The latest generation of Toyota Alphard which was fully launched in July has 2 powertrain options. The default version uses the 2.5L engine. The more advanced hybrid version combines the 2.5L engine with an auxiliary motor on the rear axle.
in mid-August, best car web Japan has confirmed that a third powertrain configuration will soon be added to the new Toyota Alphard with a sport variant called the Vellfire. This is a PHEV rechargeable hybrid version.
This source cites the fact that this luxury asymptotic MPV is equipped with the TNGA-K chassis. This platform is currently used by Toyota’s RAV4, Harrier, Camry, Crown and Lexus’ NX. All of the above names have one thing in common: There is a PHEV version.
The launch date for the Toyota Alphard PHEV is said to be 2024. This version combines the existing 2.5L Dynamic Force engine with an electric motor that can be used across both axles to produce a total system capacity of less than 300 horsepower.
Due to the above change the powertrain has been upgraded to e-Four 2-Wheel Drive by default. However, the front axle is still the main drive side and the rear axle motor is only activated when necessary. Torque can be varied between the two axles in the ratio 100:0 to 20:80.
Currently, there is a hybrid version of the Toyota Alphard that combines the above 2.5L engine with the following auxiliary motor. Fuel consumption as estimated by Toyota in this variant is 5.99 litres.
With the PHEV version, this parameter is over… 6.25 litres/100 km. However, a major advantage of the PHEV version is that it is able to operate temporarily on purely electric power for up to 90 km. Apart from this, this car is capable of being equipped with fast charging technology.
The starting price of the Toyota Alphard PHEV 2024 is estimated to be 7.7 million yen in Japan, which is equivalent to 1.26 billion VND after the conversion.