A new hybrid version of the Toyota Harrier on sale in Japan has just been unveiled, while several other updates have also been made to the wider Harrier family.

Providing Lun Powering the PHEV is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that alone delivers 130 kW (174 hp) of power and 219 Nm (161 lb-ft) of torque. This engine complements a 134 kW (180 hp) and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft) electric motor at the front axle, and a 40 kW (54 hp) and 121 Nm (89 lb-ft) electric motor at the rear ). ft. of torque. As a result, the combined power is 302 hp. (225 kW).

Toyota says the plug-in hybrid can travel 93 km (58 miles) on electricity alone and notes that it has an 18.1 kWh lithium-ion battery.

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Several visual changes have been made to distinguish the plug-in hybrid model from others in the Harrier range. That being said, there is a custom front grille and customers can order it in one of four colors, including an exclusive metallic gray shade. The interior stands out thanks to the dark red trim and metallic mesh used on the dashboard and door trim. Key standard features on the new Harrier variant include heated rear seats and a panoramic view monitor.

As for wider Harrier rangeToyota has equipped all models with the Toyota Safety Sense package, a 12.3-inch infotainment display, in-car Wi-Fi and a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.

Full pricing information has not been confirmed, but according to local media, will range from ¥3,128,000 to ¥6,200,000 ($21,620-42,850). The updated petrol and hybrid models will be available from 4 October, with the new hybrid joining the range on 31 October.

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