2023 Toyota Kluger – Lexus 2.4L turbo four-cylinder engine replaces 3.5L V6 NA for Australia; from RM147k

The Toyota Kluger SUV has been up to date for the 2023 mannequin yr in Australia, bringing the two.4 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine from the Lexus NX to switch the outgoing 3.5 litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol engine.

That is along with tools updates, bringing enhancements to the infotainment bundle and security options; in Australia, the 2023 Toyota Kluger begins from A$49,720 (RM146,680) for the bottom GX 2WD, and as much as A$74,720 (RM220,191) for the highest petrol variant, the Grande AWD petrol; the Grande AWD hybrid prices A$78,160 (RM230,328).

Revised powertrain for the 2023 Kluger in Australia options the aforementioned turbo petrol four-cylinder engine that produces 269 PS and 420 Nm of torque, the latter representing a 70 Nm acquire over the height torque determine produced by the NA 3.5 litre V6, and is produced from 1,700 rpm to three,600 rpm.

This 2.4 litre turbo petrol engine is paired with an eight-speed computerized transmission, and is obtainable in both front- or all-wheel-drive. This powertrain joins the two.5 litre hybrid powertrain with all-wheel-drive that’s already supplied for the Kluger within the Australian market, says Toyota.

The multi-information show (MID) within the base GX trim ranges grows in measurement from 4.2 inches to seven inches, whereas the GXL and Grande trim ranges acquire multimedia toucscreen infotainment items now measure 12.3 inches throughout, up from eight inches beforehand. The Grande variations additionally get a 12.3-inch totally digital driver’s instrument cluster.

The up to date multimedia system provides a set of shortcut buttons alongside the facet of the display, whereas info can be proven on two different show tiles, in accordance with Toyota.

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For smartphone connectivity, Apple CarPlay is now wi-fi, alongside wired Android Auto, with additional enchancment to the system’s pure voice recognition functionality. In Australia, all trim ranges for the Kluger obtain 12 months of complimentary Toyota Linked Companies.

This permits the consumer to see details about the car by the myToyota Join cell app, providing info comparable to gasoline stage, odometer readings, current journey info, the car’s final identified location, car diagnostics, plus chosen distant management features.

In the meantime, all GX (base) variants in Australia now acquire computerized dual-zone entrance air-conditioning and single-zone rear air-conditioning.

In Malaysia, this 2.4 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine options within the Lexus NX 350 F Sport, which is priced at RM389,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage. Within the Lexus crossover for Malaysia, the engine produces 275 hp at 6,000 rpm and 430 Nm of torque from 1,700 to three,600 rpm, despatched to all 4 wheels by way of an eight-speed computerized transmission.