Along with the restyling of the Toyota Auris, the Japanese brand has also presented at the Geneva Motor new Toyota Avensis , a model that already faces its second facelift. It will be available in four-door sedan and family Touring Sports (formerly wagon) body. The renewed D segment sedan looks brand new aesthetic, an interior completely renovated, more equipment and new engines.
Outside the Most of the changes are concentrated in the front . Get a whole new look thanks to new headlights that will converge on the logo of the brand through a chrome and black ribbons. The bumper now sports a new, sportier design, creating a fuller shape and with more personality than before front. In side view find new alloy wheels while the rear LED taillights opens in shape and design, as well as a hatchback with new forms and new bumper.
You may still find the model at dealerships is bland by jurisdiction, but inside and looked old. The facelift to the interior of the new Toyota Avensis is complete . It is about improving the quality and perceived sense of it with a new dashboard, which uses a more modern design and best quality materials. Everything is new in the cockpit.
After the new steering wheel the driver has access to a table clocks with two spheres and TFT color display including where the information from the onboard computer is. In the center console touch screen 8 “multimedia system is, with its peripheral buttons and air conditioning controls below. The design is clean and not overloaded with buttons.
The front seats have also improved their design looking for improved ergonomics and comfort . The feeling d quality is also intensified with new upholstery or mixed tone leather and Alcantara fabric. A better soundproofing reduces noise and vibration in the cabin of the new Toyota Avensis.
Equipment is one of the strengths This renewed sedan. In the end we find elements such as sensors of light and rain, dual zone climate control, access and keyless start, sunroof, heated seats, LED headlights directional lights short-long automatic and security systems Toyota Safety Sense, which includes features such as adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, warning lane departure and recognition of traffic signs.
Regarding the mechanical range, the Toyota Avensis launches two diesel engines. At the bottom of the range the new engine 1.6 diesel of 112 horses , which is also incorporated in the renewed Auris is located. This engine replaces the previous 2.0 to 124 horses. It promises a tight consumption of 4.1 liters up to 8% lower than before, but with a 0-100 11.4 seconds and a top speed of 180 km / h will not raise passions. The change is manual six-speed.
A step up are the new 2.0 diesel 143 hp as substitute 2.2 150 hp. It offers 320 Nm of torque between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm with a 0-100 9.5 seconds and a top speed of 200 km / h. Despite their best performance, consumption remains tight, with a certified average of 4.5 liters. Both engines comply with Euro 6 and reduce maintenance costs over the engines they replace, by extending service intervals to 20,000 miles.
As for gasoline engines, there are three options. The more modest is a 1.6 132 horses, followed by 1.8 2.0 147 horses and 152 horses . The former can be associated with only manual gearbox, while the second can opt for Multidrive S CVT, exclusive of 2.0. The average consumption of these engines ranges between 5.9 and 6.1 liters, really pretty even features such as 0-100 acceleration or top speed. It was not immediately clear whether the five engines arrive in our country.
A level of chassis were carried out minor adjustments to make the suspension more comfortable and that management has a better answer.
Source – Toyota
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