2018 New TOYOTA ALPHARD HYBRID 4WD - Exterior Interior
Toyota Alphard is a luxury minivan, first released for the Japanese domestic market in 2002. The first generation of the car was equipped with two petrol engines, with a capacity of 159 and 220 hp, and two gearboxes: first 4-speed, and after restyling in 2005, 5-speed automatic transmission. In addition, there were modifications to the front and all-wheel drive.
The second-generation Toyota Alphard has been produced since 2008 in Japan and is sold in some Asian countries in addition to the local market. In 2011, official sales of the minivan began in Russia. The length of the minivan body - 4875 mm, width and height - 1830 and 1905 mm, respectively. Impressive and wheelbase - 2950 mm. Clearance - 168 mm. The luggage compartment volume reaches 1900 liters, and the curb weight is at least 2105 kg.
Trapezoidal large headlamps, between which is a false grille of impressive size. The front bumper with a predatory throat of the lower duct and integrated foglights hints at the serious temperament of the Toyota Alphard minivan. Short hood smoothly flows into the windshield. The sidewalls of the body are not deprived of bus service, but even here there are bright design elements. Swollen wheel arches, extrusions, ribs, high belt line, fancy shape of the front and rear sliding door frames. In full face, the car looks heavy, and at the same time solid. Rear vertical door with a huge opening decorated with original rear lights. A neat aerodynamic bumper complemented by a spoiler at the top of the tailgate.
The interior is large and light, the seats and door cards are covered with perforated leather. The main thing in Toyota Alphard is of course the quality and quantity of seats. The seven-seater cabin model is equipped with an electric shin support for the front passenger seat and the second row seats. The driver's seat is electrically adjustable in eight directions. Second-row passengers will be able to adjust the seats in 4-6 directions and even lock the backrest in a horizontal position. The third row is simpler, but comfortable there. For the convenience of passengers, there are side steps for landing in the cabin and the cabin of a minivan.
Alphard minivan will be offered in one single configuration, which includes seven airbags and curtain airbags, climate control with individual adjustment for the driver, front passenger and passengers on the second row of seats, multimedia system with a 9-inch screen and audio customize to ensure optimum sound for each passenger, depending on their preferences, LED interior lighting. The doors of the car are opened from the passenger compartment with the help of the Smart Entry keyring and buttons on the ceiling console.
In addition, the car is equipped with front fog lights and rear fog light. The price also includes ABS, EBD, BAS, TRC and VSC, light alloy wheels with 215/65 R16 tires and a full-size spare wheel on a cast disc. There are only two items in the options list - metallic paint and mother of pearl.
Toyota Alphard is available to Russian motorists with a 3.5-liter gasoline engine with a capacity of 275 hp, which is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. From a spot to a hundred, the minivan accelerates in 8.3 seconds, and its maximum speed is 200 km / h.
In November 2011, sales of the Toyota Alphard Hybrid started in Japan. The model is equipped with a proprietary toyotovskoy system Hybrid Drive Synergy. In the hybrid version there is a 2.4-liter gasoline engine and a pair of electric motors, one is mounted on the front axle, and the other rotates the rear wheels. The Alphard Hybrid has all-wheel drive 4WD, an automatic transmission and a system for recovering (converting) braking energy.