How does a Hybrid car work?
Hybrid vehicles seamlessly combine the power of petrol engines with the efficiency of electric motors. In a Hybrid, the battery is recharged while you drive so it’s always ready to go without ever needing to be plugged in.
Does it cost more to service a Hybrid?
During your Toyota Service Advantage[TS1] period, all servicing costs are capped at the same price for both Hybrid and conventional models. However, once this period expires, you may need to factor in additional servicing requirements, which could increase the annual cost of your service.
Can a Hybrid run on electricity when it runs out of fuel?
No. A Toyota Hybrid can only operate in electric mode when petrol is in the tank.
How long will my Hybrid battery be covered for?
The life of a Hybrid vehicle and a Hybrid HV battery will vary depending on usage and environmental factors. For Hybrid vehicles bought before 1 January 2019, we’ll cover your Hybrid battery for eight years from date of first delivery or 160,000km, whichever comes first. For Hybrid vehicles bought after 1 January 2019, we’ll cover your Hybrid battery for up to 10 years, provided you undertake your annual inspection as part of routine maintenance according to the vehicle logbook.
What happens if my Hybrid battery runs out of charge?
The high-voltage Hybrid 'traction battery' will never run out of charge, as it charges while you drive.