Toyota Hyryder launched at Rs 15.11 lakh

    Only prices for top four variants have been announced right now; Toyota says prices for the lower variants will be revealed in a phased manner.

    Published On Sep 09, 2022 12:27:00 PM

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    Toyota has launched its first midsize SUV, the Urban Cruiser Hyryder, with prices starting from Rs 15.11 lakh and going up to Rs 18.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Toyota has, for now, only announced prices for the top four variants – the strong-hybrid variants and the mild-hybrid V AT variant. Prices for the remaining mild-hybrid variants, including for the AWD will be announced in a phased manner. 

    Bookings for the new SUV are already underway for a token amount of Rs 25,000. Maruti’s version of the midsize SUV, called the Grand Vitara, is also expected to go on sale in the coming weeks.

    • Toyota Hyryder gets strong hybrid engine
    • Strong hybrid has a claimed efficiency of 27.97kpl
    • AWD only offered on mild-hybrid V manual variant

    Here's a detailed break-up of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder's prices in India:

    Toyota Hyryder price (ex-showroom)
    Trim1.5 mild-hybrid MT1.5 mild-hybrid MT AWD1.5 mild-hybrid AT1.5 strong-hybrid eCVT
    E---
    S---Rs 15.11 lakh
    G---Rs 17.49 lakh
    V--Rs 17.09 lakhRs 18.99 lakh

    Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder: exterior styling

    From the front, the standout feature of the Hyryder are the slender double-layer Daytime Running Lights that neatly fuse into the ‘Crystal Acrylic’ grille. On the side, it boasts of a conventional SUV profile, and for the strong hybrid models, it gets prominent Hybrid badges on the door. The rear features slim C-shaped tail-lights that extend into the tailgate with dual C-shaped LED elements. Toyota is offering seven single-tone and four dual-tone exterior paint shades on the Hyryder.

    Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder: interior design

    The Hyryder’s dashboard is similar in layout as compared to recent Maruti Suzuki and Toyota models like the Baleno, Glanza and the new Brezza. Toyota has gone for a black and brown theme for the interior, which not only looks refreshing but is a more practical alternative to the usual beige. Do note, however, that the brown and black combo is offered only with the strong hybrid powertrain. The mild-hybrid models will get an all-black interior theme instead. 

    Toyota Hyryder gets mild and strong hybrid power plants

    The Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder is the first midsize SUV to get strong hybrid technology. It gets Toyota’s 1.5-litre TNGA Atkinson Cycle engine that makes 92hp and 122Nm of torque, and is paired to an eCVT gearbox. The engine is mated to an electric motor that makes 79hp and 141Nm of torque, and combined, they produce 114hp.

    The strong hybrid system gets a 177.6V lithium-ion battery, and Toyota says that the strong hybrid power plant delivers a claimed fuel efficiency of 27.97kpl.

    The Hyryder will also get a mild-hybrid powertrain from Maruti Suzuki. It features the 1.5-litre K15C engine, which is also found on models like the new Brezza, XL6 and the Ertiga. Dubbed as ‘Neo Drive’, the motor makes 103hp and 137Nm of torque, and is paired either to a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.

    The mild-hybrid engine paired to the 5-speed manual gets AWD as an option. While not the first midsize SUV to offer AWD (the now discontinued Renault Duster had an option of AWD for a while), it is currently the only SUV in its class to offer AWD.

    Toyota Hyryder: trim details and equipment on offer

    The Hyryder is available in four trim levels – E, S, G and V – and of the two engines on offer, the mild-hybrid tech will be standard across the range. The strong hybrid, meanwhile, is offered on the S, G and V trims. The AWD is only reserved for the manual-transmission equipped V variant. 

    The Hyryder, in its highest spec, gets features like a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree camera and other, For a detailed variant and features break-up, click here.

    Toyota Hyryder bookings, warranty details and rivals

    As mentioned previously, bookings for the midsize SUV are already underway for a token amount of Rs 25,000. Toyota is offering a 3 year/1,00,000km warranty, which can be extended to 5 year/2,20,000km. The carmaker is also offering an 8 year/1,60,000km warranty on the strong hybrid battery.

    Key rivals to the Toyota Hyryder include the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq, as well as the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara.

    Also see:

    Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder review: Say hi to hybrid

    2022 Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder video review

    Maruti Grand Vitara vs Toyota Hyryder: how different are they?

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    Girish Reddy - 577 days ago

    This car cannot be charged via an electric socket. What a letdown. If the batteries can be charged, then the engine will get used only when the charge is low. This is not the case in this vehicle. It is only making the powertrain more complex. This means an ICE, a battery, and a motor which will result in more maintenance. What is the advantage of it for the buyer? A cleaner engine should also mean at least something for the person paying for it!

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