Among all those next-generation vehicles coming to the market as 2019 models, there have been some speculations that the fans of functional and efficient family minivans should also expect the new Alphard to make its appearance soon. Namely, this minivan is about to receive some design improvements but also some new engine options under the hood, including a hybrid.
When it comes to exterior of the 2019 Toyota Alphard, it has been said that this model should appear as a significantly improved version of its predecessor. According to the information our team has got, the new Alphard will undergo some serious changes and improvements in terms of styling. Its exterior design will be much more modern and attractive. When we talk about innovations, we should mention that the company will probably use some lightweight materials for this minivan’s chassis in order to save some weight and additionally improve the acceleration, efficiency and performance. The minivan will also enhance its aerodynamics, handling and stability. The front fascia of this next-generation minivan has already been compared to some Lexus models, which means that you can expect a lot of luxurious and chrome accents. The new Alphard will wear its recognizable but redesigned spindle grille that will be larger as well as its LED lighting system. Some serious rework can be notice in the rear part of this vehicle, too. The Alphard should stand on standard 16-inch alloy wheels.
The 2019 Toyota Alphard will reveal some really improved and spacious interior that will be able to accommodate up to eight passengers thanks to its three-row seating configuration. In higher trim levels, this minivan is expected to provide power-adjustable and heated front seats. Toyota will use some high-quality materials to cover the seats and other parts of the cabin. Also, the fans should expect refreshments in terms of technology so the new Alphard will include a 9.0-inch touch-screen display with the infotainment and entertainment system. You will be able to use features such as navigation, audio system, climate control, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Airbags and parking sensors are just some of the advanced safety systems and driver assist features that will be included.
One of the options that the 2019 Toyota Alphard should offer under its hood includes a 3.5-liter V6 engine that will provide the output of 275 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. It will get a front-wheel drive and it should be mated to either a six-speed automatic or a CVT, but we hope for more information soon. When it comes to hybrid version, it has been said that this model will combine a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor and a battery pack that together deliver 167 horsepower.
2019 Toyota Alphard Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2019 Toyota Alphard should be expected by the end of 2018. The price of this minivan has been estimated at $28,000 for a base model.