Looks like 2016 Toyota Avensis will be more facelifted than redesigned. The intensity of its changes will not as major as we might expected it to be, but new version of the popular sedan will be refreshed and improved, which is more than enough. Toyota originally presented its Avensis back in 1997, while its current (third) generation started in 2008.
2016 Toyota Avensis changes
With new model year, 2016 Toyota Avensis will not be significantly changed. The basic body lines of the sedan remain unchanged, while the most extensive work is done on the front end. Grill of the 2016 Avensis will be much different than the one decorating its predecessor, while the changes made on the hood are also notified. The hood is lower and sculpted more than before. Side body lines are not altered and the vehicle seems to be the same size as before. Platform is also unchanged, but Toyota used some light-weighted materials during the construction, in order to follow the trend in automotive industry which provides improvements in few segments, including fuel economy and aerodynamics of the vehicle.
Interior changes are not known yet, at list not the details about it, since Avensis is still in its early phases of development. However we can expect some materials upgrade, as well as some new interior trim which would refresh the interior of the 2016 model.
2016 Toyota Avensis engine
Precise info about the powertrains of the 2016 Toyota Avensis is not available. In fact it is hard to assume what could be found under its hood. Based on predications of some reliable sources, we can deliver some very basic info about the upcoming Avensis.
So far it is known that Japanese producer will equip its Avensis with range of different engines. Both petrol and diesel power units will be available, as well as its hybrid version. Base engine will probably be a 2.0-litre I-4 with 155 horsepower and 144 lb-ft of torque.
Already great fuel economy rates will additionally be upgraded, so the biggest advantage of this model, among its rivals, could be its efficiency.
2016 Toyota Avensis price & release
The release of the model is not expected soon. In fact, the most realistic would be t say that it will be launched during the second half of 2015, or at its end. Price, however, will feature an increase, but nothing drastically. Its base price tag should be around £18,000 or $28,000.
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