Toyota is set to release a new version of the Previa for the 2017 model year. The Previa is a great option for families and businesses who like moving around or moving things around regularly. The 2017 Toyota Previa has a good blend of functionality, dependability and adaptability. The model also offers a comfortable ride and some degree of luxury. Toyota has improved the Previa to offer even better comfort and convenience while still maintaining its credibility as a hauler for families and small businesses. Read along to find what Toyota has hooked up the Previa with for the 2017 model year:
2017 Toyota Previa Exterior
Toyota has revised the exterior design of the Previa slightly to make it more aggressive. The redesign is mostly concentrated on the front fascia. At this fascia, the model features a new gaping hexagonal grille. The upper part of the grille has a chrome detailing. Its headlights have also been revised and are hooked up with LED DRLs. The front fascia also features a sporty bumper that has been integrated with fog lights.
On the sides, the model has also been hooked up with new wheels to complement the other revisions. The sides also feature new side mirrors and a good deal of chrome embellishments.
The rear is largely untouched compared to the outgoing model. The only new additions at the rear include a new lip spoiler, a diffuser and addition of thinner taillights. Toyota has also extended the Previa’s wheelbase, which means its cabin will have more space.
2017 Toyota Previa Interior
The cabin has also received a significant revision. To start with, the extended wheelbase means that there will be plenty of space for passengers and cargo. The automaker is yet to release details of the actual cargo space that the 2017 Previa can hold. The cabin accommodates five passengers with sufficient headroom and legroom for all. The seats are upholstered in a quality cloth and are retractable to offer added comfort.
The new 2017 Toyota Previa features a new multifunction steering wheel that features additional control buttons. Its piano black center console hosts a huge infotainment screen. The model’s instrument cluster has also been revised and now features a multi-info display screen. Across the dash, you will find silver detailing that makes the dash quite appealing to look at.
For safety, buyers will have an option for the automaker’s Safety P or C packages. Safety Sense P offers radar cruise control and a pre-collision system along that integrates a pedestrian detection function. The Safety Sense C adds automatic high beam and a lane departure alert system.
Engine and performance
Details about engines that will power the vehicle are still a mystery as of this writing. However, Toyota has confirmed that the model will have a hybrid drive-train in native Japan. This engine combines a 2.4 L, 4-cylinder mill with an electric motor to produce 125 hp and 224 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle with this engine will be paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission.
It is not clear whether Toyota will offer this engine on its international markets. Similarly, Toyota is yet to release details of other mills that will power the vehicle.
Price and release date
The 2017 Toyota Previa is expected to be a hit among buyers looking for an eco-friendly MPV. According to rumors, Toyota will release the car to its dealerships in early 2017. Toyota will not likely change the model’s price; thus, expect a price of around $ 31,500.