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Published on July 2nd, 2015 | by Subhash Nair

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Toyota Mirai Has 500km Range and Comes With 3 Years of Free Fuel

The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent (mpge) city/highway/combined when it hits dealerships in California this fall, and an EPA-estimated driving range rating of over 500km on a single fill of hydrogen.

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Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz announced the EPA-estimated performance figures at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.  Mirai is the only zero emission electric vehicle on the market that tops the 300 mile range milestone.

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The world’s first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, the Toyota Mirai is a four-door, mid-size sedan with performance that fully competes with traditional internal combustion engines – but uses no gasoline.  Instead, Mirai creates electricity on demand using hydrogen, oxygen and a fuel cell, and emits nothing but water vapor in the process.

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Toyota has matched the Mirai’s impressive performance with an equally impressive ownership experience.  In addition to outstanding range and fuel economy, Mirai drivers will enjoy a comprehensive, ownership experience offering a range of world-class services, including:

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  • Three years’ worth of complimentary fuel
  • Three years complimentary Safety Connect and Entune, including hydrogen station finder app.
  • Three years of 24/7 customer call support.
  • Mirai Complimentary Rental Experience for seven days per year for three years.
  • ToyotaCare, our standard no cost service plan and roadside assistance, is enhanced for Mirai and offers:
  • No cost scheduled maintenance for three years, or 35,000 miles, whichever comes first.
  • No cost enhanced roadside assistance for three years, regardless of mileage, including expedited towing service and trip interruption reimbursement at a maximum of $500 per day for up to 5 days per incident.
  • 8-year/100,000-mile warranty on key fuel cell vehicle components including the FC stack and power control unit; FC hydrogen tanks; hybrid battery pack and ECU; FC air compressor, boost converter and ECU; hybrid control module (power management control module); and hydrogen fueling ECU.

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Beginning this summer, California customers can request a Mirai by visiting www.toyota.com/mirai.  Customers are encouraged to visit www.toyota.com/mirai today to sign up for more information and notification of exact Mirai order request launch timing in the coming months.


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