The new Toyota Innova Crysta facelift, which will be launched in the Indian market in the coming months has received a 5-star safety rating in the crash tests by ASEAN NCAP. The version tested by ASEAN NCAP is Indonesia manufactured 2.0-litre petrol variant of the model. The Indian version of the MPV, which will be launched in the coming few months is expected to carry forward the same performance when it comes to crash tests.
According to the official tests, the Toyota Innova scored a healthy 45.9 points for adult occupant safety and 21.51 points for child occupant safety. ASEAN NCAP has also awarded 15.28 points for Safety Assist Technologies. The Innova has scored a total of 82.69 points that gets it a perfect 5-star rating. The Fortuner, which shares the same ladder-frame with the Innova scored a total of 87.46 points.
The base model tested by ASEAN NCAP had two airbags at the front, ABS, EBD and ESP. The MPV also offers seatbelt reminder for the front two occupants. The front-offset test score of 2016 model of the Innova has been used with the latest model too, This is because of the fact that the facelifted Toyota Innova does not have any structural changes. Since all the changes are only visual, no changes have been made in the crash test too.
Toyota launched the new facelifted Inova with minor cosmetic changes in the Indonesian market. The mid-life facelift will be launched in the Indian market too but Toyota has not confirmed or announced the date of the arrival of the new Innova. The changes include a new grille in the front with a sharper design. Toyota has also tweaked the headlamp to make it look more integrated to the front design of the vehicle. Also, new sportier bumper and fog lamps change the overall look of the MPV.
On the side, Toyota has not made any changes, except for adding new alloy wheels. The cabin also gets a few tweaks to keep it up-to-date. On the inside, Toyota has now added a larger 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The variants positioned higher in the line-up may also come equipped with a 360-degree camera and wireless smartphone charging system.
Toyota recently updated the powertrains in the Indian market to meet the BS6 norms. There is unlikely to be any changes in the engine and transmission options. There is likely to be a 2.7-litre petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 166 PS and peak torque of 245 Nm. The diesel variants will come powered by a 2.4-litre turbocharged engine that generates a maximum power of 150 PS and peak torque of 343 Nm. Both engine options are available with an automatic and manual transmission options,