2011 Toyota Prius V Minivan Hybrid

Toyota has presented today its all-new Prius V minivan that will join the current, third-generation Prius, starting from late summer 2011. The Prius V Hybrid shares the same platform and drivetrain as the regular, five-door model.

Inside, the Prius V offers seating for five with increased headspace and visibility. The 60/40 split, folding rear seats allow for four different seat arrangements, while a fold-flat front-passenger seat allows for longer cargo.

The Prius V Minivan will offer an available lightweight resin moon roof with retractable sunshades, boasting a 40-percent reduction in weight compared to conventional glass roofs of the same size.

The Toyota’s hybrid minivan will also be the first offered vehicle with all new, Entune multi-media system. The new system supports mobile apps, such as Bing, OpenTable, and movietickets.com, as well as allowing access to travel-related services, such as live weather, traffic, fuel information, stocks, news and sports.

As mentioned, the Prius V features the same hybrid drivetrain as the regular Prius matting a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine with an electric motor.

Toyota said the Prius V will deliver estimated EPA fuel economy ratings of 42 mpg city, 38 mpg highway and 40 mpg combined.
2011 Toyota Prius V Minivan Hybrid2011 Toyota Prius V Minivan Hybrid2011 Toyota Prius V Minivan Hybrid

2 COMMENTS

  1. Toyota Prius is the most effective and dynamic hybrid. This car has an innovative option ????? the solar panels placed on the roof of the hybrid car are used to power the climate control system. The Toyota Prius hybrid is characterized by a very low content of carbon dioxide in the exhaust gases which is impressively low for all this content fuel, and accounts for its extraordinary effectiveness and dynamism.

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