2008 Toyota Prius Trims and Specs

Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · Single disc in-Dash CD · AM/FM radio · 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
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering · Reading lights: front · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, door pockets · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP: 76 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP@RPM: 5000 · Hybrid Gas Engine Torque: 82 · Hybrid gas Engine Torque@RPM: 4200
Exterior Features Grille color: chrome · Rear spoiler
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off
Instrumentation External temperature display · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, tire fill alert
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: bench
Safety Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Crumple zones: front, rear
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear, front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Rear seat folding: split · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $20,950 MSRP
Body Style Hatchback
Engine 1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$20,950
Invoice$19,692

Transmission

Drivetrain FWD
Continuously Variable Transmission
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsStandard
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/Moonroof--
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsOptional
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player

Engine

1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Power 110 hp @ 5,000 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume11.9 gal
Front Legroom41.9 in
Back Legroom38.6 in
Wheelbase106.3 in
Length175 in
Width67.9 in
Height58.7 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.4 cu ft
Think of the Liftback as 2007's Base trim and one step up from 2008's Base trim. It doesn't look quite as sporty as the Touring trim and therefore serves as the midlevel Prius. Read More
Think of the Liftback as 2007's Base trim and one step up from 2008's Base trim. It doesn't look quite as sporty as the Touring trim and therefore serves as the midlevel Prius.
Adds to Liftback:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · Single disc in-Dash CD · AM/FM radio · 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
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering · Reading lights: front · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, door pockets, front seatback · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP: 76 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP@RPM: 5000 · Hybrid Gas Engine Torque: 82 · Hybrid gas Engine Torque@RPM: 4200
Exterior Features Grille color: chrome · Rear spoiler
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off
Instrumentation External temperature display · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, tire fill alert
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated, heated driver mirror
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: bench
Safety Body side reinforcements: side impact door beams · Child safety locks · Child seat anchors · Crumple zones: front, rear
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear, front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Rear seat folding: split · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $22,325 MSRP
Body Style Hatchback
Engine 1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$22,325
Invoice$20,558

Transmission

Drivetrain FWD
Continuously Variable Transmission
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsStandard
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/Moonroof--
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsOptional
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player

Engine

1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Power 110 hp @ 5,000 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume11.9 gal
Front Legroom41.9 in
Back Legroom38.6 in
Wheelbase106.3 in
Length175 in
Width67.9 in
Height58.7 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.4 cu ft
Think of the Base as the lowest priced trim, designed to attract environmentally conscious drivers on a budget. This trim doesn't have cruise control, heated mirrors, or the other minor... Read More
Think of the Base as the lowest priced trim, designed to attract environmentally conscious drivers on a budget. This trim doesn't have cruise control, heated mirrors, or the other minor perks you get in the Liftback and Touring trims. Otherwise, its basic standard features match those of its sportier siblings.
Adds to Liftback:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Air filtration · Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: mast · Single disc in-Dash CD · AM/FM radio · 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
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Cargo cover: retractable · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): two 12V · Power steering · Reading lights: front · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt-adjustable · Steering wheel mounted controls: air conditioning, audio · Storage: cargo tie-down anchors and hooks, door pockets, front seatback · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Manual adjustments: 4
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor Battery Type: nickel-metal hydride · Electric Motor HP: 67 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 50 · Electric Motor Torque: 295 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP: 76 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP@RPM: 5000 · Hybrid Gas Engine Torque: 82 · Hybrid gas Engine Torque@RPM: 4200
Exterior Features Grille color: chrome · Rear spoiler
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 3
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off
Instrumentation External temperature display · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, tire fill alert
Lights Front fog lights · Headlights: HID
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated, heated driver mirror
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Center armrest · Type: bench
Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt force limiters: front · Seatbelt pretensioners: front and rear, front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Rear seat folding: split · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Traction control
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: semi-independent · Rear Suspension Type: torsion bar · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: aluminum
Wheels Wheel covers: full
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Rear wiper: intermittent
Price $23,220 MSRP
Body Style Hatchback
Engine 1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$23,220
Invoice$21,310

Transmission

Drivetrain FWD
Continuously Variable Transmission
Fuel Economy
48MPG city
45MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsStandard
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/Moonroof--
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsOptional
Power SeatsPassenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player

Engine

1.5L 110 hp I4 Hybrid
Power 110 hp @ 5,000 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume11.9 gal
Front Legroom41.9 in
Back Legroom38.6 in
Wheelbase106.3 in
Length175 in
Width67.9 in
Height58.7 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.4 cu ft
The Touring serves as the premium choice among the 2008 Prius's triumvirate of trims. It includes 16-inch wheels, a refined suspension, and some nice exterior features, including extra-... Read More
The Touring serves as the premium choice among the 2008 Prius's triumvirate of trims. It includes 16-inch wheels, a refined suspension, and some nice exterior features, including extra-bright headlights and a rear spoiler.