2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid: Specs, Engines, Arrival

The Auris hatchback is a functional, nice looking, and a practical vehicle which also offers a hybrid version besides the conventional engine. According to the latest rumors, the manufacturer is planning to launch the all-new version which will enter the market with some small upgrades. The exterior might get new colors and the interior will be upgraded with more tech features and new materials. The engines will remain the same.

Engines and performances of the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid

Besides the conventional 1.2-liter unit, the Auris model is also available with two hybrid engines. O, the first engine which will power the upcoming 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid is a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline unit which will be combined with an electric motor. And this engine is also found in the Toyota CH-R and Toyota Prius models. The total output of this engine will be 122 horses.

2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid

Furthermore, the next unit will be stronger and it is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder hybrid which will be able to generate around 177 horses. Both units will work with a continuously variable transmission. Furthermore, because of the lower center of gravity, the Auris will be batter to handle and maneuver.

Design of exterior and interior of the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid

For the 2019 model year, the Toyota Auris has slightly grown in size and now features a longer wheelbase, lower roof, and it looks sleeker, sportier, and more handsome. So, the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid will continue in that direction and could only get some subtle changes. The front end wears a larger grille and nicely sculpted long headlights with LED lighting. The front end is a bit longer, there is a slightly curved roof and long windshield. The rear end is similar to the Camry model and the rear lights are similar to the headlights in design. They will also be available with LED lighting.

2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid side

Interior:

As for the interior design, the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid might get some new color combinations, more quality materials, and perhaps more tech features. Since the outgoing model is larger than the previous model, the new Auris now has a more spacious cabin, so it provides more comfort for all the passengers. The cargo space will also be improved. In the center of the dashboard, there will be an 8.0-inch touchcsreen for the latest Entune 3.0 infotainment system as standard. As well, the number of switches and buttons on the center console will be smaller.

Equipment of the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid

Some of the equipment available will include USB, Bluetooth, voice recognition, Wi-Fi connect, SIri Eyes Free, audio system with 6 speakers, Apple CarPlay connectivity, Amazon Alexa, and other features. The carmaker will also offer the Toyota Safety Sense System which includes lane departure warning, automatic high beams, backup camera, full-speed dynamic radar cruise control, lane tracing assist, pre-collision warning, road sign assist, and other features.

2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid cabin

Release date and price of the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid

It is not yet officially confirmed, but the 2020 Toyota Auris Hybrid might arrive later this year or early next year. Its price is expected to be a range from $18,000 to $30,000.

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