By: Syed Sarim Raza
Toyota is the name of confidence, limitless passion and motoring excellence for car enthusiasts in Pakistan. Toyota is one of the most famous car brands in Pakistan and has enjoyed some spectacular sales figures for a large variety of its vehicles in Pakistan over the years. From large sedans in GLi, XLi and Altis to off-roaders in Land Cruiser Prado, Hilux and Fortuner, Toyota has left no stone unturned when it comes to providing a wide variety of vehicles to car buyers in Pakistan.
Toyota has redefined motoring excellencein Pakistan by offering advanced technology in its cars that are available in the market at highly affordable prices. The brand is particularly famous for its stylish sedans in Pakistan, a country where urban cars are the ultimate preference of car buyers. Toyota believes in upgrading its vehicles on a regular basis to meet the evolving standards of automotive industry and with this approach, Toyota has given a facelift to its 2018 Altis Grande in Pakistan. The new and upgraded model is now equipped with more advanced technological features and boasts a superior new design that is clearly a sight to behold.
New Design of Facelifted Toyota Altis Grande
The new design of Altis Grande reveals everything about the innovative mindset of designers at Toyota who have truly crafted a masterpiece in the all-new Altis Grande. The facelifted sedan now has an authoritative stance with a more refined front fascia. The front-end has integrated daytime running lights and a newly designed slim and sleek grille. Bi Beam LED headlights that are being nestled between the stylishly designed front-grille, add more impetus to Grande’s looks and enhance the illumination while consuming lesser power.
Grande’s side mirrors have received a new Auto Reverse Link Mode. This mode is automatically activated when the vehicle is being reversed. The front fog lamps are aesthetically adjusted into the front air diffusers which increase the visibility on the road while driving. The side skirts and mud flaps are of body color and go well with the exquisite design language of the vehicle. There is also a smart trunk opener which opens the truck with the touch of a button. Other advanced featuresintroduced into the facelifted model are the front and back camerasthat particularly help a driver while parking a vehicle. The exterior of the vehicle boastsimproved aerodynamics and advanced technologies for remarkable driving experience.
The interior welcomes the driver and passengers with state-of-the-art features for comfort, entertainment and convenience. Grande has a 3D interior design that depicts sheer luxury and class with soft touch padding, enhanced space and an ergonomic appeal. There is a push start button to start the engine while the steering wheel offers superior control with mounted audioand driving controls. Toyota Grande facelift also features an Optitron Meter which is equipped with 4.2-inch color TFT Display that provides important information to the driver about speed, driving range, fuel consumption and Eco-monitor. The 9-inch dash infotainment system, bucket type front seats and rear reclining seats with split folding are among other convenience features offered inside the cabin of Toyota Grande facelifted model. A sunroof is also available which further adds to the beauty of the interior.
The engine in the all-mew Grande makes the vehicle one of the most powerful stylish sedans available in the Pakistan’s automotive market. It has a 1.8-litre, 7-speed CVT-i (with paddle shift) engine that produces 138hp and 173Nm of torque. Despite being a luxurious sedan, the advanced engine technologies of Toyota Grande make it a highly fuel-efficient vehicle. It offers a fuel average of 14.8 KM/L. The fuel tank capacity of Toyota Grande facelifted model is 55 L.
Toyota Grande is a modern day vehicle that is loaded with advanced driver-assist and safety technologies to make every ride with this amazing vehicle safer than ever. Toyota has introduced some of the latest safety features in its facelifted model of Grande.
These safety features are:
- Vehicle Stability Control
- Traction Control
- Anti-lock Braking System with EBD and BA
- Front Seatbelts
- Dual SRS Airbags
- ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors
Price and Availability
The all-new Grande is now available in Pakistan. Toyota lovers can buy this absolutely amazing sedan with an updated design in just PKR 2,224,000