Once again, another major market is being graced by the most affordable hybrid on the market, the Yaris-sized Prisus C Launched in Australia for AUD23,990, the model is slightly more expensive than in the US but still cheaper than everything else.
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The Prius C is only sold with one powertrain, comprising of a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that combined deliver 100 hp. This is sent to the front wheels via a standard continuously variable transmission.
In australia, standard features include keyless entry and engine start, Bluetooth/USB/iPod connectivity, CD player, reversing camera, 3.5-inch information display, cruise control, foglights and 15-inch wheels. This is better equipped than the base Prius C ‘One’ sold in the US.
The Prius C i-Tech is even better equipped, with satellite navigation, LED headlights, electrically retractable side mirrors, rear spoiler and 15-inch alloy wheels.
We expect supply to be very limited, so get yours quick if you can.
Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida. Full profile
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