|2016 Toyota Prius v
||2016 Nissan Leaf
|34.3 cu-ft||Cargo Capacity||24 cu-ft|
|1.8-liter, four-cylinder Hybrid||Engine||80-Kw Electric Motor|
|44 city/40 hwy mpg||Fuel Economy||N/A|
2016 Toyota Prius v vs 2016 Nissan Leaf
These are changing times in the automotive industry. While cars possessing the traditional internal combustion engine have dominated the market for decades, more environmentally-sustainable types of engines have advanced to the point that they are practical reality. Toyota has been at the forefront of this new technological movement with its incredibly fuel-efficient and eco-friendly hybrid models, including the 2016 Prius v, which is more spacious and family-friendly version of the standard Prius. Nissan also offers an eco-friendly car with the all-electric 2016 Leaf. In order to help you decide which eco-friendly car offers the best choice for you, we've created this 2016 Toyota Prius v vs 2016 Nissan Leaf comparison.
Both cars offer favorable options for the environmental-minded consumer, but a major advantage of the 2016 Prius v over the 2016 Leaf is interior space and comfort. With a cargo capacity of 34.4 cu-ft and versatile cargo configuration options, you have the room to store all your goods on your family's next trip. In comparison, the 2016 Leaf only offers 24.4 cu-ft of storage space. The cabin on the Prius is also quite inviting, especially with its available SofTex-trimmed seats, 8-way adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support, heated front seats and standard sliding and reclining rear seats.
Advantages of the 2016 Prius v in Tuscaloosa AL
The Prius v also offers clear advantages on the performance front as well. It's powered by a 1.8-liter, four cylinder hybrid powertrain, while the 2016 Leaf possesses an 80-Kw electric motor. With the Prius v, you get the benefit of the exceptional fuel-economy of its hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain, but without the range anxiety of cars with an all-electric system, like the 2016 Leaf. Additionally, the Prius v delivers significantly more power than the Leaf, with a horsepower of 134, compared to only 107 for the Leaf. And with the Prius v's sleek aerodynamic design and pleasing driving characteristics, it shows that just because a car is eco-friendly, it doesn't mean it can't be fun-to-drive as well.
The 2016 Prius v isn't all about incredible fuel economy and its eco-friendly design, for it offers many advanced technological features as well. This includes such things as Single LED projector headlights, backup camera display and Entune Premium JBL Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite. If you're interested in taking the fantastic 2016 Prius v for a test drive, then be sure to get in touch with us here at Tuscaloosa Toyota. Also, be sure to check out our no-cost non-factory Lifetime Warranty, which extends the standard Powertrain Warranty for any new Toyota model. We look forward to showing you and your family the spacious, versatile, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive 2016 Toyota Prius v.