The Toyota Innova Crysta, the new-generation model of the MPV, will be launched on May 3, 2016. The vehicle had made its public debut in India at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo in February. Though the official bookings for the car will commence closer to its launch, Toyoda dealers across the nation have started taking pre-orders for the car. Here are 5 things you should know about the 2016 Toyota Innova Crysta.
Toyota Innova Crysta Platform
The new-generation Toyota Innova is built on an all-new IMV (International Multi-purpose Vehicle) platform which also underpins the all-new Fortuner. The new platform makes the Innova lighter yet stiffer & safer than the current-gen model. A lighter platform will help the vehicle achieve higher fuel-efficiency.
Toyota Innova Crysta Specifications
The Toytoa Innvoa Crysta will be made available in two all-new diesel engine options – a 2.4-litre GD and a 2.8-litre GD. While the 2.4-litre GD-equipped variants will get a 5-speed manual gearbox, the more powerful 2.8-litre engined versions will come equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4-litre GD diesel engine is good for 147bhp and 343Nm, while the 2.8-litre GD diesel powertrain churns out 175bhp and 360Nm. The new diesel engine lineup is claimed to be 10 per cent more fuel-efficient than that of the current-gen model.
Toyota Innvoa Crysta Looks
With an all-new design, the new Toyota Innova Crysta looks a lot sportier and edgier than the outgoing model. The new Innova 2016 features a new chrome grille with dual-slats, new sweptback headlights & fog lamps, all-new LED daytime running lights, all-new bumpers, boomerang-shaped tail-lamp clusters, etc. While the lower variants are expected to get 16-inch alloys, the higher variants will get 17-inch alloys.
Toyota Innova Crysta Dimensions
Measuring 4735mm in length, 1830mm in width, 1795mm in height, the new Toyota Innova Crysta is longer, wider and taller than the outgoing model. Though the vehicle’s wheelabse is same as the current model at 2750mm. Similar to the current model, the Crysta too will be offered with both 7 and 8 seater options.
Toyota Innova Crysta Expected Price
Though no official word on its pricing, we expect the new Innova to be priced slightly higher than the current model. While the current-gen model is priced between Rs 13.5 lakh – Rs 16.7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the new-gen model should cost between Rs 14 lakh – Rs 17.5 lakh (ex-showroom).