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2025 Toyota Crown Signia: So far, Toyota is expanding the Crown portfolio with a new SUV for the 2025 model year. Known as the Signia, the Crown SUV will be presented together for a relatively more economical price range. The 2025 Crown Signia is the second model in Toyota’s Crown lineup in the United States and marks the brand’s first foray into the SUV segment. For nearly 70 years, the Toyota Crown name has been associated with the quality and sophistication of Toyota vehicles.

In 2024 Crown Signia will add a new layer to its existing legend by offering North American clients an enhanced driving experience and superior quality in a sleek crossover vehicle.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Review

The Toyota Crown is in its second year and, despite its recent debut, returns with a few changes. The Crown, like the Avalon, is a tweener: not a full-size sedan, but much larger than a conventional midsize sedan. However, Toyota has done a lot to differentiate it from most other sedans, including a high profile, available two-tone paint, and standard hybrid power.

Toyota introduces another SUV to its lineup, this time bearing the Crown Signia. As the crossover sibling of the Crown sedan, it takes over Toyota’s midsize two-row offering from the Venza. The sole option is a hybrid power plant with 243 horsepower and standard all-wheel drive.

The vehicle has a more elegant interior appearance than other Toyota vehicles, with richer materials and an upscale appearance, and has greater capacity and capability (including towing) than the Venza. We expect it to cost much more, but many premium features can be accessed as an alternative. Despite its luxurious appearance, the Crown Signia will compete with mainstream vehicles such as the Honda Passport, Hyundai Santa Fe, and Nissan Murano.

The Crown Signia shares the same car architecture as the Crown and takes some styling influences from the sedan version. The Crown Signia has a similar “hammerhead” fascia to the Crown, although the color-matched headlights and grille assembly have been slightly altered.

There’s a bit of similarity behind the B-pillar, where the Crown Signia’s sloping roofline gives way to a more typical SUV design. In profile, the Crown Signia doesn’t look like a lumbering SUV, thanks to a high beltline and small greenhouse that give it a more sport-wagon appearance.

At the rear, the Crown Signia’s power tailgate features circular taillights similar to the devices seen on Crown trunks. The size and shape of the wheels vary depending on the Crown Signia trim level. The XLE variant gets 19-inch alloy wheels with black accents, while the top-spec Limited has 21-inch alloy wheels finished in dark gray metallic.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia

New 2025 Toyota Crown Signia

The Crown Signia is a new model that will fit into the Toyota portfolio in a similar position to the Venza it replaces. It will most certainly cost more than both the tiny RAV4 and the three-row Highlander.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Hybrid

The Crown is available in two hybrid models, both with four-cylinder engines and standard all-wheel drive. One emphasizes efficiency, while the other emphasizes performance. The XLE and Limited’s powerplant produces 236 horsepower and achieves an EPA-estimated 41 mpg.

Toyota offers the Crown in the Platinum grade with a performance-oriented hybrid powertrain known as the Hybrid Max. It makes 340 horsepower, but you’ll give up 11 mpg in return for that extra power.

The Crown Signia is available exclusively as a hybrid with all-wheel drive. The powertrain includes a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a continuously variable automatic transmission, two front-mounted electric motors, and one electric motor on the rear axle. The SUV’s all-wheel-drive system is known as an electric on-demand system, meaning it only activates when additional traction is needed.

Under normal driving conditions, the Crown Signia operates like a front-wheel drive car, resulting in increased efficiency. When necessary, up to 80% of the driving force can be transmitted to the rear wheels.

This SUV has three selectable driving modes: Normal, Eco, and Sport. At low speeds, the Crown Signia has a special EV mode that allows it to be driven entirely on electric power. The total system output is 243 horsepower, which Toyota says is enough to tow up to 2,700 pounds. Fuel efficiency is rated at 36 mpg.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Interior

Inside, the Crown Signia’s interior is comparable to the Crown sedan, featuring high-quality materials and an attractive dashboard design. The XLE variant comes with cloth and vinyl seats as standard, but the Limited model has leather seats.

The two-row seating configuration can accommodate up to five passengers, and the cargo compartment expands when the rear seats are folded. A panoramic sunroof is an optional feature that adds a spacious impression, and tan and black interior colors are offered.

A 12.3-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster are included on all models. The center touchscreen supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as a variety of other connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, over-the-air enhancements, and voice assistant.

The XLE grade includes six-speaker audio, but upgrading to the Limited adds an 11-speaker stereo tuned by JBL.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Features

Front and Back Seats

The dashboard features two 12.3-inch digital displays, one for the instrument cluster and the other for the infotainment panel. A volume knob is centrally situated in the dashboard, with a panel of physical HVAC controls beneath it—which is commendable in a day when many automakers obscure fundamental functions with touchscreens.

We saw a Crown Signia in high-end Limited trim, which is a step higher from the base XLE model. The available caramel leather upholstery was extensively applied to the front row. Toyota would have done well to extend the color scheme to the rear door panels, which are plain black. Even so, the soft-touch finish applied above the armrest contributes to the quality image. Second-row passengers may access pockets on each front seatback, as well as dual air vents and USB-C outlets on the back of the center console.

Slim windows enhance the Crown Signia’s outward proportions but provide a restricted feeling in the back seat. The huge quarter-panel windows, on the other hand, make up for lost space, especially with the available large panoramic sunroof.

Thoughtful Storage Features

The clever practical considerations go beyond the middle console bin, which features a trick mechanism that allows it to open from either side. More SUVs should include flaps behind each second-row seat. When the second-row seats are folded down, these robust flaps expand, creating a solid barrier that prevents cargo from slipping forward and sullying the front seatbacks.

There is no lip at the foot of the cargo space, making it easier to slide cargo in (but it may also slide out if it shifts while driving). Underfloor storage is essentially a wide, narrow bin—not much, but better than nothing. The entire cargo space is coated with really comfortable carpeting, making us question if Toyota chose this material to improve in-car camping.

Tech

The Crown Signia features an upmarket cabin with bronze-finished embellishments and soft-touch materials throughout. Crown Signia Limited variants have leather upholstery with double stitching, quilting, and contrasting piping, which reinforces the SUV’s luxury stance. The Crown Signia XLE’s seating surfaces are upholstered in fabric or SofTex synthetic leather. Both trims come with eight-way power front seats as standard.

The Crown Signia’s dashboard includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and a centrally positioned touchscreen running the most recent version of the Toyota Audio Multimedia System. The infotainment software may be updated over-the-air and is compatible with both wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The Crown Signia XLE comes standard with a six-speaker audio system, whilst the Limited has an 11-speaker JBL Premium arrangement. Other Limited-grade features include a digital rearview mirror, an optional panoramic glass roof, a 360-degree camera with curb view, and a smartphone-based Digital Key, which requires a Remote Connect membership.

Toyota’s Intelligent Assistant is available with either Crown Signia trim or an active Drive Connect subscription. It enables the driver to control vehicle features such as navigation and climate settings with the vocal phrase, “Hey, Toyota.”

All Crown Signia versions come with a dash-mounted vertical wireless phone charger and five USB-C connections, three in the front and two in the second row.

The rear seats are 60/40 split-folding with an extension panel, providing rear cargo capacity for items up to 6.5 feet long. The total cargo space for the Crown Signia has not been released as of November 2023, but it is expected to be larger than the Crown sedan’s 15.2 cubic feet.

Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 comes standard on all models and includes blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, safe-exit assist, a pre-collision system with pedestrian recognition, adaptive cruise control, lane-tracing assist, road-sign help, and automatic high lights. Limited grades can be upgraded with the Advanced Technology package, which includes traffic jam assist, front cross-traffic alert, and lane-change assist.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Engine

The Crown Signia is equipped with an all-wheel-drive hybrid drivetrain. It has a 2.5-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine and three electric motors. It produces 243 horsepower and comes standard with a continuously variable automatic transmission.

We expect it to be similar to the 236 hp AWD hybrid setup in the Crown sedan. We tested the model and it hit 60 mph in 7.2 seconds.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia MPG

In terms of MPG, we anticipate it will reach nearly 40 mpg in mixed driving. Regardless of the final statistics, it will likely be much more fuel-efficient than non-hybrid alternatives in the mid-size SUV sector.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Competitor

The Crown’s unique and noble attitude meant that it had few rivals. While it may not be the most obvious competitor, the Subaru Outback shares the Crown’s key characteristics of being large, high-riding, and falling outside the luxury category.

The Outback provides ample cargo space and may be equipped with a powerful turbocharged engine. That said, the Crown’s hybrid powertrain and slightly more expensive interior materials may turn some potential buyers toward the Toyota.

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Price

The 2025 Toyota Crown Signia is expected to cost between $45,000 to $52,000, depending on trim and options.

The Crown Signia will be available in XLE and Limited trim levels, and our price projections assume that the SUV version will cost more than the Crown sedan.

We believe the Limited model will be the best choice, as it comes with leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, 21-inch alloy wheels, heated rear seats, and an 11-speaker JBL music system.

  • XLE $45,000 (estimated).
  • Limited to $52,000 (estimated).

2025 Toyota Crown Signia Release Date

Until now, no price for the 2025 Toyota Crown Signia has been released. Toyota has announced that the SUV will undergo two years of factory-scheduled comprehensive maintenance and unlimited roadside support.

Toyota will also provide an eight-year, 100,000-mile warranty for the Crown Signia’s hybrid system, as well as a 10-year, 150,000-mile warranty that only covers the vehicle’s battery pack.

The 2025 Crown Signia is expected to appear in Toyota showrooms in the summer of 2024.

Verdict

Controversial design aside, the Crown offers excellent fuel economy and an almost luxurious driving experience plus, its looks will make onlookers wonder, “What is that?”

The bold styling, excellent ride comfort, and spacious compartment of the Toyota Crown all attracted us. Plus, excellent fuel economy is a big plus.

While its base engine performance is subpar and its price may deter some buyers, we enthusiastically endorse the Crown for sedan fans looking for an unconventional option.

Thanks for reading, we’ll be updating more on the 2025 Toyota Crown Signia soon, so be sure to bookmark our Toyota SUV Models website for the latest comprehensive information.

FAQs: People also ask Toyota Crown Signia 2025

Q: How much is the Toyota Crown 2025?

A: The price of the 2025 Toyota Crown Signia is estimated to range from $45,000 to $52,000, depending on trim and options. The Crown Signia will be available in both XLE and Limited trim levels, and our pricing projections assume that the SUV version will cost more than the Crown sedan.

Q: What new Toyota is coming out in 2025?

A: The new 2025 Toyota Land Cruiser is coming to your dealer’s lot for the first vehicle in two years, making now an exciting moment to be a Toyota fan and customer. However, if you were looking for the Land Cruiser to return to its beginnings as a basic and inexpensive SUV, you’d be disappointed with this announcement.

Q: How many MPG does a 2025 Toyota Crown get?

A: Additionally, Toyota Crown Signia offers a manufacturer-estimated 36 mpg combined rating *, making weekend travels a breeze.

Q: How much does the Toyota Crown cost in 2024?

A: The 2024 Toyota Crown starts at $41,445 and ranges up to $54,465 depending on trim and extras.

Video Discovery

In this final session, we also presented a 21:00 second video published by Raiti’s Rides YouTube channel, presenting information about the Crown family car growth, and the Signia is a completely new creation. Externally, the vehicle features a new design, 21-inch wheels, full LED lighting, and panoramic views.

A full leather interior, a 12.3-inch infotainment system, and a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster await you inside. Standard AWD is accompanied by a 2.5L inline-4 hybrid engine.