Is the all-new 2023 Toyota Crown a large hybrid car or is it a SUV? All Toyota Crown models have a hybrid powertrain, we have the top Platinum model with the Hybrid Max powertrain, a 2.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder with a 6-speed automatic transmission, it gets a combined 340 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.
The XLE Toyota Crown and Limited models have a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid powertrain matched to an eCVT with a combined 236 horsepower. The Crown is an AWD model. The Toyota Crown comes with some impressive standard features, a 12.3” driver display, 12.3” touchscreen, wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto, wireless charger, a 6-speaker audio system, power front seats with driver seat lumbar support, heated front seats, cloth upholstery, Toyota Safety Sense 3.0, blind spot monitoring and rear-cross traffic alert and active noise control.
Moving up one from the base model to the Toyota Crown Limited trim opens you up to many more features for an extra $5,400 CAD/$5,600 USD. It adds leather seats, driver seat memory, ventilated front seats, a heated steering wheel, a panoramic sunroof, heated rear seats, an 11-speaker JBL sound system, and 4 4-door smart key system.
The Toyota Crown Platinum model has all those features and adds a panoramic view monitor, digital key, and advanced park. The panoramic view monitor is available on the Limited trim. The top model also adds an adaptive variable suspension.
Fuel economy, the 2.5L hybrid Toyota Crown gets 42 MPG city and 41 MPG highway. The more powerful Hybrid Max Toyota Crown gets 29 MPG city and 32 MPG highway. The Toyota Crown starts at XLE $39,950, Limited at $45,550 and $52,350.
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