Cars offering fuel cell technology are quickly becoming the newest trend, and the Toyota Mirai is one of the biggest reasons why. The highly economical, environmentally friendly, and unique look at Toyota’s electric powered car is something to consider, especially when looking at the upcoming model. The 2018 Toyota Mirai is rumored to offer the same great technology, but offer a much better look which has become one of the biggest complaints.
The 2018 Mirai is expected to get a facelift which is something that’s definitely been needed as the biggest fault is now on the specs, but the appeal. At first sight, we’re expecting to see a sportier look which will complement the advanced fuel cell technology which is quickly becoming the hottest automotive trend.
Below, we detail everything there is to know on the upcoming 2018 Toyota Mirai specs, features, price, and release date.
2018 Toyota Mirai Specs and Features
At first sight, the 2017 Toyota Mirai specs and features will be unique to say the least which is just what the Japanese auto manufacturer intended. Some have said the unique nature is what ultimately hurt sales over the years, but creating an innovative concept that looks into the future was no accident at all.
The 2018 model is expected to build upon the Hydrogen fuel cell technology, but a much-needed face-lift will be seen. Rumors surrounding a much sportier look is beginning to gain a lot of attention with consumers, especially those within Asian markets. Although expensive, the green technology will save you a great deal of money over-time and will not be considered a much better ride while doing so.
The FWD 4 door sedan won’t give you the most room, but it’ll be comparable with other smaller, compact sedans. Rear-passenger legroom will still be a problem, but storage capacity is believed to get a step-up. Onboard electronics including touchscreen 3D navigation, 4G LTE, wireless charging capabilities, satellite radio, and much more.
The engine specs rumored include a 155-hp electric motor which will give you an estimated 57MPG/city and 60MPG/highway.
2018 Toyota Mirai Price and Release Date
If you’re looking to pick up a new 2018 Toyota Mirai in late 2017, you can expect to shell out nearly $60,000. Some would say it’s too much while others are saying it’s a small price to pay considering the overall savings on fuel while getting an environmentally friendly car. No matter how you look at it, the new Mirai will certainly be an acquired taste which is just what Toyota is hoping for.
Consistent with previous models, preorders for the 2018 Mirai is expected to start in select markets in August or September of 2017. It will only debut in specific markets around the globe and in some states here in the US with consumer availability expected to start during the 4th quarter of 2017.
We’ll be sure to bring you all the latest updates on the 2018 Mirai specs, features, price, and release date including the availability worldwide as soon as we get the official word.