Changes on the exterior side of the ledger is to change the design of the headlamp, front grille, front bumper, back door garnish and rear combination lamp. While for the interior is done a few changes such as decoration and replacement of upholstery material upholstery.
You may not be too significant to see the changes taking place. But Toyota confirmed that there is a change that is quite large but invisible ie Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire facelift has now been equipped with second-generation Toyota Safety Sense as a standard.
The system is now equipped with a number of new safety features such as pedestrian and cyclist (daytime) detection for Pre-Collision System, Lane Tracing Assist (LTA), Road Sign Assist (RSA) and front departure alert function that works when jammed and at the traffic light.
Another change is on the machine part. Now both cars are using a V6 engine with a capacity of 3500 cc. Toyota did not explain how much power and torque it generated from the engine, but they claimed that fuel consumption could be more efficient than before.
As for the hybrid version, 2.5 liter engine Dual VVT-i four-cylinder and CVT combo is still maintained. The engine is mated to an electric motor in front and rear. For the hybrid model, fuel consumption is claimed to require only 1 liter of gasoline to travel 19.4 km.
Toyota is also developing a vehicle structure. Toyota even claims that the structure of the car is now more rigid than ever and makes controlling the vehicle becomes easier than ever before.
Not yet known when this car will be brought by Toyota Indonesia. But not impossible in the near future. The reason, these two cars is one of the main choices of premium MPV lovers in the country.