If you needed another compelling reason to purchase the most affordable hybrid on the market, the Safety Technology of the 2017 Toyota Prius c now includes Toyota Safety Sense-C driver-assist technologies on all model grades. Alongside this big news, the Prius c has a redesigned front fascia, rear bumper, side rocker panels and blacked-out rear spoiler, all which amp up the sporty attitude. With four available model grades, the Prius c is ideal for any buyers taste and budget.
Toyota Safety Sense-C and Technologies of the 2017 Toyota Prius c
The three main factors of Toyota Safety Sense-C including preventing or mitigating front collisions, helping maintain driving within their lane, and enhancing nighttime road safety. By the end of 2017, Toyota plans to make automatic emergency braking standard on nearly all model, which will put them four years ahead of the model-year 2022 industry target announced by NHTSA and IIHS.
Using an in-vehicle camera to help detect headlights of oncoming vehicles and taillights of vehicles ahead, the Automatic High Beam automatically switches between high and low beams as appropriate. Another Safety Technology of the 2017 Toyota Prius c includes Lane Departure Alert, which is designed to detect visible white and yellow lane markings with the use of a camera, in front of the vehicle. If the vehicle starts to unintentionally leave its lane, the system will then alert the driver with both an audio and visual alert.
Pre-Collision Safety Technology of the Toyota Prius c
The Pre-collision System operates at vehicle speeds of approximately 7 to 85 mph. While using a camera and laser beam, it’s designed to detect vehicles ahead. IF PCS has determined the possibility of a collision, it uses an audio and visual alert to prompt the driver to take direct action and brake. PCS may provide additional braking force using brake assist, even if the driver applies the brakes. If the driver fails to brake in a certain amount of time, the system may automatically apply the brakes to help reduce speed in order to help the driver lessen the impact.
Contact Magic Toyota for more information on the Safety Technology of the 2017 Toyota Prius c by calling 866-858-1515. You may also visit our dealership which is conveniently located at 21300 Highway 99 in Edmonds. Browse our inventory to find the model that fits your budget, and we’ll help you finance it. We offer great deals on new and used vehicles, as well as maintenance and repair services on your Toyota car or truck.
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