Thomas Toyota of Joliet

2016 Toyota Prius c for Sale near Frankfort, IL

The Fuel-Efficient and Fun-to-Drive Hybrid!


Toyota knows when they have a good thing happening, and when they do, they expand on it to make it even better. While the original Toyota Prius was introduced as a midsize sedan in 2003, they have grown the line to feature two other Hybrid vehicles, one being the 2016 Toyota Prius c for sale near Frankfort, IL. This Hybrid vehicle is full of bold details, including two new exterior colors to truly make it stand out from the pack. When you also consider its impressive fuel rating, roomy interior, and exciting features, you’ll wonder why it took you so long to make your way to Thomas Toyota to take the Prius c for a test drive.

For 2016, Toyota introduced many of their vehicles with new and exciting trim levels, and that includes the 2016 Prius C. The main attribute of the new Persona Series trim level are the two new eye-popping exterior colors in Electric Lime Metallic and Cherry Pearl, with accents placed on the grille, headlights, exterior mirrors, and windowsills. There’s even a contrast-color rearview mirror on the inside to make an even bolder statement.


Although it has great style, that’s not the top reason for your interest in a new Hybrid, and that’s for its fuel economy. The 2016 Toyota Prius c for sale near Frankfort, IL, offers an EPA-estimated 53/46 city/hwy MPG1, so you can leave fuel pumps behind you on weekend getaways to Lake Michigan. This fuel rating is achieved thanks to Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive®, which is a more reliable combination of the gasoline engine and the electric motor. You’ll also have different driving modes to choose from. Select EV Mode2, 3 to run solely on battery power for up to one-half mile, or ECO Mode to maximize your fuel efficiency.

Since the 2016 Prius c has a hatchback body style, it has 5-door flexibility, including a large rear liftgate so you can access your rear cargo area4. The available 60/40 split-folding seats let you configure 17.1 cubic ft. of cargo space, perfect for loading up your luggage to Midway International Airport. In addition to room for all your gear, the interior also has available SofTex®-trimmed seating with heated front seats to keep you warm all winter, and steering-wheel-mounted-controls to adjust audio, climate, and your Bluetooth®-equipped mobile phone5

The technology features in the Toyota Prius c are designed to keep you entertained and fully informed. The 6.1-inch touchscreen on your center stack is home to the available Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation6 and App Suite7. Not only can you make reservation on OpenTable® and listen to new music from Pandora®8, you’ll also receive turn-by-turn directions and traffic updates to avoid the gridlock on your daily commute. There’s also the Multi-Information Display, which shows you cruising range, fuel economy, outside temperate, and various information about your vehicle. The Energy Monitor provides real-time updates regarding the operation of the engine and hybrid system, while the ECO Display shows fuel cost and MPG average of a vehicle in comparison to the Prius c, so you know how much you’re saving.

If you’re looking for a Hybrid hatchback with a bold look and a fun driving experience, you’ve found it in the 2016 Toyota Prius c for sale near Frankfort, IL. To take one for a test drive and see all these features in action, visit Thomas Toyota at 1437 North Larkin Avenue in Joliet, IL.

1 2016 EPA-estimated city/highway mileage. Actual results may vary.

2 EV Mode works under certain conditions at low speeds for up to a mile. Please see your Toyota vehicle Owner's Manual for details.

3 CAUTION! When driving a hybrid vehicle, pay special attention to the area around the vehicle. Because there is little vehicle noise in electric-only mode, pedestrians, people riding bicycles or other people and vehicles in the area may not be aware of the vehicle starting off or approaching them, so take extra care while driving.

4 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

5 Concentrating on the road should always be your first priority while driving. Do not use the hands-free phone system if it will distract you. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Toyota is under license. A compatible Bluetooth®-enabled phone must first be paired. Phone performance depends on software, coverage and carrier.

6 Be sure to obey traffic regulations and maintain awareness of road and traffic conditions at all times. Availability and accuracy of the information provided by the navigation system is dependent upon many factors. Use common sense when relying on information provided. Services and programming subject to change. Services not available in every city or roadway; updates may be available at an additional cost from your dealer. See your Navigation System Owner’s Manual for details.

7 Be sure to obey traffic regulations and maintain awareness of road and traffic conditions at all times. Apps/services vary by phone/carrier; functionality depends on many factors. Select apps use large amounts of data; you are responsible for charges. Apps and services subject to change. See for details.

8 Pandora®, the Pandora® logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc., used with permission.