Apart from upgrading the Innova Crysta to meet BS6-compliance, Toyota has also updated the standard safety pack of the MPV by adding some new features
Toyota Innova is the current bestseller from the Japanese carmaker in India, and in its BSVI avatar, the car is not only more environment-friendly, but has now been made safer as well! Toyota Kirloskar has updated the standard equipment list of the entire Innova range, which now gets stability control and hill-start assist on all trims.
BS6 Toyota Innova Crysta has a more comprehensive safety net than BS4 model
Toyota Innova Crysta already boasted of a decent safety features list, before the aforementioned additions. It used to feature Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), dual front airbags (driver and front passenger), driver knee airbag, seatbelt reminder, ISOFIX child seat mounts, and height-adjustable seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters. The Innova has been rated at ‘4-stars’ in ASEAN NCAP crash test safety assessment, which is a good score. That, however, was only for the top-trim model.
There are two engine options available with the car- a 2.7-litre petrol and a 2.4-litre turbocharged diesel. The petrol motor is an inline-4, naturally aspirated unit with 165 PS of maximum power and 245 Nm of peak torque. The diesel mill is an inline-4, turbocharged unit which can generate 149 PS and 343 Nm. On both the powerplants, 6-speed manual is offered as standard, and a 6-speed torque converter automatic is available as an option. The car is only available in a rear-wheel-drive format. The price list begins at Rs.15.36 lakh* for the base model and goes up to Rs. 23.02 lakh*.
Earlier this year, a CNG-powered variant of the Toyota Innova Crysta was spotted during a road test in Gurugram. The car will reportedly get a factory-fitted CNG kit bolted on to the 2.7-litre petrol engine. Power and torque outputs will drop when the car is running on CNG, but other than that, everything shall remain the same.