26 Mar '15, 8pm

Toyota’s New Powertrain Could Lead To 58 MPG Prius

Toyota’s New Powertrain Could Lead To 58 MPG Prius

Toyota Motor Corp.’s new strategy will not only change the way the company builds engines; it will give the Prius’ hybrid drivetrain a 15-percent boost in fuel economy. The Japanese carmaker said its next generation of engines will share more parts, get better gas mileage and have more power. Under the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), both hybrid powertrains and gasoline-only systems will benefit. The Prius will be the first to debut the newly designed hybrid powertrain under this strategy. Toyota didn’t confirm if the upcoming model will feature TNGA, but consumers could see a Prius with a 15-prercent increase in fuel economy as early as this fall. In other words, the 2016 Prius could post up to 58.7 miles per gallon in the city (55 mpg on the highway and 57.5 combined). The 2015 Prius, which comes with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and continuously variable tran...

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