Available on the FWD and AWD-e grades, the Nightshade edition comes in Midnight Black Metallic, Super White, and Silver Metallic. Its unique exterior features include black headlight accents, mirror caps, door handles, color-keyed rear deck spoiler and shark fin antenna. It rides on 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels on the FWD, and 15-inch on the AWD-e, paired with black inserts and lug nuts.
On the inside, standard SofTex-trimmed, heated, power-adjustable front seats keep both driver and passenger in toasty, customizable comfort. While a Softex-trimmed heated steering wheel and semi-gloss black center console bring additional features to the Nightshade package.
Prius is the eleventh model, and the first hybrid to join the Nightshade family. Now, the lineup that gives customers a way to express themselves with unique details will boast the iconic car known for getting up to 54 miles per gallon. Prius Nightshade edition will be available this fall in the US market, pricing will be announced at a later date.
Powered by a combination of a 1.8-liter four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine and two motor-generators through an electronically controlled planetary-type continuously variable transmission (CVT), Prius Nightshade comes in both AWD-e and FWD models.
Prius Nightshade comes with a standard 7-inch touchscreen display and 6-speaker JBL sound system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa compatibility. A SiriusXM3-month All Access trial subscription is also included; a Toyota Safety Connect 1-year trial, Service Connect 10-year trial, and Wi-Fi Connect with up to 2 GB within 3-month trial.
Toyota has sold more than 6 million Prius vehicles worldwide and more than 1.9 million in the US since its debut in 1997.