Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor launched in India, prices start at ₹7.73 lakh

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Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor: Styling

The new Urban Cruiser Taisor is identical to the Fronx in proportions but get a new front for a distinctive new look. The coupe-styled subcompact SUV gets a new and bolder honeycomb mesh grille finished in gloss black, new twin LED DRLs with the imposing Toyota logo in the centre. The SUV also gets tweaked LED taillights that connect via a light bar on the boot, while there are also restyled alloy wheels on the model. The Taisor retains the raked rear windscreen that gives the model its stylish appearance.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor: Interior

The cabin remains largely identical to the Maruti Suzuki Fronx with the 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a twin-pod instrument console with a MID unit in the centre. The cabin gets a new dual-tone treatment while nearly all other features have been carried over. On the feature front, the Taisor comes equipped with an automatic climate control system, connected car technology, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a 360-degree camera, head-up display, cruise control, automatic LED headlamps with DRLs, and more. The subcompact offering also gets a six-speaker sound system, push-button start/stop, and rear AC vents to keep things comfortable.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor: Engine Specifications

The new Toyota Taisor is offered with the 1.2-litre naturally aspirated and 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine options. The 1.2 motor produces 89 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque, while the turbocharged unit develops 99 bhp and 148 Nm of peak torque. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual with both power mills, while the naturally aspirated motor gets a 5-speed AMT and the turbo petrol gets a 6-speed torque converter. There is also a CNG powertrain available.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor: Rivals

The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will compete against a host of subcompact SUVs including the Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, Hyundai Venue, Tata Nexon, Kia Sonet, and the Fronx. Just for comparison, prices for the Maruti Suzuki Fronx start from 7.51 lakh, going up to 9.72 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

First Published Date: 03 Apr 2024, 11:34 AM IST

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