Being the world’s first commercially available hydrogen fuel cell automobile, the 2018 Toyota Mirai has the same wheelbase as the Toyota Camry. However, it has only 92.5 in length and it can accommodate up to four passengers.
Innovative, stylish and eco-friendly- the Mirai is not only going to attract impressed glances and thumbs-up from passers-by on the roads but will also give you a good driving experience.
2018 Toyota Mirai – Handsome and Sleek
The current version has received rave reviews for its design, and a better one is being expected in the 2018 version. However, the new Mirai has more handsome and sleek design. With most of the previous flaws being rectified in this one, customers can expect a more sporty design along with improvements in the energy cell.
The front fascia with its triangular shaped air intakes are going to be more catchy and the same triangular streak can be found when it comes to the tail lights. The air-intakes have aluminum silver accents to make them more distinctive. They will also serve to create a quick cooling-off effect. With 17-inch allow wheels and a lower height, the overall look is simple yet edgy.
The 2018 Toyota Mirai is going to be a 4-wheel drive and is, unfortunately, not going to be as spacious as the typical Toyota cars tend to be. However, in spite of this, the Mirai is going to give tough competition to all its rivals in its class. The passengers at the back will be cramped for leg space. However, in order to compensate for this Toyota has improved cargo space in the 2018 Mirai.
Some of the features that you can expect in this one are- cruise ship control, satellite radio, touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, climate control and 3D navigation.
Safety remains a topmost priority, just like you see in every other creation of Toyota. This car will give you lane departure assistance, blind spot monitoring, and collision warning.
Engine and Performance
As mentioned earlier, the 2018 Toyota Mirai has a hydrogen cell fuel mechanism with 1-speed direct drive transmission. The electric engine, that produces 150 horsepower has a top speed of 110 miles per hours. It can easily go from 0 to 60 miles in 9 seconds. The new model has estimated fuel economy of 57 /60 in the city/highway.
One interesting piece of information is that Toyota is offering free feeling for this car for up to 3 years. On a full tank of hydrogen, the 2018 Toyota Mirai can cover an EPA certified 312 miles. Now that is an impressive number!
Conclusion, Development, and Price of the 2018 Toyota Mirai
The Mirai has received an excellent response in the market in the previous years. Even though it is not offered all throughout the globe, it has quickly garnered a huge fan following given its look, performance, and eco-friendliness. That is why it is not surprising for people to expect more from the new and improved 2018 version.
Don’t expect a complete revamping of the exterior as that is not to happen until 2019 or 2020. Finally, it definitely won’t be a clone of its previous models. Are you as excited as we are? The expected starting price of the 2018 Toyota Mirai is $58,000.