Toyota Avanza

Toyota Avanza News in Malaysia

  • Toyota Avanza climbs back to become Indonesia's best-selling car of H1 2023

    The King returns. Well, Indonesia’s king of the road, that is, with the Toyota Avanza becoming the country’s best-selling car of the first half of 2023 (H1) according to Gaikindo’s sales data. 30,221 units of the Avanza were sold between January and June 2023 but it’s a very close fight between the top 3 best-sellers in the archipelago. June’s best-seller, the Daihatsu Sigra is placed first runner-up overall with 30,166 units while in third is the Honda Brio with 30,108 units. The Brio was Indon

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    Jul 18, 2023

  • New Daihatsu plant in Indonesia begins construction, to produce xEV in future?

    PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM), an Indonesian subsidiary of Daihatsu Motor, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new assembly plant in Karawang, West Java, Indonesia, marking the start of its construction. The new plant (Plant Line 2) is being built in the area adjacent to the site of the first Karawang Assembly Plant (Plant Line 1) in West Java, and will replace the plant in Sunter which has been in operation for 27 years. The Sunter plant produces the Multi Purpose Vehicles (MPV) and Sport Ut


    Feb 7, 2023

  • 1 in 3 cars sold in Indonesia in 2022 is a Toyota; Avanza, Veloz top sellers, 331k units sold in total

    Toyota celebrated a winning 2022 in Indonesia, as the carmaker sold 331,410 units of their vehicles in the archipelago last year. That translates to a scintillating 31.6% market share of the total industry volume (TIV) of 1,048,000 units. In other words, 1 in every 3 cars sold there last year is a Toyota. MPVs were, unsurprisingly, their sales champions. The Toyota Avanza accounted for 60,619 units, while 32,022 units of the Toyota Veloz (treated as a seperate model) found new homes. In total, t


    Jan 26, 2023

  • From new to used cars, these 9 cars were discontinued in Malaysia in 2022

    In what seems like a blink of an eye, another year has passed and 2022 is now behind us. While we took a look at what SUVs and MPVs that will be coming soon (sedan to follow next), let’s take a look and see which cars were axed last year. Compared to 2021, last year witnessed fewer cars that were discontinued. Regardless, the departure of some of these models leave a void that may or may not be filled in the near future. BMW X2 The F39 BMW X2 was launched in Malaysia back in 2018 as an imported


    Jan 9, 2023

  • Indonesia to get 4 more Toyota hybrid models, including 2024 Veloz hybrid

    Following the launch of the Toyota Innova Zenix Hybrid in Indonesia, Toyota will be introducing more electrified (HEV) models in the Archipelago in the near future. According to OtoDriver, sources close to the matter told the Indonesian publication that there are more hybrid models planned for Indonesia. That being said, Toyota’s hybrid line-up in Indonesia won’t be expanded next year, but from 2024 instead. “Everything will start with the Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid which will be launched in Janu


    Nov 30, 2022

  • All-new 2022 Toyota Veloz interior revealed! LED ambient lights throughout the cabin

    Feast your eyes on this! UMW Toyota has uploaded an interior photo of the all-new 2022 Toyota Veloz’s cabin, giving us a good look at the new premium cabin. From what we can see, the Perodua Alza’s sister model will feature mixed leather and fabric seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 9-inch infotainment screen, and blue ambient lighting. Other than that, it looks like there will be carbon fibre prints scattered across the door handle for a sporty look. Alongside the photo of the Veloz’s c


    Jul 8, 2022

  • Toyota Avanza leads in Indonesia as 9 of the top 10 cars on sale in April 2022 are 7-seaters

    If you’re a carmaker and are looking to enter the Indonesian market, you better put all your chips into 7-seaters as the segment is king in the island archipelago. Leading the way in April 2022 is the Toyota Avanza with 5,040 units sold. In fact, Toyota should be proud as it continues to dominate Indonesia with 6 models occupying the top 10 best-sellers of the month with the Avanza’s upmarket twin, the Veloz taking third place with 4,859 units, and the Innova placing fifth having sold 3,336 unit

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    May 20, 2022

  • Malaysia-bound TSS-equipped Toyota Veloz scores 5 stars in ASEAN NCAP

    The 2022 Toyota Veloz is the first Toyota model to be tested under ASEAN NCAP’s stricter 2021 – 2025 protocol, which now also includes assessment for autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as well as blind spot monitoring, among others. The model tested is an Indonesian-market Toyota Veloz manufactured in 2021, with the front and side impact tests conducted at Japan’s JARI lab. Although the Veloz scored 5 stars overall, it’s on the rather lower-end of the 5 stars scoring range. In adult occupant pro


    Mar 23, 2022

  • Happening tonight, Vietnam is the next country to launch 2022 Toyota Veloz Cross, Avanza Premio

    The Toyota Veloz and Avanza continue to make strides across Southeast Asia as Vietnam will be the next country to launch both models later tonight, at 8.30 pm Malaysian time. Photos of both models – silhouettes, at least – have emerged on the company's social media pages, teasing their imminent launch. Now front-wheel drive (FWD), both models sit on the Daihatsu New Global Architecture (DNGA). According to prior reports, the Veloz Cross (sitting one rung higher than the Avanza) will come with au


    Mar 22, 2022

  • Daihatsu Xenia pips ahead of Xpander, BR-V and Avanza in sales in Indonesia for February 2022

    Despite the all-new Toyota Avanza and Veloz making some drastic changes for the new generation’s layout and features, it seems that Indonesians are still quite reluctant in returning the title of Indonesia’s best-selling crown to the 7-seater. At least for the first couple of months of 2022, which saw the title being held by the Mitsubishi Xpander in January and the Honda Brio in February. Even among rivals, the Avanza/Veloz couldn’t quite achieve the best-selling title in its category. Nor did

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    Mar 15, 2022

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