Today, Toyota launched the Innova facelift and Fortuner facelift as expected at the Auto Expo 2012 with deliveries to begin from January 15th onwards.
Toyota Innova – Rs. 9.4 lakh – 13.19 lakh
The upcoming Innova is an evolved version of the outgoing model. On the exterior, the front radiator grille has been redesigned and the Innova gets horizontal chrome slats. There are minimal changes on the headlamps while the taillights have been refurbished. The fog lamps of the new Innova get plastic surrounds while the door mirrors of the facelift version get integrated turn indicators. See our full Auto Expo 2012 coverage here.
On the interior, the face lifted Innova gets a refreshed central console and new faux wood inserts.
The new Innova will continue to have same engines as the outgoing model: the 2.5-litre, D-4D diesel motor making 101 bhp of max power and 204 Nm of max torque and the 2-litre petrol motor making 130 bhp of max power and 181 Nm of max torque.
The Innova will be available in four variants, the base E variant at Rs. 9.4 lakh, the G variant at Rs. 9.95 lakh, the GX variant at Rs. 11.29 lakh and the VX variant at Rs. 13.19 lakh. Prices are for diesel models only. Delivery starts from January 15th onwards.
Toyota Fortuner – Rs. 19.19 lakh – Rs. 20.99 lakh
The upcoming Fortuner will get an aggressive front nose and thick horizontal chrome slats on the grille. The bonnet gets a large air scoop at the centre.
The front bumper has also been revamped to give the SUV a muscular look. At the rear, the tail lamp cluster gets clear lens treatment. Toyota may also improve the interiors of the upcoming Fortuner. The face-lifted Fortuner will retain its 3.0 litre diesel engine that makes 170 bhp of peak power and 343 Nm of peak torque. The SUV will be available as both manual transmission variant and automatic transmission variant too.
New Toyota Fortuner video
With regard to interiors, the new Fortuner top-end variant gets HID headlights, touch screen DVD system with Bluetooth, reversing camera, parking sensors.
The Fortuner facelift will be available in 2WD MT at Rs. 19.19 lakh, the 2WD AT at Rs. 20.69 lakh and the 4WD MT at Rs. 20.99 lakh. Delivery starts from January 15th.