Toyota has targeted the lower end market of auto by introducing Glanza which was quite a success. And now Toyota has hit the Compact SUV market with its all-new Toyota Urban Cruiser quit similar to Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The Toyota Urban Cruiser brochure leak has created quite a buzz among auto enthusiasts.

Toyota India is set to open pre-bookings of its first-ever compact SUV the Urban Cruiser. Customers will be able to pre-book the car by giving a token amount of Rs. 11,000 through Toyota’s website or dealerships from August 22. This car will likely go on sale in the next few weeks.

Exterior

The outsides of the vehicle brags of a Two Slat Wedge Cut Dynamic Grille with Chrome and a Trapezoidal Bold Fog Area. It will additionally go with Dual Chamber LED Projector Headlamps, with double capacity LED DRL-cum–markers and LED haze lights. Clients will likewise have the alternative of 16-inch Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels (identical to Vitara Brezza) and an energizing decision of energetic hues in double tone. 

Interior

The Urban Cruiser will be furnished with appealing Dual-Tone Dark Brown premium insides, ergonomically spread out the wide and extensive lodge, Smart Entry with Engine Push Start/Stop Button and Auto AC. The Toyota Urban Cruiser will be stacked with top of the line highlights, for example, Smart Play cast touchscreen sound with Android Auto/Apple Car Play and Smartphone-based Navigation, Rain Sensing Wipers, Cruise Control and Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror (IRVM), all joining to give a thrilling ride and incredible solace.

Performance

The Toyota Urban Cruiser derives power from Maruti Suzuki’s 1.5-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine (105PS/138Nm) that can be had with a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. All AT variants will be equipped with an advanced Li-Ion battery with an ISG- Integrated Starter Generator which would allow for features like Torque assist, regenerative braking & idle start-stop.

Value

It will not only compete with its Maruti counterpart, the Vitara Brezza but also take on other sub-4 meter SUVs like the Tata Nexon, Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport and upcoming Kia Sonet. But it’s quite similar to Vitara Brezza and will be more premium than Brezza so it will be slightly expensive than Brezza.

The Toyota Urban Cruiser is expected to range from 8.5 lakhs to 11.5 lakhs (ex-showroom).

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