Toyota has revealed its new Auris HSD will emit 89g/km of CO2 and have combined fuel economy of 74.3mpg. The production car has gone on display at the Geneva motor show for the first time.
The British-built hybrid hatchback will be seen in production form for the first time at tomorrow’s Geneva motor show, before it reaches British showrooms this summer.
It is powered by a 1.8-litre petrol engine and a 60kW (80bhp) electric motor powered mated to a 27kWh nickel metal hydride battery. Total power is 134bhp, and the car can run in electric-only mode at up to 30mph for 1.2 miles.
Toyota says the Auris HSD has the performance of a 2.0-litre diesel, despite having significantly lower NOx emissions. It meets Euro5 emissions standards, and is expected to also comply with forthcoming Euro6 requirements.