Toyota Unveils New Prius | Edmunds

The present-day fourth-technology Toyota Prius has been around because 2016, and time has not been form to the Large T’s venerable hybrid. It was decent enough when it debuted, but a amount of newer fuel-sippers have relegated it to lifeless final in our rating of very best hybrids. And when you take into consideration new variations of the Accord Hybrid, Civic Hybrid and Kia Niro Hybrid are on the way, the Prius’ competitive edge (to the extent that it even has 1) shrinks even further.

Now, Toyota pulled the wraps off a new Prius, and we only have a single thing to say. Gimme. Now.

The new fifth-generation Prius eschews the conservative types of more mature versions, likely off in a course that boldly differentiates it from other Toyotas. In fact, it definitely only shares the whole-width taillight and downward-sloping crease on the rear bumper with the Mirai hydrogen car or truck all other design and style cues feel to originate on this new Prius.

Items are a very little far more acquainted on the inside of. The steering wheel and instrument panel (now in front of the driver, the place it belongs) are borrowed from the bZ4X electric SUV, even though the centre stack appears to be an evolution of the design and style identified on the RAV4 and Camry.

Stay tuned to this area as Toyota reveals additional facts about the new Prius. A total expose is expected at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Demonstrate.