Toyota Urban Cruiser SUV launched in India, price starts at Rs 8.40 lakh

The Urban Cruiser is available in three variants: Mid, High and Premium.

  • It is based on Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, although it's front profile is different.
  • It has a 1.5-litre petrol engine ( 105 PS / 138 Nm ) same as the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
  • The Toyota SUV is getting a 3-year / 1,00,000 km warranty whichever is earlier.
  • The Urban Cruiser has priced between Rs 8.40 lakh to Rs 11.30 lakh ( ex-showroom, Delhi ).

Toyota Urban Cruiser

The Toyota Urban Cruiser has been launched in India, priced between Rs 8.40 lakh and Rs 11.30 lakh ( ex-showroom, Delhi ). It is the company's first sub-4 meter compact SUV in the country. At the same time, this is the second product of Toyota-Maruti partnership after the Baleno based Glanza that was launched last year. The Toyota Urban Cruiser is based on the Vitara Brezza. 

Toyota Urban Cruiser SUV comes in three variants: Mid, High and Premium, which are built on the Vitara Brezza's VXI, ZXI and ZXI plus variants. The variant wise price list of this Toyota SUV is as follow:

Petrol Manual Vitara
LXI Rs 7.34
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VXI/Mid Rs 8.35
Rs 8.40
Rs 5000
ZXI/High Rs 9.10
Rs 9.15
Rs 5000
ZXI+/Premium Rs 9.75
Rs 9.80
Rs 5000
VXI/Mid Rs 9.75
Rs 9.80
Rs 5000
ZXI/High Rs 10.50
Rs 10.65
Rs 15000
ZXI+/Premium Rs 11.15
Rs 11.30
Rs 15000
All prices are ex-showroom Delhi.

Toyota has priced the Urban Cruiser between Rs 8.40 lakh and Rs 11.30 lakh and is more expensive than Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza up to 15000 on which it is based on.

Toyota Urban Cruiser SUV

In the Urban Cruiser, the engine and transmission option of Maruti Suzuki SUV has been given, whose specification is as follows:

Engine 1.5-litre petrol
Power 105 PS
Torque 138 Nm
Transmission 5-speed MT/ 4-speed AT
Fuel-Efficiency 17.03 kmpl/ 18.76 kmpl
This small sub-4 meter SUV from Toyota also has a mild-hybrid system, although this technology is limited to its automatic variants only. As an option, the 4-speed torque converter gearbox is available from its base model onwards. The mild-hybrid system performs functions such as torque assist and brake energy regeneration which delivers a marginally better fuel efficiency.

Now let's talk about its exterior design. Its front profile has been kept similar to the Fortuners not to the Vitara Brezza. It has a Fortuner like grille on the front, with a vertical chrome strip on both sides. The design of its fog lamp is also quite good. At the same time, it's alloy wheel design and rear profile design is similar to Maruti SUV. The cabin of this SUV is slightly refreshed and has been offered in dual-tone black and brown colour combination while the interior of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza comes in all black colour.

Toyota Urban Cruiser interior

Toyota Urban Cruiser shares its feature list with Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza. The vehicle is available in six monotones and three dual-tone colour options. It will be offered in three variants Mid, High and Premium. See here variant wise colour options of Urban Cruiser:

Sunny White ( in all variants )

Iconic Grey ( in all variants )

Suave Silver ( in all variants )

Rustic Brown ( only in Mid and high variants )

Spunky Blue ( only in Mid and high variants )

Groovy Orange ( only in Mid and high variants )

Rustic Brown with Sizzling Black roof ( in premium variants only )

Spunky Blue with Sizzling Black Roof ( only in Top premium variants )

Groovy Orange with Sunny White roof ( only in top premium variants )

As you can see above, only the top premium variants of the Urban Cruiser will be offered in a dual-tone shade. See here it's variant wise features:

 Toyota Urban Cruise Mid variant:

Exterior: LED projector headlamps with LED daytime running lamps and integrated turn indicators, rear LED taillight and spoiler, 16-inch steel wheels ( with covers ).

Interior: Dual-tone interior, rain pattern seat upholstery and dark brown fabric door trim.

Comfort: Manual day/ night internal rearview mirror, push-button start/stop, keyless entry and automatic climate control.

Audio: MP3, FM, AUX audio system with blue tooth connectivity and steering mounted controls.

Safety: Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat anchorages. 

Toyota Urban Cruiser High variant:

In addition to features with a mild variant

Exterior: Alloy wheel with a black centre cap.

Interior: Honeycomb patterned seats.

Audio: Apple Carplay and Android Auto Sporting 7-inch smart play touchscreen infotainment system and other connectivity features.

Comfort: Cruise Control 

Toyota Urban Cruiser Premium variant:

Additional features than a high variant.

Exterior: Front LED fog lamps and diamond-cut alloy wheels.

Comfort feature: Rain sensing wipers.

Toyota is offering a three year/ 1,00,000 km warranty on this SUV whichever is earlier. For those who have booked this car before launch, the company is giving them a free maintenance package of two years / 20000 km. In the segment, the Toyota Urban Cruiser competes with Hyundai Venue, Mahindra XUV300, Ford Ecosport, Tata Nexon and Kia Sonet. Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite will also be launched in this segment soon.

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