Recently Toyota announced that they would be updating one of its Prius models to include some new technologies and capabilities. This model is the Prius v, which is the largest version of the Prius. It has SUV-like space and versatility, but still has the efficiency of a hybrid. Today we’re going to take a closer look at what this vehicle has to offer by checking out the 2017 Toyota Prius v release date.
What’s new with the 2017 Prius v?
One of the first things to notice about the 2017 Prius v is its new available technology features. It comes available with an upgraded Entune Audio system that incorporates voice recognition and Apple Siri Eyes-Free capability. This means drivers will be able to operate many of the vehicle’s multimedia functions with voice commands. Apple iPhone users are also able to receive assistance just by directing questions at Siri. The standard Entune system also includes a 6.1-inch screen and six speakers. The screen provides an engaging monitor for the Hybrid Synergy Drive’s energy usage and fuel consumption, navigation (when equipped) and as the monitor for the standard back-up camera.
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The Toyota Prius v also earned a 2016 Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Prius v was recognized for its overall safety thanks to features including a Pre-Collision System, Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brake System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and more.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Toyota Prius v call or visit Ackerman Toyota. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive when it arrives here in St. Louis, MO. Come see what other drivers already love about the Prius v and the rest of the Toyota lineup.