Toyota Prius 2018 facelift revealed in a Japanese magazine

Updated Sep 23, 2020 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

The Toyota Prius 2018 facelift will get refreshment in both design and engine.

According to a set of images published on Best Car magazine, there is likely to be a Toyota Prius 2018 facelift. Considering that the fourth-gen Prius hybrid version has been on the market since 2015, it is just in time for a mid-life refreshment now.

Speaking of the exterior design, the revised Prius seen on the Japanese magazine seems to feature a fresh front fascia with no longer extend downwards and new, glossier headlights. Besides, the bumper’s corners now get vertical LEDs, leading to a reshaped bumper. The lower intake is also redesigned to match the circular fog lights.

Toyota Prius 2018 facelift angular front

The Prius will feature a fresh front fascia with no longer extend downwards and new, glossier headlights

When it comes to the rear, the Toyota Prius 2018 facelift gets all-new L-shaped tail lamps and an all-new bumper which seems to be less prominent than the current model.

Toyota Prius 2018 facelift angular rear

The Prius facelift now receives all-new L-shaped tail lamps and an all-new bumper 

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Under the hood, the Toyota Prius 2018 facelift’s engine is also believed to be updated but still, there hasn’t been any official revelation. The outgoing model is powered by a 1.8L VVT-i Atkinson-cycle four-pot petrol engine which is capable of cranking out 97 hp and 142 Nm of torque, combined to an electric motor with 71 hp and 163 Nm of torque.

Also, no word on price, but let’s check out the newest price of the Toyota Prius 2018 in the Philippines for your further reference:

Toyota Prius 2018 prices in the Philippines
Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
Toyota Prius 1.8 Hybrid White Pearl P2,437,000 P2,220,000 -P217,000
Toyota Prius 1.8 Hybrid P2,422,000 P2,205,000 -P217,000

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Toyota Prius

<p>Toyota Motor Philippines brought one of the first hybrid hatchback in the country with the nameplate &ndash; Toyota Prius. This hybrid hatchback is globally known for being a safe, comfortable, and environment-friendly vehicle that possesses distinct design. It is easily recognizable by car enthusiasts and car buyers. The all-new 4th generation Toyota Prius is now wider, longer, and lower than its predecessor. It features a more futuristic and dynamic styling. The interior of this hybrid hatchback is dominated by white leather. The multi-information display mounted at the center of the dashboard accentuates the interior&rsquo;s white leather. The JBL touchscreen head unit provides entertainment for the car&#39;s occupant, and the automatic climate control takes care of comfort in the cabin. Toyota Prius is also equipped with Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Traction Control, Immobilizer, and seven SRS airbags &ndash; all come as a standard. Toyota Motor Philippines offers the Toyota Prius in 1.8L four-cylinder gasoline engine and Hybrid Synergy Drive electric motor engine. The engine is mated to an Electrically Controlled Variable Transmission (CVT) with ECO and Power Mode settings. According to the Japanese carmaker, the all-new 1.8L Toyota Prius hybrid can deliver an impressive 40 kilometers per liter.</p>

From ₱2,354,000