New engines for Toyota Auris Avensis and

Cologne / Geneva ( Switzerland ), March 9, 2015

At this year's Geneva Motor Show ( March 5 to 15 2015) extraordinary number of super sports car can be seen. The adjusted before the view of the bread-and-butter cars. But there are interesting things, like the first turbocharged petrol engine from Toyota for a long time. The new engine makes its debut in the facelifted Auris, Avensis and also also renewed there are new engines.

So far, only suckers

Got a facelift that Auris and Avensis, you know, if you follow the auto news attention. Were first announced to the trade show 's new in terms of engine, and have it in them. So debuts in Auris a 1.2 - liter turbo gasoline engine, the first turbocharged gasoline engine from Toyota for a long time. Yes, there was once a Supra Turbo petrol engine, but that's ages ago. In the current model range it does not like. When Auris about previously you could order a 1.33 - liter gasoline engine with 99 hp or a 1.6 - liter with 132 hp, the larger models Verso, Avensis and RAV4 there is a 1,8er and a 2.0 ?? but they're all suckers.

New 1.2-liter Turbo

The 1.6-liter vacuum cleaner in the Auris is now replaced by the new 1.2 - liter turbo. It is a direct-injection four-cylinder 116 hp. The performance level of the old 1,6er ( 132 hp ) it does not reach, but the torque increases from 160 to 185 Newton meters ?? systems that extend from 1500 to 4000 rev / min. The sprint ability does not suffer significantly: the standard sprint is extended only about a tenth of a second to 10.1 seconds. The standard consumption decreases course, well in advance: from 5.9 to 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers. The reduced consumption is due in part to the account of the improved valve control. From the known VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing intelligent ?? ) is VVT - iW, with the services being W is wide: The timing of the valves are controlled over a wide range. This allows the unit in the fuel-saving Atkinson cycle run.

New generation of engines

The new turbo is only one element of a motor initiative from Toyota, which was announced in April 2014. The first of the new generation engine was the 1.0 - liter three-cylinder, which is offered in Aygo and Yaris. More units will follow. Until the end of 2015, 14 new engine variants come onto the market, Toyota promises. Whether will be presented next, a turbocharged 1.4 - liter engine or the 1.2 - liter turbo is even stronger, you have to wait and see. That one also from small engines, more power can bring, shows Ford: The 1.0 - liter turbo gasoline engine provides up to 140 hp.

The new 1.6-liter diesel before penetrating

Offered unchanged in the Auris 1:33 with 99 hp, the 1.4 D-4D with 90 hp and the hybrid engine with 136 hp system performance. The 2.0-liter diesel is now replaced by a 1.6 - liter diesel engine. This, however, is already known from the Verso. The same new diesel also comes in the revamped Avensis. The new engine is less powerful than the old one: the 2.0 D - 4D had 124 BHP, the new 1.6-liter 112 hp brings only, and also decreases the torque. From 310 to 270 Newton meters, and the tempo-100 sprint lasts diesel Auris now 10.9 instead of 10.0 seconds. The only consolation: the smaller diesel now fulfills the Euro 6 standard is minimal and economical. Similarly, only a little more dramatic, it's in the Avensis: The Sprint here extended significantly from 9.8 to 11.4 seconds, while the fuel consumption is reduced according to the manufacturer by eight percent to 4.1 liters per 100 kilometers.

2.2 D - 4D and 2.2 D-CAT relate Avensis

Apart from the new entry-level diesel is a 1.6 - liter gasoline engine with 132 hp, a 1.8 with 147 hp and 142 hp now on erstarkter 2.0 D-4D is available in the Avensis. The latter replaces the 150-hp 2.2 D - 4D, which was offered in combination. An equivalent of 177 hp 2.2 D-CAT, there are no more in the future. The prices for the new versions of the Auris and Avensis have not been reported. ( sl)