2016 New-gen Toyota Innova
2.7-litre petrol mill will develop 165bhp and 245Nm of torque. Pictured: Toyota Innova CrystaPR handout

Toyota's popular MPV, the Innova, received a comprehensive make over on design, features and powertrains for 2016 and the new model was first launched in the Indonesian market.

The SUV seems to have continued with healthy sales of the previous models and the latest report from Indonesia indicates the booking for the MPV has crossed 5,780 units. This is within the first two weeks of the launch. "Of the 5,780 units of booking, 55.5% of which was Innova diesel," said Widyawati Soedigdo Customer First Deputy Director of PT Toyota Astra Motor to AutoBild.

The 2016 Toyota Innova launched in Indonesia with a price tag starting at IDR 282 million, approximately Rs 13.59 lakh. Known as Kijang in Indonesia, the second generation Innova is being offered in three trims across 12 variants -- V, G and Q and in six body shades.

The new Innova measures 4,735mm in length, 1,830mm in width, and 1,795mm in height with a wheelbase of 2750mm. The braking duties of MPV are done by disc brakes at front and drum brakes in the rear, employed in 215/55 R17 tyres.

The engine line-up of the new Innova are the GD 2.4-litre diesel engine that develops 147bhp at 3,400rpm and 359Nm of torque at 1,200-2,800rpm and the in-line four-cylinder 2,000cc VVT-i petrol engine developing 137bhp and 183Nm of torque. Both will be available with manual and automatic transmissions.

The new Toyota Innova will have its India unveil at 2016 Auto Expo in February and launch subsequently.

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