10 things you need to know about the Toyota Mirai

1. The Mirai uses an electricity generator to harness power from hydrogen gas.

Fuel Cell cutaway

2. The only exhaust emission is water.


3. The car is powered by a 153bhp fuel cell stack…


4. …And can travel 300 miles on a single tank of hydrogen.


5. It takes three minutes to refuel Mirai.

Fuel Cell fill up

6. The benchmark 0-62mph sprint takes 9.6 seconds.


7. Top speed is 111mph.


8. The car launches in Japan on December 15 and arrives in the UK and other selected European markets in September 2015.


9. Standard safety equipment includes a pre-collision system; lane departure alert; Drive-start Control, which limits sudden starts or acceleration when making gear shifts and a blind spot monitor.


10. A heated steering wheel; eight-way adjustable and heated front seats; a high-definition 4.2-inch LED TFT multi-information display and fully automatic and independent air conditioning with Nanoe air purification technology come fitted as standard.


Where next?

Toyota Mirai: The future has arrived
How does fuel cell work?
11 concepts that paved the way for the Mirai


  1. Hi. Thanks for your comment. Although the Mirai will only have two pedals, it is not an automatic transmission in the traditional sense. The Mirai will have a CVT transmission just like all of our other hybrid-powered the cars. This is the optimal setup and means you can get the most mileage out of one tank of hydrogen.

  2. Hi Andrew. Thanks for your comment. At the moment there is a lack of refuelling points but there has been huge investement in the sector and we expect them to start springing up. Click the link for more on that: po.st/F2rU1C. The Mirai does not have a battery range extender but uses similar regenerative technology found on our other hybrid-powered vehicles to maximise range. If you have any other questions about the Mirai please do get in touch.

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