It features a new 2.0-litre D-4D 124bph diesel engine, which reaches 0-62mph in 10.3 seconds and a has a top speed of 124mph.
Toyota has also introduced a new flagship Avensis model, the T180. This is powered by a new 2.2-litre D-4D 175bhp engine. It reaches 0-62mpg in 8.6 seconds and goes on to a top speed of 137mph.
The 1.8 and 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre D-4D 150 diesel engines remain unchanged in the line-up.
Cruise control is now standard from T4 trim upwards, dusk-sensing headlights from T3 trim up and improved audio system with MP3 music file playing capacity from theT2 trim up.
It goes on sale on July 1. Prices range from £15,515 to £23,015.