Do you like the new look of the Toyota Avanza? [Poll of the Week]

Updated Mar 14, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Toyota’s compact MPV comes with an all-new look.
 

The all-new 2022 Toyota Avanza is now available in the Philippines with four variants to choose from. The starting price for Toyota’s compact MPV is Php 813,000 while the top-of-the-line variant retails at Php 1,039,000.

2022 Toyota Avanza front shot2022 Toyota Avanza

The Avanza comes with an all-new design inside and out. It gets a heavily revamped exterior styling that features a bolder and more aggressive look. The Avanza’s new front end now looks more angular as compared to the old model. It has LED headlights, fog lights, and a sharp-looking bumper. 

The 2022 Toyota Avanza’s side profile has a crisp character line that makes it more assertive than the outgoing model. The top-spec variant is equipped with power-folding side mirrors, and it rides on a set of new 16-inch alloy wheels.

2022 Toyota Avanza rear shotThe all-new Toyota Avanza comes with a more streamlined rear end

The design changes are also evident when you look at the rear. It is fitted with restyled taillights, a spoiler, and a new bumper design.

Step inside the cabin, the Avanza is integrated with an updated dashboard layout. Yes, there’s still a lot of hard plastic materials in the interior but that’s expected considering how other Toyota models are designed. What’s good is that Toyota added texture to the dashboard to make the overall interior look a notch higher. 

2022 Toyota Avanza interiorThe Avanza features a revamped dashboard layout

Placed right at the center of the dashboard is the eight-inch infotainment touchscreen that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The touchscreen also serves as the monitor of the reverse camera. 

Toyota’s compact MPV also comes with a revamped steering wheel design, which now looks sleeker as compared to the old one that has a bulging finish. Of note, the top-spec Toyota Avanza G comes with a tilt & telescopic adjustment.

2022 Toyota Avanza interior seatsThe all-new Toyota Avanza comes with fabric seats 

Fabric seats with black and brown two-tone accents are standard across all 2022 Toyota Avanza variants. This MPV can accommodate up to seven individuals, and comes with what Toyota calls a long-sofa seating configuration. The first row seats of the Avanza can be folded back to link with the second-row seats. Also, the second-row seats can be folded to the front to provide a long sofa-like space for the third-row seats. 

Powering the 2022 Toyota Avanza is a choice of either a 1.3-liter or a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine. The 1.3-liter power unit can produce 97 hp and 122 Nm of torque. The 1.5-liter gasoline, on the other hand, is exclusively available to the top-spec Avanza G. It can generate 105 hp and 138 Nm. The engine can be connected to either a five-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT).

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The all-new Avanza now also comes with monocoque or unibody construction as compared to the old ladder-frame design. Aside from that, Toyota’s MPV now features a front-wheel-drive setup.

With all the specs and features laid out, do you find the all-new Toyota Avanza an attractive vehicle? Cast your vote now in Philkotse’s Poll of the Week. 

Learn more about the all-new 2022 Toyota Avanza in Philkotse’s Car Guide section.

Know more about Toyota Avanza 2023

Toyota Avanza

The 2023 Toyota Avanza is a seven-seater MPV, which is now in its third-generation model. Locally, there are four trims for this MPV. These include the Avanza J 1.3 MT, the Avanza E 1.3 MT, Avanza E 1.3 CVT, and the Avanza G 1.5 CVT. Toyota Avanza 2023 Price Philippines starts at ₱833,000 for the entry-level J 1.3 MT, while the top-of-the-line Toyota Avanza G 1.5 CVT is priced at ₱1,059,000

Under the hood, the new Avanza either gets a 1.3-liter inline-4 gasoline, or a larger 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine. At max, the 1.3-liter mill can make up to 97 horsepower and 122Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the 1.5-liter can produce up to 105 horsepower and 138 Nm of torque.  

There are two transmissions available to the 2023 Toyota Avanza. Depending on the variant, it either gets a five-speed manual gearbox, or a continuously variable transmission with a gear lever manual mode. As of this new third-gen version, the Avanza is now a front-wheel-drive vehicle. 

Size-wise, the new Avanza has a length of 4,395mm, and a width of 1,730mm. The Avanza G comes with the tallest height at 1,700mm. The E meanwhile comes next with its height of 1,690mm, while the J is the shortest at 1,665mm. All comes with a wheelbase length of 2,750mm. 

Locally, the Avanza rivals the likes of the Suzuki Ertiga, Mitsubishi Xpander, Honda BR-V, among others. 

₱ 833,000 - ₱ 1,059,000

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