Toyota Hyryder and Maruti Grand Vitara are the two mid-size SUVs that are all set to rival the mighty Hyundai Creta.
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder mid-size SUV has been launched in India. The online bookings commenced on August 1 for a token amount of Rs 25,000. With the Hyryder, Toyota and Maruti (with Grand Vitara) aim to challenge the leadership position acquired by the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos for a long time. The prices of the top 4 variants of the Hyryder have been revealed with the complete price information planned to be revealed in a phased manner.
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Toyota Hyryder SUV Price
Currently, the price of the top trim of the mild-hybrid version is Rs 17.09 lakh which undercuts the Creta by over Rs 1 lakh. On the other hand, the prices of the strong hybrid variants range from Rs 15.11 lakh to Rs 18.99 lakh, ex-showroom. This is a great asking price considering the amount of money that one would save in the long term as the strong hybrid versions promise a mileage of 27.97 km/l. The premium on the initial price would be well compensated in running costs.
|V AT 2WD NEODRIVE
|Rs 17.09 lakh
|S e-Drive 2WS HYBRID
|Rs 15.11 lakh
|G e-Drive 2WS HYBRID
|Rs 17.49 lakh
|V e-Drive 2WS HYBRID
|Rs 18.99 lakh
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At 4,365 mm long, the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder might be the longest car in its segment. It has a width of 1,795 mm and a height of 1,635 mm. The mid-size SUV has a wheelbase of 2,600 mm only and 205 mm of ground clearance. Apart from that, the front fascia features the split-LED DRLs setup on the bonnet, while the main headlight is positioned on the bumper, the grille has a chrome belt. The side profile bears stylish alloy wheels and blacked-out side pillars. At the rear, the LED taillamps are connected with a chrome strip and there is a sturdy skid plate highlighting its SUV-ish character.
|Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder
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The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder and Maruti Grand Vitara will have identical powertrain options. This means that there will be 2 hybrid petrol engines. The mild-hybrid will be a Maruti-sourced 4-cylinder 1.5-litre K-Series engine that will output 102 hp and 137 Nm of peak torque and come with an AWD drivetrain, while the strong hybrid will have a 3-cylinder 1.5-litre engine from Toyota with an electric motor and a Li-Ion battery pack that will develop a combined power of 116 hp and torque of 141 Nm. The former will come with manual and automatic transmissions, while the latter will feature a sole e-CVT automatic gearbox.