The seven-seat Toyota Prius+ builds on the appeal of a hybrid with the space and versatility of a people carrier. It's also available with one of the largest ranges of optional upgrades, equipment packs and accessories of any current Toyota model.
The unique front style of the model makes it obvious that it's part of the Prius range. This MPV version claims an individual rear design, with a contoured roof and integrated spoiler. You can optionally add on a Skyview panoramic sunroof for added natural light and an incredible view for rear seat passengers.
Full Smart Entry ramps up the accessibility with the vehicle – great news for families and those using the Prius+ to hold luggage and cargo. Seven seats in the cabin are surrounded by ample personal space and handy storage compartments. The third bench can fold down to increase the load space from 232 litres to 784 litres, and there's an underfloor compartment beneath it with a 34.5cm depth.
The tech spec for the people carrier encompasses cruise control, automatic air con, and the Toyota Touch system with Bluetooth, multiple audio options, a rear view camera and trip information. The Touch Tracer Display is another intelligent feature, projecting the placement of wheel-mounted buttons onto the dashboard to make them simpler to find.
The people carrier shares the full five-star Euro NCAP rating achieved by the original Prius, as well as the Whiplash Injury Lessening seats and seven SRS airbags. ISOFIX attachments to the rear bench keep child seats securely in place, and ABS with brake assist heightens the vehicle's responses.
The Prius+ is the cleanest MPV on the road. So says the manufacturer, which claims that the model can deliver 68.9mpg combined and emit only 96g/km of CO2. Those figures exempt the seven-seater from road tax. The vehicle uses a 1.8-litre petrol engine and two electric motors, lending it 99bhp and 142Nm of torque.
To discover how the Toyota Prius+ can improve your drives, book in for a test drive with a Johnsons Toyota dealership in Liverpool, Southport or the Wirral.