The upcoming Innova is also expected to get a hybrid powertrain It will likely be a 2.0-litre Atkinson Cycle based petrol engine working in concert with an electric motor and a battery pack to form the hybrid system and thus justifying the ‘Hy’ name in the HyCross

Reports emerged on the internet suggest that the new-gen Innova will be launched later this calendar year and thus consolidating the brand’s premium portfolio

The third-generation Toyota Innova is believed to be based on a brand new monocoque chassis carrying high localisation

t will likely switch to a more traditional FWD layout by adopting the modular TNGA-C platform. Compared to the existing model, the proportions of the MPV could be increased and more interior space could be liberated

The wheelbase length could grow by around 100 mm and the chances of the upcoming Innova HyCross having several commonalities with the Corolla Cross do exist while the styling could be influenced by MPVs sold in the Japanese market.