Toyota is gearing up for the global unveiling of its all new Innova on 23 November. Ahead of the expected global premiere, the company released the pictures of the MPV along with most of the details. The MPV in its latest avatar features some of the segment leading features. Toyota released a four-minute video explaining each and every feature of the upcoming new Toyota Innova.
In the latest avatar, the Innova features a LED projector headlamp. The front fascia gets a big hexagonal grille with two thick chrome slats on the top that blend into the headlamps. Toyota calls the new design as 'grand tourer exterior design'. The ORVM's are now equipped with welcome lights. The video also showcases the smart key with immobilizer and shark fin antenna.
As for the interior, the MPV features engine start/stop button. The interior has been decorated with a blueish ambiance light. The new instrument cluster features TFT display for Q and V variants that offer a wide range of information. The 8-inch touchscreen is equipped with web browser, HDMI, Bluetooth, smartphone integration and voice command. The new Innova also features Miracast, which connects the smartphone with the vehicle via Wifi signal.
Additionally, it features all auto window buttons, cooled glow box, console box and many cup holders inside the cabin. The video further shows the one touch tumble down second row seat to enter the third row. The MPV comes with captain seats tray provided for second row passengers.
The 2016 Toyota Innova is powered by the GD 2.4-litre diesel engine that replaces the old KD 2.5-litre engine. The new engine develops 147bhp and 359Nm of torque, and is mated to the manual gearbox. The diesel engine, also available with automatic transmission, will have a slightly lesser torque of 342.2Nm, while power remains the same. The in-line four-cylinder 2000cc VVT-i petrol engine will develop 137bhp and 183Nm of torque, and will be available with manual and automatic transmissions.