Toyota Motor Corp. has introduced a homegrown version of a 2L diesel engine with common-rail injection in high-end models of the Toyota Avensis sedan built in Burnaston, UK. Toyota's new diesel develops 110 hp at 4,000 rpm and 184 lb.-ft (250 Nm) of torque at 2,000 rpm. With a 5-speed manual transmission, the car is rated at about 40 mpg (5.9L/100 km). Toyota calls its 2L engine D4-D, for direct-injection 4-stroke diesel. The company has given no volume projection for the Avensis SR ...

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