After becoming a “trending topic” in cyberspace regarding the change of Toyota Avanza’s “Million People’s Car”, Toyota Indonesia has finally officially staged the world debut of the Toyota All New Avanza and All New Veloz virtually, Wednesday 10/11. This third generation Avanza comes with a new look and much more advanced features than the previous generation.
The most fundamental change in Toyota’s flagship MPV in Indonesia is the drive system, which was previously Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) to Front Wheel Drive (FWD). The suspension has also been readjusted to provide better comfort.
From the outside, the next-gen Avanza / Veloz looks more like a sport utility vehicle / SUV thanks to the bold bumper design. The main lights and rear combination lights also adopted LED technology as well as a rear door lamp.
While the interior looks much more modern thanks to the presence of a display head unit firmly attached to the center of the dashboard, like the dashboards of modern premium cars.
The cabin is also made more spacious to accommodate 7 passengers more comfortably. “So it’s not a five-passenger plus two rear seat car, but really designed to actually carry 7 passengers plus enough luggage space in the back,” said Anton Jimmi Suwandy, PT Marketing Director. Toyota-Astra Motor (TAM), in a statement. virtual chat event, Wednesday (10/11).
The Avanza gen 3 has a length of 4,475mm, a width of 1,750mm and a wheelbase of 2,750mm which can be used to the maximum for that extra space.
Avanza and Veloz now have high safety standards. ABS + EBD + Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Control and Hall Start Assist are now standard in all variants. Even Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) safety technology, first introduced at Raize, is now also present in the All New Avanza and All New Veloz TSS variants.
The TSS consists of a pre-collision system function that warns of the potential danger of a forward collision, a forward department alert to warn the driver that the vehicle in front is moving (especially at traffic lights). stop), then a pedal malfunction check to avoid a collision when the driver wrongly presses the accelerator pedal when he wants to brake.
The TSS variant is also equipped with the Lane Daparture Assist function which alerts the driver in the event of an accidental departure from the lane, the road and the Rear Crossing Traffic Alert which alerts the driver of a vehicle passing behind the vehicle. vehicle during a reversing maneuver. There is also blind spot monitoring to detect vehicles approaching from behind in the blind spot area. Always added with 6 airbags.
Along with this world premiere, PT Toyota-Astra Motor (TAM) also confirmed the brand’s separation between Avanza and Veloz. The Avanza is targeted as a Low Fuel Consumption Versatile Vehicle (LMPV), while the Veloz is targeted as a premium MPV. Therefore, Veloz has features which are certainly more complete and more luxurious.
The all new Veloz is available in three (3) types namely Veloz M / T, Veloz Q CVT and Veloz Q CVT TSS (Toyota Safety Sense).
Veloz is fitted with a striking chrome window sash, fender line and roof rail which further underline its new positioning as a Premium Cross MPV. This car is fitted with New Side Stone Guard and 17 inch alloy rims, as well as New Foot Lamp under the exterior mirrors.
At the rear, there is a sturdy rear bumper which is shaped in a way that accentuates the harsh, aggressive feel of a crossover.
Many novelties are presented. Features new leather tilt and telescoping steering with audio and MID switch for easy adjustment of steering position, audio and MID by light pressure on the steering wheel, and equipped with a drive mode switch ( Q CVT).
In addition, the New Advanced 7 Inch Digital TFT MID also ensures all the important information regarding the state of the vehicle thanks to a new graphic display. The new 9 inch integrated main unit is integrated into the all new Veloz. Advanced smartphone connectivity on the main unit and the new rear entertainment system are also available (Q CVT and Q CVT TSS).
There’s also a wireless charger in the center console as a premium feature, along with a new electric parking brake with brake hold that replaces the conventional parking brake lever.
The all-new Veloz used 15-inch ventilated disc brakes up front and solid rear disc brakes. New panoramic camera (Q CVT & Q CVT TSS).
There are also the latest advanced features from Toyota, namely T Intouch, a telematics technology that connects cars to the mTOYOTA app, so customers can connect to all Toyota mobility services. (S-4)