2015 Toyota Avanza (facelift) launched in South Africa, priced from ZAR 193,400 – IAB Report

Posted on: Oct 10, 2015 - 4:47pm IST

Gets a redesigned front-end and revised engines.

Following its launch in Indonesia, Toyota has now introduced the facelifted Toyota Avanza in South Africa as well. It is available in six different variants, and is priced from ZAR 193,400 – ZAR 245,600.

2015 Toyota Avanza (facelift) front three quarter launched in South Africa

The facelifted Avanza features a bold chrome bar connecting the new swept-back headlights that flow into a larger grille, and has a sportier front bumper. The side profile remains largely identical to the outgoing model, while the rear end comes with new taillamp clusters, a chrome garnish above the registration plate, and a roof spoiler.

It measures 4,190 mm long, 1,660 mm wide and 1,695 mm tall, and has a wheelbase of 2,655 mm. Safety features include ABS and EBD, dual airbags, side impact beams, and a smart key with immobilizer.

2015 Toyota Avanza (facelift) rear three quarter launched in South Africa

Inside, the Toyota Avanza has a design similar to the outgoing model, but with upgraded equipment and new trim options. The top-end TX features a double-din music system, power windows for the front doors, dual-zone HVAC system, ISOFIX rear seats, and fabric seat upholstery.

2015 Toyota Avanza (facelift) interior launched in South Africa

Under the hood, the lower variant is powered by a 1.3-liter gasoline engine with dual VVT-i, which produces 96.5 hp and 120 Nm of torque, and is paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Also on offer is a more powerful 1.5-liter 2NR-VE gasoline engine, which delivers 104 hp and 137 Nm, and is paired to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic.

You can refer the brochure below the gallery for further info.

2015 Toyota Avanza – Image Gallery

2015 Toyota Avanza (facelift) South Africa-spec – Digital Brochure

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