The Toyota Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid that's designed to travel far and charge quickly. To show drivers in Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton what it's capable of, Maguire Toyota put this 2020 Toyota Prius Prime review together.

Specs & Charging

The Toyota Prius Prime runs on a hybrid system that starts with a 351.5-volt lithium-ion battery. This switches off with a 600-volt electric motor and a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that features Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i). The engine is controlled by an efficient Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT).

This combination can deliver up to 121 net system horsepower. It also gives your sedan the ability to switch power sources and keep the drive going. It has an EPA-estimated 133 MPGei. Plus, the hybrid system can get up to an EPA-estimated 55 MPG city and 53 MPG highwayii. Together, that gives the Toyota Prius Prime a total EPA-estimated driving range of up to 640 milesiii.

Interior Dimensions

This efficient sedan has seating for up to five people. The Toyota Prius Prime gives everyone a smooth ride with 91.5 cubic feet of passenger space. This allows the driver and front passenger to stretch out with 39.4 inches of headroom and 43.2 inches of legroom. Passengers in the back can also kick back and relax with 37.2 inches of headroom and 33.4 inches of legroom. Plus, three people can sit comfortably in the back with 53.0 inches of shoulder room.


You can also pack this efficient sedan up with lots of boxes and groceries. There's a large trunk, plus 60/40 split fold-down rear seats. Overall, the Toyota Prius Prime offers up to 19.8 cubic feet of cargo room.





39.4 inches

37.2 inches


43.2 inches

33.4 inches

Shoulder Room

54.2 inches

53.0 inches


Infotainment System

For real time information on your battery and fuel levels, the Toyota Prius Prime features a 4.2-inch Multi-Information Display on top of the dashboard. In the center console, you'll find a user-friendly infotainment system. A sleek 7-inch touchscreen comes standard, but an 11.6-inch touchscreen is also available. Both options give your dashboard a futuristic feel, while the larger screen looks like a tablet has been placed in the middle of your vehicle.

There's lots of smartphone compatibility on both screens. Bluetooth® comes standard, so you'll be able to stream music and safely make hands free calls. For even more entertainment, both SiriusXM® and HD Radio® are available. You can also access your favorite apps through Apple CarPlay®.

Voice recognition comes standard and gives you the freedom to switch between apps, make a call, or change what you're listening too without taking your eyes off the road. Plus, the Toyota Prius Prime is compatible with Amazon Alexa. That means you can check the weather, get updates on the news, and control your home's smart devices while you're on the road.

Test Drive the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime

Contact Maguire Toyota to learn more about the 2020 Toyota Prius Prime and to take a test drive. With its comfortable interior, efficient powertrain, and useful features, it's a great choice for getting around Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton.

2020 Prius Prime EPA-estimated 133 combined MPGe. Actual MPGe will vary. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use. See

ii 2020 Prius Prime EPA-estimated 55 city/53 hwy/54 combined mpg. Actual mpg will vary based on driving habits, weather, temperature and road/traffic conditions. For more information on mpg, please see

iii 2020 Prius Prime EPA-estimated 55 city/53 hwy/54 combined mpg estimates and 133 combined MPGe estimate when full charged and with full tank of gas. Excludes driving conditions. Actual mileage will vary.

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