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4dr Sedan (Natl)


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake Type Pwr Regenerative
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.4 x 0.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.2


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 272
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 6.5


Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 82 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 70 @ 4500

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 26.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7
Length, Overall (in) 169.6
Wheelbase (in) 100.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 52


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 15.75
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -


Vehicle Name Toyota Prius
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius
Body Style 4 Door Sedan


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .83


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P175/65R14
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic
Trans Description Cont. CVT
Trans Type 1
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2765


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact