Upcoming Toyota Cars In India in 2016-17

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Toyota has been offering some of the best engineered and quality cars in India and launched the Qualis in the year 2000. The MPV is still considered one of the best-built vehicles in India.

Recently, Toyota launched the new generation Innova Crysta and replaced the highly successful Innova. The Japanese auto major is now planning new cars for India in the next two years. Here is the list of upcoming Toyota cars In India.

Toyota Fortuner (New Generation)

The current Toyota Fortuner has been the best selling SUV in India. Except for a minor facelift, the Fortuner has been the same in terms of design. Toyota's new generation Fortuner is already on sale in several global markets and is the generation SUV with loads of changes in terms of design.

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On the exterior, the new Fortuner is seen with a twin slat front grille, the front bumper is muscular and has prominent kinks and chrome border fog lamps. The headlamps are slimmer and house the projector headlamps, and LED elements and the DRLs.

The wheel arches are thinner compared to the outgoing Fortuner and on the rear, the taillamps are seen wrapped around with integrated reflectors on the rear bumper.

Inside the new Fortuner, a rich and premium dual tone interiors make up the look which is similar to the Corolla.

The new Fortuner will come with a choice of two engines, 2.4-litre and, 2.8-litre GD diesel engines. As for the 2.4-litre engine, this will develop 160bhp and 400Nm of peak torque and the 2.8-litre engine will churn out 177bhp and 450Nm of torque.

Toyota will offer the units mated with a 6-speed manual and an automatic and come with the option of 2WD and 4WD.

Expected Price: Rs. 23 - 25 lakh
Expected Launch: End of 2016

Toyota Vios

Toyota has not been very successful when it came to sedans - except for the Corolla, the Toyota Etios is one the best cars in the market, however, it has been doing well as a cab. Many of them still bet by the performance and the post sales of Toyota.

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The Toyota Vios will be positioned between the Etios and the Corolla and compete with the likes of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. The octagonal grille and the wide open air intake makes up the front fascia, and must say it looks aggressive.

The rising shoulder line and the flared wheel arches give the Vios a sporty look. The rear profile is premium with wrapped around tail lamps and the large chrome strip makes up the sporty Vios.

As for the interiors, the Toyota Vios is a pure sedan and not that simple looking as the Etios. It has been inspired by the Corolla interiors and features dual tone of black and beige colours. The small chrome inserts and the brushed aluminium accents feel luxurious.

Toyota has powered Vios with 1.5-litre petrol engine which churns out 107bhp and 141Nm of torque. As for the diesel unit, it will be powered by 1.4-litre engine and produces 87bhp and 205Nm of torque.

Both the engines would be mated with a choice of a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox.

Expected Price: Rs. 8 to 10 lakh
Expected Launch: 2017

Toyota Rush

One of the segments which Toyota has to enter is the compact SUV, which will be filled by the Rush. In some of the Asian market, it is being sold as Daihatsu Rush. The compact SUV looks like a small Fortuner with is wheel arches and the design language it has followed.

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The Toyota Rush is a 7-seater compact SUV and will compete with Maruti Brezza, Hyundai Creta, and the Renault Duster.

The exterior of the Toyota Rush is bold with a prominent front grille and bumper design, it will come with projector headlamps and LED lights on the top variant.

Toyota Rush will be powered by 1.5-litre petrol engine, however, the India bound model might be seen in the 1.4-litre diesel unit which is seen in the Corolla Altis. The 1.4-litre engine punches out 67bhp and 170Nm of torque.

Expected Price: Rs. 8 - 14 lakh
Expected Launch: Mid 2017

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Story first published: Friday, July 8, 2016, 18:16 [IST]
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