The Green Revolution
A best car is not about style and luxury, a best car always stands for better fuel efficiency and safety and that’s what Toyota Motor though while making the most fuel efficient hybrid car which promising you 80 miles/gallon or more efficiency (35 kilometers per liter, the prius fetches an average of 32 kilometers per litre). Can you believe this? Ya Toyota Motor has made it possible after inventing the 2012 Toyota Aqua Hybrid which will cost you $4000 cheaper than Prius.
“Asia’s largest automaker, will begin selling its smallest hybrid car in Japan today to compete with Honda Motor Co. for younger consumers seeking an entry-level fuel-efficient vehicle.
The Aqua compact hybrid, to be marketed as the Prius C in the U.S., will cost from 1.69 million yen ($21,700), the Toyota City, Japan-based carmaker said today in a statement. The company aims to sell 12,000 Aquas a month in its home market”, According to Bloomberg.
New Aqua Hybrid coming to take on Honda Fit with better fuel efficiency and affordable price. This four-door, four-seater hatchback hold the size of Toyota Yaris with a 100 inch (2550mm) wheelbase and 12.8 feet length and powered by a 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine capable of producing 72 bhp versus the 98 bhp engine in the full-size Prius, and the electric motor is expected to produce 60 bhp versus the 80 hp motor in the full-size Prius.
This affordable hybrid hatchback offers you revolutionary Hybrid Synergy Drive and Exhaust-Gas Recirculation (EGR) system with excellent aerodynamics to cool down the engine and thus improve the efficiency and this is not the end…Let’c check out what more new Aqua can give you.
- Hybrid Synergy Drive
- Exhaust-Gas Recirculation (EGR) system system
- SiriusXM satellite radio
- Backup camera display
- USB port for iPod connectivity
- Hands-free phone capability
- Audio controls in the steering wheel
- Multimedia system, phone book access
- voice recognition, text-speech and more.
- Smartphone’s to connect navigation
- Entertainment and real time weather
- Traffic and fuel information
- Earth Brown
- Fresh Green
- Cool Blue
- Natural Gray
2012 Toyota Aqua hybrid recently launched in Japan market while in U.S market, Aqua will be sold in mid 2012 with a different name Prius C.
Toyota is planning to introduce 10 models of these kind of gasoline cars by 2015 and planning to sell 12,000 units in Japan per month . I am sure Toyota Motors can do it, What you think? Please be open to give your view.