The Toyota Prius has enjoyed a sales soar in the US and Japan despite the huge pressure of the ongoing recall crisis
The Toyota Prius has enjoyed a sales soar in the US and Japan despite the huge pressure of the ongoing recall crisis. Toyota Prius sales have increased almost six fold in March compared to the same month last year. March 2009 saw 5997 Toyota Prius hybrids leave the showrooms compared to 35,546 in March this year. UK sales of the Toyota Prius were almost double in February compared with those of February 2009.Toyota has made the Toyota Prius more refined, more spacious, more dynamic and most importantly more fuel efficient and less polluting. The co2 emissions are so low that its company car tax rate is just 10% while the official average fuel economy is 72.4mpg. The Toyota Prius is capable of 0-62mph in 10.4 seconds and has top speed of 112mph. In the UK the company is enticing buyers into showrooms with its 'Your choice, our promise' scheme. It offers free servicing over three years, or a free extended five-year warranty.