These criteria apply to all returns, even if you were sold the wrong part. However, its interior improvements and sleek, futuristic styling argue toward broader acceptance. It's all part of the futuristic design, I guess. For many Prius buyers, though, handling and acceleration still take a backseat to how well the car performs in another area: mileage. Toyota dealers in January, but we were able to put almost 100 miles on a pair of 2016 Prius models this week at the media drive event, when Toyota released full details of the new vehicle. The Prius is still a hatchback, but instead of the more upright styling of the previous model, the new car is more low-slung.
Now, only the Prius Two will soldier on with the older battery technology, but even that will only be true in non-Eco versions; Eco trims also get the lithium-ion batteries. If you're the sort who turns these systems on and off, it will be easier to do so now with the buttons there. I got it, in good condition and am delighted. Some orders may take a few extra days to come in, if that's the case we will notify you by phone or email on the status of your order after your order has been processed. Just wanted to thank you for sending me a '96 Tacoma Wheelcover recently. We offer 12 Month Warranty on most parts please contact us before purchasing if you have any warranty questions Please call us at 800-825-7128 ext.
The rear styling features more sharp angles and shapes than the previous model. If for some reason we don't have the part in stock, we have access to all Parts distribution centers around the world and will work with you to make sure you get what you need quickly. How It Drives The new Prius has a stiffer chassis, a lower center of gravity and new suspension tuning that result in it being the best-handling version of the car to date. It can seem like a small thing, but when a cheap smartphone can display pretty, crisp graphics, why shouldn't a car? The car's designers stuck with the single central Multi-Information Display at the base of the windscreen, now composed of a pair of 4. You can compare the 2016 model to the 2015.
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The difference in pack capacities, as a Prius engineer explained, was because the older nickel-metal-hydride battery operates in a very narrow charge band, while the lithium-ion pack can use considerably more of its state-of-charge range. It also looks sleeker because the grille opening and other vents appear much smaller. While I did notice more grunt pulling off the line, the Prius remains modestly powered. Customer comments You made Father's Day a very memorable one for my Dad and myself. There's talk of an optional black covering for that trim, but for now upper trims get the white plastic. It's not obnoxiously slow, but once the initial grunt wears off, the car's gas engine makes a steady drone but doesn't rocket you forward. A while back I requested a H3 Hubcap from you, and within 48 hrs I had it in my hand, you made my wife a believer in my internet skills and a happy camper.
The exterior was reworked both on top and below to help achieve a slightly lower coefficient of drag. The 12-volt battery has been moved to the front, under the hood. Visibility is also improved, as it feels like the dashboard and belt line are lower. Only Genuine Toyota Parts and Accessories are manufactured to meet or exceed the quality standards that have made Toyota one of the most dependable brands in the industry. The difference depends on having the flat-repair kit or the larger temporary spare tire. Ships from and sold by. The Prius' firm ride and modest overall acceleration still remind you that you're driving a Prius, not a conventional gas car, and that's going to limit its appeal with some buyers.
The new version is about 60 percent stiffer than the previous model, yet it absorbs those bumps a little better thanks to suspension changes. You delivered exactly what you represented in a timely manner and I appreciate it. With improved driving performance and interior design, the new 2016 Toyota Prius could be the first of its breed to attract people who care about more than just getting the highest mileage available — though the new Prius manages to get even better mileage, as well. The new model offers up to 5. I will definitely be telling my friends about your company. It has something to do with where the retention groove is or isn't. That keeps the redesigned Prius competitive with the market on price.
I drove several trim levels of the new Prius on roads and a small track to test the vehicle's dynamics. You were helpful and friendly, and I wish you much success. We kindly ask that you confirm you have the correct part before you destroy the packaging or attempt to install the part. In addition, most 2016 Prius trims will get lithium-ion batteries, which are lighter and have greater energy density than the nickel-metal-hydride batteries of previous generations. The Prius competes with other hybrids, such as the Chevrolet Volt and Ford C-Max Hybrid. Several are grouped in a Toyota Safety Sense option package that's available on higher Prius Three and Prius Four trims; it's standard on Touring models.
Part of the illusion could be that the new model's roofline is about an inch lower than the previous model, though ground clearance is only reduced by about a quarter of an inch. It'll start to arrive at U. Toyota says it wanted the design to make the car feels more open and airy, and I'd say it succeeded. Mark I received the two hubcaps for the 1992 oldsmobile that I ordered from you, and the look of my daughter's car sure has improved. The rear styling features more sharp angles and shapes than the previous model.