Toyota has officially unveiled the 2012 Prius facelift. It features new bumpers and restyled taillights.
Toyota has officially unveiled the 2012 Prius facelift.
On the styling front, the model is distinguished by new bumpers, revised taillights and restyled 15-inch alloy wheels. For a sportier appearance, there's an optional PLUS Performance package with a seven-piece body kit and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Interior changes are minor, but new options include JBL GreenEdge speakers and an Entune infotainment system.
A 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine works with an electric motor to create a combined output of 134 hp (100 kW / 136 PS). This enables the car to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 9.8 seconds and hit a top speed of 112 mph (180 km/h). More importantly, owners can expect 51 mpg city / 48 mpg highway (US).
Check out the press release for additional information