Book Toyota 1st Mid-Size SUV For India: Hyryder For Rs 25,000! Check Expected Price..
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Toyota’s first midsize SUV for India developed jointly with Maruti Suzuki has been unveiled.
It will go on sale in August.
The Hyryder will also have a Maruti Suzuki version that will go on sale a little later.
Bookings are officially open both at Toyota dealerships and online, for an amount of Rs 25,000.
The new SUV comes with strong and mild hybrid powertrain options, and even AWD on some variants.
It is positioned to rival the Creta, Seltos, Kushaq and Taigun.
It should cost from Rs 9.5 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
On the outside, the Urban Cruiser Hyryder gets double-layer daytime running lamps that merge into the piano finished ‘Crystal Acrylic’ grille.
A chrome strip extends from one corner of the grille to the other which divides the LED daytime running lights into two layers.
The vehicle also gets sporty front bumpers with a tall airdam flanked by large full-LED headlamps.
The dashboard layout is similar to the one in the recent Maruti Suzuki and Toyota models like the Baleno, Glanza and the new Brezza.
The interior gets a brown and black theme in line with the latest trend – as seen on SUVs like the Jeep Meridian.
The full hybrid versions will come with a dual tone interior set-up while the mild-hybrid range will get all-black interiors.
There are some common elements that will be shared with Maruti Suzuki products such as the AC controls, AC vents, and even the 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which the joint venture have developed together.
The higher variants of the SUV get features like a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera, wireless charger, a full digital instrument cluster, heads-up display, connected car tech and voice assist with Google and Siri compatibility.
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder features six airbags, tyre pressure monitoring system, ESP, hill-hold assist, 3-point seatbelts for all rear passengers, all-wheel disc brakes and hill descent control.
This is the first midsize SUV in India to come with strong hybrid technology.
It utilizes Toyota’s e-drive fourth generation hybrid tech.
It runs on Toyota’s 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson Cycle engine that produces 92hp and 122Nm of torque.
The engine is paired to an electric motor that makes 79hp and 141Nm of torque.
The hybrid power plant produces 115hp of combined power and is paired to Toyota’s e-drive transmission.
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder boasts of an electric-only range of upto 25km.
Toyota says that in Indian conditions the hybrid system can cover 40 percent of the total distance and 60 percent time in pure EV mode.
The overall efficiency under test conditions is expected to be in the region of 24-25kpl, which will make it best in class.