Toyota Showcases The All New Innova Crysta in Mumbai

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( L-R): Mr.Balaji Narayan, General Manager, Toyota Kirloskar Motor and  Mr. Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole-time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor at the launch of New Innova Crysta in Mumbai

( L-R): Mr.Balaji Narayan, General Manager, Toyota Kirloskar Motor and  Mr. Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole-time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor at the launch of New Innova Crysta in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 13th, 2016:  Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today showcased one of the most anticipated products of the year – the All New Innova, which in its latest avatar will be titled “Innova Crysta.” Triggered by imagination & fuelled by innovation, the Innova Crysta was unveiled earlier this year at the Auto Expo – The Motor Show 2016.

Competitively priced in the range of Rs. 13,83,677 and  Rs. 20,77,930 (Ex-showroom Mumbai), the new Innova Crysta deliveries across India will begin from today. The Innova Crysta will be available in two grades with an automatic transmission (Zx & Gx) and four grades with manual transmission (Zx, Vx, Gx & G).

The Innova Crysta comes with an All-New Frame and an all-new 2.8 L diesel engine for the first time with an All-New 6 Speed Automatic Transmission with sequential shift. It also offers an all-new 2.4 L diesel engine with an all-new 5 speed Manual Transmission.

The Innova Crysta gives Best-in-class performance of 174 PS and 360 Nm torque while offering fuel economy of 14.29 Km/l for the 2.8L 6 speed automatic transmission variant and 15.10 Km/l for the 2.4L 5 speed manual transmission variant. (As per ARAI certification).

A perfect combination of flawless luxury and effortless power, the Innova Crysta is designed to offers sport-utility inspired styling, robust engine and well-thought out features. It sets a new benchmark for tough and sophisticated exterior, enhanced interior, powerful and efficient powertrain and uncompromised luxury with a living-room-like comfort never seen before.

Present at the event, Mr. Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman & Whole-time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “Ever since its launch in India, the Innova has maintained its No. 1 positioning in its segment. Often referred to as a segment creator and better known to be synonymous with MPVs in India, the Toyota Innova is one such iconic brand which is not just the pride of Toyota but the pride of over 6 lakh owners of Innova in India. Now, with the new Innova Crysta, we intend to take this commitment a notch above by giving our customers the best Innova possible in terms of powerful performance, luxurious features, comfort and most importantly safety. The new Innova ‘Crysta’ is sure to get everybody excited.

 

At Toyota, we are constantly striving to make our products even better catering to the changing needs of our customers. We are positive; with the Innova Crysta we are all set to create a new benchmark in luxury, comfort and toughness,” continued Mr. Viswanathan.

Sharing his thoughts on Toyota’s new offering, Mr. N. Raja, Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing), Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd said, “Toyota has always been a front runner in leading the MPV segment since its launch in India, first with the Qualis and then with the Innova. After 11 years of being India’s No: 1 MPV in the country, it is indeed a proud moment for all of us at Toyota to bring to you the all new Innova Crysta. It’s undoubtedly the most awaited launch in India and we are thankful to our loyal customers for their persistent support and trust in the brand Innova. The Innova ‘Crysta’ has been crafted with thoughtful features and great attention to detail, that combines revolutionary technology and sophistication of Toyota. Safety being one of the most important aspects in all Toyota vehicles, we have standardized 3 SRS Airbags along with ABS, EBD & BA across all grades in the new Innova Crysta. As we present the 2nd Generation of Innova, we are certain the Innova Crysta will continue to carry forward the brand legacy.”

 

The driver-friendly instrument panel features a 3D Design Combination Meter with 4.2″ TFT Multi Information Display which allows the driver to access a multitude of information related to vehicle, in-car entertainment, navigation & warnings. The display is positioned optimally allowing the driver to easily access monitor vehicle information while driving.

 

Safety is of utmost importance to Toyota and the new Innova Crysta is packed with safety features as below:

Zx (AT/MT)

Additional to Standard

Safety Features

7 SRS Airbags: Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Knee, Front Side, Curtain Shield Airbags

Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

Hill Assist Control (HSC)

All Grades

Standard Safety Features

3 SRS Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger & Driver Knee)

Antilock Braking System (ABS),  Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist (BA)

Height Adjustable Front Seat belt with Pre Tensioner & Force Limiter (PT/FL).

In addition safety is also enhanced with 3 point seatbelt and headrest for all passengers and child restraint system (ISOFIX)

 

Built on the philosophy of QDR – Quality, Durability and Reliability, Toyota continues to present stunning ranges of vehicles that usher in a new motoring experience for the nation. The Innova

has been awarded #1 in Initial Quality Survey (IQS) by J.D. Power Asia Pacific Awards for 11 years in a row, for best quality in its segment.

 

 

Product Details:

 

Available in three new colours- Garnet Red, White Pearl Crystal Shine, Avant-garde Bronze, along with Silver, Grey and Super White, the Innova Crysta in its most powerful and luxurious avatar ever gets enhancements redefining all standards of luxury and power. Some of the key features (depicted by images) * in the new Innova Crysta are:

 

Key Performance Feature

1.      6 speed AT with sequential shift

2.      All new diesel engines

–          2.8 L Dsl: 174 PS, 360 Nm

–          2.4 L Dsl: 150 PS, 343 Nm

3.      All new frame

4.      Eco & Power Mode

5.      Cruise control

Key Exterior Features

1.      New Grille

2.      Automatic LED Projector Headlamp & Front Fog lamps

                                                    
3.      New 17” & 16” Alloy Wheel

4.      Electrically adjustable & retracting chrome finished ORVM

5.      Smart Entry System with Push Start/Stop button

Key Interior Features

1.      Premium driver centric flowing design with unique silver & wood finish ornamentation

2.      Indirect blue ambient illumination

3.      Automatic climate control with cool start & rear auto AC

4.      One touch tumble second row and one touch space up third row

5.      Leather wrap steering wheel with wood finish ornament & multifunction switches

6.      3D combi meter with 4.2” TFT Multi Information Display

Key Safety Features

1.      7 SRS Airbags – with 3 point seatbelt & head rest for all occupants (height adjustable front seatbelt with pre-tensioners and force-limiters)

2.      GOA Body for all occupant protection

3.      Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) & Brake Assist (BA) with Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) & Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)

4.      Child restraint system (ISOFIX)

5.      Back monitor camera with display and parking sensor

6.      All window auto -up down with jam protection

Overview of TKM

Company name

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited

Equity participation

TMC: 89%, Kirloskar Group: 11%

Number of employees

Approx. 7, 000 +

Land area

Approx. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)

Building area

74,000 m2

Total Installed Production capacity

Upto 3,10,000 units

 

Overview of TKM 1st Plant:

 

Established

October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)

Location

Bidadi

Products

Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India.
Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.

Installed Production capacity

Upto 1,00,000 units

 

Overview of TKM 2nd Plant:

Start of Production

December 2010

Location

On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, Bidadi

Products

Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva, Etios Cross, Camry & Camry Hybrid

Installed Production capacity

Upto 2,10,000 units

 

About the Author

Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.

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