Toyota Innova Crysta, the latest model of the popular MPV, is set to be launched in India in the second quarter of 2016 i.e. by last week of May, 2016 or the first week of June, 2016. The new Toyota Innova Crysta MPV that is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, was recently unveiled in the country at the 2016 Auto Expo. One must note that the second generation model of the Innova went on sale in in Indonesia in November, 2015.
The latest iteration of the Toyota Innova MPV sports several changes, though it retains its predecessor’s shape. List of design changes at the front comprise an all-new front grille, sweptback head-lamps, LED daytime running lamps, new fog-lamps. Additionally, the Toyota Innova Crysta also gets pronounced wheel-arches, a new rear bumper, and refurbished tail-lamps. There are changes in the MPV’s dimensions changes too; compared to the old Toyota Innova MPV, it is 180mm longer, 60mm wider and 45mm taller while the wheelbase remains the same at 2750mm.
Toyota Innova Crysta Rear
Inside, depending on the selected variant, the 2016 Toyota Innova gets provisions such as automatic climate control, power windows, steering-mounted controls, touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, and USB and AUX-IN.
The Toyota Innova Crysta MPV will be offered with a choice of 2 engines, namely, a 2.0-litre VVT-i petrol and the new 2.4-litre GD diesel. The petrol unit develops 137bhp and 183Nm of peak torque, whereas the diesel motor is capable of 147bhp along with 342Nm (manual) and 360Nm (automatic) of maximum torque. Transmission options will include a manual and a 6-speed automatic.