C+pod

The Toyota C+pod (stylized as C+pod) is a two-seater battery electric kei car manufactured by the Japanese automaker Toyota. Its design was previewed by the Ultra-Compact BEV concept car from October 2019, and its production form was revealed on 25 December 2020. The first batch will be for sale limited to corporate users, local governments and other organizations in Japan. It will be sold to individual customers in 2022.

Due to its dimensions, it qualifies under the kei car dimension category in Japan. It is the latest vehicle not to use up the maximum dimensions allowed for by the kei car regulations after the Subaru R1.

Main Specifications

GradeGX
Vehicle category (Road Transport Vehicle Act)MinivehicleUltra-compact mobility (type approval)
Length x Width x Height(mm)2,490 x 1,290 x 1,550
Wheelbase(mm)1,780
Track(mm)Fr: 1,105 / Rr: 1,095
Minimum ground clearance(mm)145
Vehicle weight(kg)690670
Minimum turning radius(m)3.9
Capacity(seats)2
MotorType1RM (Permanent magnet electric motor)
Rated output(kW)2.6
Maximum output(kW)9.2
Maximum torque(N・m)56
Main drive batteryTypeLithium-ion battery
Capacity(Ah)51
Total voltage(V)177.6
Total power(kWh)9.06
Range on single chargeWLTC mode, Class 1 test cycle(km)150
AC electric power consumption rateWLTC mode, Class 1 test cycle(Wh/km)54
Charging timeStandard chargeSingle phase, 200V/16AApprox. 5 hours (Fully charged)
Single phase, 100V/6AApprox. 16 hours (Fully charged)
Maximum speed(km/h)60
SuspensionFrStrut coil spring suspension with stabilizerRrTorsion beam type coil spring suspension
BrakesFrDisc brakesRrLeading/trailing shoe type drum brakes
Tire size155/70R13 75S