The facelifted Toyota Innova Crysta comes with cosmetic updates mainly concentrated on the front fascia and it also gets a host of new features
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has the Innova Crysta and Fortuner as its top-selling models in the domestic market. The first generation Innova was launched in Indonesia in 2004 before reaching India where it gained huge prominence. Utilising its popularity, the IMV platform based Innova Crysta came to the fore with much anticipation in 2016.
Despite being more premium than its predecessor, the Innova Crysta became an instant hit amongst buyers who like to be chauffeured around, fleet operators, etc. Moreover, the loyal fanbase of Toyota, played into its hands. The range-topping Touring Sport variant broke into the scenes in 2017, and the sales of the second-gen Innova Crysta crossed 2.25 lakh units by April 2019.
With the premium customers’ requirements steadily increasing, Toyota has today launched the facelifted version of the Innova Crysta after having it on sale for more than four and half years. This will help in extending the lifespan of the existing generation further, and bring a fresh vibe into the mix apparently with the addition of new features.
Priced from Rs. 16.26 lakh for the base variant, the 2021 Toyota Innova Crysta costs up to Rs. 24.33 lakh for the top-spec variant (ex-showroom) with a price hike from Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 70,000 across the trims. As for the design, the front end features a host of changes while the side profile and rear remain unaltered for India while retaining its signature silhouette.
|2020 Innova Variants||New Price||Old Price||Difference|
|2.7 Petrol GX MT 7 Seat||Rs. 16.26 Lakh||Rs. 15.66 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.7 Petrol GX MT 8 Seat||Rs. 16.31 Lakh||Rs. 15.71 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.7 Petrol GX AT 7 Seat||Rs. 17.62 Lakh||Rs. 17.02 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.7 Petrol GX AT 8 seat||Rs. 17.67 Lakh||Rs. 17.07 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.7 Petrol VX MT 7 Seat||Rs. 19.70 Lakh||Rs. 19.00 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
|2.7 Petrol ZX AT 7 Seat||Rs. 22.48 Lakh||Rs. 21.78 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
|2.4 Diesel G MT 7 Seat||Rs. 16.64 Lakh||Rs. 16.44 Lakh||Rs. 20,000|
|2.4 Diesel G MT 8 Seat||Rs. 16.69 Lakh||Rs. 16.49 Lakh||Rs. 20,000|
|2.4 Diesel G+ MT 7 Seat||Rs. 17.92 Lakh||Rs. 17.32 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel G+ MT 8 Seat||Rs. 17.97 Lakh||Rs. 17.37 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel GX MT 7 Seat||Rs. 18.07 Lakh||Rs. 17.47 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel GX MT 8 Seat||Rs. 18.12 Lakh||Rs. 17.52 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel GX AT 7 Seat||Rs. 19.38 Lakh||Rs. 18.78 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel GX AT 8 Seat||Rs. 19.43 Lakh||Rs. 18.83 Lakh||Rs. 60,000|
|2.4 Diesel VX MT 7 Seat||Rs. 21.59 Lakh||Rs. 20.89 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
|2.4 Diesel VX AT 8 Seat||Rs. 21.64 Lakh||Rs. 20.94 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
|2.4 Diesel ZX MT 7 Seat||Rs. 23.13 Lakh||Rs. 22.43 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
|2.4 Diesel ZX AT 7 Seat||Rs. 24.33 Lakh||Rs. 23.63 Lakh||Rs. 70,000|
New features in Innova Crysta
- · Availability of new exterior colour – Sparkling Black Crystal Shine
- · Bold Trapezoidal Piano Black Grille with Chrome Surround
- · Sharper Front Bumper Design
- · New Diamond-Cut alloy wheel designs
- · Front clearance sonar (with MID Indication) for improved safety
- · New luxurious interior color of Camel Tan for upholstery (ZX grade only)
- · All-new Smart Playcast touchscreen audio with Android Auto/Apple Carplay
|Toyota Innova Crysta Facelift Dimensions||Measurements|
|Ground Clearance||176 mm|
It gets a more prominent front grille with multiple horizontal slats and chrome garnish on the sleeker headlights with C-shaped LED Daytime Running Lights, redesigned front bumper with black lower portion, faux skid plate for underbody protection, and sportier black fog lamp bezels and bonnet lines.
|Toyota Innova Crysta Facelift||Engine And Specifications|
|Engine||2.7-litre petrol/2.4-litre diesel|
|Power||164 bhp at 5,200 rpm/148 bhp at 3,400 rpm|
|Torque||245 Nm at 4,000 rpm/343 Nm at 1,400 rpm|
|Transmission||Five-Speed MT/Six-Speed AT|
It also features a set of newly designed 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels. Inside the cabin, the facelifted Toyota Innova Crysta gets a black theme and new twin-pod instrument cluster, a nine-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and multi-functional steering wheel with mounted controls.
The equipment list also boasts of automatic climate control, push button start/stop, cruise control, air purifying system and ambient lighting. Some of the highlighting safety features are seven airbags in the top-end variants, VSC (Vehicle Stability Control), HSA (Hill Start Assist), Emergency Brake Signal (EBS), ABS with EBD, front clearance sonar (with MID display) and so on.
Speaking about the launch, Mr. Naveen Soni, Senior Vice President, Sales and Service, TKM, said, “The Innova redefined the segment when it was introduced in India more than 15 years ago as a premium MPV that offers unrivaled comfort, convenience and looks, these skillfully combined with Toyota’s Quality, Durability and Reliability, made it a winner.
Over the years, we have strived to make the Innova even better by imbibing the advanced technologies and features and launching improved versions regularly. The new and bolder Innova Crysta continues that legacy in accordance with our tradition of customer-first approach. We are confident that the customers will look forward to the latest avatar of the iconic Innova. The launch is particularly timed for those customers who are seeking unmatched safety and unrivalled comfort during long distances travel with family or on business needs.
Further, we would like to thank our loyal customers for their relentless trust that has made Innova the best-selling MPV in the country. Innova Crysta continues its unrivalled dominance with 43% of segment share,” he added
With no mechanical changes, the 2.7-litre petrol and the 2.4-litre diesel engines have been retained. The 2TR-FE gasoline unit generates a maximum power output of 164 bhp at 5,200 rpm and 245 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The 2GD-FTV diesel kicks out 148 bhp at 3,400 rpm and 343 Nm at as low as 1,400 rpm.
As standard, a five-speed manual transmission sends power to the rear wheels in both the engine options and a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission is retailed as an option. The Innova Crysta can be had as a seven- or an eight-seater in the domestic market.
The interior gets an option of new Camel Tan upholstery colour in the ZX grade, and the larger Smart Playcast touchscreen is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It also comes with connectivity features like real-time vehicle tracking, geofencing, last parked location, etc as optional accessories.