/2012 Toyota Prius C U.S. Prices and Specs

2012 Toyota Prius C U.S. Prices and Specs

2012 Prius C 1 at 2012 Toyota Prius C U.S. Prices and Specs

The new Toyota Prius C hybrid hatchback goes on sale in America from next month, starting from $18,950.

You have to add $760 destination charge to that price, so it actually starts at $19,710, or near as makes no difference 20 grand.

The Prius C is powered by a Hybrid Synergy Drive 1.5-liter DOHC engine with VVT-i, a 60 hp permanent magnet AC synchronous motor, and a 144 volt nickel-metal hydride battery which generates 25.9 hp. It’s a mouthful, but the result is a dismal 99hp.

So the performance will be quite shabby. You might be thinking it’s a price worth paying in return for great fuel economy. Well, official EPA ratings are yet to be confirmed, but don’t be surprised if you realized a normal diesel car does much better than this hybrid.

2012 Prius C 2 at 2012 Toyota Prius C U.S. Prices and Specs

This little car gets a fair bit of kit though. Here’s a list of what you can get with the car:

6-speaker audio system, auto windshield wipers, a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat with adjustable headrests, cruise control, engine immobilizer, center console with armrest and storage compartment, and a cargo area tonneau cover.  Getting a little more interesting, the Prius C Three will add a Display Audio system with Navigation and Entune with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Sirius XM Satellite Radio capability, HD Radio with iTunes Tagging, USB port with iPod connectivity and control, vehicle information with customizable settings, and advanced voice recognition. It also gets color-keyed outside door handles with touch- sensor lock/unlock feature, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio, climate, Multi-information Display, Bluetooth hands free phone and voice command controls, a Touch Tracer Display, and a Smart Key System on the front doors and liftgate with Push Button Start and remote illuminated entry. 15-inch alloy wheels are also aded along with tilt/slide moonroof.

2012 Prius C 3 at 2012 Toyota Prius C U.S. Prices and Specs

Pricing and options:

MODEL CODE
SERIES
DESCRIPTION
12MY MSRP
1201
PRIUS c ONE
5-DOOR HATCHBACK
$        18,950
1203
PRIUS c TWO
5-DOOR HATCHBACK
$        19,900
1205
PRIUS c THREE
5-DOOR HATCHBACK
$        21,635
1207
PRIUS c FOUR
5-DOOR HATCHBACK
$        23,230



Available for Prius c Three:

  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade – MSRP $850
  • 15-inch 8-spoke alloy wheels with P175/65R15 tires- MSRP $390

Available for Prius c Four:

  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade – MSRP $850
  • 16-inch 8-spoke alloy wheels with P195/50R16 tires – MSRP $300
  • 16-inch Alloy Wheel Package: combines 16-inch 8-spoke alloy wheels with P195/50R16 tires and power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade – MSRP $1,150

Available Exterior Colors:

  • Habanero
  • Blue Streak Metallic
  • Summer Rain Metallic
  • Absolutely Red
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Moonglow
  • Super White
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