Toyota Innova Hicross Price, Specifications, Features
The Toyota Innova Hicross is a complete departure from the Innovas of yesteryear and offers modern technology with a reduced carbon footprint and enhanced performance. Toyota has already opened bookings for the Innova Hycross and is likely to announce prices in January. The new Innova HighCross is based on monocoque construction for the first time and is based on Toyota’s global TNGA-C platform. The new self-charging hybrid electric powertrain also now drives the front wheels instead of the rear.
- Monocoque chassis with FWD setup
- 186BHP Strong Hybrid: 0-100kmph in 9.5 seconds and 21.1kmpl fuel economy
- 174BHP Petrol ICE Powertrain with CVT
- 7/8 seating, panoramic sunroof, powered tailgate, 10.1-inch touchscreen, ADAS
The new Innova Hicross gets Toyota’s 5th generation Strong Hybrid Tech (M20A-FXS) technology consists of a 2.0l petrol engine and an electric motor. The 2.0l petrol engine produces 152hp of maximum power and 187Nm of peak torque. It is coupled with an electric motor to produce a power output of 186bhp. The robust hybrid version of the Innova Highcross promises to return a certified fuel efficiency of 21.1kmpl. The Innova Hycross can also sprint from 0 to 100kmph in under 9.5 seconds. This powertrain gets four variants namely ZX, ZX (O), VX 8 Seater and VX 7 Seater.
The Innova Highcross also uses a regular petrol ICE in one form The 1,987cc engine produces 174hp of peak power and 197Nm of peak torque. This powertrain is available in GX 8 Seater, GX 7 Seater, G 8 Seater and G 7 Seater variants. All petrol-powered models are mated to a CVT automatic transmission. This is the first time that the Innova does not get a manual transmission option.
The Innova Hicross measures 4,755mm in length and 1,850mm in width and has a wheelbase of 2,850mm, making it longer than the outgoing Innova Crysta in every aspect. The Innova Highcross has been restyled into a more substantial and rugged SUV look that could appeal to SUV buyers. The stance of the Innova Highcross is visually enhanced with a higher bonnet line, sharper creases, stronger shoulder line, higher ground clearance and beefed-up wheel arches with cladding. The Innova Highcross also rides on a large set of 10-spoke alloys with a special chrome finish and thicker rubber.
The interiors have been upgraded with a new floating 10.1-inch central infotainment system, semi-digital instrumentation with 4.2-inch color MID, dash-mounted gear lever, electronic parking brake, ventilated front seats, chestnut brown leatherette upholstery, etc. Soft-touch materials on the dashboard and door cards, ambient lighting, power 2nd-row seats with Ottoman mode, dual-zone AC, etc. The overall feature list is also long and now includes a powered tailgate, auto LED headlamps with high beam control, LED taillamps and more. The Innova also gets a full panoramic sunroof for the first time.
The Innova Hycross also features the company’s ADAS suite called Toyota Safety Sense technology. The system includes lane keep assist, rear cross-traffic alert, blind spot monitor, lane departure warning, auto emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and more. There are 6 other safety features Airbags, ABS with EBD, Traction Control and ESP. The Toyota Innova Hicross also offers 3-point seatbelts suitable for all 8 passengers.
Toyota is likely to announce the prices of the new Innova Highcross in January 2023. The new Innova Highcross is priced at Rs. 22 lakh to Rs. 28 lakhs (ex-showroom). Innova Highcross is now priced at Rs. It can be booked at any Toyota dealership for a token amount of 50,000. The Innova Highcross is available in seven color options – Blackish Age Glass Flake, Super White, Platinum White Pearl, Silver Metallic, Attitude Black Mica, Sparkling Black Pearl Crystal Shine and Avant Grade Bronze Metallic.