Toyota Innova Zenix Debuts In Indonesia As The Minivan Of SUVs

The Toyota Innova simply acquired a brand new era, shedding the ladder-frame underpinnings of its predecessors for the trendy TNGA unibody platform. The brand new Innova will get the Zenix moniker in Indonesia, has three rows of seats, and comes fitted with a extra environment friendly hybrid powertrain.

Toyota designers did an amazing job in modernizing the traces of the brand new Innova Zenix, which now seems to be extra like an SUV somewhat than a minivan. The rugged entrance finish sports activities a bigger grille, fashionable intakes with DRLs, and thinner headlights mounted greater than earlier than.

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The profile is enhanced with pronounced fenders, plastic cladding across the wheel arches, and a Highlander-style window line. The alloy wheels measure from 16-inches as much as 18-inches relying on the trim. The rear finish can also be considerably upgraded due to the easier taillights harking back to the Nissan X-Path, and the SUV-style bumper whereas retaining the practicality of a big tailgate. Toyota can also be providing quite a few equipment like bumper extensions, blacked-out grille garnish, and totally different alloy wheels to additional spice-up the styling.

The brand new Innova measures 4,755 mm (187.2 inches) lengthy, 1,850 mm (72.8 inches) extensive, and 1,795 mm (70.7 inches) tall, with a wheelbase of two,850 mm (112.2 inches). This makes it solely 20 mm (0.8 inches) longer and wider than the outgoing mannequin, though the wheelbase has grown by 100 mm (3.9 inches). The Innova Zenix is strictly as tall as its predecessor whereas sustaining the beneficiant 185 mm (7.3 inches) floor clearance.

Inside, the Innova retains its signature three-row structure with area for seven or eight passengers. There’s a wholesome quantity of legroom for the second row, which could be specified with two captain chairs that includes retractable leg rests. The largest improve although has to do with know-how.

There’s a 9-inch or 10-inch touchscreen for the infotainment, a 4.2-inch display screen within the instrument cluster, and two further 10-inch screens mounted on the seatbacks for the rear passengers. Larger trims additionally get leather-based upholstery for the seats, fake wooden or aluminum accents, a wi-fi charging pad, 4 USB-C retailers, ambient lighting, and a big sunroof. By way of security, the high-spec Innova Zenix is supplied with the Toyota Security Sense ADAS suite, which is lacking from the entry-level variants.

The earlier generations of the Toyota Innova have been primarily based on a ladder-frame chassis shared with the Hilux pickup. The brand new mannequin makes a leap into the long run underpinned by the GA-C unibody structure from the Corolla, which is why it’s now supplied with FWD somewhat than RWD.

The mannequin is obtainable with both petrol or hybrid powertrains. The entry-level non-electrified model is fitted with a 2.0- liter engine producing 172 hp (128 kW / 174 PS). The hybrid will get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder 16V Twin VVT-i engine with 150 hp (112 kW / 152 PS) and an electrical motor with 111 hp (83 kW / 113 PS) for a mixed energy output of 183 hp (137 kW / 186 PS). In each circumstances, energy is transmitted to the entrance axle by a CVT gearbox.

Pricing of the Toyota Innova Zenix in Indonesia begins from Rp 419,000,000 ($26,645) for entry-level trim and climbs as much as Rp 601,150,000 ($38,228) for the range-topper. Quickly, the automaker is predicted to unveil an Indian model of the mannequin which is able to doubtless undertake the Innova Hycross moniker.

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