Toyota Prius i-Tech (2009 ZVW30)

Thrifty and spacious, the Prius is the most refined hybrid we've driven thus far. Despite its impressive tech swag, including the ability to park itself, the i-Tech doesn't come cheap.


Basic

Body style
5-door hatch
Height
1490 mm
Width
1745 mm
Length
4460 mm
Wheelbase
2700 mm
Weight
1370 kg

Climate and convenience

Air-conditioning
standard
12V power outlet
standard

Drivetrain

Driven wheels
front-wheel drive
Four-wheel drive system
none
Transfer case
n/a
Four-wheel steering
n/a

Engine

Configuration
in-line four cylinder
Fuel type
petrol
Hybrid
Yes
Displacement
1.8 litres
Power (kW @ rpm)
73
Torque (Nm @ rpm)
143

Navigation

Trip computer
optional
DVD GPS navigation
standard

Safety

Anti-lock brakes
standard
Traction control
standard
Stability control
standard
Reversing camera
standard
Head-up display
standard

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User Reviews / Comments  Toyota Prius i-Tech (2009 ZVW30)

  • epaphs

    epaphs

    "My guess is you never drive a Prius. You learn this car only by YouTube.... A better place to learn this car without driving it is log on to priuschat.com which many Prius users exchange their ex..."

  • groggles

    groggles

    Rating10

    "We bought the 2010 Itech 30 ... partly to reduce weekly fuel bills and partly as a vote for the enviro. It grows on you, its sooooo comfortable, it is smart, in 'Power' mode it is really punchy, it..."

  • Priora

    Priora

    "Everyone's entitled to their own opinion, and I think the Prius a great car. Just a question, though: What do you think makes the Prius ugly?"

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