Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder Bookings Start: 5 Facts You Should Know Before Booking Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder
The Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer, Toyota seems to be all set to unveil its Urban Cruiser Hyryder, which is said to be a proper crack at the intensely competitive compact SUV segment.
The new launch is developed on a Suzuki architecture, this compact SUV will come with plenty of firsts for India.
To start with, it’ll also have a non-identical twin from Maruti Suzuki.
Let’s go through a Four-point guide on what Toyota’s newest entry in India will boast.
New Muscular Looks
Considering the teasers and earlier leaks, the compact SUV boasts a bit of muscle starting with that beefy bonnet.
But one can not deny a bit of Glanza inspiration, thanks to split LED DRLs connected via a chrome strip, and a massive air dam. Besides this, wrap-around tail lamps with C-shaped LED light guides are connected via a chrome strip and a hybrid badge on the front doors.
Interiors Having Premium Feel
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder is likely to come with a premium cabin look from the sole teaser video of the cabin.
With a soft-touch leather section on the dashboard, chrome accents on the door trims, as well as a dual-tone black and chocolate brown layout, it definitely sounds premium.
Coming to the center console, it seems simple, yet functional with buttons all over, and no rotary knobs or touch-sensitive bits.
Plenty Of New Features
This new launch from Toyota is slated to come with a slew of features including a 9-inch Suzuki touchscreen infotainment system, a 360-degree camera, automatic climate control and connected car tech.
You can also expect a wireless phone charger, head-up display and a sunroof.
This new launch has a lot of firsts starting with a segment-first 1.5-litre 116PS strong hybrid petrol engine.
It will also be offered with a 1.5-litre 103PS mild-hybrid petrol motor option.
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder will also have a 6-speed manual and an automatic gearbox options which are for the mild-hybrid engine, while the strong hybrid will get an e-CVT gearbox.
The other first in the segment will come in the form of all-wheel drive (AWD) for the mild-hybrid variants while the strong hybrid will be a front-wheel drive model.
Launch date And Competition
During August, a series production of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder will commence at Toyota’s Bidadi plant in Karnataka..
This suggests a launch sometime in early September.
For the interested, selected dealerships have also commenced unofficial bookings across the country.
In terms of Prices, it should start from Rs 10.5 lakh (ex-showroom) and will compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, VW Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, and the MG Astor.