Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced will open the bookings for its compact SUV all new Toyota Urban Cruiser starting August 22nd. The Toyota Urban Cruiser can be booked with a booking amount of Rs. 11,000. As per TKM the new Urban Cruiser exudes an ‘Urban Standout Appeal’ for those who love to ‘Travel in Style’. The Urban Cruiser would endear itself to the discerning customers who are seeking more from a compact SUV. The company will launch the compact SUV in its India line-up during the festive season to cater to the growing demand for compact SUVs in India.
The Toyota Urban Cruiser is a result of the agreement entered between Toyota and Suzuki and becomes the second model launch in India from this unique tie-up. It may be recalled that Toyota had launched the Glanza which is based on the Maruti Suzuki Baleno. The Urban Cruiser is based on the Suzuki Brezza and will become Toyotas first sub four meter Compact SUV. The Toyota Urban Cruiser will rival the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra XUV 3OO and also the likes of the soon to be launched Kia Sonet and the Nissan Magnite.
The Toyota Urban Cruiser will retain its overall design and powertrain as seen on the Vitara Brezza. There would be changes on the front end including the lights, bumper and the grille. On the insides the Urban Cruiser will get many tweaks to make it different from the Vitara Brezza which could include the AC vents, steering design, seat upholstery etc as compared to the Vitara Brezza. Features included on the Urban Cruiser would be, LED head and tail lamps with LED DRLs, automatic headlamps, rain sensing wipers and automatic climate control, 7 inch touchscreen system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, keyless entry, cruise control and push button start/stop feature.
Toyota gas also confirmed that the Urban Cruiser will come with Dual-Tone Dark Brown premium interiors, ergonomically laid out wide and spacious cabin, Smart Entry with Engine Push Start/Stop Button and Auto AC.
Bookings for the Toyota Urban Cruiser are open from 22nd August, 2020 at a nominal amount of Rs. 11,000. Customers can make their bookings online on www.toyotabharat.com or also visit their nearest Toyota dealership. For more details, customers can simply log on to www.toyotabharat.com.
Sharing his thoughts on the opening of bookings, Mr. Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President, Sales and Services, TKM, said, “We are very excited about our latest offering- the Urban Cruiser, as it has already started receiving a lot of attention & enquiries from interested customers. We understand that our customers would like to know more about the new vehicle from Toyota, so that they can make an informed decision about the vehicle of their choice, this festive season. Hence, we wanted to further aid our customers with more information about the car before opening our bookings.Today, we have revealed few of the features which are bound to appeal the aspirations and expectations that the young & millennial aspire from a compact SUV in India. The Toyota Urban Cruiser will offer everything that the young customers look for and also extend to them the joy of owning a Toyota brand with a host of value added services with superior sales & service experience. We are confident that the Toyota Urban Cruiser will create a niche for itself with an ‘Urban Standout Appeal’ for those who love to ‘Travel in Style’. We are eagerly awaiting to welcome a new set of customers who dream to own a Toyota SUV early in life and experience our sales and after-sales services of global standards.”
Powering the Toyota Urban Cruiser would be the same engine that also does duty on the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The 1.5 liter petrol engine hits out 103 hp power and 138 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 5 speed manual gearbox or 4 speed AMT Automatic transmission. The Urban Cruiser is also expected to come with the Progressive Smart Hybrid system as on the Brezza for its Automatic trims.