Many of us recognize the name Prius but we may not know of the Prius C. The 2016 Toyota Prius C is the practical hatchback version of the traditional Prius. It is the smallest of the Prius family and is one of the least expensive ways to get a hybrid vehicle. Due to its small size and lighter weight, the Prius C is great for city driving moving sharply and easily and making parking easier than ever. Being a part of the Prius family, the 2016 Prius C gets excellent fuel economy at 53 city mpg and 50 highway mpg. The Prius C combines style, comfort and fuel efficiency into one small package.
The interior the Prius C is slightly different than the standard Prius with the gauges up high and in the center of the dash which makes for easier reading. The touch tracer display, duplicates the image of the steering wheel controls on the multi-information display so you know that you pressing the correct button. Being a hatchback you can expect great cargo space, which the Prius C has, at 17.1 cubic feet of cargo space and with the 60/40 split seat you can configure the seats for whatever combination of passenger seating and cargo space you need
New for this model year is the available Toyota Safety Sense C package which adds lane departure alert, automatic high beams and a frontal pre-collision system. Standard safety features on the Prius C include stability control, traction control. antilock brakes, hill start assist, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag and front-seat cushion airbags. Interested in the 2016 Prius C? Come in to Heritage Toyota in South Burlington, VT and test drive the small hatchback hybrid today.