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2012 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Prius has large and facelift. Visually hand here and there has been created: one profilierteres exterior design, refined interior quality and new instruments. Basically, the offer was revised and the multimedia and navigation systems. Comes from the basic version in the new 2012 Toyota Prius has been a standard 2012er The “Toyota Touch” system with six speakers are used. This radio/audio system with CD/MP3 player features a 6.1-inch touch screen color monitor. On it, among other things, the energy flow of the hybrid system are shown.


Phone handsfree and audio streaming via Bluetooth, a USB port and a rearview camera are also standard equipment. For $725.56, it can be extended by the navigation function to “Toyota Touch & Go”. The map of Europe will be optionally displayed in 2D or 3D. The destination for the dynamic routing can be done by entering addresses directly from your mobile phone address book, or if an online-enabled mobile phone is connected, via Google Local Search can be made from the Google Maps database. If a PC is used for travel planning, then the target data via Google Send-to-Car will be sent to the vehicle. The variable speed limit display with visual and audible speed warning prevents unpleasant mail from Flensburg. In the future, can be found by means of optional apps in addition to the weather forecast and the least expensive of the surrounding gas stations or the free parking garage.

For $1250 extra charge there is the option “Toyota Touch & Go Plus”, it has a voice control for destination entry, navigation control, search for songs or contacts from the phonebook of the phone. Even e-mail reception and transmission is not possible, with the text-to-speech voice output to the driver, the contents read out on demand. The USB interface now allows the display of photos or video playback. The map data and the software can be updated at the Touch & Go plus three years for free.


The 2012 Toyota Prius comes standard executive not only a multimedia navigation system but also about the “Toyota Touch”. The high-resolution 7-inch touch screen displays all relevant information for navigation, audio system and climate control. In addition to the system provides an automatic map zoom at intersections, an online search for “Points of Interest” and the transmission of navigation instructions to the head-up display. The system provides access to SMS and e-mails that can be read via the “Text to Speech” technology. The standard scope also includes a reversing camera with dynamic leadership markings.