Written by Marco Carvajal
2022 Toyota Prius Hybrid Limited
The Toyota Prius is well known around the world, as it was the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger car.
The Prius engine is hybrid, it is powered by both gasoline and electric engines, producing good power and performance at a very low cost in gasoline, due to this dual engine technology mixing gasoline power and electricity power.
Prius the First Hybrid
The Toyota Prius is known as a pioneer in hybrid technology. The Prius was launched on the Japanese market back in 1997 and was the first series and mass-produced hybrid vehicle at that time.
Today, Toyota continues its expansion in other markets worldwide, and the Prius it is sold in more than 70 countries.
The name Prius means“first”, superior”.
Around 20 years ago the Prius was introduced in the United States, but who will imagine at that time that today, 20 years later, most other car manufacturers will follow the trend of Hybridization that started with the Prius.
Toyota is an innovator when it comes to the Prius. The Prius is built with a great smart hybrid and electric technology, but also among many features, it has an aerodynamic body design to enhance fuel-efficiency and a good looking interior and exterior.
When this hybrid car appeared for the first time in the US market, it changed the evolution of automotive production.
Today hybrid, plugins, and electric cars are very popular and are becoming the future, and the Prius was one of the pioneer hybrid cars.
Toyota Prius sales have been very successful in the U.S. reaching up to 1.9 million.
The 2022 continues evolving and offering more standard features and value. Pricing has increased a little bit, something that we all can expect considering the current economy and large demand for cars.
52 MPG Fuel Consumption
Very good fuel efficiency, with an estimated 52 MPG combined in the Prius Limited trim model.
This Prius is one of the most efficient hybrid cars you can find, it can cover 52 miles on a single gallon of gasoline on the hybrid mode. It is very difficult to spend all the gas on the Prius gas tank, it is a wonderful car for those drivers who like to save on fuel.
Japan and the United States represent the largest markets for the Prius.
Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa Compatibility on All Prius Models
Trims and Pricing for the 2022 Toyota Prius Hybrid
The Prius has a good low price range starting at $25K and all the way to $32K. It is crated for mass-selling.
- L ECO
$25,075 Starting MSRP
$26,285 Starting MSRP
- LE AWD-E
$27,685 Starting MSRP
$29,295 Starting MSRP
- XLE AWD-E
$29,125 Starting MSRP
- NIGHT SHADE EDITION AWD-e
$30,675 Starting MSRP
- NIGHT SHADE EDITION FWD
$29,545 Starting MSRP
$33,370 Starting MSRP
Safer Prius with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
The 2021 Prius becomes updated with a more advanced Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, replacing the old Toyota Safety Sense. The Prius, which already had Toyota Safety Sense (TSS-P) standard, steps up to the more capable TSS 2.0 for 2021.
The latest version, Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, an advanced safety system that includes smart features to help you have a safer ride.
- Pre-Collision System with Low-Light Pedestrian Detection
- Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Bicyclist Detection
- Lane Departure Alert
- Automatic High Beams
- Road Sign Assist
Considering the low price of the Prius with a mid-price around $28,000. and the amazing fuel economy, smart safety features, and other advantages of the Prius produce more value, even higher than with other similar cars.
2022 Toyota Prius Hybrid Highlights
- 17-in. 5-spoke alloy wheels with black lug nuts, piano-black wheel inserts, and P215/45R17 tires
- Color-keyed rear deck spoiler
- Blackout headlight components
- Custom “2020” floor mats and key glove
- Estimated 52 MPG combined.
- Blackout headlight components
- Black model and grade badges
- Piano-black shift knob
- LED accent lights with piano-black bezels
- Android Auto compatible
- Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 (TSS 2.0)
- Integrated backup camera display
- Smart Key System with Push Button Start
- Apple CarPlay & Amazon Alexa compatible
- 60/40 split fold-down rear seats with center armrest
- LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) with on/off feature
- Smart-flow climate control system with pollen filtration
- Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
The Prius Represents Great Value
The Prius has an original modern futuristic design with a trendy silhouette. The Prius’ exterior is very attractive and aerodynamic, very Japanese ultra-modern style to enhance the feeling of advanced electric hybrid technology.
Besides great pricing and value, The Prius is one of the most efficient cars in the market with an incredible estimated 52 MPG combined.
The compact interior is comfortable and appealing, I enjoy driving and using the control panel. It feels like driving a flying car, very bright lights, and a high-resolution screen similar to the one included in a Tesla.
Prime’s cargo is small if you have a lot of baggage or things to take with you, but it works for normal cargo needs.
If you want to buy one of the most efficient hybrid cars in the world, priced around $24K, then the Prius should be on your wishlist.
The Prius is a great hybrid car to drive and own, low priced, very low gas cost and maintenance with a great warranty. The Prius was made for those looking for a city-friendly smart sedan at a very reasonably fair price
The Prius Prime is a state-of-the-art vehicle, with good performance and yet consume very little gasoline.