2017 Toyota Prius: The 2017 Toyota Prius is this year's version of the iconic hatchback that helped popularize the hybrid segment. For 2017, the Prius, which competes against the Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric and Nissan Leaf electric car, carries over unchanged. The Prius Prime model, which was previously the Prius Plug-In, seats four and offers top-line creature comforts.The Prius is powered by 1.8-liter four-cylinder that combines with an electric motor to make 121 total system horsepower. The front-wheel drive Prius has a continuously-variable automatic transmission (CVT). EPA-estimated fuel economy is 54 mpg city and 50 mpg highway (58/53 on Eco models).Available features include cruise control, wireless cell-phone charging, Bluetooth, USB port, satellite radio, navigation, infotainment system with app suites, and heated front seats.Available safety features include rear-view camera, pre-collision warning with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane-departure alert, radar cruise control, stability control, traction control, anti-lock brakes, and dual-front, driver-knee, passenger-seat-cushion, front-side and side-curtain airbags.The 2017 Toyota Prius has a base price of $24,685, not including destination or delivery.