While most carmakers insist on electric cars, Toyota is one of the rare companies that largely invests of FCV cars. The Mirai is the first production FCV model on the market and it looks like we are about to see a redesign soon.
According to the latest reports, the 2020 Toyota Mirai will come completely redesigned. Various reports suggest numerous improvements in aspects such as range, efficiency, storage, but also in terms of aesthetics, interior quality and more. The new model is about to arrive by the end of the year if we can rely on the latest reports.
- So many miles on a single charge
- Spacious and functional cabin
- Great efficiency
- Below-average interior quality
- High price tag
The upcoming redesign is about to come with lots of changes. At this point, we know that the most basic design characteristics will remain the same. The 2020 Toyota Mirai will come as a mid-size car, designed as pretty functional family care. Still, count on completely new aesthetics.
The new model will be based on the brand’s latest design language. Typical for Toyota, it will also come with tons of distinctive styling details, which will accentuate its FCV character. This may be a dividing point, but it is something that most Japanese manufacturer practice with their electrified cars.
The 2020 Toyota Mirai will be a pretty large car, so we count on plenty of space on the inside. Moreover, it should be more spacious than electric cars of similar size, due to the fact that fuel cells can store much more energy.
Therefore, the cargo area and rear bench won’t be sacrificed. Also, count on improved interior quality. This aspect is one of the weakest points of the current model, so we count on lots of improvements in the new model. Also, count on a full load of standard equipment, both in terms of safety and latest tech goodies.
We count on big improvements in this aspect. The current model comes with an electric motor that delivers around 150 horsepower. For comparison, the key rival, Honda Clarity features more than 200 horsepower.
So, we expect that the 2020 Toyota Mirai will be much more powerful. Also, the latest reports suggest a much longer range. It looks like the new model will be able to make around 500 miles on a single charge, which 200 miles more compared to the current model.
2020 Toyota Mirai Release Date and Price
If we can rely on the latest reports, the new 2020 Toyota Mirai will come sometime in the first quarter of the next year. Considering that the current model goes around $57,000, we expect that the new model will feature a similar price.