The rules for Thailand's proposed Best Little Car/EcoCar project have been changed in a move intended to convince Toyota Motor Thailand to take part in the program. Originally, the requirement was for the car's width not to exceed 5.2 ft. (1.6 m), but this has been increased to 5.3 ft. (1.63 m). The maximum length of 11.8 ft. (3.6 m) remains the same. However, fuel consumption now must be no less than 47 mpg (5L/100 km), up from the original 42 mpg (5.6L/100 km). And the engine size must ...

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