When it comes to efficient and eco-friendly cars, everyone these days jumps right to Tesla. While their reputation is well justified, don’t forget about good old Toyota. The Prime Mover is the ultimate Prius and gives the Model 3 a run for its money.
WATCH OUT TESLA MODEL 3; TOYOTA HAS PRIUS PRIME MOVER
The Prime Mover is Toyota’s answer to the Tesla Model three. Prime, meaning best or top, represents the newest technologically advanced and best equipped Prius in the cars almost twenty-year history. The 2017 model is amazingly efficient and advanced. In addition to a new dual moto-hybrid powertrain, this Prius has an outstanding EPA rating with 133 MPG. Yes, you read that right. 133 Miles. To the gallon. That’s certainly the highest rating in the industry among all vehicles. Yes, even the Model 3. Sure, the latter doesn’t use any gasoline at all but after 215 miles, it needs a recharge.
TESLA MODEL 3 IS AFFORDABLE; WILL TOYOTA PRIME MOVER BEAT IT?
The Tesla Model 3 combines massive range, performance, comfort, and safety all into a premium sedan. Furthermore, it’s the most affordable car yet for the company at $35,000. And that’s before tax incentives. This model gets 214 miles per charge and can reach up to 60 mph in under six seconds. It’s safe, spacious, and even has autopilot hardware. Ultimately, it will be the autonomous feature that sets this model from the Toyota Prime Mover, which lacks one. However, it’s a tight race.
IN LIGHT OF TESLA MODEL 3 FAME; TOYOTA PRIME MOVER RISES
Over the years, we constantly hear Elon Musk this and Elon Musk that. Again, his reputation is well deserved but the Prius is not ready to die. It’s rising to the challenge and offering the world an amazing vehicle for around $30,000. The design is futuristic, the engineering is top notch and the safety competes with the best of them. Prius’s have been the but of many jokes for years but now, it’s their time to shine.