The Toyota Avanza Baru has been one of the most popular family SUVs of the past few years. While the model’s size may not be impressive, it’s certainly not small. The four-door SUV measures 4 395 millimeters in length, 1 730 millimeters in width, and sits at 665 millimeters tall. It comes with either a 1.5-liter engine or a 1.3-liter engine. Both engines have a variety of power outputs. The entry-level engine produces 72 kW, while the flagship model puts out 138 N.m., which is enough power for most urban driving situations. The Avanza is also equipped with a CVT, which allows the driver to select the transmission speed that’s right for the driver’s style and needs.
The New Toyota Avanza’s interior is surprisingly spacious for a vehicle of this size and price. It features a 4.2-inch multi-information display, dual-zone climate control, and a rear-seat USB charging port. Inside, you’ll find several cubby-holes and cup-holders. The Toyota Avanza’s infotainment system has been upgraded and now includes Bluetooth, USB, and smartphone mirroring. Bluetooth also comes standard, and hands-free calling allows you to use your phone while driving.
The Toyota Avanza’s cabin offers plenty of space for all family members. The third-row seats have good legroom, but there’s not much room for your bigger buddies. If you need to transport extra luggage, you’ll be pleased to know that the third-row seats can be moved forward or folded flat. Additionally, the second and third-row seats have adjustable headrests. The New Toyota Avanza can accommodate up to 7 people comfortably, but it may not be comfortable for large groups.
To add a bit of personality to the dashboard, Toyota has added some texture to make it more appealing. If you’re not looking to spend a lot of money, go with the entry-level 1.3 J grade, which starts at P813,000.
In 2019, Toyota Motor Philippines revealed the third-generation Avanza. It is based on the Daihatsu New Global Architecture, which means it is bigger and shifts from rear-wheel to front-wheel drive. It has also received a facelift that includes a bold front grill, new headlights, and a new tailgate with LED taillights. The Avanza will come with 15 and 16-inch wheels, and a new rear gate that looks more modern than ever.
As for the engine, the All New Avanza comes equipped with a 1.5-liter mesin. It also features a CVT transmission and an over-the-fender exhaust system. The VVT-i engine makes the Avanza more fuel-efficient and efficient. This engine is capable of delivering 106 PS at 6000 rpm and 137 Nm of torque. The VVT is one of the top-selling sedans on the market, and the newest incarnation will not disappoint.