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Toyota prepares the hybrid version of hatchback Auris

Toyota Auris

In the middle of next year company Toyota plans to start hybrid updating of hatchback Auris which will be made at factory in the Great Britain for the European car market. On it informs British edition Autocar referring to the message of the head of European division of Toyota Tadashi Arashima.

New Toyota Auris

What hybrid power-plant will be used for a novelty not specified yet, however, under assumptions of some foreign editions, the car will receive units from model Prius of new generation. We will notice, that hybrid Toyota Prius is equipped with a power-plant using two electromotors and 1,8-litre petrol "four".

It's expected, that hybrid hatchback Toyota Auris will cost little bit less, than model Prius, the prices on which in Europe begin from 24,950 euros. Let's notice, that plans of the Japanese motor-car manufacturer include release by 2020 of hybrid versions for all cars.

Toyota Auris (hatchback)