COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - New complaints concerning braking problems are now surfacing about Toyota's 2010 Prius. In the United States, more than 100 complaints alleging poor brake performance have been lodged with the National Highway Safety Administration.
Toyota is acknowledging the problem saying there were design problems with the antilock brake system in the new Prius, which went on sale last year. A Toyota spokesperson says the automaker found out about the design problems and corrected it for Prius models sold since late January
According to a CNN Report, One owner's complaint filed with the NHSA wrote: "When braking, if a pothole or bump in the road is hit, the car seemingly jerks forward for a split second."