The new 2023 Toyota Prius is an impressive car, that offers a smooth and powerful ride, with plenty of safety features to keep you and your passengers safe on the road. The interior is well designed and comfortable, with plenty of storage and plenty of infotainment options. The exterior is sleek and modern, giving the car a stylish and modern look. The fuel economy is excellent, making it an ideal car for long trips or daily commutes, whether it’s traveling from Nashville to Murfreesboro or commuting from Uptown to the nearby trendy The Gulch area. 

Just check out the sleek design of the new Prius and you will quickly recognize the meticulous attention, from the hammerhead-shaped front end to the 19-in. alloy wheels. It has a sporty exterior look that’s equipped with a hybrid engine that boasts a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and up to 196 hp. It can go from 0-60 mph in 7.0 seconds. There’s an all-wheel-drive option, giving drivers more control and stability in inclement weather, which is on the way soon. But the driving feels secure at every turn. 

Take a view inside to find an updated interior that seats up to 5 passengers. There’s improved comfort and convenience features such as power-adjustable front seats and a heated steering wheel. There’s a standard 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility. The Prius features Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0, which includes pre-collision steering assist, pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane departure warning, and more.

The new Prius offers four driving modes. EV Mode lets you operate solely on battery power at low speeds for short distances and in limited circumstances, such as in a parking garage. Different conditions may prevent or limit usage. Power Mode provides sharper acceleration; ECO Mode helps maximize fuel efficiency; and Normal Mode blends fuel economy with performance.

As with all of their vehicles, safety is always top-of-the line, with Toyota Safety Sense™ 3.0 (TSS 3.0). There’s a bundle of active safety features included that come standard on several of the new Toyota vehicles at no additional cost. These innovative features are designed to help protect you and your passengers from harm. Safety features such as:  Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection; Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control; Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and several others. 

THE NUMBERS:  MSRP/about $37,494   — MPG:  City/52  – Hwy/52