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==Hybrid Models==
 
==Hybrid Models==
  
The first and second generation of Alphard have their hybrid version.The hybrid Alphard uses a feature called electric throttle wire which leads to better fuel consumption and gas response.As the result,the gas feels lightweight although it is a very large car.
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The first and second generation of Alphard have their hybrid version.The hybrid Alphard uses a feature called electric throttle wire which leads to better fuel consumption and gas response.As the result,the gas feels lightweight although it is a very large car.It also features a window tint that can reduce the amount of ultra violet rays from the sun coming into the cabin.This will let make the passengers require less air conditioner energy to cool off which improves efficiency.
  
 
==Unique Attributes==
 
==Unique Attributes==
If there are any features of this [[automobile|vehicle]] that sets it apart from other [[automobile|vehicles]] in its class, then mention those ''unique attributes'' here.
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The car features an electric adjustable foot rest in which the competitors doesn't have.
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==Interior==
 
==Interior==
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===Second generation (2008-present)===
 
===Second generation (2008-present)===
  
After the Alphard has ruled the luxury MPV segment,Toyota decided to update the Alphard into a whole new car.The exterior has been redesigned to follow Toyota's new design language concept (as seen in the tenth generation [[Toyota Corolla]]).The interior of the new Alphard only has little differences.
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After the Alphard has ruled the luxury MPV segment,Toyota decided to update the Alphard into a whole new car.The exterior has been redesigned to follow Toyota's new design language concept (as seen in the tenth generation [[Toyota Corolla]]).The interior of the new Alphard only has little differences.The second generation is 15 kg heavier than the previous one.
  
  

Revision as of 01:36, 20 May 2010

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Toyota Alphard
Toyota
aka
Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class Full size luxury MPV
Body Style 4 door,7 seater MPV
Length length - type here
Width Width - type here
Height Height - type here
Wheelbase wheelbase - type here
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission transmission + drive
Engine engine
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

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Toyota Alphard is a full size luxury MPV manufactured by Toyota.The car is known for its high class luxury experience in the second row.It is one of the most popular luxury cars in Indonesia,along with Toyota Harrier,Toyota Land Cruiser,and Mercedes Benz S class.

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Recent Changes

The new Alphard features new exterior design which look more like a Lexus car.The interior has been redesigned to be more luxurious and classy.


Styles and Major Options

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Pricing

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Main Competitors


Toyota Vellfire

To attract young executives, Toyota made an Alphard based car called the Vellfire.The Vellfire has a different styling from Alphard.Toyota designer said that the Vellfire is targeted for young people who want an Alphard that looks more stylish.


Hybrid Models

The first and second generation of Alphard have their hybrid version.The hybrid Alphard uses a feature called electric throttle wire which leads to better fuel consumption and gas response.As the result,the gas feels lightweight although it is a very large car.It also features a window tint that can reduce the amount of ultra violet rays from the sun coming into the cabin.This will let make the passengers require less air conditioner energy to cool off which improves efficiency.

Unique Attributes

The car features an electric adjustable foot rest in which the competitors doesn't have.


Interior

The interior of the first generation of Alphard is dark.The second generation has beige color interior to give a spacious feeling.The seats of the Alphard are captain seats,in which both seats in the second row are separated to give more space for the shoulder room.The second generation Alphard has larger arm rest.The seats on the second row has an electric adjustable foot rest which can also be found in more expensive cars such as Maybach 57.


Resale Values

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Criticisms

Because the Alphard is originally segmented for Japanese market,owners that live outside Japan would find it difficult to operate the sat/nav system , as it is using Kanji letters instead of English.


Generations

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Fifth generation (YYYY–YYYY)

Fourth generation (YYYY–YYYY)

Third generation (YYYY–YYYY)

Second generation (2008-present)

After the Alphard has ruled the luxury MPV segment,Toyota decided to update the Alphard into a whole new car.The exterior has been redesigned to follow Toyota's new design language concept (as seen in the tenth generation Toyota Corolla).The interior of the new Alphard only has little differences.The second generation is 15 kg heavier than the previous one.


First Generation/Origins (2002–2007)

The first generation of Alphard was introduced in 2002.It was made for Japanese market only.However,many importers imported Alphard to several countries such as Indonesia , Hong Kong, Taiwan,and Korea.The Alphard became the best selling luxury MPV in those countries.


Worldwide

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Design quirks and oddities

In Indonesia, people who own Toyota Alphards are considered upper-class, considering that the price of the Alphard is very expensive in the country.

Awards

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