The Japanese multinational automaker Toyota Motor Corporation’s Indian subsidiary Toyota Kirloskar Motor launched the 2023 Innova Crysta diesel back in the end of January this year. It has now been reported that the cars have started arriving at local dealerships. Furthermore, sources have also claimed that the starting price for this popular MPV will start at Rs 19.13 lakh (ex-showroom). Variant-specific pricing has not been leaked as of yet but the company should be announcing them soon.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has relaunched the 2023 Innova Crysta with only an option of a diesel drivetrain. It will only come as a manual and will come available in four grades. The offered variants are Zx (7 Seater), Vx (7/8 Seater), Gx (7/8 Seater) and G (7/8 Seater). Also the MPV will also come available in five colors – White Pearl Crystal Shine, Superwhite, Silver, Attitude Black and Avant Garde Bronze.
The new Innova Crysta features a redesigned front fascia with a newly designed front bumper and more chrome accents. Other than these alterations, the MPV’s interior and feature list has not gone undergone any significant change. The 8-way power adjustable driver seat, Smart Entry System, Seat Back Table, TFT MID with comprehensive Driving Information, Leather Seat Color Choices (Black & Camel Tan), Ambient lighting, and One Touch Tumble Second Row Seats are all still included in the equipment list.
In terms of safety features it will come equipped with 7 SRS Airbags, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Vehicle Stability Control and Hill-Start Assist Control, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution ( EBD) and Brake Assist (BA), 3-point Seatbelt and Headrest for improved safety.
As for the drivetrain, it will come powered with the same 2.4 liter-4 cylinder GD turbodiesel engine that makes 148 Bhp-343 Nm (360 Nm on the automatic trim). This time around there will only be a 5 speed manual gearbox as standard and there will be no automatic transmission option available.
The company recently also launched the newest iteration of the Innova called the Hycross. This new MPV is currently offered as a petrol-only model and comes with two powertrain options – a 2.0-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine and a 2.0-litre petrol-hybrid engine. While the naturally-aspirated petrol engine produces 173 bhp of power and 209 Nm of torque, the 2.0-litre petrol-hybrid powertrain claims a combined maximum power output of 184 bhp and a stellar fuel efficiency of 23.24 kmpl.
Toyota introduced the Hycross with a starting price of Rs 18.30 lakh, ex-showroom and it went up to Rs 28.97 lakh, ex-showroom. Following this just a few days ago the company hiked the introductory prices of the MPV by Rs 75,000. Along with hiking the prices of Innova Hycross across the range, Toyota has also introduced a new mid-spec variant of the MPV. All the petrol-powered variants of the Toyota Innova Hycross, including G and GX, have received a price hike of Rs 25,000. However, the prices of variants with petrol-hybrid powertrains, including VX, ZX and ZX(O), have been upped by Rs 75,000. With these price hikes, the Toyota Innova Hycross now starts at Rs 18.55 lakh and goes up to Rs 29.72 lakh (ex-showroom, India).