Her course Toyota to electromobility is accelerating more and more, targeting, among others, the category of compact vehicles (B-segment)which he predicts will be among the biggest markets for BEVs in Europe.
So, in its context annual Kenshiki forum which he organized on Brusselspresented it Urban SUV Concept. One compact SUV intended for her Europe“steps in his footsteps”. Toyota Yaris Cross and it is almost ready to go into production. Besides, according to the Japanese, it will launched in European markets within its first semester 2024.
The new Urban SUV Concept will be exclusively electric. With length 4.300 mmwidth 1.820 mm and height 1.620 mm placed at the upper “limit” of the B-segment. Will have “fully flexible interior”resulting in its driver, which “will sit high”to be able to give priority to larger spaces for passengers or luggage.
No information was given about it motor set and power levelshowever it was announced that it will be available with forward motion but also to all wheels. Just like the Yaris Cross.
As for the autonomy of, Toyota disclosed that there will be two battery options, “suitable to satisfy them different priorities of customers, such as autonomy and the accessibility». In other words, the lower energy capacity expected to offer the lower price advantagewhile bigger her benefit increased autonomy.
In addition, the Japanese reported that the new electric B-SUV “will offer her qualitythe resilience and reliability that characterize Toyota”.
These are all information given by the Japanese brand for the “electric sibling” of the Yaris Cross. After all, she herself mentions that the development of the new electric model was based on experience gained from the hybrid Yaris Cross.
More information but also the production version of the new electric B-SUV is expected to be presented within 2024. Toyota plans to introduce 6 purely electric models in Europe until 2026.
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