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2012 Toyota Prius Trims

Five

Avg. Price: $21,539

As the top-of-the-line Prius available for 2012, the Prius Five comes well-equipped with a wide range of standard features. It also displays an number of exterior updates for 2012, including a redesigned front fascia, bumper, headlights and LED taillights. Standard exterior features for the Prius Five include LED headlights with auto-off and headlight cleaners, foglights, power mirrors, a rear spoiler and 17-inch alloy wheels. Inside, the 6.1-inch new audio touchscreen integrates the vehicle's many tech and entertainment features, including navigation, HD radio, SiriusXM satellite radio and backup camera, as well as an AM/FM/CD audio system with 8 JBL speakers and a JBL amplifier, all designed to draw less electricity. Other standard features found in the Prius Five's roomy cabin include SofTex upholstery, heated front seats with seatback pockets, 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, automatic climate control, multifunction tilt/telescopic steering wheel, and power windows and door locks. In addition, the backseat splits 60/40 to expand the Prius's 21.6 cubic feet of storage space.

A Hybrid Synergy Drive provides power for the Prius Five. It consists of a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor, which combined produce 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. The powerplant, which connects to an electronic continuously variable transmission (CVT), posts fuel economy numbers of 51/48 mpg. Standard safety features include 7 airbags and Toyota's Star Safety System, which incorporates enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control and antilock brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution. Hill Start Assist, another standard feature, aids the driver when starting from a full stop on a hill. Optional features for the Prius Five include an Advanced Technology Package, which adds an HDD navigation system, a heads-up display, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, a pre-collision system and a Lane Keep Assist system.

Four

Avg. Price: $21,731

The mid-level Toyota Prius Four receives a number of new standard features for 2012, as well as updated exterior styling. Outside, the Prius Four displays a redesigned front fascia, bumper, headlights and LED taillights. In addition, auto on/off headlights join the standard equipment list, which also includes heated power mirrors and 15-inch alloy wheels. Inside, new standard features include SofTex upholstery, heated front seats and an 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat. The Prius Four's new 6.1-inch audio display, which drivers can access by voice or touch, integrates the vehicle's numerous audio and entertainment systems, including the 8-speaker AM/FM audio system, CD player, navigation system, HD radio, SiriusXM satellite radio, text-to-speech capability, backup camera and Toyota's new Entune system, all of which come standard. The Entune system integrates with the driver's smart phone via an app, enabling drivers to search for restaurants and stores, shop for movie tickets and check sports scores, traffic and weather, among other activities. Also new for 2012 are upgraded JBL GreenEdge speakers and a JBL amplifier, which are designed to draw less electricity. Other standard interior features for the Prius Four includes front seatback pockets, automatic climate control, a multifunction tilt/telescopic steering wheel, a 60/40-split rear seat and power windows and door locks.

Toyota's fuel-efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive powers the Prius Four. It consists of a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor, which produce a combined 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. The powerplant connects to an electronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) and posts fuel economy numbers of 51/48 mpg. Standard safety features include 7 airbags and Toyota's Star Safety System, which incorporates enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control and antilock brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution. Hill Start Assist, another standard feature, aids the driver when starting from a full stop on a hill.

One

Avg. Price: $19,440

Three

Avg. Price: $20,684

The 2012 Toyota Prius Three displays an updated exterior design and comes equipped with a number of new standard features, including a new 6.1-inch display audio system and an upgraded Smart Key entry system with push-button start and illuminated entry. The new audio system gives owners voice and touchscreen access to a 6-speaker AM/FM audio system with a CD player, USB port, Bluetooth and audio streaming, as well as navigation, HD radio, SiriusXM satellite radio, text-to-speech capability, a backup camera and Toyota's new Entune system, all of which come standard. The Entune system, which is similar to Ford's SYNC system, integrates with the driver's smart phone via an app and enables drivers to search for restaurants and stores, shop for movie tickets and check sports scores, traffic and weather. Other standard features for the Prius Three include automatic climate control, a multifunction tilt/telescopic steering wheel, a 60/40-split rear seat and power windows and door locks. Cloth upholstery with manually adjustable front seats also comes standard.

New exterior features for the Prius Three include a redesigned front fascia, bumper, headlights and LED taillights. Other standard exterior features include heated power mirrors and 15-inch alloy wheels. Power comes from Toyota's fuel-efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive, which consists of a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor. Working together, the gas engine and electric motor produce 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. The powerplant links to an electronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) and posts fuel economy numbers of 51/48 mpg. Among the standard safety features are 7 airbags and Toyota's Star Safety System, which includes enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control and antilock brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution. Hill Start Assist, another standard feature, aids the driver when starting from a full stop on a hill. The Prius Three rides on 15-inch alloy wheels.

Two

Avg. Price: $18,897

The Toyota Prius Two receives a minor styling update for 2012, as well as new standard features. Outside, styling updates include standard LED taillights and running lights, plus new 15-inch wheels, as well as a redesigned front fascia, bumper and headlights. Other standard exterior features include heated power mirrors and a rear spoiler with a centered LED light. Inside, the Prius Two gains a new display audio system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen as a standard feature. The new touchscreen display is part of a 6-speaker AM/FM audio system, which includes a CD player, USB port, input jack, Bluetooth and audio streaming. Drivers can also use the display to view vehicle information and customize vehicle settings. Other standard features for the Prius Two include automatic climate control, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel, remote keyless entry, a Smart Key system, a 60/40-split rear seat, and power windows and door locks. Cloth upholstery comes standard, with 6-way manual adjustment for the driver's seat and 4-way adjustment for the passenger.

Power for the Prius Two comes from a fuel-efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive powerplant, which includes a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor. The gas engine produces 98 hp, which increases to 134 hp when combined with the electric motor. Combined torque tops out at 153 lb-ft. The powerplant links to an electronic continuously variable transmission (CVT) and posts fuel economy numbers of 51/48 mpg. Seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag, also come standard, along with Toyota's Star Safety System, which includes enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control and antilock brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution. Hill Start Assist, another standard feature, aids the driver when starting from a full stop on a hill.