At Toyota of N Charlotte, there is one hybrid car that stands out among all others – the 2013 Toyota Prius! It’s brand-new and ready for any driver who wants to go green and save on gas. If you’re looking for a hybrid, you should know the Toyota Prius has been in production since 1997. Toyota has had plenty of practice at developing hybrid technology and even the EPA rates it as one of cleanest vehicles on the market. To further prove the great reputation of the this hybrid, you’ll notice many celebrities drive them. If they are good enough for celebrities like Natalie Portman and Leonardo DiCaprio, we think the N Charlotte Prius will look great in your driveway!
Go green in this new Toyota!
The 2013 Toyota Prius in N Charlotte has a lot to offer drivers. Here’s the breakdown:
- Technology like touchscreens and Touch Tracer Display
- Functionality of the hatchback design
- Fuel efficiency, thanks to Hybrid Synergy Drive
Let’s start with the Hybrid Synergy Drive. This is what makes a Prius, a Prius. With Toyota’s expertise in green technology, it’s managed to design a system that incorporates an electric motor with a gasoline engine. It’s extremely quiet – so be sure pedestrians see you’re coming! The engines take turns running to save you gasoline and results in 51 mpg in the city and 48 mpg on the highway!
Safety is a top priority!
Another great thing about the N Charlotte Toyota Prius is the safety features. While talking about safety isn’t as fun as exploring an audio system, it’s necessary. The 2013 Toyota Prius has the Star Safety System like all new Toyota. It features six different systems that work together in emergency situations. Just to give you an idea of what’s in the system, here’s a list of the components:
- Anti-Lock Brakes
- Smart Stop Technology
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
- Vehicle Stability Control
- Traction Control
- Brake Assist
There’s also safety technology like Touch Tracer Display. This works in conjunction with the audio controls on the steering wheel. Instead of the driver having to look down to see the controls, when the driver’s hands are on them a display will pop up and highlight the button that’s being touched. It keeps the driver less distracted – and the display is right in the line of vision of the driver!
Let’s get to the fun stuff! The interior features on this N Charlotte Toyota Prius are the best of the best! The 2013 Toyota Prius Two comes with the Display Audio System with Bluetooth technology. This is the basic system but trust us, it’s far from boring! The 6.1-inch touchscreen does wonders for navigation your radio stations and checking out vehicle information while on-the-go! You can upgrade to add-in Entune and Navigation – which is our favorite package. Some models come with this standard; you’ll just have to find the right one that works for you!
Here’s a quick peek at the models, and what types of feature they offer:
- Two – EV/ECO driving modes and Display Audio
- Three – Display Audio with Entune and Navigation
- Four – JBL GreenEdge Speakers and SofTex seating
- Five – Fog lights and available Advanced Technology Package
Want to come take a look at this for yourself? Visit Toyota of N Charlotte today! We are located off of I-77 in Huntersville. We’d love to take you out for a test drive!