The Japanese car manufacturer Toyota is one of the most successful companies in the world. The Avensis model is one of the best vehicles in the whole Toyota lineup, and today we will talk about the Avensis Touring Sports model. Last year was we can clearly say unsuccessful for Toyota when it comes to sales, and probably because of that, we can expect a lot of redesigns for all Toyota vehicles, including this one as well. The newly model was recently spied in the Europe, but according to pictures, it was heavily camouflaged. If you want to learn something more about the modified 2018 Toyota Avensis Touring Sports, stay on this page and enjoy in the following review.
2018 Toyota Avensis Touring Sports front
2018 Toyota Avensis Touring Exterior design
As we already wrote in the intro, this vehicle was spotted on the testing, but it was pretty much camouflaged. Actually, it seems that only the windows, taillights and wheels don’t have a camo. According to Company, in the next few months, they will try to drop the weight of this model. That will certainly bring improvements in fuel consumption as well as in the overall performance of the vehicle. How will they do that? It is simple, they will most likely use a high dose of lightweight materials in the chassis construction, such as aluminum for example.
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2018 Avensis will get a longer wheelbase which is very good for the comfort of the cabin. Just for comparison, the current model has a length of 4,820 millimeters and a wheelbase of 2,700-millimeter. From the spy photos, we can notice that this model rides on aluminum wheels with a 5-spoke design. We don’t know for sure, but some rumors suggest that they will be 17-inches large. The lights up front will receive some slight modifications, and it will be most likely a little bit stretched. Also, they will use LED technology.
Toyota Avensis Touring 2018 Interior design
The 2018 Toyota Avensis interior design of the approaching vehicle will most likely satisfy most of the passengers. There is going to be a lot of legroom and headroom for the people, and thanks to the longer wheelbase, the comfort will be on the higher level compared to its predecessor. All the seats in the cabin will be wrapped in the leather and it will be very supportive. The infotainment system of this model should be updated. We can anticipate 8.0-inch touchscreen display in the middle of the dash. This model also provides climate control, sat-nav, adaptive cruise control, some new safety features, excellent audio system, a lot of options for connectivity and many other as well.
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Engine and Performance
Beneath the bonnet, the recently developed model will be powered by a newly-developed 1.6 turbo that will be capable of generating up to 120 to 150 horsepower. The diesel side will most likely provide 1.6 and 2.0 liters power plants from BMW. These powertrains will replace the 1.6 D4D. Thanks to the new 1.6-liter diesel engine, we can anticipate lower CO2 emissions. New 2018 Avensis will also provide automatic gearbox and all the engine options will be mated to the same transmission.
Price and Release date
The release date of the new 2018 Toyota Avensis Touring will be most likely at the beginning of 2018. When it comes to prices, this vehicle will have a starting price of around $20.000.