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All You Need To Know About the Engine Performance of the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime

How Powerful Is the New Prius Prime?

Although an efficient hatchback, the Toyota Prime was losing its identity as the best hybrid in the marketplace. To create differentiation for itself in the segment of hybrid sedans, Toyota introduced a hybrid plug-in – the Toyota Prius Prime. Known to be a well-mannered car that offered decent driving dynamics and an efficient engine, the Toyota Prius Prime earned its place in the market. The 2022 rendition of the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime comes with a few upgrades that mostly improve engine performance and driving efficiency. If you want to get your hands behind the wheels of a 2022 Toyota Prius Prime, head to the Lexington Toyota dealership in Lexington, MA, and schedule a test drive!

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2022 Toyota Prius Prime Engine Performance

The 2022 Toyota Prius Prime is available in 3 trims – LE, XLE, and Limited; all of which come standard with an electric motor and a 1.8-Liter 4-cylinder Aluminum 16-Valve DOHC engine coupled with VVT-I and EV, Eco, and Power driving modes. Engine power is sent to the front wheels of the sedan through an Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) system. Though not aesthetically pleasing, the wedge-shaped design of the Toyota Prius Prime maximizes fuel economy. At its best, the sedan offers a fuel economy rating of 54 MPG and 133 MPGe.

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While the 2022 Toyota Prius Prime can be fully charged in five and a half hours on a standard household outlet, a 240-V (Level 2) charger can do the same in just two hours and 10 minutes. When fully charged, the sedan can run up to 640 miles.