Interested in owning Toyota’s new fuel-cell vehicle? Get ready, because the Toyota Mirai customer order request portal is live and California customers should beam themselves to toyota.com/mirai to seek to claim their fuel-cell vehicle.
The Toyota Mirai has the highest EPA estimated driving range rating of any zero emission electric vehicle on the market, at 312 miles, and offers an EPA estimated 67 mpge city/highway/combined.
Production of the Toyota Mirai is limited and vehicles will be placed with select, eligible customers. After placing a request, potential Mirai drivers will be contacted directly by a Toyota representative to discuss ownership and next steps.
When Mirai begins arriving in October 2015, customers will take delivery from one of the eight authorized California dealers of their choosing. In Southern California, Longo Toyota, Toyota of Orange, Toyota of Santa Monica or Tustin Toyota will take care of Mirai trailblazers. Customers in Northern California will visit Roseville Toyota, San Francisco Toyota, Stevens Creek Toyota or Toyota Sunnyvale. MSRP will be $57,500 plus an $835 destination fee.
Toyota said that a select group of qualified customers will be eligible for a Mirai Trailblazer support program. This program is designed to enhance the purchase and ownership experience by providing the following choices:
– Trailblazer APR Support: 0% for 60 months + $7,500 or
– Trailblazer Purchase Support of $7,500 , or
– Trailblazer Lease: $499 per month for 36 months, $3,649 due at signing
With combined state and federal incentives of $13,000 available to many customers, the purchase price could potentially fall to under $45,000.
Ownership does have its privileges. The Mirai comprehensive, ownership experience offers a range of world-class services, including three years’ worth of complimentary fuel, three years of 24/7 customer call support, 8-year/100,000-mile warranty on key fuel cell vehicle components.