Toyota Prius. The Hybrid Synergy Drive System utilizes a computercontrolled gasoline engine and electric motor toprovide the most efficient combination of power forthe vehicle. To conserve energy, when the brakesare applied, braking force generates electricitywhich is then sent to the traction battery.Inaddition, the engine shuts off when the vehicle isstopped. The benefits are better fuel economy,reduced vehicle emissions and improved performance
Toyota Prius Service Manual. Please note that this manual applies to all models and explains all equipment, including options. Therefore, you may find some explanations for equipment not installed on your vehicle. All specifications provided in this manual are current at the time of printing. However, because of the Toyota policy of continual product improvement, we reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice. Depending on specifications, the vehicle shown in the illustration may differ from your vehicle in terms of equipment.
A wide variety of non-genuine spare parts and accessories for Toyota vehicles are currently available in the market. You should know that Toyota does not warrant these prod ucts and is not responsible for their performance, repair, or replacement, or for any damage they may cause to, or adverse effect they may have on, your Toyota vehicle.
This vehicle should not be modified with non-genuine Toyota products. Modification with non-genuine Toyota products could affect its performance, safety or durability, and may even violate governmental regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from the modification may not be covered under warranty