2023 Toyota Prius Prime Is More Expensive But Has More Range. – Toyota also expects the plug-in Prime to be capable of up to 44 miles of electric range, a huge improvement over the 2022 model’s 25-mile figure.
– Toyota has announced pricing for the 2023 Prius Prime, which starts $3580 higher than the outgoing Prime at $33,445.
– The top XSE Premium trim now starts above $40,000, representing a $4620 increase over the 2022 Limited model.
– Toyota is also estimating a 44-mile range for the base SE, versus the old model’s 25-mile range.
The redesigned Prius looks sleek and is considerably more powerful than earlier models. Fuel economy is still stellar — more than 50 mpg in real-world driving, most likely — but it’s no longer the only reason to buy a Prius. The car’s main downside is reduced utility and rear passenger comfort due to the car’s new sweptback style.
Proves the Prius doesn’t need to be ugly to be efficient
Easy-to-use multimedia interface
Sturdy acceleration for highway merges and passing maneuvers
Driver aids are well calibrated and intuitive
Much smaller cargo area and rear opening
Backseat headroom is at a premium
Gauge cluster blocked by the steering wheel and hard to see
Noisy when the gas engine kicks on
– What’s new
Redesigned for 2023 with stylish new look
Considerably quicker than previous Prius models
Toyota estimates it gets up to 57 mpg combined
2023 model kicks off the fifth Prius generation
For its fifth generation, the Toyota Prius has gone through a truly remarkable transformation. Eco geek is out; eco chic is in. The 2023 Prius gets a complete redesign with a sleek new shape and an overhauled interior. There’s also a more robust hybrid powertrain that offers considerable gains in performance yet still gets similar fuel economy to previous models.