The recent model released in the year 2009 was built on the 5-door hatchback body style. The vehicle is available with both gasoline and the electric engines. The 2010 Toyota Prius was showcased at the North American International Auto Show in the year 2009, as the model vehicle for the year 2010.
The features in the vehicle include navigation system that can be activated by voice and include the other goodies such as DVD, XM satellite radio, backup camera and the WMA / MP3 playback system. The advanced features in the vehicle include Intelligent Parking System, Pre-Collision system, Lane Keep Assist and Dynamic Cruise Control.
As far as the awards won by the vehicle are concerned, the Toyota Prius won the Car of the Year during the period 1997 to 1998, Toyota Prius was the Motor Trend Car of the Year in the year 2004, stand in the list of Ten Best vehicles as per the Car and Drivers magazine.
What's more, it has also won the award of North American Car of the Year in the year 2004 and nominated for the same award in the year 2001, the engine in the vehicle was the International Engine of the year in the year 2004, won the European Car of the Year in the year 2005, the Ener Guide Award in the year 2006, green engine of the year from the International Engine Awards in the year 2008 and short listed for the green car Awards in the United Kingdom.
Just take a look at the amazing Toyota Prius wallpapers, while you wait for this gorgeous hybrid car to hit the market!