Toyota Vanguard for sale in Myanmar
The Toyota Vanguard is a 5-door, 5-seater compact crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) that was built to be practical yet maneuverable like a compact car. This vehicle is considered a pioneer in the compact crossover SUV segment and has a longer wheel-based than its cousin, Toyota RAV4.
Current units of Vanguard are only available in two trim levels based on their drivetrain: a 4x2 or a 4x4. Several dealers package Toyota Vanguard with full option features for the 4x2. These trims also have an optional White Pearl coating.
Toyota Vanguard Review
Toyota Vanguard: Engine Specifications and Performance
The latest 2013 Vanguard model uses an upgraded 2.5 liter 16-Valve DOHC in-line 4 gasoline engine which supplies 176 horsepower and 233 Nm of torque. It can accelerate 0-100 km/h in under 10 seconds.
Earlier models used a 2.0 liter 16-valve DOHC engine with valvematic technology, which provided 155 horsepower and 195 Nm of torque. This engine helped the vehicle to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in almost the same time as the 2.5L, but had a fuel efficiency of 13 km/L.
Toyota Vanguard: Fuel Consumption
The Vanguard has a fuel economy of almost 12 km/L when driven in highway conditions.
Toyota Vanguard: Features
The Vanguard has a roomy cabin, a competitive engine, ample seating space and a modern looking interior and exterior design. The 4x4 option further improves its handling and gives it a sportier performance upgrade. Unlike its competitors, it has a basic 4WD layout which can be activated by pushing a button allowing power to be split equally on all wheels at 40 kph maximum. Toyota also made sure that the Vanguard was loaded with safety features like engine immobilizer, child proof locks, ABS, an LED high mount stop lamp and back sonar and driver and passenger airbags with side curtain.
Toyota Vanguard: Color Options
Toyota Vanguard: Design
The Toyota Vanguard has a unibody construction coupled with a MacPherson strut front suspension and a double-wishbone in its rear.
Toyota Vanguard: Interior Design
Its class leading cabin is accentuated by front and rear cupholders, a power slide reclinable front seat, a 60:40 split rear seat with headrest and all power features. Its dashboard has analogue, three tiered meter illuminated gauges, a tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel with audio controls and an integrated 6.1-inch TFT display with Bluetooth function.
Toyota Vanguard: Exterior Design
Exterior features include projector type headlamps, fog lamps, chrome frame molding, a spare tire carrier and a color keyed bumper with plated ornament.
Price of Toyota Vanguard in Myanmar
Depending on built year, car condition, mileage and trim level, second hand or used Toyota Vanguard cars can be bought from Lks 140 to Lks 350 Kyats at Motors.com.mm.
Overall impression of Vanguard
The Vanguard has matured into one of the most refined crossovers on the market. Toyota has modified it by continuously increasing its overall dimensions, especially its ride height. It has also been equipped with the latest technological equipment. The Vanguard competes with the Hyundai Tucson and Honda CR-V.
In general, small families looking for a car with a large cabin space and an SUV-ish look will love the Toyota Vanguard for its:
- Large interior cabin
- Extra luggage space
- Traditional AWD layout
- Car-like handling