The 2014 Toyota Prius V is a five passengers hybrid compact wagon available in three trim levels: the Two, the Three and Five. The 2014 Toyota Prius V base model Two rides on 16-inch alloy wheels and rolled with heated mirrors, ignition keyless / entry, a tilt-wheel and its telescoping, automatic climate control, cruise control, a height-adjustable driver seat, fold-flat front passenger seat, rear seat 60/40-split-folding slides and seated, and a six-speaker system audio CD player, iPod / USB audio interface, and Bluetooth phone connectivity and audio.
The 2014 Toyota Prius V Three adds navigation system and voice controls, camera rearview, satellite radio and HD radio. The Three also comes Antun, Toyota multimedia interface that includes a navigation system, text-to-voice and smartphone app integration. A panoramic sunroof is optional.
The model 2014 Toyota Prius V Five adds 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, automatic LED lamps, auto dimming rearview mirror, eco-friendly “SofTex” leatherette upholstery and heated front seats. The 2014 Toyota Prius V advanced Technology package is available on the Five includes a panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, parallel-automatic parking system, an improved navigation system with a larger screen, a premium eight speaker sound system, a pre-collision safety system and Toyota Safety Connect system.
2014 Toyota Prius V Interior
The 2014 Toyota Prius V cabin easily prioritizes above all else. Controls are large and clearly labeled, and the shift lever is placed within easy reach, the top over the center near the steering wheel. Unfortunately, taller drivers have to contend with a guide that is placed far away. The 2014 Toyota Prius V steering wheel telescopes, but does not extend far enough to dash. Storage opportunities abound within the cabin. For example, there are two gloveboxes stacked, and there is a large center console bin and open nook under the center.
Although the cabin may excel in performance, not particularly attractive. As with the hatchback Prius, cabin design the 2014 Toyota Prius V’s plain, and less stylish than what you’ll find in the race. The gauges are located in a recessed between the dashboard, leaving the area in front of the steering wheel in the open and eat tall. In addition, the quality of materials is inconsistent; some plastics are well grained, while others see a simple and low-budget.
However there is no shortage of tech services. Antun Toyota – which harnesses the power of your smartphone to offer Bing search engine performance, Pandora Internet radio and traffic, weather and fuel prices knowledge – three standard models Five. Getting started with Antun can be a problem, however, as to install the app on your phone and register for an account, plus you need a data connection active use. The low-cost screen interface in the model Three has menus are straightforward, but sometimes fails to touch the user, so we chose to screen the optional upgraded in the Five.
The 2014 Toyota Prius V split-folding rear seat sits and slides fore and grh, allowing you to choose limolike legroom and wide cargo capacity or not. Provides headroom is good for taller passengers. Enter the amount put in a very generous 34.3 cubic feet behind the rear seats. Total cargo capacity: With 67.3 cubic feet available with the rear seats down, the 2014 Toyota Prius V has a very small SUV crossover.
2014 Toyota Prius V Engine
The 2014 Toyota Prius V powered by a 1.8-liter cylinder engine teamed with two motors electric and battery. Output a combination of 134 horsepower and 153 pound-feet of torque. Power is sent to the front wheels with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Prius V features three selectable driving modes: Eco (which slows the response to oil-step ideas to promote fuel-efficient driving), Normal and Power.
In our track testing, the Prius V accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 10.3 seconds: much slower than the VW Jetta wagon (8.8 seconds) and Ford C-Max (8.1 seconds). The EPA rates the wagon hybrid at 42 mpg combined (44 mpg city / 40 mpg highway), and find it easier to carry out these numbers in real-world driving.
2014 Toyota Prius V Safety
The 2014 Toyota Prius V out with antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and driver knee airbags. A camera rearview three levels of standard and Five color. In addition, models Five Advanced Technology package include a pre-collision safety system and Safety Connect Telematics system Toyota. In brake testing, the Prius V stopped from 60 mph in 122 feet, which is a respectable distance for the part.
In government crash tests, the 2014 Toyota Prius V Hybrid wagon received a perfect five stars for overall crash safety. It earned four stars for its crash protection in frontal impacts and five stars for side impacts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Toyota Prius V its highest rating of “Good” in the moderate overlap directly offset, side and energy on the roof of crash tests. However, In the small-overlap frontal crash test printing, the Prius V received the lowest possible rating of “Poor.” Its design seat / head to prevent rated “Good” for Whiplash protection in rear impacts.