2012 Toyota Prius V: In An Alternative World, It Has 7 Seats

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Toyota Prius a(alpha)

2012 Toyota Prius V: In An World, It Has 7 Seats

Have you wondered what life be like if one tiny thing in world changed? For example, if you earned more money? Or had a name?

What if Toyota a 7-seat version of its Prius V

We can’t tell you what would be life with money or a different name, but we can you with the 7-seat Prius V

Because it’s real. At if you live in Europe or Japan. And called the 2012 Prius in Europe, or the Prius Alpha in

Same car, different

Outwardly, the 2012 Toyota Plus is indistinguishable from the spec 2012 Toyota V.

Look inside however, and an extra row of seats squeezed in the load bay should be.

The idea, says, is to offer MPV-mad and Japanese buyers the chance to buy a car retains the excellent gas mileage of the Prius, but also gives the extra seats they

Powered by the same 98 horsepower Atkinson cycle, 4-cylinder and 60-kilowatt motor found in the Toyota Prius V, there’s a of 134 horsepower available to get you from 0 to 62 mph in seconds.

Since it isn’t in the U.S. the 2012 Prius doesn’t have official EPA gas figures. While it varies in slightly from the 2012 V, we’d guess it should manage the same 42 mpg combined of its cousin.

Like the 2012 Toyota V, there’s the same instrument dual-zone climate controls and system, while the middle row of benefit from fore and aft as well as the ability to recline.

worth noting however, the middle row of seats in the Prius are individually adjustable with a split, versus the Prius V’s split.

Toyota Prius a(alpha)

This makes it to carry long items the center of the car while still able to carry passengers.

2012 Toyota Prius Battery

In order to squeeze an row of seats into the same inch frame as the Prius V, engineers had to relocate the car’s battery pack.

But the nickel-metal battery pack found in non-plug-in Toyota Prius the original sedan proved too big to put anywhere else in the car, so engineers were left one alternative: replace it with a battery

Repackaged, the Prius smaller, 56-cell lithium-ion pack is some 17 pounds than the V’s nickel-metal hydride and fits in between the front two underneath the center console.

The result? A Prius that two extra seats but doesn’t the ability to carry large when the rear seats are flat.

Admittedly, the center only has a storage area big for a folded map or a few compact discs, but we the moved battery pack now mid-car — results in road handling.

Toyota Prius a(alpha)
Toyota Prius a(alpha)

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