All-new 2021 Toyota Prius C (Aqua) spied in Japan

Shaun · Jun 28, 2021 04:20 PM

All-new 2021 Toyota Prius C (Aqua) spied in Japan 01

The all-new 2021 Toyota Prius C, otherwise known as Aqua, has been spotted in Japan. The new Toyota Prius C is expected to debut mid-July, which is less than a month away.

Like the Japanese/European Toyota Yaris, the new Prius C will be underpinned by the TNGA-B platform. Creative311 reports that the new Prius C will adopt a foot-type parking brake, rather than an electric parking brake that is able to support auto brake hold feature.

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All-new 2021 Toyota Prius C (Aqua) spied in Japan 01

Powertrain details are unconfirmed at the moment. Though it’s worth noting that the global version of the Toyota Yaris features a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder engine that runs on an Atkinson-cycle, mated to a CVT and an electric motor. Power output is 116 PS combined.

When it debuts in Japan, the new Prius C will go up against the Honda Jazz e:HEV as well as the Nissan Note Aura.

Also read: 2021 Nissan Note e-Power to launch in Singapore this year, first ASEAN debut

Other than that, other details of the 2021 Toyota Prius C remain scarce for now. Do watch this space as we bring you the latest updates.

Photo credit: Creative311, Twitter

Also read: Spied: JDM 2020 Toyota Yaris got lost in Thailand? Is it coming to Malaysia?

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