2014 Toyota Corolla Axio and Corolla Fielder Hybrids are launched in Japan

Toyota Corolla Fielder Hybrid and Corolla Axio Hybrid 2014 Toyota Corolla Axio and Corolla Fielder Hybrids are launched in Japan

The Axio hybrid and the Fielder hybrid by Toyota Corolla will now be available in Japan at prices starting from ¥1925000. 1000 units of the former and 1500 units of the latter will be sold in the country. Both are eco friendly models and are available with synergy blue emblems. They come with light blue metallic paint job.

Both the Axio and Firlder hybrids are equipped with 1.5 liter Atkinson cycle engine. It develops a maximum power of 75 hp and delivers a maximum torque of 111 Nm. This engine is backed by an electric motor which has a power output of 61 hp and develops a maximum torque of 169 Nm. The combined power of the engine is 100 hp. The result is that the engine has an amazing fuel economy of using only 3 liters for every 100 kms.

The Fielder hybrid comes with a stylish black interior combined with white headlights and the startling contrast has proven to be very popular. Both the versions will also be available with the Welcab option. This means both will have factory installed features which are friendly to physically disabled and the elderly.

The electric motor has eliminated the need for drive belt. The coolant flow is controlled precisely. The overall result is excellent fuel economy and marked reduction in the carbon footprint.

Several features enhance the functionality of both the cars. The Vehicle proximity notification system warns the pedestrians while the hill start assist function prevents the car from rolling backwards. In addition, the HID view assist package comes with automatic high beams, automatic anti glare rearview mirrors and projector type discharge headlights. Finally, the models have been equipped with Hybrid performance and equipment suspension and shock absorber settings to accommodate the altered design of the car.


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