2018 LA Auto Show: What Did Toyota Debut?

December 27th, 2018 by

Auto enthusiasts searching for information on the newest and best vehicles available attended the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November. Toyota, along with others in the auto industry debuted some amazing new advancements in automobile technology. At the top of Toyota’s list are the 2019 Prius with AWD, TRD versions of the Avalon and Camry, and a hybrid RAV4.

Toyota Racing Development Avalon and Camry

The Toyota Avalon TRD features sporty side skirts, unique alloy wheels, and a dynamic exterior with glossy black accents. The interior also offers black suede and leather seats with contrasting red stitching, red seat belts, embroidered headrests, and unique floor mats.

Similarly, the Camry TRD offers a contrasting black roof and a distinctive rear end. With the Camry TRD’s glossy black diffuser, redesigned rear wing, and exceptional TRD exhaust system, owners are sure to enjoy their driving experience. The new Camry also features TRD branded floor mats and red and black leather seats.

Both the Avalon and Camry offer V-6 engines mated with eight-speed automatic transmissions that can produce 301 hp, in addition to paddle shifters and a sports mode. To make sure drivers are safe, both also come with Toyota’s Safety Sense-P, which includes adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. These stylish and sporty cars can be ordered in Celestial Silver and Midnight Black Metallic, Supersonic Red, and Windchill Pearl setting them apart from standard vehicles on the road.

All-Wheel Drive Prius

More and more drivers enjoy driving their vehicle all over the country on a variety of terrains and in all weather conditions. Toyota’s new Prius AWD-e features added traction, making it one of the most fuel-efficient AWD passenger cars available in the U.S. The new Prius boasts projected mpg of 52 in the city and 48 on the highway. An AC induction electric motor in the rear axle enhances the power train for an amazing AWD experience. The new Prius also has a softer exterior with curved air intakes and smooth angles where the hood and headlights meet. Still, the new model’s aerodynamic shape still makes it recognizable as a Prius and offers plenty of storage and cargo space.

RAV4 Hybrid AWD

The new RAV4 Hybrid AWD will feature a robust design and Dynamic Force 2.5L engine. While the vehicle still needs fuel to charge the battery for EV driving, Toyota is also looking at a wireless charging option. The sporty Hybrid XSE HV offers even more power and amazing fuel economy with the second-generation Toyota Safety Sense package. With dynamic torque vectoring AWD and rear drive line disconnect, the new RAV4’s off-road capabilities are perfect for a variety of terrains.

Updates and style are the key features of Toyota’s 2019 debuts at the L.A. Auto show. Buyers in the market for fuel efficiency or sporty options will love the new Prius, Avalon, Camry, and RAV4 hybrid models. With even better fuel mileage and increased technology, these vehicles are no longer boring and outdated. New designs and added features make these Toyota cars a must have for the coming year.

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