The New 2020 Toyota Prius Hybrid: Preview, Specs & MSRP

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The New 2020 Toyota Prius Hybrid in overall still the Prius fourth-generation, This 2020 Prius still with its four trims levels: L-Eco, LE, XLE, and Limited.  It seems Toyota will introduce the Prius next-generation as the 2022 model year. So with this article, we will find out more details about this 2020 Prius Version. Let Check it out!

2020 Toyota Prius Hybrid with new exterior

What’s New For 2020?

The 2020 Prius Hybrid comes out without significant updates or modifications. However, the infotainment suite has been bolstered with a new seven-inch touchscreen in L Eco, LE, and XLE derivatives, and all trims get standard access to Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay. Each is now equipped with Toyota Safety Connect for the automatic contact of emergency services.

Exterior & Interior Style Design of 2021 Prius

Every 2021 Prius model is fitted with an active grille shutter upfront and features automatic bi-LED projector-beam headlights and LED daytime running lights. The Prius Limited is exclusively equipped with an adaptive front-lighting system with auto-leveling headlights. The L Eco and LE are equipped with 15-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, while the XLE and Limited are handed a set of 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels with titanium-finished inserts. The LE AWD-e and XLE AWD-e are both equipped with 15-inch five-spoke alloy wheels with two-tone wheel covers.

For the interior, Toyota did a few improvements for the new Prius. But the improvement that the company made didn’t receive positive feedback from the buyers. Many Says, the layout is awkward, with all instrumentation removed from the driver’s line of sight and instead mounted centrally on the dash in a tiny display. In the era of head-up displays and large, digital instrumentation, the Prius feels like a dinosaur. However, improvements have been made, including new infotainment options for 2020 and the Limited’s 11.6-inch screen is still one of the biggest around.

On the inside, There’s enough room in the Prius for four six-foot-tall people to be comfortable in the legroom department, helped by the upright nature of the rear seatbacks. That will make overall comfort depend on personal preference, but plenty of room is consistent all through the interior. The 42.3 inches of legroom front and 33.4 inches in the back are more than respectable, despite some competitors having a little more in the back. The dashboard-mounted shifter is awkward to get used to at night as it’s small and tucked away with a complete lack of illumination. For passengers, the center-mounted gauge cluster is excellent if they want to be informed of absolutely everything that’s going on.

Engine System & Performance

There almost no change in the Prius engine system. The 2020 Toyota Prius hybrid is powered by the same 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine it has since the fourth-generation debuted in 2016, generating 96 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque. It’s supplemented by a 71 hp/120 lb-ft electric motor on the front axle for combined system outputs of 121 hp. AWD models make use of a separate motor on the rear axle worth 7 hp and 10 lb-ft, although this doesn’t alter the combined system output.

There a positive thing that the 2020 Prius offers, The Gas Mileage of the car is good enough. In base Eco L trim it achieves its best figures of 58/53/56 mpg city/highway combined, while the remaining FWD models achieve 54/50/52 mpg. AWD models see a slight drop in EPA estimates, down to 52/48/50 mpg. While once upon a time it may have been a class-leader, now it’s simply one of the players, and the Hyundai Ioniq has the Prius beaten in its base trim with figures of 57/59/58 mpg.

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2020 Toyota Prius Hybrid Performance


Speaking about the prices, As I mentioned earlier, The 2020 Prius available in four trim levels, and the price also different from one other. Here are the 2021 Prius Hybrid Prices (MSRP) details:

  • 2020 Prius L Eco: $24,325
  • LE: $25,535
  • XLE: $28,375
  • Limited: $32,500