All-New Toyota Veloz Launching Soon; Open For Booking

All-New Toyota Veloz Launching Soon; Open For Booking

The all-new Toyota Veloz is coming to Malaysia and UMW Toyota Motor has announced that all authorised Toyota showrooms are accepting bookings. The locally assembled (CKD) Toyota Veloz will replace the trusty Avanza in the Malaysian B-segment MPV market. The Toyota Avanza was introduced here in 2004 and over 178,000 have been sold.

Previously a variation of the 7-seater Avanza in Indonesia, the Veloz is now a standalone model with more premium trim and a more spacious cabin than its predeccesor. In Indonesia, it became the 3rd bestselling car in April 2022, subsequent to its launch there last November. Over here, UMW Toyota Motor will also be offering the all-new Veloz in the highest spec.Toyota Veloz_Rear_Indonesia

Sitting on a new monocoque platform, this new model is also now a front-wheel-drive machine with an improved suspension set-up. It is powered by the efficient 1.5L 2NR-VE engine paired with a 7-speed CVT gearbox with sequential shifting to provide efficient power transmission for smooth and powerful acceleration, while ensuring excellent fuel efficiency.

Furthermore, the Veloz will come with class-leading advanced Toyota Safety Sense suite. Other notable features include an Electric Parking Brake (EPB), Qi wireless charging pad, automatic air-conditioning, roof rails, LED fog lights, and 17″ alloy wheels.

Toyota Veloz_Interior_Cross Section_SeatsRavindran. K, President of UMW Toyota Motor described the new 7-seater model as “an excellent quality vehicle which will create an adventure of excitement that customers can be proud of.”

The all-new Toyota Veloz will be available with 5 colour choices i.e. Silver Metallic with Black Roof; Blue Metallic with Black Roof; White; Metallic Bluish Black; and Red Metallic.

“We are extremely pleased to announce that the all-new Toyota Veloz will soon be launched in Malaysia. At UMW Toyota Motor, we are committed to go that extra mile for our Toyota customers and ensure that they experience only the best. With the SST exemption ending on 30 June 2022, commencing the order taking for the all-new Toyota Veloz today is a token of appreciation to our customers for their support towards the Toyota brand and enabling them to drive the car of their dreams. We hope that Toyota fans and other potential buyers looking to purchase a car for their family will take the opportunity to do so and leverage on the SST exemption before it ends,” said Ravindran. K.

Addressing the end of the SST exemption period, Ravindran. K also expressed his appreciation for the support the government has given the automotive industry through the implemented Sales and Service Tax (SST) exemption from June 2020. “Our positive sales performance can be attributed to the Government’s initiative to drive the recovery of the local automotive industry and bolster the impact of the pandemic. UMW Toyota Motor will continue to provide best-in-class products and services, with the best financial packages and rebates to customers. As for customers who are waiting eagerly for vehicle stock availability, we seek your kind patience and understanding due to the current microchip shortages. Please be assured that UMW Toyota Motor is working towards fulfilling the outstanding orders at the soonest,” he added.

The expected retail price for the Toyota Veloz is RM95,000 (on the road without insurance in Pen. Malaysia; with sales tax exemption).



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