Leading automobile company Toyota Motor Corporation is speculated to release an update to its highly successful Multi Purpose Vehicle Series – Toyota Innova. It is said to be related to the classic pickup truck model –Toyota Hilux. According to company executives, Toyota Innova 2016 is expected to make its grand debut at the upcoming Auto Expo which has been scheduled to be held in early or first half of 2016.One should note that its production model will be conveniently priced between the range of $17,000 for the base model while it may rise up to a maximum of $27,000 for higher up trims. It is most likely to face stiff completion from fellow MPV models including Nissan Evalia, Maruti Suzuki Ertiga, Honda Mobilio and Renault Lodgy, etc. Also, one should note that toyota Innova 2016 is highly popular in South East Asian countries of Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and in India.
Toyota Innova 2016 widely manufactured & assembled across leading automotive centers of Asian subcontinent which includes Santa Rose City in Laguna, Philippines; Karawang in Indonesia, Zhongli & Vinh Phuc in Vietnam and Bidadi in India, etc. These assembly & manufacturing units are operated by wholly owned subsidiaries of the Toyota Motor Corporation that include – Toyota Philippines, Toyota Astra, Toyota Vietnam & Toyota India. It should be further noted that the model has a characteristic 5 door configuration in addition to a pickup truck module. The model is also actively marked in the countries of South Africa, Brunei, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and in Saudi Arabia.
Toyota Innova 2016: Engine Specs
There has been no official word on Toyota Innova 2016 new power train; however it is likely to be announced sometime in the near future. The previous generation of Toyota Innova however featured a 2KD-FTV 2.7L inline 4 cylinder engine that was paired to a 5 speed manual or 4 speed automatic power transmission system. Most company insiders speculate the introduction of a new diesel based variant that is like to be mated with an automatic transmission. One should also note that all model variants have a primary Rear Wheel Drive mechanism.
Toyota Innova 2016: Exterior
Toyota Innova 2016 will have a modified exterior with the introduction of its new ladder frame chassis & characteristic D shaped pillar design. One should not that the model will have a redesigned grille structure, newly installed bumper & relatively larger head lights compared to its preceding models. One should also note that its front end grille has been positioned comparatively higher than other models; other exterior modifications include a brand new rear end bumper, tail lamps & a multi layered boot lid. One should note that the model’s exterior has a rugged appearance but is extremely durable while its quarter rear glass provides it a very stylish overall look.
Toyota Innova 2016: Interior
Standard interior features in Toyota Innova 2016 include an automatic climate control system, rear view monitoring, multi function steering wheel, dual air bags etc in addition to an updated infotainment system which can be conveniently controlled using the highly advanced center console.