The 2014 Toyota Prius C four-door, hatchback subcompact offered in four trim levels named One through Four. The 2014 Toyota Prius C One comes with 15-inch steel wheels, the automatic climate control, full power accessories, folding rear seat, a 3.5 inch display many projects, wheel tilt-and-telescoping juices, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and four-to-eight-digit speaker sound system with CD player and USB / iPod interface.
The 2014 Toyota Prius C Two adds cruise control, a height-adjustable driver seat, center console storage bin and armrest, seats 60/40-split-folding rear, a cargo cover a six-speaker sound system. Progress 2014 Toyota Prius C Three gets keyless ignition / entry, a 6.1 inch touchscreen display, navigation system, smartphone app integration (Antun), satellite radio and controls voice. Alloy wheels are available as an option. The range-topping Four adds alloy wheels, foglights, faux-leather seat upholstery, heated mirrors, and heated front seats. A sunroof is available on both Three and Four. The Four can also be optioned 16-inch wheels.
2014 Toyota Prius C Interior
Inside, the 2014 Toyota Prius C features a sleek, modern design is a mix of familiar and unconventional. Gauges mounted on the top and center of the dash, which can be a little odd at first, but actually makes reading easier. Sadly, the 2014 Toyota Prius C plastic cabin there are several steps below what you’ll find in other sub-compacts like the Ford Fiesta and Hyundai. The upholstery fabric seat is nothing special, but certainly preferable to the leatherette cheap-feeling found elsewhere.
Top-of the-line audio system The C also features a suite of smartphone-connected services that include Bing search engine, the Pandora streaming radio and real-time sports information stock. The smartphone integration system can be a problem, however, as to install app on your phone and register for an account, plus you need the data connection active use.
In terms of comfort, the 2014 Toyota Prius C presents mixed bag, especially for taller passengers. Driving slowly compromised by a lack of adequate extension telescoping steering wheel, and the tall, upright dash can be difficult for people to peer over the period. Front passenger may also take the problem glovebox that intrudes into the footwell. Occupants Backseat will probably better, as there is sufficient stubborn and legroom for adults, and completely flat flexibility and allows even more.
The seat base 2014 Toyota Prius C One’s built folds down as one piece, but Two and above trims includes 60/40 split seat for more passenger / cargo versatility. With all seats in use, cargo capacity stands at 17.1 cubic feet, which is what you’d expect from a hatchback in the class.
2014 Toyota Prius C Engine
The 2014 Toyota Prius C is powered by a hybrid powertrain that consists of a 1.5-liter-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor that’s a nickel-metal hydride battery pack. Combined power output came to 99 horses, and sent to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT). In performance testing, the Prius C needed 11.3 seconds to reach 60 mph, which is a little or a hybrid or even a subcompact car.
However, As 2014 Toyota Prius C, the most important numbers relate to fuel economy, and Prius C does not disappoint. Mileage EPA-estimated combined stands at 50 mpg (53 city / 46 highway), making it one of the most economical non-plug-in hybrids on the market.
2014 Toyota Prius C Safety
Standard safety features on all 2014 Toyota Prius C model include stability control, fire control, antilock brakes (front discs, rear drums), hill start assist, front seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbags, and unique front seat cushion airbag that helps to prevent the occupants from sliding under the seatbelts event of an accident. In brake testing, a 2014 Toyota Prius C stood at 60 mph in a better than average 118 feet.
In government crash tests, the 2014 Toyota Prius C received four stars out of a possible five for overall crash protection, four stars for frontal impact protection and four stars for side-impact protection. The government posted a “safety concerns” about the rear passenger protection, though this concern is not reflected in ratings.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Prius C the maximum possible rating of “Good” in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof inspections. However, In the small test-direct overlap printing, Toyota got the lowest score “Poor”. The seat / head block design The 2014 Toyota Prius C is said to be “Good” for Whiplash protection in rear impacts.