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5dr HB (Natl)


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr Regenerative

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.2


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


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.5L/91
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 175.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Height, Overall (in) 58.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Wheelbase (in) 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.0
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.1


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 45


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - 18.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5
Steering Type Pwr rack-&-pinion


Body Style 5 Door Liftback
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius


Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code WB7
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code WB7
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P185/65R15
Rear Tire Size - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16


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)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth 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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.93


EPA Classification Mid-size

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2890


Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5