Toyota Crown is a line of mid- and full-sized luxury sedans manufactured by Toyota. It is targeted primarily at the Japanese market and other Asian countries, as well as the Gulf and Middle Eastern countries. The first Toyota Crown model hit the markets worldwide in 1955. It has the distinction of being in continuous production by Toyota for more than 6 decades now. It became such a huge success in Japan that when Toyota decided to open an export market in the US, they chose the Crown to be the first Toyota model to be exported. Along with Toyota Belta, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Fielder, Toyota Wish and Toyota Hilux, the Crown is well-known and well-loved in the Myanmar market.
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In today's Myanmar car market, Toyota Crown is ideal for someone looking to have a luxury car that provides a full-range of comfortable experiences as well as prestige and rugged utility. As far as quality, reliability and availability of spare parts go, Toyota Crown comes out ahead of the other models in the Myanmar local car market. It has all the brand value and goodwill that comes with the Toyota name, in addition to having the luxurious, comfortable interior that can keep you and your family happy during long trips. For these reasons, Toyota Crown is one of the models with the highest number of listings on Motors.com.mm, followed closely by Toyota Mark II and Kluger.
Toyota Crown Engine Specifications and Performance
From 1970 onward, Toyota Crown comes with the 2000cc, 2200cc and even 2400cc engines. These higher-power models are available both in Diesel and Petrol configurations. In total, Toyota Crown has passed through fourteen different versions over its sixty-year lifespan. Naturally, with the evolution of technology over the past six decades, the latest generations of Crown are quite different from their earlier versions. In general, all Toyota Crown versions available in the local Myanmar car market have following specifications in common:
- 4 Cylinder, 2.0Litre, 115 Hp, 16 valve engine
- Availability in both Diesel and Petrol versions
- 5+1 speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission
- Only Sedan body styles are available.
Toyota Crown 2015 Royal Saloon version comes equipped with a V6, 2500cc engine while the Toyota Crown Athlete comes with a V6 3500cc engine. Both variants are also available as the hybrid versions.
Toyota Crown Fuel Consumption
Depending on the condition of the engine, the petrol-driven Toyota Crown, on average, has the fuel consumption of 21 MPG up to 29 MPG. The latest versions of the Crown Royal 2016 and Crown Athlete 2016, on the other hand, have the most impressive fuel efficiency rating of 55 MPG. The fuel economy of the older models available in Myanmar may not be very high, however. And the Toyota Crowns with the petrol engines usually have an average fuel efficiency, compared to the hybrid engines, which can be especially efficient. Below is the list of average fuel efficiency of Toyota Crown, all based on highway conditions:
- Toyota Crown 2016 fuel efficiency: 55 MPG
- Toyota Crown 2013 fuel efficiency: 28 MPG
- Toyota Crown 2015 fuel efficiency: 54 MPG
- Toyota Crown 2012 fuel efficiency: 25 MPG
- Toyota Crown 2014 fuel efficiency: 34 MPG
- Toyota Crown 2011 fuel efficiency: 21 MPG
Toyota Crown Design
Over the past 60 years, the design of Toyota Crown has matured significantly. The Toyota Crowns available in Myanmar, however, still follows the similar basic design outlines. For example, most Crowns in the Myanmar car market are consistently 4-door Sedan models and are imported from the Japanese auction markets.
Toyota Crown Exterior Design
Toyota Crown first gained its popularity in Myanmar due to its luxurious royal look with an elegant front chrome grille. The huge headlamps are rectangular in shape, complementing the overall royal persona of the car.
Toyota Crown Interior Design
The interior of the Toyota Crown is simple and refined, yet provides a very spacious and luxurious cabin space. The front dashboard is very wide and has a slot for customized sound system or an LCD display. The newer models even sport a highly prestigious interior with shiny leather seats and elegant wooden front panel. The Toyota Crown 2014 also boasts some of the high-tech equipment hard to find in Myanmar local cars.
Toyota Crown Color Options
The Toyota Crown available in Myanmar, like most other cars, are usually White or Black, with a few units donning the Blue, Metallic Grey and Metallic Silver colors. The Toyota Crown Black may be the most elegant choice among all the color options. The Toyota Crown 2015 is available in 6 beautiful colors including:
- Silver Metallic
- Dark Red Mica Metallic
- White Pearl Crystal Shine
- Precious Black Pearl
- Precious Silver
Toyota Crown Features
Within the Myanmar car market, the most well-known feature of Toyota Crown is its comfortable and spacious interior. It is, without any doubt, the most luxurious 4-door Sedan ever manufactured by Toyota. This remains to this day, Toyota Crown's most attractive selling point. Toyota has allocated a very generous storage space in the Crown trunk which could be used for transporting goods as well as for stocking your full-size spare tire.
Toyota Crown Accessories
Toyota Crown’s after-market parts and accessories are not available at the authorized dealers since Crown car is not manufactured locally. However, one can approach local suppliers in Yangon or Mandalay to buy the parts or get them imported directly from Japan. Toyota Crowns available in Myanmar already come with the following various after-market gadgets pre-installed in them:
Toyota Crown: Entertainment Features
As with the luxury accessories mentioned above, Toyota Crown in Myanmar also comes with a range of entertainment systems, such as the following:
- LCD TV display
- Radio and cassette Players
- Surround-sound Stereo Systems
- DVD players
Toyota Crown: Safety Features
The new generation Toyota Crown has safety features on par with its competitors such as Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Toyota Crown is truly ahead of the game in terms of its safety features with the following state-of-the-art technologies:
- Automatic windshield wipers detecting rain automatically
- Advanced brake control with ABS system
- Automatic anti-glare rearview mirror
- Multi-operation touch pan
Toyota Crown Price in Myanmar
The older models of Toyota Crown from 2005 go for around 73 Lk Kyats while the newer models from the 2010s can fetch up to 950 Lk Kyats. Below you can find the average prices of Toyota Crown according to current Motors.com.mm listings:
- Toyota Crown 1996 Price: 143 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 1997 Price: 150 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 1999 Price: 180 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2001 Price: 140 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2002 Price: 152 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2003 Price: 157 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2004 Price: 241 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2005 Price: 256 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2006 Price: 310 Lakh Kyats
- Toyota Crown 2008 Price: 451 Lakh Kyats
Toyota Crown Price in Myanmar cities
The price of Toyota Crown can vary significantly, depending on whether one is looking to buy in Yangon or in the upper regions such as Mandalay or the Shan cities, like Taunggyi. Below is a brief summary of the prices of the latest Toyota Crown models:
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Toyota Crown is ideal for those looking to have a luxury car that provides a full range of comfort as well as prestige and utility.