The new Prius carries over the safety credentials of the previous generation, which also achieved the maximum 5-star rating for occupant safety protection in 2004. This achievement highlights Toyota's engineering capabilities in developing a vehicle chassis, which delivers strong environmental and safety performance.
The new Prius is equipped with upgraded active, passive and pedestrian impact safety features. Every Prius model now comes fitted with an impact absorbing body shell, seven airbags and active headrests.
The Electronically-Controlled Braking (ECB) system incorporates Brake Assist (BA), Traction Control (TRC) and Vehicle Stability Control+ (VSC+). The new Prius is also available with a new pre-emptive, Pre-Crash Safety System (PCS), incorporating Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).
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