2018 Toyota Alphard – Changes, Specs and Release Date

The latest addition in the Multi-purpose vehicle category of vehicles by Toyota is the most awaited and popular 2018 Toyota Alphard. The car is known for having a strong fan following associated with it and it is being expected that in a manner similar to its predecessors the car will also be offered by makers with two trims not only this, there will also be another hybrid model, which will soon hit the market. The expectations from this model are defiantly very high because all the earlier models have been successful in winning high-grade appreciation from masses. The new model will definitely contain some unique updates because everything is being directed towards bringing a good product forward.

2018 Toyota Alphard -front-view

2018 Toyota Alphard Features

The 2018 Toyota Alphard vehicle will not be very much different from the exterior as there will be the inclusion of taillights as well as the framework that has received minor updates. Sliding doors have been installed on both sides and it will be altogether wide and low in comparison to other models of Alphard. It is being claimed by Toyota that, this time, chassis will be stiff and the suspension of the van will also be re-tuned so that it can become more comfortable and safe for the riders.In the standard form 17 to 18-inch wheels of alloy have been included also you will find the updates in lights. Coming towards the interior cabin is going to be spacious providing room for a family of 8 thanks to the arrangement of three rows. In addition to this, anterior is also including the following features

  • Infotainment System
  • Triple automated climatic system
  • Air conditioning

The controls have been made extremely friendly and the best part is that there is also additional storage space present.

2018 Toyota Alphard will be offered in next colors: Black, Grayish blue mica metallic, White pearl crystal, Grey metallic, Silver metallic.

2018 Toyota Alphard - interior

Engine Specification

2018 Toyota Alphard is going to include two powered units of gasoline which are 2.4 l, 4 cylinders and are capable of generating 167 hp and torque of approximately 167 lb-ft. Another engine option is 3.5 l, V6 which has the potential of producing 251 lb-ft and automated transmission of 6, speed. Fuel economy estimates that have been presented by EPA are 21 mpg combined for the anterior wheel drive models.  This data is very much decent. There will also be another hybrid engine that will combine 2.5 l, Atkinson cycle engine that has the potential of producing 150 hp along with 6, speed Sequential Shiftmatic. It is dependent upon users to make the choice of engine, but so far all options are appearing as convincing.

2018 Toyota Alphard -rear-view

Price and Date of Release

To be honest, Toyota has not provided any release date for the 2018 Toyota Alphard, but it is being expected that vehicle will be available in the market by ending of the year 2016. Coming towards the price it will be expensive and will cost around $ 44,000.

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