The Toyota Prius Technology Package: What’s Included?
The Toyota Prius has long been known as an innovator, beginning with its introduction as one of the first hybrid vehicles on the market. Today, Toyota continues that tradition of innovation with improvements to the Advanced Technology Package. As with earlier model years, this package remains mostly focused on safety-related technology, but Lane Departure Alerts and Automatic High Beams have been added.
The Pre-Collision System found within the Prius technology package uses tech to monitor driving and the other vehicles around you. If it senses that it is impossible to avoid a frontal crash, it takes action by retracting your seatbelts. It will even apply the brakes if necessary to minimize the impact of the collision.
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control works with the Pre-Collision System to help ensure that you are always the proper distance behind the vehicles in front of you. This is an excellent way to prevent a collision in case of a sudden stop in traffic.
Lane Departure Alert
Lane Departure Alert lets your car “see” the road lines marking lanes. It uses this knowledge to audibly warn you if your car starts to drift outside of your lane.
Automatic High Beams
The other addition to the technology package is the Automatic High Beams. These high beams work automatically to ensure that you have optimum visibility in all driving conditions.
Other Prius Updates
In addition to the updates to the Advanced Technology Package, the Prius saw a number of updates for the 2015 model year. The Prius v now has improved cargo space thanks to its increased wheelbase and length compared to the standard Prius liftback. This allows the Prius v to get 34.3 cubic feet behind the seats or 67.3 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded, putting it on the same level as a small SUV in terms of cargo space.
Whether you want the latest Toyota Prius complete with the Technology Package or have a different model in mind, the team at Miller Toyota in Manassas, Virginia, will assist you.