Toyota of Clermont delves into the history of the Toyota Prius


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Ever wondered how the Toyota Prius came to be so popular? Toyota of Clermont has the answers you've been looking for right here!

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Toyota of Clermont delves into the history of the Toyota Prius

  1. 1. Toyota of Clermont delves into the history of the Toyota Prius Over the past few years the popularity of the eco-friendly Toyota Prius near Orlando has only seemed to grow. It’s received numerous awards and positive recognition both for its eco-sensitive features and its overall design! Some of the accolades it’s received includes:       Top Safety Pick by the IIHS in 2013 Best-Selling Hybrid in America Best-Selling Hybrid in the World Lowest Fuel Costs Award in 2013 Best Overall Value for 11 Years in a Row Best Hatchback for Families
  2. 2. Curious about the history of the Toyota Prius? Toyota of Clermont recently did some digging into the history of this famous vehicle to find out what changes it’s received over the years that’s helped develop it into the famous and popular option it is today. New Toyota Prius near Orlando was popular from the get-go This Toyota hybrid was first introduced to American drivers around 2000, but the development of this eco-friendly car actually began long before then. In fact, Toyota first began developing the Hybrid Synergy Drive System around 1992! What was the public’s response when the first-generation of this eco-friendly car arrived?     Generally speaking, the drivers raved about this new Toyota hybrid. After all, the first generation did deliver a fuel economy of about 52/45 mpg! However, there were some elements that needed to be changed. The power wasn’t exactly impressive; it took about 13 seconds for the Toyota Prius near Orlando to go from 0-60 mph. The second generation of this hybrid showed up around 2004, and it came with some key changes to help improve the driving experience. The transition from the electric motor to the gas-powered engine was a little smoother, and the power capabilities were also adjusted. It now could accelerate from 0-60 mph in ten seconds! That’s not all – the Hybrid Synergy System underwent some modifications so that it expelled fewer emissions and also delivered even better fuel-efficiency – around 60/51 mpg! The third generation of this ecofriendly car became available around 2009, and it featured some specific new upgrades that really upped the ante when it came to style and convenience. For instance, different trim-levels were equipped with a Solar Roof, and drivers also had the ability to choose between different driving modes (EV, ECO, and POWER). The Toyota Prius near Orlando has quite the prestigious history, and this legendary vehicle is available for drivers to enjoy today!
  3. 3. Test-drive this famous Toyota hybrid If you’ve never gotten behind the wheel of this eco-friendly Toyota are explored the different features and capabilities it has to offer, there’s no reason to wait any longer. Stop by and visit us in person at 16851 State Road 50 to check out the many different trim-levels that are available for you to enjoy today! We’re easy to spot; just head west when you get off the Florida Turnpike and you’ll see us on the right-hand side of State Road 50 pretty quickly. You can even call us ahead of time to make an appointment! Just contact our Internet Sales Team at (888) 590-6090! Google