Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder strong hybrid base S & top-end variant compared [Video]

Toyota launched their first ever mid-size SUV Urban Cruiser Hyryder in India recently. The price for Hyryder was jointly developed by Maruti and Toyota as part of their partnership. The production for Toyota Hyryder has already started and the car has also started reaching dealerships. There is mild hybrid and strong hybrid versions of Hyryder available in the market. Hyryder competes with cars like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun in the segment. Here we have a comparison video where the base S variant of Toyota Hyryder strong hybrid version is compared with the top-end V variant.

The video has been uploaded by The Car Show on their YouTube channel. Vlogger starts by comparing the exterior of both the variants. Both the SUVs gets dual-function LED DRls, gloss black front grille with chrome garnish in it. The headlamp in the base S variant is the projector halogen unit while the V variant gets projector LED units. The lower grille gets gloss black finish on both variants and there are grey coloured skid plates on both the SUVs. The V variant also gets front parking camera which is not offered with the lower variant.

Coming to the side profile, both SUVs get request sensors, electrically adjustable ORVMs and 17 inch wheels. The lower S variant gets 17 inch steel rims while the V variant gets dual-tone alloy wheels. The higher variant gets panoramic sunroof and roof rails while the S variant misses it. Both variants however get shark fin antenna. As we move to the rear, the main difference between both the variants are the rear wiper and washer. The higher variant gets it while the lower version misses the same. Rear defogger is however a standard feature. Other than this, both the variants get all LED tail lamps and rear skid plates.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder strong hybrid base S & top-end variant compared [Video]

In the boot, lower version does not get a parcel tray and the boot space remains the same in both the variants. In the lower variant, the cabin is finished in dual-tone but, it gets hard plastic in most touch points. There are power windows on all four doors and there is a touchscreen infotainment system and 4 speaker set up. The seats are manually adjustable and the instrument cluster is fully digital. The car comes with tilt and telescopic steering wheel with multi-function buttons. It also offers cruise control. Moving to the interior of the higher variant, the colour combination of the cabin remains the same as lower variant but, instead of hard plastic, the brown portion on the door are finished in leather.

The seats are wrapped in leather uphlstery. Both variants offer rear AC vents and USB charging ports. Both the variants also offer automatic climate control, traction control and EV mode buttons. When compared to lower variant, the V trim gets ventilated seats 360 degree camera, UV cut glasses, larger touchscreen infotainment system, panoramic sunroof and tweeters. Both the variants are powered by the same 1.5 litre, 3-cylinder strong hybrid petrol engine that generates 115 Ps and 144 Nm of peak torque. It has a claimed fuel economy of 27.9 kmpl. Even the base variant of the strong hybrid version is offering decent number of features and it looks like a value for money variant