2017 Toyota Prius Prices Rise by $374 | Edmunds

2017 Toyota Prius Prices Rise by $374

TORRANCE, California — The 2017 Toyota Prius hybrid hatchback is on the way to Toyota dealerships with an average overall price increase of $374, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. said.

The base 2017 Toyota Prius Two is priced at $25,550, including an $865 destination charge.

The top-of-the-line 2017 Prius Four Touring starts at $30,880, including destination fees.

This is a carryover model with minimal changes for the new model year.

Toyota Safety Sense P is now standard on all models. It includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, automatic high beams, lane departure alert with steering assist and full-speed dynamic radar cruise control.

Other hybrid models that may make shoppers' consideration lists include the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. The Prius also competes against such vehicles as the BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf.

The EPA has not posted official fuel economy numbers on the 2017 Prius, but the 2016 Prius delivers 54 mpg in city driving and 50 mpg on the highway.

Buyers who are sensitive to pump prices often opt for hybrid models.

The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report on Wednesday pegged the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline at $2.12, compared to $2.59 a year ago.

Edmunds says: The 2017 Prius gets some major safety upgrades and a modest price increase.

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