Toyota Prius: An award-winning ‘eco-icon’ (car review)
The Toyota Prius is a superstar on the road. An eco-friendly hybrid with sharp styling, it’s quite popular among stars and conscientious drivers. The Prius, the best-selling fuel-efficient car in America received the 2012 Best Overall Value of the Year by IntelliChoice, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s 5-Star Overall Safety Rating and ranked Most Dependable Compact Car, Five Years in a Row by J.D. Power and Associates.
Touted by Toyota as an eco-icon, the five-seat 2013 Prius introduces new amenities including a solar-panel moon-roof and LED headlights that require less energy than conventional halogen lamps. Its impressive statistics are sure awaken your inner-geek.
Versatile packages are available with the 2013 Prius. The 15-inch wheels are standard; 17 inch wheels are optional. Leather seats, optional heated front seats and a navigational system are also optional. It’s available in a host of color, including: nautical blue metallic, winter gray metallic, blizzard pearl, classic silver metallic, black, Barcelona red metallic, and sea glass pearl.