The Toyota Avensis was undoubtedly one of the most touted successful brand cars in Europe but the current model is already starting to show a new comeback. And this is actually the reason that has precipitated their decision to produce a modern classy model of the 2018 Toyota Avensis which is actually going to use an all-new platform.
This will also in conjunction be shared with the new Prius meaning that the Avensis will be a much different car than the current known version. It will be using brand new state of the art engines and it will boast a new interior as well as a new exterior.
2018 Toyota Avensis specs
The new 2018 Toyota Avensis will get two new diesel engines that is a new 1.6-litre D-4D and a 2.0L D 4D engine. A 1.6-litre version will get rid the 2.0-litre diesel, and will as a result be 20kg lighter than the old unit. This engine will power the Avensis from 0-62mph in 11.4 seconds and will have 112mph top speed. Carbon dioxide emissions are 108g/km, while fuel economy is rated at 68.9 mpg.
Also the 2.0-litre diesel has an average fuel consumption of 62.8mpg and will emit 119g/km of Carbon dioxide to the environment. The petrol engines have been redesigned and in terms of CO2 emissions, it is expected to cut the emission ranging from 8g/km to 19g/km.
2018 Toyota Avensis Engine
In terms of the engine, the 2018 Toyota Avensis is likely going to continue with the previous 1.8 liter engine from the current generation as the basic unit. This in reality will be making 145 horsepower and as much as 200 N*m of torque. The more powerful premium versions on the other hand are going to be dropped and replaced with BMW sourced engines which Toyota developed in conjunction with BMW for the new Mini as well as their new smaller cars.
This engines are anticipated to bear both a 1.5 liter turbocharged inline 4 with around 180 horsepower while the top of the range engine will be a 2 L turbocharged unit with up to a whopping 240 horsepower. Additionally the models will use a new 6 speed manual as the standard gearbox while a 6 or 8 speed automatic will be available an option. Despite the new features there will be no all-wheel drive available which is a disappointment but it might arrive in a future version of the car model.
2018 Toyota Avensis exterior
When it comes to the exterior of the 2018 Toyota Avensis, it will be a lot different than that of the current generation cars. It will be a lot more aggressive in nature as well as more aerodynamic capability and because it will get a new platform, it will also be longer, wider as well as a little bit lower than the previous version.
From the early sketches of the model, it looks a lot like the concept car which was released earlier this year which is really a beautiful car. The rear will also get new modern designed LED headlights and besides that the car has been stretched overall by 40mm. A spokesperson for Toyota has also said that there will be changes made to the Avensis’ chassis.
2018 Toyota Avensis interior
Interior wise, it will likely get a new design shape which will revolve around the driver in order to deliver a better driving experience than ever before. Standard equipment will be incorporated and will include satellite navigation, electric and heated seats as well as a dual zone automatic climate control system. Also in the goodies is for music lovers and will have either a 6 or 8 speaker audio system.
Options available will likely include leather upholstery and a bigger navigation system as well as a sunroof. Toyota has made it clear that this facelift is the biggest in terms of investment that it has ever made hence the 2018 Toyota Avensis will come with a refreshed interior and an improved chassis.
2018 Toyota Avensis price and Release Date
Its price will undoubtedly remain mostly unchanged so expect to write a check for at least 17.000 pounds for a base model while a premium one will fetch around 26.000 pounds. The release date for the 2018 model is not yet confirmed and is expected to be at the end of 2018 but the actual car will be presented to the general public in the summer of 2018. Keep checking our articles to get more updates on the 2018 Toyota Avensis.