World's largest auto manufacturer, Toyota Motors planning to launch Toyota Avanza in the month of September or October 2011.
It is expected that Toyota Avanza price will fall in the range of Rs 6 to 9 lacs.
Riding on the success of Toyota Innova and Toyoa Fortuner, Toyota Kirloskar Motors is planning to launch its new product in Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle (IMV) segment in India. The new IMV from Toyota is Toyota Avanza which is being sold in Thailand at present and doing very well. The Toyota Avanza is to be positioned below the Toyota Innova and likely to be mini Innova. It is also speculated that it will be cheaper by up to 25 per cent than Toyota Innova hence pitted against the likes of Chevrolet Tavera and Mahindra Xylo. The news of launching Toyota Avanza in India has also been confirmed by a senior official of the Japanese auto major. The officials confirmed by saying that they would bring a second people mover followed by Toyota Innova in India but not an SUV.
The upcoming car in India, Toyota Avanza, might be loaded with the same 1495cc mill that is used in Thailand model. The 1.5L petrol engine consists of 4 cylinder, DOHC 16 valve matted with VVTi technology. This powerhouse of the car produces 109Ps of maximum power at 6,000 rpm and generates a peak torque of 141 Nm at 4,400 rpm. The fuel tank capacity is probability 45 liter. The vehicle is expected to have a five speed manual transmission with minimum turning radius to be 4.7 m. In addition to that, the Toyota Avanza will be equipped with front disc and rear drum brake. Whereas the suspensions might be Mcpherson strut with stabilizer (front) and four link Coil spring at rear. The tyre specification must be 185/65 R15 with 5J 15 inch alloy wheels to help achieving higher mileage figures.
The exterior of the Toyota Avanza is as awesome as Toyota Innova. The exterior appearance includes sporty and stylish front grille and body colour bumpers. The body colour side view mirrors would be manual type. The front lighting system includes multi reflector headlmaps, turn indicators and round shape bright fog lamps. The side door handle is in body colour as well. The car is blessed with rear spoiler and wiper. The taillights are vertically stacked comprised of standard lights. The rear look is kept neat and clean with slim rear bumper.
In the same way, the interior of the car is well designed and beautiful. The dashboard of Toyota Avanza is expected to have analog and digital instrument panel placed at the center. The dashboard might have enough space for your documents, CDs and other small stuff. The audio system may be 1CD MP 3 WMA type with four speakers supported. The front seat of the car will be sporty and blessed with armrest. As far as safety features are concerned, all the seats will have 3 point ELR seat belts but SRS(Supplementary Restraint System) airbag for driver and front passenger. Apart from that, crash body safety, side bar protection, ABS with EBD are in the list of other safety features.
Toyota Avanza is and IMV with sporty exterior and sharp curves and flow lines. The nose of the car is comprised of chrome finished upper grille and sporty looking headlight cluster. The headlamp cluster sports turn indicator and multifunctional headlamp. The front bumper comes in exclusive design and each side of the bumper sports integrated foglights. A unique lower grille is placed at the body colour bumper. To give the Toyota Avanza more sporty look, side skirts are placed lower. Small turn indicators are also fitted at the side of the skirts. Front and rear wiper is also come in distinctive style. Body colour door handles, rear view mirror, bumper and spoiler adds a touch of class. Six spoke 15 inch alloy wheels enhance the sporty look of the IMV.
The rear side of the Toyota Avanza too come in stunning shape and design. The taillight cluster is vertical stacked and houses brake light, turn indicator and reverse light. A body colour rear spoiler is provided with LED brake light. The vertical size of the taillight allows wide rear hatch opening.
Toyota Avanza is a compact type SUV called as Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle (IMV). This would be positioned below the Toyota Innova. The overall length, width and height would be 4120mm, 1635mm and 1695mm respectively. Whereas the ground clearance might be 180mm. It would weigh around 1,100 kg. While the minimum turning radius is to be 4.7 meters.
Interiors of the Toyota Avanza believed to be as sporty and stunning as exterior. The front cabin is spacious with adjustable seats. The interior colour would be beige with fabric material seats. The dashboard of the Toyota Avanza is comprised of instrument panel, Ac vents, storage box and audio system. AC vents are located at each side and middle of the dashboard while two storage boxes are there in front of the front passenger. The four spoke steering wheel without mounted audio controls is likely to be Rack and Pinion with powered. Bottle holder cum armrest would be there for all seat rows.
Armrest cum bottle holder is there for front row. Seatbelts are provided for all passenger to ensure safety. Electronic adjustable rear view mirror would be another added feature in Toyota Avanza. Seat adjustment and viper control system with timer might be operated with manual effort.
The five door five or seven seater IMV Toyota Avanza will have ample headroom and legroom for all passengers. The front seat would be long separated split fold while the second row of the vehicle would be foldable bench type seat with headrests. Front seat armrest and center console box might be another added comfort feature. The seats would be long and wear fabric material. In addition to these comfort features, the Toyota Avanza is blessed with air conditioner (manual), electronic adjustable rear view mirrors, rear door lock, power windows, manual seat adjusting and manual viper control system with timer.
Toyota Avanza is a five door Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle that may be introduced here with five or seven seats. As per Thailand's model, the interiors overall length, width and height would be 2,445mm, 1,400mm and 1,260mm respectively. By seeing the interiors specifications, it might be a spacious vehicle with overall comfort for driver and passenger.
Toyota Avanza will have powerful 1.5L petrol engine. The engine capacity might be 1495cc with 4 cylinder, DHOC, 16 valve with VVTi technology. The powertrain is believed to generates 109PS of peak power at 6,000 rpm and churn top torque of 141 Nm at 4,400 rpm. The power and torque generated by the engine is well utilised by five speed transmission. The VVTi technology works for greater acceleration, power, torque and fuel economy. Turning radius is 4.7 meters to allow easy 'U' turn.
As we already discussed, the powertrain of the Toyota Avanza is smart and equipped with innovative technologies. The 1495cc of engine is capable enough to drive your vehicle as you want. For better response of the powertrain, the mill is supported by 4 cylinder, DHOC, 16 valve and VVTi with 5 speed transmission. The engine of Toyota Avanza belts out peak power of 109 PS at 6,000 rpm and pumps out top torque of 141 Nm at 4,400 tpm. In order to ensure optimum air and fuel intake, Variable Valve Timing-Intelligent system in loaded that practically increase the performance of the engine and fuel economy. As a result, acceleration of the car is also improved. The VVTi varies the timing of the intake by adjusting the relationship between the camshaft drive and intake camshaft. The technology also ensure quick pick-up, starting and power for any kind of roads. Plenty of torque is provided especially for low and medium speeds and where more acceleration is required whereas high speed manoeuvring becomes effortless.
Toyota Avanza will be brought here as an IMV and will be positioned below the Toyota Innova. The engineers had done a great task to provide it compact SUV size and succeed to enhance power and fuel efficiency. The Toyota Avanza is powered by a 1.5L 4 cylinder, DOHC, 16 valve with VVTi system. The engine churns 109PS of peak power and 141 Nm of top torque at 6,000 and 4,400 rpm respectively. The expected mileage in city from Toyota Avanza is around 15.8 kmpl and 11.2 kmpl on highway. The company has installed VVTi technology for better fuel efficiency and less carbon emissions.
The Toyota Avanza is believed to be brought here in India with 1.5L 4 cylinder, DOHC 16 valve with VVTi. The powertrain of the vehicle is supposed to pumps out 109 PS of maximum power at 6,000 rpm and 141 Nm of peak torque at 4,400 rpm. The engine capacity of the Toyota Avanza is 1495cc and the figure is enough to imagine the power it produces. Especially when the size of the car is smaller than Toyota Innova. Moreover, the powertrain is comprised of VVTi technology which ensure more power and torque. The VVTi stands for Variable Valve Timing-intelligent. The technology is also responsible for better fuel economy. The technology allows optimum use of air thereby increase the power and torque output. In nutshell, we can say that there are three benefits of VVTi that are higher performance, fuel economy and less emissions.
Toyota Avanza is to hit Indian roads in the form of Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle (IMV) which is believed to be packed with standard and latest features as well. As per reports, the Toyota Avanza will be equipped with 1 CD MP3 WMA audio system supported by 4 speakers. In addition to this, there would be other car accessories for Toyota Avanza such as air conditioner (manual), electronic adjustable rear view mirrors, rear door lock, power windows, manual seat adjusting and manual viper contol system with timer.
As far as braking system of the Toyota Avanza is concerned, it will have the convectional one. The front one will be disc brake and rear one will be drum type. Moreover, there is probability of providing Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD). The combination of ABS and EBD would be a greater option if blessed with. The braking system supported by advanced systems might woo most of the car lovers. The ABS system protects from skidding and promise steering control when braking, while front and rear braking balance is ensured by EBD. The system is responsible for adjusting front and rear brake pressure according to load.
Apart from this type of braking system, the Toyota Avanza will have Mcpherson strut with stabilizer front suspension and Four link Coil spring rear fork that ensure butter-smooth riding experience. It also suggests that handling and comfort will be given more attention by the company.
Toyota Avanza is believed to be blessed with most of the current safety systems. For driver and front passenger, Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) airbag might be installed for safety. Apart from this, Toyota Avanza is loaded with crash body safety, side bar protection, ABS with EBD, safety belts and Thief Deterrent system. Handling becomes easier with powerful engine, braking system and jerk and jolt resistant shock absorbers.
Toyota Avanza would be a five door five or seven seater Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle that is speculated to be positioned below Toyota Innova. The Toyota Avanza is expected to have 15 inch classy alloy wheels. The tyre size would be 185/65 R 15 with enough rubber. The ground clearance might be 180mm.
Lively power and torque, great fuel efficiency, headroom and legroom is unmatchable.
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