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Toyota Prius c Earns Safety Nod from IIHS, Available at Sun Toyota

Sun Toyota, a new and used Toyota dealership in New Port Richey, Florida that serves the Tampa area, is proud to announce that the 2012 Toyota Prius c has been named as a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


New Port Richey, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/31/2012 -- Being safe must run in the family. The 2012 Toyota Prius c, the latest release in the Prius line of cars, was recently awarded a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS for 2012. Drivers near Tampa, Florida can find the Prius c at Sun Toyota in New Port Richey.

Before handing out its Top Pick designations, the IIHS puts vehicles through their paces. The 2012 Prius c was subjected to punishment from all angles. It absorbed these body blows and received a “Good” rating, the highest possible mark, in frontal offset, side impact and roof strength tests.

Earning a reputation for safety adds to a résumé that was already impressive. Prius c drivers can now boast of having a best-in-class city fuel economy of 53 MPG, standard Bluetooth and an impeccable safety record. Each Prius c features nine total airbags, the comprehensive Star Safety System, anti-lock brakes and electronic brake-force distribution.

Learn more about what makes the 2012 Toyota Prius c safe by visiting, checking out Sun Toyota’s Facebook page ( or following them on Twitter (@Sun_Toyota).

About Sun Toyota
Sun Toyota in New Port Richey, Florida is a family owned and operated dealership that proudly serves the cities of Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Holiday. Since we started almost 40 years ago, we have received the President’s Award 15 times, most recently in 2011. We were also honored with the prestigious Board of Governors Award, given to the top 60 Toyota dealerships in the country. Our new location is dedicated to saving green both environmentally, with our LEED certification, and financially, courtesy of no dealer fees.

Whether you visit us online or in our store, our team will gladly provide you with new Toyotas, used vehicles and quality service.