New compact minivan, Toyota ‘Esquire’

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Toyota City, JapanToyota extended their luxury cars by launching small MPV which was officially launched in the Japanese domestic market.

This luxury car is a minivan (MPV), generally its face came from the front grill of Toyota Crown. This new MPV is called ‘Esquire’ which means a title of respect accorded to men of higher social rank.

Toyota Esquire have the touch of modern and elegant exterior design. Front grill design is very striking, made ​​with vertical shapes stretching down to the bumper.

Seats ware made from synthetic leather and other coated metal parts as well as a touch of wood on the steering wheel, and also shift knob.

The engine is available several types, Xi type equipped with 2.0-liter 3ZR-FAE engine, Gi type equipped with 2.0 liter EZR-FAE engine. For hybrid variant, Toyota ‘Esquire’ equipped 2ZR-FXE engine with capacity of 1797 cc that can generate power 73 kW (99 PS) at 5200 rpm and maximum torque of 142 Nm at 4,000 rpm.

With JC-08 test method by the Ministry of Japan, this car reaches 23.8 km per liter for the hybrid model. And 16 km per liter for 2.0-liter front wheel drive engine, and 14.8 km per liter for the 2.0-liter 4WD engine.

Toyota provide safety features like Intelligent Parking Assist and Easy Set and Wid-Angle for comfort on Toyota Esquire.

The Toyota Esquire were sell for 2.7 million yen to 3.36 million yen in Japan.

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