UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMW Toyota) introduced the new Toyota Avanza recently. This is a new generation of the sucessful seven seater multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). Price list for the Avanza 1.3 is at RM64, 590, the 1.5E at RM72, 590, the 1.5G at RM77, 290 and the 1.5S at RM79, 590. Prices stated are including insurance, for metallic colours. All vehicles come with three years or 100,000 kilometre warranty, whichever comes first.
Engine and specification:
Equipped with 3SZ-VE 1.5-litre VVTi engine, it has a capacity to deliver 103 PS of maximum power at 136 Nm of torque. The 1.5S, 1.5G, 1.5E mated with a four-speed auto transmission. Another one is equipped with K3-VE 1.3-litre VVTi engine; it has a capacity to deliver 91 PS of maximum power at 117 Nm of torque. It is mated with a five-speed manual transmission.
Exterior, Interior & Safety:
On the exterior, the new features comprise a wider and dynamic styling front outlook with the three-dimensional look centered on the bonnet ornament creates an illustration of power. The windscreen angle of the all new Toyota Avanza is shallower, giving a sportier look to the new model and a benefit to aerodynamics. A flowing character line on the sides of the new Toyota Avanza adds dynamism, and together with the glass area makes the MPVappear sleeker and longer.
In the interior, the MPV has a more modern-looking image and spaciousness. The new black interior theme combined with the solid and modern surface textures offer an image of high quality similar to that of a passenger car. The new dashboard design is lower to provide a wider and more open sense for the front occupants. Matching the two-tone theme of the dashboard is the high-quality textured surface.
In terms of safety, Toyota Avanza 1.5S and 1.5G come with anti-lock braking system (ABS), Electronic brake distribution (EBD) and dual airbags.