Toyota Innova – AutoPortal reviews

Toyota Innova – AutoPortal reviews

The Toyota Innova is the most popular Toyota vehicle in India. The 7to 8-seater MUV was launched in 2005 to replace the Toyota Quallis.  The Innova has become the most popular MUV in India just like its predecessor.  After many facelifts, the present model available is the one, which has come out in January 2015.

Variants and prices

The Toyota Innova comes in 14 diesel variants. The price tag is Rupees 12.64 to 16.16 lakh. The trims are the G, the GX, VX and the ZX. The first 3 trims have 7- seaters and 8-seaters conforming to BSIII and BS IV exhaust norms. The ZX 7 STR BSIII and ZX 8 STR BSIV are the other two top trims. All the variants have manual transmission only. Also Check about Upcoming Cars in India Visit at


The Innova has decent looks with body colours of grey mica metallic, blue metallic, silky gold mica metallic, dark mica red metallic, silver mica metallic and super white. The external features include a stylish chrome grille with three slats, the angular headlamps, the oval fog lamps tinted glasses, the slanted ‘A’ and ‘D’ pillars and the flowing pattern of the wheel flare.

Spacious cabins

The Innova has the most spacious and comfortable cabin among the MUVs. The standard features include an engine immobiliser, a manual AC, tilt and power steering, full folding rear seat, power windows, internally operated body coloured ORVMs and rain sensing wipers. GX variants have 1 air bag, ABS, fabric seats and electrical body coloured ORVMs. From variants VX onwards 2 air bags, an automatic AC, rear-parking sensors with camera, electric ORVMs with blinkers and a 2 Din music system with Bluetooth connectivity are provided.

Engine power

The Innova uses a 2494 cc, 101 bhp and 200 NM torque engine, giving mileages of 12.99 kmpl for BSIV versions and 13.77 kmpl for BSIII versions. It takes 12.8 seconds for 0 to 100 kmph acceleration with top speeds of 179 kmph.


The 4585 mm long Innova has a ground clearance of 176 mm and a wheelbase of 2750 mm. The suspensions are the double wishbone axle type at the front and the four links with lateral rod type at the rear. The wheels are R15 type and the brakes are disc type at the front and drum type at the rear.

Innova Crysta

The Toyota Kirloskar Motors has unveiled the 2016 model the Innova Crysta during the 2016 Indian auto show. The car expected to be launched soon in India will have new petrol variants including automatic models.

Our views

The Innova has spacious and comfortable cabins, decent mileages and top build quality. The arrival of the new petrol and automatic variants will make the vehicle more competitive.

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