The Toyota group reached the milestone of 15 million hybrid cars sold worldwide, from 1997 to today, under the Toyota and Lexus brands in January.
To aid our readers who’re in the market for a new car during this Christmas season, here’s a list of Toyota hybrid cars currently being sold in the Philippines.
List of Toyota Hybrid cars Philippines with price list:
The Philippines is one of the most traffic-congested countries in South East Asia, and we Filipinos know this for a fact. Ever since the 90’s, car manufacturers have been looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Now, more than ever, with a reported 11 million registered motor vehicles as of the end of 2018, a shift towards cleaner mobility and transportation has become of paramount importance.
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1. Toyota Corolla Altis Hybrid – An affordable but stylish Toyota hybrid car
The Corolla Altis hybrid and the non-hybrid that currently being sold by Toyota Philippines today has a lineage that can be traced way back to the Toyota Corolla E10 which was released in 1966.
Name Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8 V Hybrid CVT Engine 1.8-liter four-cylinder DOHC gasoline engine Power 121 hp @ 5,200 rpm Torque 207 Nm @ 3,600 rpm Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Price ₱1,580,000
Other driver-assist features also include the Toyota Safety Sense. On the Toyota Corolla Altis, those include a pre-collision system, automatic high beam, lane tracing assist, lane departure alert, and dynamic radar cruise control.
2. Toyota Prius: Top-selling Toyota hybrid car
Ladies and gents, the Toyota Prius is THE hybrid that started it all. It’s one of the first that gained success on a worldwide scale, and it’s also one of the first to be mass-marketed by Toyota. And by all intents and purposes, it’s the car that launched the Green initiative that almost all major car manufacturers around the world have come to embrace.
Name Toyota Prius 1.8 Hybrid 2019 Engine 1.8-liter 2ZR-FXE inline-4 Power 99 hp @ 5,200 rpm Torque 142 Nm @ 3,600 rpm Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission Price ₱ 2,289,000
According to many sources, the Toyota Prius can return an impressive 40km/L. While that figure might depend on driving conditions, it’s good to know that the car is capable of that.
3. Toyota Prius C: A city Toyota hybrid car in the Philippines
Another model under the Prius name is the Toyota Prius C. For those who don’t know, the “C” in the name stands for “City” which of course is reflected in the smaller stature of this particular Toyota made a hybrid. Indeed, it’s smaller than the second vehicle on this list, but it still has a lot of Prius inspired styling cues on the outside, a really low drag coefficient of 0.28 for improved fuel economy.
Name Toyota Prius C 1.5 Full Option 2019 Engine 1.5-liter Inline-4 Atkinson Cycle Engine Power 130 hp @ 4,800 rpm Torque 280 Nm @ 4,000 rpm Transmission Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission w/ ECO and EV Mode Settings Price ₱ 1,907,000
For its engine, the Prius C uses a 98 horsepower, 1.5-liter inline-4 Atkinson cycle engine that drinks gasoline. This is combined with a 45 kW electric motor.
Since the launch of the first generation of the Prius , this technology has taken several steps forward and the Japanese manufacturer now offers a range of 44 electrified models globally, with specific variants for individual markets. With this alternative to traditional petrol vehicles, the company has contributed to reducing CO2 emissions by around 120 million tons worldwide.
40 new products electrified by 2025. In Europe, hybrids have reached 2.8 million units, with 19 models from the Japanese group listed and sales growing steadily
The introduction of the new Tnga modular platform and fourth generation electrified systems will, according to the company, give a further boost to the spread of these cars. Furthermore, Toyota is also committed to the development of pure electric models, plug-in hybrid and fuel cells and plans, by 2025, to present 40 new or updated electrified models in the Old Continent, of which at least 10 are powered only by battery.
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