2023 Toyota Crown front and side view

What is the 2023 Toyota Crown?

2023 Toyota Crown overview and key features 

What is the 2023 Toyota Crown? It’s the new Toyota full-size sedan model. We’ll answer more of your questions below, such as whether this is the first Toyota Crown and whether it features All-Wheel Drive. You can learn more about Toyota vehicles at Magnussen’s Toyota in Palo Alto, CA. 

Is this the first Toyota Crown vehicle? 

This is not the first time that Toyota has produced the Toyota Crown. Actually, that was way back in 1955, when the “Toyopet Crown” was developed. That model was the brand’s first mass-produced passenger vehicle. In Japan, the Crown model has been recognized as a premium sedan for some time, and it was the first Japanese car to come to America, back in 1958. The last one sold in the US was in 1972.  

If you like vehicles with a backstory, the 2023 Toyota Crown is as good as it gets. There have been 15 generations of Crown models, and now we’re starting a new era of this model.  

Is the 2023 Toyota Crown an AWD model? 

Yes, the 2023 Toyota Crown comes standard with Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive. If you’re looking for a sedan with AWD, this is a great option. Many sedans don’t offer AWD, or they only offer it as an extra cost or only on some trim levels. Here, you can get AWD for sure on all three grades of the 2023 Toyota Crown, XLE, Limited, and Platinum.  

2023 Toyota Crown front end
2023 Toyota Crown steering wheel

2023 Toyota Crown – five key features and highlights 

Each of the three grades of the 2023 Toyota Crown offers something a little different, but what they all have in common is luxury features, the latest technology, and distinctive styling. The features below are some of our favorite features on the 2023 Toyota Crown.  

  • Unique bi-tone paint 
  • Standard 21-inch wheels on some trim levels 
  • Heated and ventilated front seats 
  • An 11-speaker JBL audio system 
  • In-cabin LED lighting