Drive New Toyota Kluger SUV at 2013 New York Motor Show

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Richard Blackburn


It looks noticeably bigger in the but Toyota promises the new Kluger SUV be more fuel efficient the fact that Australia continue to get the thirstiest of three available globally.

Toyota the covers off the new Kluger (or Highlander in markets) at the 2013 New York show overnight, revealing a car is 65mm longer and 15mm but 30mm lower to the ground the car it replaces.

Toyota Australia limited details about the confirming only the 3.5-litre V6 for the market, with the Kluger due to in the first half of 2014.

A smaller 2.7-litre four-cylinder available in the United States and also sold here in the RX270 — won’t it here, nor will the hybrid of the V6.

Only the six-cylinder, project Tomoyasu Harada told ruling out the four-cylinder and hybrid V6.

But the promises improved fuel thanks to a new six-speed automatic.

The generation Kluger is due in Australia in the half of next year, and promises it will have a new spacious interior that is upmarket and features more

The US version of the Kluger will with an eight-seat option, cars sold here continue with seven

Due to [Australian] regulations it will be passenger for right-hand-drive, said

The interior of the new Kluger has a cleaner, modern look, with the echoing recent improvements to the , Aurion , Corolla and RAV4 . soft-touch materials have used, although the clunky parking brake remains.

The adopts the more streamlined debuted on RAV4, with a grille and thinner, wrap-around The tailgate has also been with one-touch powered

Toyota says the interior is quieter thanks to new sound materials and acoustic glass.

Fuel consumption appears set to to be the Kluger’s Achilles heel; no prospect of a smaller engine or and the president of the Indiana manufacturing Norm Bafunno, also out a diesel.

We have no plans to a diesel at this point, Bafunno.

with no diesel and, apparently, no prospect of a engine or a hybrid.

Many of the main rivals — the exception of the Mazda CX-9 and Tribeca — have offerings that form a percentage of their total

Toyota says the new vehicle has windscreen pillars for better vision and bigger rear glass to provide a better at the rear.

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There’s also a middle seat that better access to the third while the extra length has up to 34 per cent more cargo behind the third-row seats.

says the new Kluger will a more dynamic driving with new technologies that Dynamic Torque Control enhancements in suspension performance, and electric power steering.

have also revised and shock absorbers to improve

The current model has been for its mushy, comfort focused characteristics.

The Dynamic Torque AWD system uses sensors to speed and yaw angles to send to the rear wheels when

US models also get blind monitoring and a monitoring system checks for cross traffic the car is being reversed out of driveways.

The new will be imported from the States rather than which means it will from Australia’s free agreement with the States, the 5 per cent import duty.

Preliminary specifications:

Engine: V6

Transmission: Six-speed automatic

system: Front- and four-wheel-drive

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Toyota Kluger Electric Cars
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