2009 Toyota Prius Trims

Average Price:$12,962
A step up from the Prius Base trim, the 2009 Toyota Prius Liftback adds such standard features as a multifunction steering wheel with audio and climate controls, cruise control, heated ... Read More

A step up from the Prius Base trim, the 2009 Toyota Prius Liftback adds such standard features as a multifunction steering wheel with audio and climate controls, cruise control, heated exterior power mirrors, and a rear spoiler. Other standard interior features include keyless remote, automatic air conditioning with air filters, Bluetooth wireless connectivity for mobile phones, power windows and door locks with driver one-touch down, and a six-speaker AM/FM audio system with a CD player. Underfloor storage compartments, dual gloveboxes, a front center console, and 60/40 split rear seats also come standard. The Prius Liftback seats five passengers, though seating in the back will be tight for three large adults. A rear liftgate cargo door also comes standard. Exterior features include a chrome-finish grille, halogen headlights, and 15-inch wheels.

The '09 Prius Liftback's Hybrid Synergy Drive powerplant carries over from the previous year unchanged. It features a 76-hp, 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder gas engine joined to two electric motors, which generate 67 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid engine links to an ECVT, or electronic continuously variable transmission, which provides smooth acceleration. Drivers and reviewers note the hybrid engine shifts smoothly from the gas to electric engines. The front-wheel-drive Prius Liftback also includes such standard features as traction control, power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel antilock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, and dual front-side and side curtain airbags for both rows of seats. Options include a navigation system with voice activation, leather upholstery, a nine-speaker JBL audio system, and stability control.

Powertrain: 1.5L 76 hp I4 Hybrid Engine, FWD, Continuously Variable Transmission, MPG: 46
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: single
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · In-Dash CD: single disc · Radio: AM/FM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 10.0 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 7.9 · Rear brakes: drum · Regenerative Braking System
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Reading lights: front
Convenience Features Bottle holders: front · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with armrest and storage · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · Keyless ignition: push-button start · Multi-function remote: keyless, illuminated entry and panic alarm · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering: electric · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio and cruise controls · Storage: cargo area under floor, front seatback, door pockets - front
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor HP @ RPM: 1200 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Electric Motor Torque @ RPM: 0 · Electric Motor Type: permanent magnet motor system
Exterior Features Bumper color: body-color · Door handle color: body-color · Grille color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color · Rear spoiler
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: height adjustable · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off · Powertrain Combined HP: 110
Instrumentation External temperature display · Multi-functional information center · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding · Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Crumple zones: front and rear
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Security Anti-theft alarm system: with engine immobilizer
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control: electronic · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · One-touch windows: 1 · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent · Solar-tinted glass
Average Price:$13,814
The entry-level 2009 Toyota Prius Base trim remains unchanged from 2008, since the Prius will receive a major redesign for 2010. The 2009 Prius Base trim represents the most economical ... Read More

The entry-level 2009 Toyota Prius Base trim remains unchanged from 2008, since the Prius will receive a major redesign for 2010. The 2009 Prius Base trim represents the most economical of the three Prius trims, although it still offers full power features, Bluetooth wireless connectivity for mobile devices, and a six-speaker AM/FM audio system with a CD player. Other standard interior features include air conditioning, remote keyless entry, and push-button start. Dual gloveboxes, a front center console, 60/40 split rear seats, and underfloor compartments also come standard. Outside, the Prius Base comes equipped with such features as a chrome-finish grille, halogen headlights with auto-off, and 15-inch wheels.

The Prius Base trim's hybrid powerplant consists of a 76-hp, 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder gas engine mated to two electric motors, which put out an additional 67 hp and 295 lb-ft of low-end torque. The hybrid engine pushes the Prius from 0 to 60 in an unspectacular 10.5 seconds, although fast acceleration isn't the goal here. Instead, most owners focus on fuel economy, and the Prius Base delivers outstanding numbers of 48/45 mpg. The hybrid engine links to an ECVT, or electronic continuously variable transmission, which provides smooth and seamless shifting. In addition, the hybrid engine virtually eliminates the "shift shock" between the gas and electric engines, which some hybrid engines display. The front-wheel-drive Prius Base rides on a MacPherson strut suspension and comes with such standard features as electric-assist power rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel antilock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, traction control, and dual front-side and side curtain airbags for both rows. Owners can add stability control as an option.

Adds to Liftback:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: single
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · In-Dash CD: single disc · Radio: AM/FM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 10.0 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 7.9 · Rear brakes: drum · Regenerative Braking System
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Reading lights: front
Convenience Features Bottle holders: front · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with armrest and storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · Keyless ignition: push-button start · Multi-function remote: keyless, illuminated entry and panic alarm · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering: electric · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio and cruise controls · Storage: cargo area under floor, front seatback, door pockets - front
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor HP @ RPM: 1200 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Electric Motor Torque @ RPM: 0 · Electric Motor Type: permanent magnet motor system
Exterior Features Bumper color: body-color · Door handle color: body-color · Grille color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color · Rear spoiler
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: height adjustable · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off · Powertrain Combined HP: 110
Instrumentation External temperature display · Multi-functional information center · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: heated driver mirror, heated, power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding · Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Crumple zones: front and rear
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Security Anti-theft alarm system: with engine immobilizer
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control: electronic · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · One-touch windows: 1 · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent · Solar-tinted glass
Average Price:$14,525
As the top-of-the-line Prius trim available for 2009, the Prius Touring includes such standard features as leather upholstery and trim and a JBL sound system with a 6-CD changer, an MP3... Read More

As the top-of-the-line Prius trim available for 2009, the Prius Touring includes such standard features as leather upholstery and trim and a JBL sound system with a 6-CD changer, an MP3 jack, and satellite radio. Outside, it also adds such standard features as front foglights, xenon headlights, and larger 16-inch alloy wheels, compared to the 15-inch wheels on the other two Prius trims. It retains the same Hybrid Synergy Drive powerplant as the other two trims, which consists of a 76-hp, 1.5-liter, inline four-cylinder gas engine mated to two electric motors generating 67 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid engine links to an ECVT, or electronic continuously variable transmission, and posts outstanding fuel economy numbers of 48/45 city/highway mpg.

Other standard interior features for the Prius Touring include a multifunction steering wheel with audio and climate controls, automatic air conditioning, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, and cruise control. The Prius Touring seats five passengers, though seating can be cramped in the back for three adults. A rear liftgate cargo door gives owners access to the trunk area. Outside, standard exterior features include a chrome grille, heated exterior mirrors, and a rear spoiler. Traction control, power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel antilock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, and dual front-side and side curtain airbags for both rows of seats also come standard.

Adds to Liftback:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Front air conditioning zones: single
Airbags Front airbags: dual · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Side airbags: front · Side curtain airbags: front and rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · In-Dash CD: single disc · Radio: AM/FM · Total Number of Speakers: 6
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Braking assist · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 10.0 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 7.9 · Rear brakes: drum · Regenerative Braking System
Child Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system
Comfort Features Cargo area light · Reading lights: front
Convenience Features Bottle holders: front · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with armrest and storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: front and rear · Door pockets: front · Keyless ignition: push-button start · Multi-function remote: keyless, illuminated entry and panic alarm · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering: electric · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio and cruise controls · Storage: cargo area under floor, front seatback, door pockets - front
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor Battery Type: nickel-metal hydride · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor HP @ RPM: 1200 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Electric Motor Torque @ RPM: 0 · Electric Motor Type: permanent magnet motor system
Exterior Features Bumper color: body-color · Door handle color: body-color · Grille color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color · Rear spoiler
Headrests Adjustable rear headrests: height adjustable · Front headrests: height adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off · Powertrain Combined HP: 110
Instrumentation External temperature display · Multi-functional information center · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: HID
Locks 2-stage unlocking: remote · Power door locks: remote
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: heated, power · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest: folding · Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Crumple zones: front and rear
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: cloth
Security Anti-theft alarm system: with engine immobilizer
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control: electronic · Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: coil over shock · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Rear suspension type: trailing arms · Stabilizer bar(s): rear, front
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Towing and Hauling Cargo tie downs
Wheels Rim type: aluminum · Wheel covers: full
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · One-touch windows: 1 · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent · Solar-tinted glass