2017 Toyota Harrier (facelift) to enter Japanese market in June – Report

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017 - 4:53pm IST

Will come equipped with a 2.0L turbopetrol engine.

Toyota Motor has introduced a minor facelift and equipment upgrades to the 2017 Toyota Harrier, which will launch in the Japanese market this June. Bookings for the new Harrier will open in late April.

2017 Toyota Harrier (facelift) front three quarter leaked
Bookings for the new Harrier will open in late April.

A leak of the staff manual has revealed the exterior changes, which are minor. It gets cosmetic changes such as a sleeker grille, repositioned fog lamps, new alloy rims design, and new LED-powered headlamps with sequential turn indicators.

Toyota has also made their Safety Sense P package as standard, which incorporates Vehicle Detection, Pedestrian Detection, Steering Assist Function, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and a Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Also new is a 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, replacing the 8-inch unit.

Toyota Harrier front three quarters at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show
Also new is a 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, replacing the 8-inch unit. Current Toyota Harrier pictured.

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Along with the option of a 3ZR-FAE 2.0-litre N/A engine mated to a Super CVT-i transmission and a 2AR-FXE 2.5-litre engine with electric four-wheel drive, Toyota will offer a new 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and 4WD, reported to produce 151 PS and 231 Nm of torque.

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