This is why the engine for an engine-generator is often much smaller, more efficient, more reliable, and longer life than one designed for an automobile or other variable speed application. With 123 hp and 148 lb-ft. of torque, the new turbo three is actually more powerful than that 1.6-liter unit. Hybrid components are covered by an eight-year/100,000-mile warranty.
That results in a combined figure of 50 mpg for the Prius, and 33 mpg for the Yaris. This system uses two clutches (or brakes) to switch the second motor’s gear ratio to the wheels between a ratio of 3.9 and 1.9, for low and high speed driving regimes respectively. These systems often feel uneven when transitioning from initial regenerative braking to traditional friction braking. If you’ve driven a hybrid before, the Prius c’s feel will be par for the course. If you’re inexperienced with regenerative brakes, though, you may need some time to get used to them. Руководства по эксплуатации[править | править вики-текст] TOYOTA PRIUS (рус.). — Toyota, 2016. — № OM47B71R. — С. 732. Новый Prius (рус.). — Toyota Prius на официальном сайте в России.
Engine start can occur while stopped or moving. Economy Predictably, it’s the hybrid that triumphs here. Why You Can Trust Us The autos team at U.S. News & World Report has been helping consumers make informed buying decisions about cars, trucks, and SUVs for nearly a decade. Instead of the 201.6-volt, 1.3 kilowatt-hour battery pack found in the 2012 Prius hatchback, the Prius C has a 144-volt, 936 watt-hour battery pack. Toyota fought back by seeking to officially invalidate Antonov’s relevant patents.