Toyota Prius is priced at $39,400 in the Iranian market.
Toyota Prius is priced at $39,400 in the Iranian market.

Toyota Delivering Prius

Toyota Delivering Prius

IrToya, Toyota’s official dealer in Iran, is delivering presold 2016 Prius with registration plates, according to an announcement from the company.
In October 2015, IrToya announced the 2016 Prius would arrive in Iran in small numbers to “test the car in the local market”.
The car is offered in two models, Prius type-B and –C, of which the former is priced at $39,400 (1.4 billion rials at market exchange rate) while the latter is costlier by $1,000. The Iranian company also offers free insurance for upfront payment and payment plans with up to 700 million rials ($20,000) in loans.
The industry’s bestselling hybrid, the Prius, has been rated one of the most popular vehicles by owners in the United States. With the fourth-generation debut of Toyota’s iconic hybrid, the brand name for gas-electric cars is primed to attract a new set of buyers with its edgier design.
“The car’s shape is wedgy, with a rising beltline and small, angular lights. The 2016 Prius is lower and wider than its predecessor, but remains recognizably a Prius, the fourth generation of the world’s bestselling hybrid,” notes Mark Phelan, auto critic for the Detroit Free Press.
The foundation of the Prius’ updated look is the Toyota New Global Architecture, a modular automobile platform the car manufacturer created to reduce costs by allowing the sharing of parts and to better improve the dynamics and efficiency of Toyota’s cars.
In fact, both the Prius and the upcoming Camry share the same platform on which they are built.
Even if the Prius has an electric motor, most of the work will still be done by the gasoline engine.
“When the battery is fully-charged, Prius-san takes off silently and graciously. That’s impressive and it does make you feel good. Even in optimum circumstances, we’re told that about a mile of all-electric cruising is all that you can expect. This is a reminder that the Prius is a hybrid, not an EV,” Automobile magazine’s Georg Kacher warns.
The 1.8-liter four-cylinder gas engine is accompanied by two electric motors that provide a total of 121 horsepower for the Prius. Compared to last year’s model with 134 horsepower, the 2016 Prius may seem underpowered.
However, “that’s due to a different Japanese calculation method that takes into account the gas engine’s 95 hp and the electric motor’s 71 horses”, explains Gabe Shenhar of Consumer Reports.


Short URL : https://goo.gl/H0Mbb2
  1. https://goo.gl/RgpZ7u
  • https://goo.gl/r8ECIH
  • https://goo.gl/Gc4DCF
  • https://goo.gl/HVvfqc
  • https://goo.gl/QAX89h

You can also read ...

Asian and European economic support for Iran offers the potential to improve existing alternative international trade links and develop new links.
While American President Donald Trump has withdrawn from the...
Uber Chief Product Officer to Leave
Uber Technologies Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden is leaving...
Tesla Model 3
Elon Musk’s Model 3, once touted as Tesla’s $35,000 car for...
The number of foreign students enrolled in Iranian universities increased by 19% in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2018) compared to the year before.
Currently, some 55,000 foreign students are studying in...
Iranians’ per capita honey consumption is 1 kilogram per year, while it is around 200 grams in other countries.
Iran has made noticeable progress in honey production, as it...
1st USD Rate Hike After Unification
For the first time after the government decided to unify the...
US Blacklisting of CBI Chief Flouts International Norms
The Central Bank of Iran on Sunday officially condemned the...
Efforts Underway to Unblock Iranian Accounts in Georgia
Efforts are underway to unblock some bank accounts belonging...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints