Toyota Raize e-Smart Hybrid costs about $ 20,000. The compact crossover was equipped with a 106-horsepower hybrid setup.
The new Toyota Raize e-Smart Hybrid was presented in Japan. The smallest crossover Toyota (as well as its twin brother Daihatsu Rocky) has got an economical hybrid version. This is reported by the Drom website.
In the power plant of the e-Smart Hybrid, the main role is played by an electric motor with a capacity of 106 hp. with. The petrol 1.2-liter engine does not spin the wheels, but serves as a generator – it generates electricity and recharges the traction battery. The declared fuel consumption is 3.6 l / 100 km on the combined cycle.
In addition, the new Toyota Raize e-Smart Hybrid has an adjustable regenerative braking system. It allows you to drive without pressing the brake pedal – the car slows down confidently if you release the gas (similar technology is used in the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt).
The hybrid version is equipped with a CVT and is only available in front-wheel drive, while the Toyota Raize petrol crossover can be all-wheel drive. But the configuration of the hybrid is richer – keyless access, climate control, virtual tidy, parking sensors, adaptive cruise control, automatic braking system.
Toyota Raize is a small urban crossover with a length of just under 4 meters. Prices for the model start at $ 15,000, although the hybrid will be slightly more expensive – about $ 20,000.