Concept & Prototype
First Generation
Second Generation
Third Generation


Second Generation

2003 - 2005

The 2nd generation Prius went on sale internationally in 2003 and in South Africa from 2005. Also known as the NHW20.

Pre-facelift (2003 model)

Pre-facelift (2003 model) Dashboard


2006 - 2009

In 2006 the model underwent a minor facelift as well as the addition of GPS navigation and leather seats. Notice the addition of the chrome grill and Hybrid badges on the side.

Post-facelift (2006)


Post-facelift (2006) Dashboard

The steering wheel has additional controls for voice recognition and the Bluetooth cell phone interface. The vacuum fluorescent display for the speedometer and fuel gauge has a slightly different layout.


Multi-Function Display Comparison

The 2006 model (top) has a higher resolution MFD screen than the 2003 model (bottom)