Toyota Taisor: Toyota launches its cheapest SUV, price 7.74 lakh and mileage is tremendous

Toyota Taisor
Toyota Taisor: Toyota launches its cheapest SUV, price 7.74 lakh and mileage is tremendous

Toyota Taisor: This SUV coming in Toyota Taisor Urban Cruiser series is a badge-engineered version of Maruti Fronx. This is another new SUV prepared on the basis of the agreement between Suzuki-Toyota, as you have already seen in Baleno-Glanza and Vitara-Highrider. The company has also launched this SUV in CNG variant.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor launched: Toyota Kirloskar Motor has today officially launched Toyota Taisor for sale as its cheapest SUV in the Indian market. This SUV coming in the Urban Cruiser series is a badge-engineered version of Maruti Fronx. That is, this car is basically a Franc, but the company has made some minor changes in it as per its own. The starting price of Toyota Taisor has been fixed at Rs 7.74 lakh, which goes up to Rs 13.04 lakh (ex-showroom) for the top variant.

What’s new in Taisor:

Being a rebadged version, almost all the body panels of the Urban Cruiser Taisor are the same as the Maruti Suzuki Fronx. However, with minor differences, a newly designed front grille of honeycomb pattern and a newly designed front bumper are definitely visible. LED DRLs have a new linear design instead of the 3 cubes in the front. The taillights have also been changed, but on the lines of the Franks, this too has been combined with a full-width light bar. Apart from this, newly designed 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels are available in Taisor.

How is the cabin:

Some changes have also been made in the interior of Taisor. On the inside, the car gets dual-tone brown and black upholstery. Apart from this, a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment screen is provided which comes with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Other features include auto climate control, 360-degree camera, head up display, wireless charger, smartwatch connectivity etc.

Power and Performance:

In Toyota Taisor, the company has given the option of 1.2-litre, four-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol and 1.0-litre, three-cylinder turbo petrol engine like the French. The naturally aspirated engine generates 90hp of power and 113Nm of torque, and is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission or an optional AMT. The turbo petrol engine is also available with 5-speed manual and optional 6-speed torque converter automatic. Toyota is also offering CNG option with this SUV.

Safety Features and Color Options:

In terms of safety, this SUV has been provided with 6 airbags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Hill-Hold Assist, Anti Lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and ISOFIX child seat anchorage. The company has introduced this SUV with many color options. Which includes Café White, Enticing Silver, Sportin Red, Lucent Orange and Gaming Grey. However, Café White, Enticing Silver and Sportin Red models are also available with black roof.

Mileage is excellent:

The company claims that the turbo petrol manual transmission variant of Toyota Taisor will give a mileage of up to 21.5 km/litre and the automatic variant will give a mileage of up to 20.0 km/litre. Whereas the 1.2 liter petrol engine is capable of giving a mileage of up to 21.7 km/litre in the manual transmission variant and 22.8 km/litre in the automatic variant. Its CNG variant will give maximum mileage of up to 28.5 kilometers per kg.

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