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2010 Toyota (UK) Auris HSD full Hybrid

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Posted by Neo on July 16, 2010, 8:45 am
 



The UK Toyota's Matrix-Yaris-like 5 door Hatchback hybrid borrows
the Toyota Prius's drivetrain, powerplant, electric motor, and battery
system.
It cost 18950 pounds. It accelerates rather slowly  from 0-62 mph in
a leisurely 11.4 seconds but it also returns 61.9 mpg (US gallons)
and avoids's London's smog/emissions taxes.


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2010 Auris HSD Full Hybrid
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Auris_Hybrid#Auris_HSD_Full_Hybrid_.282010.E2.80.93.29

Toyota's Auris hybrid is a riot of mixed messages.
Richard Hammond, July 9 2010.
http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/cars-motorbikes/2010/07/toyotas-auris-hybrid-is-a-riot.html

Posted by Peter Granzeau on July 16, 2010, 10:54 pm
 


On Fri, 16 Jul 2010 01:45:56 -0700 (PDT), Neo


While Prius performance is leisurely by contemporary standards, it beats
the best when I was a kid (12 flat to 60 was considered very good), and
except for the entry to a freeway, I have never needed to floor it,
anyway.  In fact, I find that I always wonder why the people in front of
me are dawdling so.  Iow, Prius performance is perfectly adequate.  I am
sure that the Yaris hybrid in the UK is the same.

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