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2008 Toyota Prius Base specs & colors

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2008 Toyota Prius Base

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Silver Granite




EPA Classification Mid-size
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 6.5
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 272
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 45 MPG
Cruising Range - City 571.20 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 48 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 535.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 1
Trans Description Cont. CVT
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic
First Gear Ratio (:1) Not Available
Reverse Ratio (:1) N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.93
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar
Brake Type Pwr Regenerative
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.0 x 0.9 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 11.9 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 - 18.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.1 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P185/65R15
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 2932 lbs
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 96.2 ft³
Front Head Room 39.1 in
Front Leg Room 41.9 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.0 in
Front Hip Room 51.0 in
Second Head Room 37.3 in
Second Leg Room 38.6 in
Second Shoulder Room 52.9 in
Second Hip Room 51.6 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Length, Overall 175.0 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.9 in
Height, Overall 58.7 in
Track Width, Front 59.3 in
Track Width, Rear 58.3 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.6 in
Liftover Height 26.2 in
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up 14.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down N/A ft³
Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Child-protector rear door locks Standard
Front & rear dome lights Standard
Cloth 60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat w/fold-down center armrest & adjustable headrests for all seating positions Standard
Remote hood/fuel-filler door releases Standard
Rear deck spoiler Standard
Remote keyless entry system w/2-stage unlocking, panic function, remote illuminated entry Standard
Pwr windows w/driver-side auto up/down & retained pwr feature Standard
Chrome-finish grille Standard
Cargo area side panel & under floor storage Standard
Intermittent rear window wiper Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
Tilt steering wheel w/audio/climate/telephone controls Standard
Push-button start Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
P185/65R15 tires Standard
(4) retractable front & rear passenger assist grips Standard
Dual compartment glove box Standard
Dual color-keyed pwr mirrors Standard
Overhead console w/maplights Standard
Torsion beam rear suspension Standard
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers Standard
Dual illuminated sun visors Standard
AM/FM stereo radio w/CD player-inc: (6) speakers Standard
Digital quartz clock Standard
Driver & front passenger seatbelt warning sensor Standard
Electronic throttle control system w/intelligence (ETCS-i) Standard
Pwr ventilated front disc/rear drum brakes w/electronic brake distribution Standard
Front seat-mounted side airbags Standard
Side curtain airbags Standard
(2) 12V auxiliary pwr outlets Standard
Auto climate control-inc: humidity sensor, air filtration Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Traction control (TRAC) Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) Standard
HD electric rear window defroster w/timer Standard
Continuously variable transmission (ECVT) Standard
Multi-information LCD-inc: energy monitoring, exterior temp, fuel consumption, climate control, audio status modes Standard
Central instrument display-inc: digital speedometer, fuel gauge, shift position indicator, odometer, twin tripmeters, warning lights Standard
Direct tire pressure monitoring system Standard
15" x 6" aluminum alloy wheels Standard
Color-keyed door handles Standard
Fabric-trimmed door panels w/storage pockets, bottle holders Standard
Front/rear energy-absorbing crumple zones Standard
Halogen headlamps w/auto-off feature Standard
Pwr door locks w/anti-lockout feature Standard
Rear seat child restraint system/lower anchor points & top tether anchors Standard
Engine immobilizer Standard
Independent MacPherson strut suspension w/stabilizer bar Standard
Driver/front passenger advanced airbags Standard
1.5L DOHC EFI VVT-i 16-valve 4-cyl engine Standard
Front seatback pockets Standard
Traction control (TRAC) Standard
Variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Center console armrest w/storage area & dual front/rear cup holders Standard
3-point seatbelts w/front pretensioners, force limiters, front passenger automatic locking retractor (ALR/ELR) Standard
Adjustable front seatbelt shoulder anchors Standard
Electric-assist pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
T125/70D16 compact spare tire Standard
Hybrid system-inc: sealed nickel-metal hydride battery, integrated permanent AC synchronous electric motor, integrated regenerative brake system Standard
High solar energy-absorbing glass (HSEA) Standard
4-way adjustable cloth front bucket seats w/adjustable headrests Standard

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