Like many other models, Toyota Allion is another compact sedan manufactured and sold by Toyota in Japan. Toyota Allion fulfills all the regulations set by Japanese government regarding engine displacement and exterior dimensions. It offers a lot of space for the rear seat passengers along with its fresh juvenile looks perhaps for the reason with this model company aimed to target the young customers.
Describing the name of the car, company said that the term ‘Allion’ is crafted from the phrase ‘all-in-one’.
Toyota was first appeared on December 25, 2001 as a replacement model for the 1970s’ Toyota Carina. Although, Toyota Allion and Toyota Premio sedan introduced at the same time, Toyota Allion is inclined more towards the younger customers with its youthful looks, while Toyota Premio is much more elegant in its approach. Both the Premio and the Allion come with same engine and interior specifications. The Toyota Allion is pretty much customizable where front spoilers and rear mounted trunk wings are available and also ground effect body parts to improve the appearance and look of the car. The Toyota Allion also have the rear tilting seats same as front seats. Toyota Allion like many other models are produced for multi-purpose tasks such s taxi usage, driving school as well as law enforcement versions.
The Allion received a slight restyling in its 2004 model in terms of LED taillights which was launched on December 20, 2004.
On June 4, 2007, Toyota launched the second generation model of Toyota Allion with some obvious modifications. The major emphasis was given to improve the looks of the car. The 4WD version of second generation Allion was offered only with the vehicles powered by the 2ZR-FE 1.8-L direct injection engine. In the list of optional features, G-Book is the prominent one.
The 2010 model Allion further redesigned so as to make it look even aggressive, swift, powerful and obvious. The major changes were done on the headlights and twin LED taillights.