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Bengaluru, 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. 14,17,740 and Rs. 21,12,311 (Ex-showroom Bengaluru) 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 press conference to showcase the New Innova Crysta to the media, Mr. Hiroki Nakajima, Managing Officer & Executive Chief Engineer said, “The All New Innova is inspired by Unparalleled Luxury, Redefined Toughness, and Precision. Powered by Torque-ful Driving, Rough Road Capability & Top Level Safety, the All New Innova Crysta answers our customer’s quest for a tougher vehicle. Available for the first time with a 6 speed Automatic Transmission and a 5 speed Manual Transmission, the new Innova Crysta comes with an all new frame and an all new engine for improved fuel efficiency, good riding comfort & stress free driving in a noiseless cabin. We believe that the all New Innova Crysta is all set to create a new benchmark in luxury, comfort and toughness.”
Sharing his thoughts at the same event, Mr. Vikram S. Kirloskar, Vice Chairman – Toyota Kirloskar Motor said “Time and again Toyota has crafted products that has taken the company’s Quality, Durability and Reliability (QDR) philosophy to new levels. Innova is one such example where the product has become a household name by wining hearts for its superb versatility, impressive performance and excellent value. Now with The All New Innova Crysta, we are not only confident of satisfying our existing customers, but I am sure we will win over more customers looking for a perfect blend of “Sophistication, Toughness and Luxury” in their vehicles. We would also like to take this opportunity to sincerely appreciate the support of all our customers over the years and look forward to delighting you all with the New Innova Crysta.”
Also speaking on the occasion Mr. Akito Tachibana, the newly appointed Managing Director of 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”, continued Mr. Tachibana.
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.