Toyota has solved several issues for customers they might not even know they had with the development of the 2018 Toyota Prius C in South Burlington, VT. With the compact platform, Toyota has constructed a car that is great for getting around crowded urban environments, still very versatile and offers some of the most impressive fuel economy scores in the automotive industry. Additionally, the 2018 Prius C remains among the most affordable hybrid vehicles available at the Heritage Toyota showroom. For the new model year, Toyota has given all three trims of the newest Prius C alloy wheels as standard equipment. The suite of active Toyota safety solutions is also found on all three versions of the compact hybrid hatchback.
Nobody is expecting the 2018 Toyota Prius C in South Burlington, VT to behave like dragster, but that doesn't mean it offers some numb or antiseptic driving experience. Thanks to the standard continuously variable transmission, acceleration is smooth and efficient. The power for the Prius C is provided by a 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with support from electric motors. Independent reviews have credited the 2018 Prius C for eagerly reaching highway speeds without putting undue stress on the gas/electric hybrid powertrain. According to estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency, owners can expect to achieve 48 mpg in the city and 43 mpg on the highway.
The entry-level trim grade for the 2018 Prius C is very well-equipped. Some of the included equipment consists of a rearview camera, LED headlights and taillights, keyless entry and automatic climate controls. Infotainment functions are controlled by a 6.1-inch touchscreen.
Overall the 2018 Prius C Three takes its technology features to the next level. A proximity-based entry system with push-button start is added to the Three trim. Additionally, the available infotainment system is improved to include GPS navigation and Toyota Entune app suite.
At the top of the available trim options for the 2018 Toyota Prius C is the Four trim. In addition to most of everything appearing on the previous trims the top-of-the-line Four model picks up LED foglights, heated power side mirrors, sunroof and simulated leather upholstery.