...As cars decrease in size, their ability to cheat the wind at highway speeds hits a point of diminishing returns. The Prius c's coefficient of drag is a respectable 0.28, but the regular Prius is rated 0.25. The Prius c will come in four trim levels. Standard equipment includes 15-inch steel wheels, automatic climate control, a 3.5-inch color display, an AM/FM/CD stereo with Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio connectivity, a USB port, steering-wheel audio controls and remote keyless entry. There are nine airbags. An optional touch-screen navigation system comes with SiriusXM satellite radio...
...That included the Prius c One's low-grade fabric seats as well as the Four's SofTex seats. Standard on that trim level, SofTex is a synthetic leather that's purportedly ecologically friendly. The Four's seats are also heated and sport their own intricate graining. Each seat type featured nice bolsters and a fair amount of thigh support considering the generally upright seating position. While a 6-foot-7 passenger looked comical crammed into the backseat, I fit just fine behind the driver's seat positioned where I'd put it to drive. I had inches of knee room and more than enough headroom...
...weather, fuel prices, sports scores and stocks.Aside from that, the Prius C is pretty much what you would expect out of a Prius. Four trims will be offered, and if big brother is to be any indication, you can expect One, Two, Three and Four editions. Front-wheel drive and a special continuously variable transmission are safe expectations across the board, and its 3 driving modes—Normal, climate- and power-controlled Eco and electric-only EV—should be familiar to hybrid fans.By the same token, that means the Prius C will feature most of the same common downsides of the Prius—namely...
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