Jan 18, 2018 - 12:48 pm

Toyota presents fifth-gen Avalon with new hybrid system

In Detroit, the Japanese carmaker took the wraps off the fifth-generation of its upper-middle class sedan. Like its predecessor, the 2019 Avalon will be available with hybrid powertrain. However, this time the HEV variant comes with an all-new system.

Thus, the upcoming model will couple a 2.5-litre engine with two electric motors – one to generate power for the system’s Nickel-Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery and one to support the four-cylinder engine. Due to the carmaker’s platform called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), the battery pack is no longer located in the trunk, but resides under the rear passenger seat.
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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/18/toyota-introduces-fifth-gen-avalon-new-hybrid-system/
18.01.2018 12:44