2017 Toyota Alphard _ If you thought the market was not ready for another minivan, new Toyota Alphard will change its mind. With sports and gold versions already in preparation, and a possible hybrid on the road, it seems that improvements continue to come. Let’s see what we know so far.
2017 Toyota Alphard Exterior and Interior
The 2017 Toyota Alphard will not look very different on the exterior with slightly updated grille and tail lights, as well as sliding doors on both sides. If one expects it to be wider and lower than what we are used to seeing models of Alphard. Toyota also says it will make a stiffer chassis and retune the suspension from the van making it a safer and comfortable minivan to drive. In addition, the standard will be 17 or 18 inch alloy wheels and front and rear LED daytime running lights, which will be refreshed as well.
The interior of 2017 Toyota Alphard will also be luxurious. High quality leather and wood will be used for seats and belts. The seats will be arranged in three rows where 8-passengers can comfortably sit. The interior will also be equipped with an ultra modern navigation system, audio system, Bluetooth, WiFi connectivity options and three-zone automatic climate control system. Everything will be controlled by a 9-inch touch screen that will be located in the center of the panel. The 2017 Alphard is very famous for its preference for safety, so you can expect new features like airbags, electronically controlled brake systems, auto parking sensors, navigation system and smartphone connectivity.
2017 Toyota Alphard Engine
Not only in style and comfort, the Alphard has the power to take you as fast as you want. A 3.5L DOHC 24-valve engine that produces 275 hp with 340 Nm of torque roared under the hood. Then it is associated with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It features a push button start / stop, advanced proximity detection input keyless entry, immobilizer and ABS with electronic brake force distribution.
2017 Toyota Alphard Release Date and Price
The release date has not been established yet, but we could anticipate the version at some point at the end of 2017. The 2017 Toyota Alphard release in the US will probably be quite expensive with the grade plate Base estimated at about $ 44,000, Toyota Alphard and probably in the Asian market, in Europe or even in Usa.