Toyota presents SUV that costs R$50,000 and averages 22.5 km/l


Urban Cruiser Taisor

Toyota presented this Wednesday (03) its most new SUV
in India, the Urban Cruiser Taisor
positioned below the Urban Cruiser Hyryder as the brand’s most affordable utility vehicle in the country.

The new product is the result of the partnership that Toyota owns with Suzuki
in the local market, being the sixth vehicle derived from this union. Based on Suzuki Maruti Fronx
the new SUV costs 773 thousand Indian rupees, which equivalent to R$47 thousand in direct conversion

Visually, the new Toyota features a front grille similar to that seen on the current Corolla Cross, and two-element headlights, just like the Fronx. The side design features plastic inserts at the base of the doors and on the wheel arches, which have a design that gives the impression of muscularity to the vehicle. compact SUV


Rear design adds robustness to the SUV

The rear has LED lights, connected by a bar illuminated with the same technology. The trunk lid is very compact in size and positioned very high. The rear bumper is a large piece and stands out for the design of the sides and the black and gray plastic inserts.

Internally, the Urban Cruiser Taisor
count with 9 inch multimedia center
touch sensitive and wirelessly connected to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
, digital and automatic air conditioning
, induction cell phone charger
, 360º camera
and head-up display.

The interior is very simple and uses materials in two color tones.

The interior is very simple and uses materials in two color tones.

Furthermore, Toyota still promises smartwatch connectivity
It is remote start using your smartphone
. The instrument panel is analogue, but offers a small digital screen that functions as an on-board computer.

According to Toyota’s website, the Urban Cruiser Taisor measures 3.99 m in length; 1.76 m wide; 1.55 m high and 2.52 m wheelbase. Boot space is 308 liters. In terms of dimensions, Toyota’s new SUV would compete with Fiat Pulse and Renault Kardian, for example, being a little smaller than its rivals.

Multimedia center presents similarities with Brazilian models

Multimedia center presents similarities with Brazilian models

In India, the Taisor
is offered with 1.2 aspirated engine
of 89 hp and 11.5 kgfm of torque in gasoline or 77.5 hp and the same torque in versions that accept natural gas
. The transmission is always a five-speed manual. According to Toyota, the Urban Cruiser Taisor can do up to 22.8 km/l

The more expensive versions will be equipped with 1.0 turbo engine with 100 hp and 15 kgfm of torque
together with a five-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic
. Regardless of the version, the brakes are discs on the front wheels and drums on the rears. A Suspension is McPherson strut at the front and torsion beam at the rear

Arrives in Brazil?

Considering the strategy of Toyota
hardly Taisor
would be offered here. Traditionally, the Japanese manufacturer only sells its own designs in the Brazilian market. The Etios, for example, was a Toyota project created and developed in India, unlike the Taisor, which derives from a Suzuki model.

Here, we should receive the models produced from the platform DNGA
a simpler derivation of TNGA, which should allow for more accessible models with hybrid technology.

Toyota Yaris Cross is expected between the end of 2024 and mid-2025

Toyota Yaris Cross is expected between the end of 2024 and mid-2025

O suv
quoted for our market is the Yaris Cross, revealed in May last year in Thailand and which is already being tested here. One of the advantages of the Yaris Cross over the Taisor, for example, is the larger size and 1.5 naturally aspirated engine already known in the brand’s range, with the possibility of electrification.

The expectation is that the Yaris Cross will arrive to be the Most affordable hybrid Toyota in the country
and compete for space with Hyundai Creta, VW T-Cross, Chevrolet Tracker, among others.

The article is in Portuguese

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