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime will take two hours of being plugged into a 240-volt outlet, or 5.5 hours in a 120-volt. Regenerative braking is also on hand for those who wish to recover some electric juice while out on the road.