Dorchester, Massachusetts (PressExposure) November 04, 2009 -- Expressway Toyota reviews the 2010 Toyota Prius. The 2010 Toyota Prius [http://www.expresswaymotors.com/research/virtual-brochure.jsp] uses higher standards of pioneering hybrid design and technology, thereby raising the bar for features and performance in the new model. The Prius was the fountainhead for hybrid technology and the three generations of the Prius model have delivered superior fuel economy and extremely low emissions for more than 1 million owners worldwide during the decade of its existence.
The midsize third-generation 2010 Prius [http://www.expresswaymotors.com/reviews/2010-toyota-prius.jsp] offers even better mileage, superior performance, and modern design features. The third-generation Prius is also quieter and more spacious than previous models. It is equipped with advanced standard and available features such as a moonroof with solar panels, four driving modes, Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA) and steering wheel touch controls that display on the instrument panel.
The 2010 Toyota Prius is justifiably seen as an Eco-Icon among environmentally conscious people. The 2010 model retains the basic look of the previous model with subtle changes. The third-generation Prius is built on a new platform that enables enhanced handling control. The 2010 Prius can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 9.8 seconds. It is capable of a combined EPA estimated fuel efficiency rating of 50 miles per gallon.
The trunk of the new Prius is more spacious and wider. Rear seat legroom is enhanced by a new space-saving contoured front-seat design. The ECO indicator on the Multi-Informational Display (MID) provides the driver with feedback to promote more economical driving. Toyota has used eco-friendly, plant-derived, carbon-neutral plastics in the 2010 Prius.
The new Prius was designed to conform to top level collision safety requirements and to accommodate stricter safety requirements in the future. Active headrests, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Traction Control (TRAC) and enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) are included with Toyotaâs standard Star Safety System.
Prius will be available in one grade with five different standard equipment packages designated I, II, III, IV and V, each offering varied permutations of exterior and interior features. Option packages include among others:
â¢ A Navigation Package â¢ A Solar Roof Package, â¢ An Advanced Technology Package
Please contact Expressway Toyota to receive more information on the 2010 Toyota Prius and the online specials [http://www.expresswaymotors.com/online-specials/new-vehicle-specials.jsp].