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A look at Toyota future

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Toyota has slipped behind in drivetrain technology and now must catch-up against the likes of Hyundai and Mazda .

Much of lag stems from engineering being diverted by the unintended crisis and other quality in the past two years. Now expect to focus more on turbocharging and injection, and it may even bring a of diesels to the United States as of midcycle changes.

Also, Honda and Nissan are installing variable transmissions in their vehicles, expect Toyota to suit.

Across the lineup, Akio Toyoda’s call for expressive styling and weight will become apparent.

is a look at Toyota’s product through the 2016 model

Yaris: It was redesigned in fall

iQ EV: Toyota Division will get an version of the Scion iQ in late But with a projected range of 50 miles, it will only be to commercial fleets that a short route and centralized system.

Corolla: The redesign is set for fall Expect livelier design the rocker panels and a more interior layout. But the chassis—and the numb suspension—will remain the same. A new transmission family is in the with gearing designed to fuel economy. But the existing will carry over, the possibility of more advanced coming with the midcycle planned for the 2016 model Weight-saving is a priority.

Matrix: The offshoot likely will be after the current generation. It may on for a year after the current is redesigned, but no successor is planned.

A convertible or turbocharged performance of the Scion FR-S coupe was but it didn’t make economic given the limited volumes. But versions could be built for the and European markets.

Camry: It was in fall 2011.

Avalon: A redesign arrives fall with swoopy, styling aimed at rescuing the from its Japanese Buick It will ride on a 111-inch same as the current model, but is overall because of shorter and rear overhangs.

Although narrower and lower in height, legroom is still spacious. its features are 10 standard airbags, a warning system, precollision a hand-stitched instrument panel and a mode with quicker response and more dynamic inputs. Weight has been by 120 pounds.

Prius: A plug-in of the Prius arrived in spring. the full redesign comes in 2014, the Prius likely move to a lithium ion battery Toyota has been wedded to hydride, but advances in lithium—and partnership with Tesla—will the Prius into the new battery The downscaling and weight reduction of key used in the Prius C will enable the next-generation Prius to be and more efficient. The current has a relatively high center of but lowering the engine and cowl presents a difficult engineering The NS4 concept from the 2012 auto show is the first to realize that architecture.

Because it shares much of its layout with the Corolla, the Prius could be assembled at new plant in Mississippi, where are built.

Prius C: It was launched in 2012. No changes are planned.

V: It was launched in summer 2011.

The redesign will be unveiled at the Los auto show in November and arrive in showrooms in early With the compact crossover splitting into larger and variants, expect the RAV4 to comparably large—almost the size of the Highlander. The optional 3.5-liter V6 the current RAV4 a hot rod, but its of the sales mix is low, and the V6 provides power than the vehicle The 2013 model probably be available only with the four-banger. The emphasis will be on reduction and improved aerodynamics for efficiency.

This summer, Toyota launch an electric version of the with a 100-mile range. The EV was co-developed with Tesla using the old RAV4 platform.

Toyota 2016

Toyota is pushing the five-year to nearly six years, meaning a will come in fall off the new Camry platform. Both and six-cylinder engine offerings remain, especially as fuel concerns increase volume for the four-cylinder version. A hybrid will remain.

Venza: It be re-engineered in 2015.

Sienna: It was for the 2011 model year.

FJ This is a one-generation vehicle. It on the same line as the 4Runner, outsourced bodywork, so Toyota keep building it until is no more demand.

4Runner: It was for the 2010 model year.

The SUV will be re-engineered for the 2014 year. Though based on the there had been rumors of it onto the Land Cruiser even a car-based vehicle. But will stick with its recipe.

Land Cruiser: No major are expected.

Tacoma: The Tacoma on until a fall 2014 that is required for safety and standards. The platform is linked Prado, 4Runner and Hi-Lux in the of the world, with frames in different widths for different The United States will get a program and a restyling.

Tundra: No changes are expected until the 2013 re-engineering. Toyota call it a full redesign, but the V8 and suspension will remain the and the ladder frame dimensions change much.

Toyota keep to a two V8 strategy because it the beefy 5.7-liter for towing But expect Toyota to start the 4.0-liter V6 version hard for average fuel economy using direct injection to horsepower from its current 270 to than 300. A larger tank will increase Expect more trucky Toyota is still talking partner Hino about a variant for the next generation, but volumes will need to first.

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