The new Vellfire is based on the new TNGA-K platform
- Offered in two variants
- Sharper, more agile styling
- Shares platform with Lexus LM
Toyota has launched the latest generation Vellfire at a price of Rs. 1.19 Cr. (Ex-showroom). With a new platform, it gets several new tech features. Available in two variants, it gets powered by a strong hybrid system. It also shares its underpinnings with the more luxurious Lexus LM MPV in the international markets.
Toyota Vellfire Design
Toyota has given extensive design revisions to the Vellfire. At the front, there is now an even larger grille along with a sharper front bumper. The centre-piece however is the new grille which while larger, features lesser chrome than the outgoing version. The headlights also become sleeker with a more mature design. Towards the side, there have been lesser changes with major ones being the new unilateral window line and the kink below the front windows. Towards the rear, it gets reshaped taillights which now get a connected element. Another change is the rear bumper which is now more aggressive and features vertical reflectors.
Toyota Vellfire Interior & Features
Talking of the interiors, the Vellfire now gets a new dashboard along with a new 14 inch touchscreen . There is now a new steering wheel as well as a digital instrument cluster too. The centre console gets wrapped in leather and features fewer buttons along with a smaller and more modern looking gear shifter. The highlight of the Vellfire though, are the second row ottoman seats which Toyota claims are now even wider and more comfortable. They also get a massage function and powered sun blinds for the windows.
The feature list has only gotten longer with the new Vellfire featuring a 15-speaker JBL sound system, 8-way powered driver seat, Heads-up display, wireless charging, 14 inch entertainment systems for the second row, overhead climate control console, detachable tablet to control vehicle functions and more. Safety features include a host of features such as Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, 6 airbags, Park Assist, Hill Start Assist, Adaptive High Beam LED headlamps and more.
Toyota Vellfire Powertrain
Under the hood, the new Vellfire gets a strong hybrid system consisting of a 2.5L four cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor mated to an eCVT transmission. This combo makes a total of 193HP and 240NM. Toyota claims a fuel efficiency of 19.28Kmpl.
In terms of warranty, the car gets a standard warranty of 3 years/ 1L Kms which can be extended to 5 years/ 2.2L Kms. Toyota is also offering 3 years of roadside assistance along with the new Vellfire. Meanwhile, the hybrid battery meanwhile carries a warranty of 8 years/ 1.6L Kms.
Toyota Vellfire Price & Variants
Toyota has launched the Vellfire in two trims- Hi and VIP-Executive Lounge. These are priced at Rs 1.19 Cr and Rs. 1.29 Cr (Ex-showroom) respectively. There are three exterior colours to choose from – Platinum Pearl White, Jet Black & Precious Metal while the interiors get an option between Black, Neutral Beige and a new Sunset Brown themes. The Vellfire has no direct rivals currently and will be the only option in its segment.
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