2017 Toyota Prius c Columbus IN
While many shoppers are heading to dealerships with the “bigger is better” mentality, there are still some drivers who are most concerned with fuel economy and an easy driving experience. If you’re on the lookout for a compact car that sips at fuel, the 2017 Toyota Prius c, available in Columbus IN at Carver Toyota, is a standout option. This car benefits from a hybrid powertrain to allow a greater range and impressive savings at the pump, but with a hatchback design that keeps it practical.
Everyone knows the Toyota Prius is among the first mass-produced hybrid vehicles to hit the market, and two decades of advanced engineering keep it at the top. The Prius c is the smaller version in this hybrid family, and it’s the perfect solution for those seeking a smaller car that is easy to maneuver around tight corners and into small parking spaces. Now the model is more stylish than ever, and it adds on a variety of safety features so you can feel secure behind the wheel every time you go out.
Cars are safer than ever when it comes to crash tests, but wouldn’t you rather avoid an accident to begin with? This mentality is the reason that the Toyota Safety Send-C package is now standard on all Prius C trim levels, with features like autonomous emergency braking and lane departure alert.
Changes to the 2017 Toyota Prius c may be subtle, but this year’s refresh is appreciated. You’ll note that the model comes in seven color options with new contrasting black side rocker panels and a blacked-out rear spoiler. The front fascia and rear bumper have also received small changes for an aggressive stance.
The 2017 Toyota Prius c is, above all, a city car. After all, that’s what the “c” stands for. Its performance is based on getting the best efficiency for your money, which is why it has a 1.5-liter engine paired with an electric motor and CVT transmission to provide a total net of 99 net horsepower.
Updates to the 2017 Toyota Prius c
It took the 2017 Toyota Prius c just a little longer than other models in this year’s lineup to see a release, and that’s because some important changes were made to this compact hybrid. Improvements to its appearance allows it to look a little sportier than it did before, but the addition of standard Toyota Safety Sense-C features is the standout update for this model year.
The Toyota Safety Sense C package includes standard automatic emergency braking, pre-collision warning, lane departure alert and automatic high beams. These features work together to help prevent or limit damage from forward collisions, warn drivers if they are deviating from in between white and yellow lines and prevent high beams from blinding oncoming traffic without inconveniencing drivers.
Is the 2017 Toyota Prius C the right model for you? With 17.1 cubic feet of cargo space and a cozy 87.4 cubic feet of passenger volume, it’s a practical compact car. Find out if it’s a winner for your lifestyle when you take a test drive at Carver Toyota.