Auris HSD Sets C-Segment Benchmark For CO2 Emissions And Fuel Economy: 89g/Km And 74.3mpg

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EPSOM, UNITED KINGDOM – March 1, 2010: Ahead of the official unveiling of the Auris HSD at the Geneva motor show this week, Toyota can announce its new, British-built model will deliver class-leading CO2 emissions of just 89g/km and official combined cycle fuel consumption of 74.3mpg.

These figures reinforce the position of Auris HSD as a standard-bearer for Toyota’s product strategy, being the first of its core models to be offered with the option of full hybrid, petrol and diesel powertrains – a unique proposition in the C-segment. Auris HSD will lead the way for the introduction of full hybrid versions of all Toyota models in Europe by the early 2020s.

Auris HSD (Hybrid Synergy Drive) will be built at Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK’s factory at Burnaston, alongside the established Avensis and Auris models, and the petrol engine featured in its full hybrid powertrain will be manufactured at TMUK’s Deeside plant in North Wales.

Thanks to its full hybrid technology, Auris HSD can be driven in EV (electric vehicle) mode, powered by its electric motor alone for up to 1.2 miles (2.0km) at speeds up to about (50kph) when operating in EV mode, generating zero CO2 and NOx emissions.

In addition to a smooth, sophisticated and stress-free driving experience, Auris HSD delivers total economy in ownership costs: its best-in-class CO2 emissions and fuel economy will attract significant, pan-European tax incentives, inner city congestion charge exemption and exceptionally low running costs.

The new Auris HSD will go on sale in the summer and further details will be announced at Geneva.

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