The mid size JDM Toyota Allion and Premio twins have been given their second more expressivefacelift to keep them fresh against newer competitors.
The T260 series Toyota Allion and Toyota Premio sedans were released in 2007, and were given a slight facelift in 2010 with thinner headlights and a slightly sharper bumper design.
This latest facelift includes deeper grilles with chrome highlights, revised headlights, new bumpers, and new taillamps. On the inside there’s new instruments, a 4.2-inch display between the speedometer and the tachometer, and the option of dark brown leather seats.
The Toyota Safety C package is standard, and includes radar with autonomous emergency braking.
Both the Premio and Allion are available with 1.5, 1.8 and 2-liter 4-cylinder engines, and either FWD or AWD. A continuously variable transmission is standard.
Prices for the Allion go from ¥1,897,855 (US$18,130) to ¥2,675,455 (US$25,560), and the Premio is priced from ¥1,908,655 (US$18,230) to ¥2,711,782 ($25,900).