Recent reports from experts have revealed that Toyota is expected to bring 2018 Toyota Prius SUV to expand its lineup. The new Prius SUV will take the features of Prius Plug-in, Prius Liftback, Prius C along with Prius V. It will create a new unparalleled hybrid model with better fuel economy and performance.
According to different sources, it has been found that the manufacturer will definitely take the advantage of its crossover Prius and SUV based models. In addition, it will come with a far better aerodynamics. This also will be interesting to know which type of hybrid will come in the market after rendering. The most exciting feature will be the addition of its Prius hatchback features.
2018 Toyota Prius SUV – News
C-HR Concept is set to incorporate in this new Prius SUV. But the fact is that Toyota has not yet confirmed any such plans. If the manufacturer includes this concept, then one can see bold lines and prominent fenders with a floating taillight design. It has been expected that its conventional 4-door configuration will be offered. Everyone is waiting for its cool but aggressive look with some wilder elements.
2018 Toyota Prius SUV – Exterior Concept
Nothing has been revealed from the manufacturer’s house. But one thing is clear that this model will be the next Prius in SUV lineup. Some of its expected exterior design includes:
- Headlights will be angular to the hood.
- Headlights will spread towards the front where automaker’s logo will be seen.
- The front bumper will likely to get multiple small holes for air intake.
- Fenders will get a bump for considerable
- Hood will be seen as slanting downwards.
Taillights, foglights, and headlights will come with LED technology. It is unclear whether the manufacturer will stick a hybrid SUV or Prius SUV badge in this new SUV model.
Interior of Toyota Prius SUV 2018 will be revealed only after its official release. It is for sure that this model will also carry stylish and attractive features. The interior layout might be similar to its current Prius lineup model. But the manufacturer will input some additional out of the box features from its current model.
2018 Toyota Prius SUV – Expected Engine and Fuel efficiency
Until now, there is no clarification about its engine and capacity. It has been a goal for this company to derive something that maximizes fuel economy. Rumors have been suggested that the hybrid system will be paired with Mazda Skyactiv-D 1.5-liter diesel engine. Toyota’s high-efficient Synergy Drive System tends to give better result in city drive while diesel engine will offer good performance on highways.
In other words, 2018 Toyota Prius SUV will bring the best out of the manufacturer’s house regardless of the place wherever anyone will drive.
2018 Toyota Prius SUV – Price and Competitors
Buyers can only assume the price right now. This manufacturer has not revealed the price yet. It is expected to reach the starting value around $26,500, but one should not take it as guaranteed.
To maintain a legacy of Prius lineup, 2018 Toyota Prius SUV will have to face Nissan Juke and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV as its main rivals in the upcoming market.