Toyota reveals first-ever Crown SUV

The newest jewel within the Toyota Crown household has been revealed.

Debuting at this week’s Los Angeles motor present, the 2025 Toyota Crown Signia is the manufacturing model of the Crown Property prototype revealed earlier this 12 months, and can go on sale in North America from 2024.

The Crown Signia rides on the identical TNGA-Ok structure because the Crown Crossover, Camry, Highlander (Kluger) and RAV4, and is about to be completely provided with a 2.5-litre petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain and E-4 AWD. Toyota quotes a system energy output of 243hp (181kW) and mixed gas financial system of 36mpg (6.5L/100km).

Up entrance is Toyota’s new signature Hammerhead face, incorporating a signature LED daytime operating mild seen on the model’s newest merchandise; whereas out there 21-inch wheels, geometric grille sample and “flowing roofline” give it a extra athletic profile.

Toyota has confirmed 5 “vogue ahead” exterior color selections at launch – Storm Cloud, End Line Pink, Oxygen White, Black and Bronze Age – whereas the inside shall be provided in Saddle Tan or Black.

The Crown Signia is strictly a five-seater, and is about to exchange the prevailing Venza (also referred to as the Harrier) within the US market.

Twin 12.3-inch shows characteristic within the cabin; one for the motive force’s cluster and the opposite for the touchscreen infotainment system. The latter options related companies as commonplace and is ready to obtain over-the-air (OTA) updates. Tech options like wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are additionally commonplace.

Eight-way energy adjustment for the entrance seats come as commonplace, as are the Crown nameplate’s signature bronze inside trim accents. Heated and ventilated entrance seats can be found, whereas the 60:40-split second row is claimed to supply a “lounge-like” design for optimum consolation.

The bottom Crown Signia XLE will get material and SofTex upholstery, whereas the Restricted steps as much as leather-based seats with double stitching, quilting and “fillet piping”.

Different notable parts embrace an out there mounted panoramic glass roof with retractable shade, an 11-speaker JBL premium audio system within the flagship Restricted, in addition to the Toyota Security Sense 3.0 help suite as commonplace.

Talking of assists, the Crown Signia Restricted is obtainable with Toyota’s hands-free Visitors Jam Help system, as a part of the out there Drive Join subscription. At speeds beneath 25mph (40km/h) in “sure circumstances”, the Crown Signia will “management of the automobile steering, braking and acceleration”.

Whereas the motive force’s arms don’t must be on the steering wheel, the motive force monitor system shall be always checking to ensure the motive force’s eyes are on the highway to maintain the system lively.

Patrons get a one-year Drive Join trial with buy of the Crown Signia Restricted.

CarExpert has reached out to Toyota Australia concerning native prospects for the brand new Crown SUV, although given no different member of the Crown household is earmarked for an Australian introduction, we think about the Japanese model received’t be bringing the Signia Down Beneath.

Toyota Australia presently provides the RAV4 and Kluger, in addition to the Lexus NX and RX. The Harrier/Venza has by no means formally been provided in Australia – although the primary two generations of the nameplate had been successfully Toyota-badged variations of the first- and second-generation Lexus RX, the latter of which was bought in Australia.

Whereas often called the Harrier in Japan, the mid-sized crossover has been marketed because the Venza in North America and China.

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I was born on March 15, 1980, in Detroit, Michigan. I grew up in the heart of Motor City, surrounded by the culture of automobiles. I had a close-knit family, including my parents, two older siblings, and a younger brother. I attended Roosevelt High School in Detroit, where my love for cars began to flourish. From a young age, I showed an early interest in automobiles. I would spend hours tinkering with my bicycle and helping my father fix up our family car. It was clear that I had a natural affinity for all things mechanical. This passion for cars led me to pursue a career in the automotive industry.

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