Did you know that the Toyota Prius is one of the favorite car models among the Hollywood leading actors and actresses? Even the top-stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, who is one of the highest earners in the movie industry, owns one of these and parades it around proudly. “My car is electric. A normal person does not drive more than 31 miles a day. That can be done with a plug”, he says in our infographic, where you can find out everything about the stars and their four-wheeled choices.
Although a lot of celebrities love their Audis or Lexus, the Toyota Prius is a special case of success among this community: the compact hybrid car produced by Toyota works with gasoline, but also with electricity, helping its owners to preserve the environment. This way, the Prius has become the icon of hybrid cars and green cars in general. According to the certification of the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States (EPA), the 2010 Prius is the car with the highest fuel economy available in the North-American market.Also, the EPA and the Commission of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) certified the Prius as the cleanest car sold in the United States, according to their toxic emissions and air pollution parameters.
In 2011 Toyota announced a new set of vehicles derived from the Prius family named Prii (plural of Prius), which created the term “Prii family”. According to Toyota, the name was chosen because the Prius was launched before environmental awareness became a concept accepted by societies worldwide. Since then, some of these Hollywood stars have adopted these new arrivals to the Toyota family, becoming even more environment-friendly and also more stylish. The “who drives what” game can be played with the help of our latest infographic! Check it and discover what is your favorite actor or actress driving.