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Toyota Corolla Hybrid pricing revealed
Added by admin 03/08/16
June 14 2016
Toyota has added a dedicated hybrid model to its popular Corolla
small car range, which gives customers a cheaper entry-point to
hybrid motoring compared to the Japanese brand's Prius.
Offered in a single specification level the Corolla Hybrid hatch
is priced from $26,990 plus on-road costs, which places it
between the petrol-powered SR and range-topping ZR hatches.
Standard features include 16-inch alloy wheels, fabric
upholstery, dual-zone automatic air conditioning, bi-LED
headlights, LED daytime running lights, keyless entry and
ignition, in-built satellite navigation and a 4.2-inch digital
The Corolla Hybrid also gets a range of standard safety equipment
which includes seven airbags, reversing camera, stability and
traction control and ABS.
Powered by a combination of a 1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol
engine that is good for 73kW and 142Nm and a 60kW electric motor,
the Corolla Hybrid generates a combined power output of 100kW.
Like the Prius, it is also paired to a CVT transmission that
drives the front wheels.
The Corolla Hybrid can work in both petrol and electric only mode
for short periods of travel or with a combination of both.
However, like the Prius, the Corolla Hybrid still uses an older
Nickel-metal Hydride battery instead of the more contemporary
lithium ion batteries.
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