Toyota Aqua Launched with Listed Mileage of Just Under 40 km/litre

By | March 30, 2012

The world’s number one car maker Toyota Motor Corp launched compact hybrid car under the name The Toyota Prius c (Aqua in Japan) with listed mileage of just under 40 km/litre, giving it the best fuel economy among gasoline-electric cars, according to media reports.

The Toyota Prius c available at a price of US$22,000 (approx. INR 11 lakhs) in Japan (around 1.7 million yen), US and Canada. Toyota which dominates the hybrid field, has said it would launch about 10 more gasoline-electric models by 2015 and offer a fuel-sipping option across its entire line-up by around 2020.

Toyota AQUA, a compact-class hybrid vehicle that aims to provide the joys of hybrid vehicle ownership -such as superior fuel efficiency, user friendliness and fun- at an affordable price.

Following its launch in Japan the AQUA will be sequentially rolled out to other regions worldwide, except the European market.

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