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Toyota Innova Hycross teased forward of worldwide debut subsequent month | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

New teaser picture exhibits rugged entrance finish, with some design parts just like the grille borrowed from Toyota’s world fashions.

Forward of its world debut subsequent month, Toyota Indonesia has launched a teaser picture of the upcoming Innova Hycross. The picture exhibits the entrance finish of the brand new three-row MPV and there are seen styling cues just like the grille from Toyota’s world fashions just like the Corolla Cross. 

  • Innova Hycross will get crossover-like entrance finish 
  • To be obtainable solely with petrol-hybrid powertrains 
  • May even have a Maruti by-product 

The brand new Toyota Hycross will likely be a world mannequin and will probably be offered in abroad markets like Indonesia, the place it’s more than likely to be known as the ‘Innova Zenix’. The India debut of the mannequin will comply with the worldwide unveiling, which is predicted to happen in Indonesia. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: what does the teaser picture reveal? 

The teaser picture exhibits solely the entrance finish of the automotive and distinguished right here is the big and upright hexagonal grille, which appears much like the one within the Toyota Corolla Cross. Additionally seen is the vast headlamp with two L-shaped inserts housing the principle gentle items. Its bonnet options sturdy creases and the bumper will get triangular housings for the fog lamps. The entrance design of the automotive clearly exhibits the brand new MPV’s intent to look extra like a crossover. 

Not too long ago, the Hycross was noticed testing and the spy photos gave us an thought of how it could look from different angles. The spy photos present that the MPV will get horizontally oriented tail-lamps with LED brake lights, and on the aspect, it will get 10-spoke alloy wheels. 

So far as the size go, the brand new Innova Hycross will likely be round 4.7 metres in size with a wheelbase of two,850mm. This makes it barely bigger than the Innova Crysta. It’ll proceed to have house as its USP and Toyota will supply a number of seating choices like the prevailing mannequin. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: know-how and gear 

The upcoming Innova Hycross is predicted to have a for much longer gear listing, with options like a 360-degree digicam, sunroof, wi-fi charging, and even an ‘ottoman perform’ for the captain’s chairs within the second row. The current spy photos additionally present a big touchscreen infotainment system. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: monocoque and FWD 

For the primary time, the Innova will likely be obtainable with monocoque structure and a front-wheel-drive structure. All of the earlier iterations of the MPV had been primarily based on ladder-frame development and rear-wheel-drive set-up. The monocoque structure will allow the Hycross to get a flat flooring on the rear, which can liberate extra space. The Innova Hycross will likely be primarily based on Toyota’s modular TNGA-C platform that additionally underpins the current-gen Corolla offered overseas. 

Toyota Innova Hycross is not going to get diesel

As we now have reported earlier than, the Innova Hycross is not going to get a diesel engine, and can solely be obtainable with petrol-hybrid powertrains, much like the just lately launched Toyota City Cruiser Hyryder. Nevertheless, for the sturdy hybrid powertrain, the Innova Hycross will use an even bigger 2.0-litre unit as an alternative of the 1.5 seen on the Hyryder. The closely localised hybrid know-how, nonetheless, would be the similar as seen within the Hyryder, to assist maintain prices in verify. 

Toyota Innova Hycross could have a Maruti by-product 

As reported earlier than, the Innova Hycross will likely be rebadged for Maruti Suzuki and offered by the Nexa line of dealerships. Like different cross-badged merchandise from the alliance, anticipate Maruti’s model of the Hycross to have distinct styling options, like a novel grille and a special design for the headlamps and tail-lamps, and a few refined adjustments on the within. It’ll sit on Toyota’s TNGA-C platform and can share the Innova’s powertrains. 

Toyota Innova Hycross: India launch particulars 

The Hycross will debut someday in November, with a value announcement to happen early subsequent 12 months. Will probably be offered alongside the Innova Crysta, which is at present obtainable solely with a petroleum engine.

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