2016 Toyota Innova was first launched in Indonesia on November 23, 2015. The new Innova has seen overwhelming response in Indonesia and is now getting ready for its launch in India. Teased for the first time officially, in India the new gen Toyota Innova would be called Toyota Innova Crysta. This could also imply that in India the old Innova could co-exist with the new Innova.
In Indonesia, over 15,000 bookings have been registered to date, making it the most successful new MPV in its segment. Launched in three trim levels of G, V and Q, price ranges between IDR 282 million (INR. 13.59 lakhs) to IDR 423.8 million (INR. 20.43 lakhs).
New Toyota Innova Crysta comes in an all new design with new engine lineup. Toyota Innova Indonesian spec model is powered by a 2.4 liter GD diesel engine and a 2.0 liter VVT-i petrol engine. Diesel engine for India could be in the form of new 2.4 liter GD engine generating 147 hp and 369 Nm torque. It will be mated to a 5 speed MT, while a 6 speed AT could also be on offer. Slated for showcasing at the 2016 Auto Expo, launch in India is pegged for later this year.
The company plant in Indonesia sees the production of 1 Innova evey 90 seconds with sales expected at 1,000-1,500 units per month. In India, the new Innova will be produced at the company plant near Bangalore in Karnataka. Apart from diesel engine, Toyota India is also looking at launching a petrol variant in India, considering the recent ban of diesel engines in New Delhi.
2016 Toyota Innova measures 4,735 mm in length, 1,830 mm in width, and 1,795 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,750 mm and a ground clearance of 193 mm. A host of advanced safety features and interior comforts are seen on the new Toyota Innova. These include dual front airbags, ABS, EBD, driver knee and curtain airbags due to which the new Toyota Innova has scored a 5 Star safety rating in Australian NCAP.
2016 Toyota Innova borrows exterior design language from the new age Toyota cars like Fortuner, Camry and Highlander. The front fascia boasts of a new grille with 2 chrome slats and a wider air dam on bumper. LED daytime running lights, new fog lamps and swept back headlamps also make up its new exterior features. For Indonesia, the 2016 Toyota Innova is offered in 6 exterior color options of Alumina Jade, Attitude Black, Avant Grade Bronze, Dark Gray Mica Metallic, Silver Metallic and Super White.
More details about India-spec Toyota Innova will be revealed at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. Stay tuned to Rushlane as we bring you LIVE coverage of the show.