In January 2015, the first Japanese automaker presented a new Toyota Alphard 3 generations minivan, as well as more luxurious Vellfire version on its base. And if the outside of the car remained largely similar to its predecessor, it is part of “stuffing” change occurred much more. Most of all new Toyota Alphard (2016) is similar to the previous generation of the car in profile, while the front minivan got a head optics and a large grille with the bend reminiscent of a similar decision on the models of the brand Lexus. At the same time there is a version without bending, but with a more aggressive side air intakes in the front bumper.
Models & Prices 2016 Toyota Alphard.
|3.5 Prestige||$49,100||3.5 petrol (275 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|3.5 Prestige +||$58,000||3.5 petrol (275 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
|3.5 Luxe||$60,100||3.5 petrol (275 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
With stern distinguish the new Toyota Alphard III (2016) is easy for new lamps, markedly increased in size and move closer to the glazing. The architecture of the front panel inside the Toyota Alphard 3 remained the same, but the car got a new instrument panel and steering wheel, a rethinking of the center console with ducts of different shapes and a large color screen multimedia system. As before, the configuration of the cabin may have several options – the maximum passenger capacity of eight people.
Armchairs first and second rows can now move on common sled, plus there was a performance of Executive Lounge with wider seats of the second row (+100 mm), equipped with individual tables and armrests, sliding footrests for the feet, heated and ventilated. Depending on the version, the length of the car is now between 4 915 to 4 935 mm (the increase was 75 and 95 mm, respectively), the value of the wheelbase grew by 50 mm – up to 3000, the width of the added 20 – 1 850, and the height was reduced to 1880. The company worked on the increasing rigidity of the minivan, improved noise and vibration control, and instead the old torsion beam rear now have a new independent suspension double wishbone will make the car more comfortable. The base engine for the new Toyota Alphard 3 was the 2.5-liter unit capacity of 182 hp , Which replaces the 170-horsepower engine displacement of 2.4 liters. Couple it is upgraded 3.5-liter V6, will retain the same return in the 275 forces, but get more power – 340 Nm against 330 previously. However, both versions of the model may be a front-and-wheel drive. It consists of a 152-strong (206 Nm) petrol “four” 2.5 liter working on the Atkinson cycle, the electric motor on the front axle power of 143 hp (270 Nm), 6-speed automatic transmission, as well as providing four-wheel drive (E-Four) motor (68 forces and 139 Nm) on the rear axle and nickel-metal hydride battery for energy storage. Models & Prices Price of a new minivan Toyota Alphard 3 in Japan starts at 3,197,782 yen (about $30,400). The basic equipment has entered the LED interior lighting with three levels of brightness and 16 color options. The cost of the basic version starts at $49,100, and the top-end version by Luxe will cost $60,100. Already default car has front and side airbags, ABS, ESP, LED head optics and running lights, parking sensors, cruise control, light and rain sensors, three-zone climate control with air ionizer, an audio system with eight speakers and 16-inch alloy wheels.