Toyota Kirloskar Motors today have announced their entry into the sub 4 meter SUV segment with the launch of the Urban Cruiser starting at ₹ 8.40 Lakh ex showroom delhi . The Urban Cruiser will be offered in 3 trims ; MID , HIGH and PREMIUM in both manual and automatic transmission and 9 colour options including two dual tone options for the top of the line variants .
Sharing his views on the launch of Toyota Urban Cruiser, Mr. Masakazu Yoshimura, Managing Director, TKM said, “Our entry into the compact SUV spacecomes at a time when the segment has gained much popularity due to its body type and superior road presence thereby garnering greater connect and appeal among today’s youth. At TKM, the focus is always on delivering the best products and services to our customers who have remained loyal to the brand over the years while looking for ways to welcome more customers, particularly the youth, to the Toyota family. The launch of the all-new Toyota Urban Cruiser is an important step in that direction. It is our ambition to enable more people to buy and experience a Toyota vehicle and our renowned after-sales service, which is a differentiator for us in this segment. We will continue to emphasize on introducing ever-better cars, better technologies and environment-friendly products and services. Our alliance with Suzuki allows us to surge ahead on that path while building a self-sustaining local ecosystem of suppliers and partners.”
The Urban Cruiser comes with the tried and tested K series 1.5 L 4 cylinder BS-VI Petrol engine putting down 105 PS @6000 rpm and 138 nm of torque @ 4400 rpm with an option of either a 5 speed manual or a 4 speed AT which is expected to deliver a pocket friendly fuel economy .
The compact SUV comes with a dual tone dark brown spacious interior offered in three different patterns as per the trim . The features on offer include rain sensing wipers , automatic climate control , cruise control , 7 inch infotainment system with android auto and apple car play , auto dimming rear view mirror among other features . The sub 4 meter SUV also comes with an all LED light setup with the headlights boasting of DRL with integrated indicators .
Speaking on the new offering, Mr. Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President, Sales and Service, TKM, said, “We are truly humbled by the faith reposed by the customers who made the bookings without even knowing the price points and the full list of features. To demonstrate our gratitude and provide an early-movers advantage for customers who pre-booked the Urban Cruiser, we recently announced the ‘Respect Package’, no-cost periodic maintenance for up to two years (or 20,000 kms whichever is earlier), that our customers are appreciating. Further, we are confident that the all-new Toyota Urban Cruiser will exceed their expectations and delight them in every aspect, be it performance, comfort and convenience or safety. We are glad to bring our new offering in time for customers to make their festive season purchase decisions. We are anticipating increased demand for SUVs in the coming months and years ahead. The Toyota Urban Cruiser will play an important role in catering to this demand particularly from first-time Toyota buyers who are brand conscious and want to experience an international brand.”
The Urban Cruiser on the safety front comes with dual front airbags , ABS with EBD , hill hold , ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard and a few more as you go up the trim lineup . The vehicle gets disc brakes in the front and drum for the rear along with 16 inch wheels . ( Steel wheels with cover on the MID trim and Alloy Wheels for the High and Premium trim ) .
The vehicles comes with 3 years / 100,000 kms warranty and an option of extended warranty upto 5 years or 2,20,000 kms and the Express maintenance service with 60 mins at all Toyota Dealerships . Also offered for peace of mind are the 24×7 road side assistance services .
The bookings for the Urban Cruiser are already open and deliveries are expected to begin mid of october this year .