Toyota Innova Crysta Review - New 2016 Toyota Innova has been designed for the new year, new Toyota Innova even has what is claimed to be the first leaked images of the upcoming models. As can be seen in the picture above Innova 2016, the next generation Innova will not look like the current model. The front of the new Innova 2016 is more aggressive than the ongoing 2014 yesterday. Now got the SUV-like stance in front of the large glass, high seating and large grille. Gratings also go under the knife and look much more masculine now. Headlights are also less-rounded and more boxy with sharp styling & Now more subtle wheel arches and side profiles also got some changes on an ongoing variants. The peak of the new model is the rear quarter glass design, which certainly looks interesting.
This is the all new Toyota Innova Crysta that has been burdened with carrying the legacy of the Innova brand name forward for another decade or so. Back in 2005 when Toyota decided to launch the Innova in India to replace the Qualis & no one, not even Toyota, would’ve guessed that the car would go on to define the MPV segment in India. For more than a decade, the Innova has ruled the segment despite its age, higher price and other factors. And for good reason. The superior comfort levels, unmatched reliability, and space ensured the Innova cemented itself at the top of the MPV pile & To be quite honest, by the time a genuinely worthy came along, the MPV was too well established to lose out to a fresh face.
The new Toyota Innova Crysta has some really big shoes to fill. Toyota has given the 2016 Innova a comprehensive makeover giving it a new exterior & a more opulent cabin and an all-new set of engines including petrol and automatic models.
The new generation 2016 Toyota Innova is 4,735 mm long, 1,830 mm wide, 1,795 mm high and has a wheelbase of 2,750 mm. The new model Innova employs a Double Wishbone with coil spring and stabilizer up front and a 4-link with coil spring & lateral road suspension at the rear. The higher models ride on 16-inch wheels that come shod with 205/76-spec rubber. However, the top-end ‘model gets 215/65 R17 wheels.
The new Toyota Innova Crysta comes with 2 new engines- 2.0-litre, VVT-i, TR Petrol engine and a 2.4-litre GD Diesel. Both these motors offer power & eco driving modes and the new Innova Crysta’s fuel mileage is claimed to be higher than the current model than as much as 15%. Also, the new Innova Crysta will be offered with a 6-speed automatic gearbox with sequential shift and a standard 5-speed manual transmission & The India-spec Diesel engine on duty comes with VNT Intercooler and has a max. power-torque output of 148 BHP-343 Nm. The India-spec Innova also features a 2.8-litre diesel which puts out 174 BHP and 360 Nm mated to a 6-speed AT. Petrol variants of the Innova get a 2.7 litre engine that puts out 166 PS and 245 Nm.
The Innova Crysta offers as much as 10% more fuel mileage than the current model. This means that the new Innova returns 15.10 kmpl for the 2.4 L manual transmission model and 14.29 kmpl for the 2.8 L automatic transmission model. Here’s the full chart for the new model 2016 Toyota Innova mileage.
The next generation Innova is sure to come across as being more premium and roomier than before. The Innova Crysta gets features like dual airbags, climate control, reverse camera, multifunction steering wheel. Also, on board is an auto shut function for the tailgate, hill descent control, 6 airbags and more. Taking centre stage in the cabin of the new Innova Crysta is a redesigned dashboard complete with a touch-screen centre console and use of better materials to make the cabin more upmarket. The general design theme is similar to the Corolla’s and the 2016 Fortuner’s. Ample usage of faux wood finish has been made throughout the dashboard and on the steering wheels as well.