Japanese automaker Toyota Kirloskar has introduced its new MPV car Innova Highcross in the country. The booking of this vehicle will start in January 2023. This MPV of Toyota was introduced in Indonesia some time back. Due to this, all the details of this new car have been revealed. This new car will get a different engine from the Innova Crysta. Along with this, many changes have been made to its exterior and interior. Premium features like a panoramic sunroof have also been given in this car.
Ready on the new platform
The company has built its new MPV on the monocoque architecture platform, the brand-new TNGA-C platform. The new MPV is longer than the Innova Crysta currently available. It gets a chunky bumper, wraparound LED taillights, honeycomb mesh grille, sleeker headlamps, 100 mm longer wheelbase, upright profile, slim body cladding, large 18-inch alloys and tapering roof.
Two options of petrol and hybrid engines have been given in this new MPV. It will get a 2.0-litre petrol engine with 174 PS power and 205 Nm peak torque output. Upcoming car news It also has the option of hybrid technology, with this engine generating 152 PS of power and 187 Nm of torque. This car can also be driven in pure EV mode. An e-CVT gearbox has been given to this car. Being equipped with powerful hybrid technology, this new MPV can provide a mileage of 20-23 km/l.
Toyota has equipped the Innova Highcross with an Advanced Driver Assistance System, i.e. ADAS. It is the first Toyota car in the country to come with this system. Other features include automatic emergency braking, ambient lighting, a sunroof, a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, forward collision warning, floating 7-inch driver’s display in the dashboard, lane-keep assist, and Adaptive. Its interior, including cruise control, will be found in a new design.
When will it be launched?
Toyota will bring its new MPV in five variants: GX, G (petrol engine), VX, ZX and ZX (O). This car will be launched in January next year. Depending on the different variants, it will likely be priced between Rs. 21-28 lakh.