Wednesday, November 19, 2008

New Toyota Auris 1.33-Liter Dual VVT-i Petrol Engine

Toyota Auris is now equipped with new power plant. Toyota is enhancing its Auris line-up with the introduction of a completely new engine - 1NR-FE 1.33-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine with Dual VVT-i technology. This engine environmentally better, has smaller fuel consumption and gives more power and torque, compared to previous 1.4-liter gasoline engine.

New Toyota Auris 1.33-Liter Dual VVT-i Petrol Engine

Toyota Auris with 1.33-liter engine will be first model in Europe to benefit from a Stop & Start system.

The new 4-cylinder engine by 54 mm shorter and 127 mm narrower than the 1.4-liter unit, and weigh 13 kg less. This means that the new engine is approximately the same size as a 3-cylinder, 1.0-liter gasoline engine VVT, produced by Toyota. The 1.33-liter Dual VVT-i delivers 101 hp, maximum torque of 132 Nm (the 1.4-liter engine had the following characteristics: 97 hp and 130 Nm). Transmission for the power plant also new - 6-speed manual, which replaces 5-speed.

In combined cycle Toyota Auris 1.33 Dual VVT-i consumes 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers.

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