At the beginning of the month, we introduced you information that the brand new Toyota Avanza facelift can be launched in Malaysia quickly. Now, we’re bringing you full galleries of the refreshed MPV in 1.5E and 1.5S guises, that are two of three obtainable variants – the final one being the 1.5S+. These vehicles had been on show on the UMW Toyota showroom in Seksyen 19, Petaling Jaya.
Styling adjustments are plain for all to see, with a entrance finish that attracts inspiration from the Vellfire. The trim on the higher grille now spreads to the sides of the brand new bumper, splitting the headlamps into two tiers. The decrease apron is sort of an identical to the Veloz (a sportier tackle the usual Avanza) bought in Indonesia, with a multi-slat consumption and recessed fog lamp sections.
Round again, you’ll discover redesigned taillights which are linked by a chrome trim piece, with extra purple reflectors on the 1.5S (and 1.5S+), whereas the 1.5E will get a extra primary look as a substitute. All variants are fitted with 15-inch alloy wheels with 185/65 profile tyres, however solely the 1.5S and 1.5S+ get a two-tone end.
As for the inside, the structure of the dashboard has been tweaked to accommodate a brand new centre stack, which frames the infotainment display screen and controls for the usual guide air-conditioning system (with rear ceiling-mounted vents) beneath the air vents.
By way of gear, bi-LED headlamps, entrance fog lamps, a shark fin antenna and roof spoiler are commonplace exterior fitments throughout the board. The bottom variant is the one one which comes with out electrical retractable aspect mirrors and darkish chrome with purple lens garnish for the tailgate talked about above.
Inside, the 1.5E and 1.5S include double-DIN head unit, with the 6.75-inch Show Audio (commonplace for the 1.5S+) pictured right here being a value possibility. The speaker depend is six on all variants apart from the bottom possibility that makes do with simply 4.
The 1.5E is provided with a standard urethane steering wheel and commonplace analogue gauges, whereas the remaining variants achieve a steering-mounted audio controls, chrome trim, sportier gauges and a multi-info instrument cluster show. Cloth seats and USB charging ports are all commonplace for all three variants.
As for security package, there’s nonetheless simply two airbags, ABS with EBD, and Isofix little one seat anchors on the second row. Nevertheless, the 1.5S+ will get a blind spot monitor and rear-cross visitors alert – the primary time these options can be found on an Avanza in Malaysia – not current on different variants.
All variants are powered by a 2NR-VE 1.5 litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 105 PS (103 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 136 Nm of torque at four,200 rpm. The mill, which can be used for the Rush and Perodua Myvi, sends drive to the rear wheels through a four-speed computerized solely – there’s no five-speed guide possibility.
As revealed again then, pricing for the brand new Avanza begins from RM80,888 (on-the-road with out insurance coverage) for the 1.5E, whereas the 1.5S retails at RM83,888, and the 1.5S+ at RM87,888.
2019 Toyota Avanza 1.5S
2019 Toyota Avanza 1.5E
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