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Toyota Innova Hycross hybrid powertrain confirmed for India | Autocar India

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Innova Hycross would be the first Innova to come back with a hybrid powertrain; worth announcement in January.

Forward of its India debut on November 25, Toyota India has confirmed that the brand new Innova, known as the Innova Hycross for India, will include a hybrid powertrain possibility. The Innova Hycross will see a world reveal on November 21 in Indonesia, the place will probably be bought because the Toyota Innova Zenix. Powertrain choices for each, the Innova Zenix and the Innova Hycross are anticipated to be comparable. We inform you what they are going to be. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: First Innova with a hybrid powertrain 

Toyota began specializing in mass-market hybrid fashions for India with the Hyryder, which was launched earlier this yr. Now, the Innova Hycross, which is able to go on sale in January subsequent yr, will get a robust hybrid powertrain. This hybrid, identified internally because the Toyota Hybrid System or THS, has been closely localised to maintain prices in examine and already does obligation on the Hyryder and the Maruti Grand Vitara. Whereas the THS hybrid system shall be just like the one on the SUVs, the brand new Innova Hycross will include a much bigger 2.0-litre engine as a substitute of the smaller items seen on the midsize SUVs.  

Toyota Innova Hycross: What engine will it get? 

The Innova Hycross will include a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine from Toyota’s Dynamic Pressure engine household. This is identical household of engines that does obligation on many Toyota and Lexus fashions globally. It will likely be mated to a robust hybrid powertrain for greater variants, giving clients two powertrain choices for the Innova Hycross – a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated unit and a 2.0-litre sturdy hybrid. Anticipate extra particulars on the gearbox choices, energy and torque output, and gasoline effectivity to trickle out nearer to debut. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: platform particulars

The brand new Innova will ditch its rear-wheel-drive IMV platform for a lighter, extra refined front-wheel-drive TNGA modular structure. This implies the brand new MPV shall be lighter than its predecessor, have extra cabin room, and be extra car-like to drive. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: reserving particulars, launch timeline

Toyota will open bookings for the Hycross on November 25 when the MPV will make its India debut. Costs are prone to be introduced on the upcoming Auto Expo 2023, whereas deliveries are anticipated to start round mid-January subsequent yr.  

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