New for 2019:Toyota Cars

Christian Wardlaw | Apr 14, 2019

For the 2019 model year, redesigned versions of the Avalon full-size sedan and Corolla hatchback debut, while the Prius gets a minor styling update and an available all-wheel-drive system. Sporty special editions of the 86 and Camry are available, and Toyota better aligns its trim levels across all model lineups.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback photo
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

Detailed changes for each 2019 Toyota car model are shown below, listed in alphabetical order.

2019 Toyota 86

  • New TRD Special Edition debuts with upgraded brakes, suspension, exhaust, and tires
  • TRD Special Edition comes only in black and is equipped with unique design details inside and out
  • Toyota will make 1,418 copies of the 86 TRD Special Edition
  • New interior color: Red/Black
  • New exterior paint color: Neptune

2019 Toyota Avalon

  • Redesigned full-size sedan
  • XLE, Limited, XSE, and Touring trim levels
  • Available with a 301-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 gas engine or a 215-horsepower gas-electric hybrid drivetrain
  • Standard new 8-speed automatic transmission with V-6; hybrid models have a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with Sport driving mode
  • Optional adaptive-damping suspension is a Toyota-first
  • Standard next-generation infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi Connect service, Safety Connect service, Amazon Alexa compatibility, smartwatch compatibility, Scout GPS navigation app, and more
  • Optional 14-speaker, 1,200-watt JBL premium surround-sound system
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies
  • Optional reverse automatic braking, Panoramic View Monitoring, and Intelligent Clearance Sonar
  • Available Yamaha wood or aluminum interior accents
  • New interior color: Cognac
  • New exterior paint colors: Opulent Amber and Harbor Gray

2019 Toyota Camry

  • New Nightshade Special Edition debuts for the Camry SE
  • Camry Nightshade SE comes with blacked-out trim, black 18-in. wheels, and a black spoiler

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

  • Redesigned for 2019, replacing the Corolla iM
  • Moved to Toyota’s new global vehicle architecture
  • Available in SE and XSE trim levels
  • Standard 168-horsepower, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • 6-speed manual gearbox with downshift rev matching
  • Available CVT with 10 programmed ratios and a launch gear designed to eliminate displeasing CVT acceleration characteristics
  • Standard sport-tuned suspension
  • Three different next-generation Entune infotainment systems, all with Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Safety Connect service, Wi-Fi Connect service, Scout GPS navigation app, smartwatch compatibility, and more
  • Optional 8-speaker, 800-watt JBL premium sound system
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite of driver-assistance and collision-avoidance systems, including adaptive cruise control (full-speed range with the CVT), forward-collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning with steering assist and lane-tracing assist, automatic high-beam headlights, and road sign recognition

2019 Toyota Corolla Sedan

  • Toyota makes no changes to the 2019 Corolla Sedan, which receives a complete redesign for 2020

2019 Toyota Mirai

  • Multiple infotainment system upgrades, including an extra USB port, larger Qi-compatible wireless charging tray, dynamic navigation system, Wi-Fi Connect service, Destination Assist Connect service, and more

2019 Toyota Prius

  • New trim level strategy includes L Eco, LE, XLE, and Limited
  • Toyota Safety Sense is standard on all versions
  • New low-speed all-wheel-drive system is available
  • Updated exterior styling and interior trim
  • New USB 2.1 charging ports, larger Qi-compatible charging pad
  • Top trims get heated steering wheel
  • New exterior paint colors: Supersonic Red and Electric Storm Blue

2019 Toyota Prius C

  • Trim level lineup changes to base L and upgraded LE grades

2019 Toyota Prius Prime

  • Toyota makes no changes to the plug-in hybrid version of the Toyota Prius

2019 Toyota Yaris Liftback

  • Trim lineup is changed to L, LE, and SE
  • Pedestrian detection added to the automatic emergency braking system

2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan

  • Name change drops the “iA”
  • Trim levels added: L, LE, XLE
  • New grille, darker finish for LE and XLE wheels, and available LED headlights
  • New exterior paint color: Icicle
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