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Earlier this month, our team here at our Toyota dealership near Lemon Grove, CA, was thrilled to learn that Good Housekeeping had named the 2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco as its Best New Hybrid for the 2016 model year! Good Housekeeping worked with Car and Driver, who is the leading authority on all things automotive, to review more than 100 new vehicles. Keep reading to learn more about what set the Toyota Prius Two apart from the pack!

After driving more than 1,200 miles on test tracks and open roads, the editors at Good Housekeeping narrowed down its list to the finalists in each segment. Labs and consumer testers rated each vehicle on its value, safety, smoothness, handling, interior design, and comfort and onboard technology. Editors at Good Housekeeping, had this to say:

It’s a money-saving hybrid with a sleek, futuristic design. The knockout gas mileage you can expect from a Prius improves with every new model, and this one is no exception.

The 2017 Toyota Prius Two looks to continue the excellence of its predecessor. The four-door hatchback seats up to five passengers and comes loaded with impressive features and technology that drivers are sure to love. It features automatic LED headlights, LED running lights and taillights, heated mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, automatic climate control, dual 4.2-inch driver information screen, height-adjustable driver seat, and more!

Tech features include a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, voice recognition with Siri Eyes Free, and a six-speaker sound system. It also features the Toyota brand’s Toyota Sense safety package that includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and more!

The 2017 Toyota Prius Two is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors/generators that combine for an output of 121 horsepower. The EPA estimates that it will average 54/50 mpg, city and highway respectively.

Head on down to Toyota Chula Vista to speak to a member of our team and learn more about this award-winning model today!