Toyota Innova came to India in 2005 and has seen many changes ever since. Toyota Innova launched its 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII for the first time in 2010. It is a multipurpose vehicle that has received a lot of appreciation all around. The seven-seater is known for its space, comfort and safety features. Toyota Innova replaced Toyota Qualis with its comfort and safety features and has a lot to offer its customers including a great range of exterior colour options. It is loaded with a 2.5-litre, 2494cc, 2KD-FTV, diesel engine with intercooler turbocharger, 4 inline cylinders , and with common rail direct engine fuel supply system that gives a maximum of 100bhp at the rate of 3600 rpm. Innova has an advanced suspension system that is good for bump free riding. Apart from all this, the Innova also has features like MP3 system, cup holders, AC, heater and all the safety features like Anti-lock Braking System, dual SRS bags, central locking, etc. that give you a safe and secure ride. The mileage returned by the car is 11.4 kmpl.
Toyota Innova 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII is offered in a good range of shades that give one the opportunity to choose the colour and personalise the car according to his personality. The colours include Light Blue Metallic, White, Dark Red Mica Metallic, Champagne Mica Metallic, Grey Mica Metallic, Super White and Silver Mica Metallic. Apart from the colour options, the car also has a great exterior design that makes it attractive. The exterior of Toyota Innova has undergone some changes that make it stylish and a fine Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV). Headlamps are more angular now and bumpers more stylish while the fog lamps have become oval and are enclosed within a stylish grille. The side profile has got a new skirting with a curvy design that continues till the rear. The tail lights and alloy wheels are also refreshing along with the semi - concealed wiper. All these new changes in the exterior of car add to its first class quality. The MPV has cutting-edge aerodynamics with a flowing and smooth finish. The ORVMs also incorporate the turn indicators. The Innova has a decent ground clearance as well. The size of its wheel is 205/65 R15 which works well in order to balance the big sized car. Toyota Innova also comes with puncture resistant radial tubeless tyres. The size of the alloy wheels is 16 inches. Toyota Innova is 4580mm in length and 1770mm in width. The height of the vehicle is 1755mm and size of the wheelbase is 2750mm. It has a turning radius of about 5.4mm and a ground clearance of 176mm which is fine for smooth driving. The front and rear tread is the same - 1510mm. The kerb weight of the Innova is 1660kg.
The interior of the Toyota Innova 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII is sophisticated and classy. It has a luxurious internal design with a monotone dashboard. The plastic material used in this car is of a beige shade. The leather used on the power steering wheel and gear knob looks wonderful and adds to the beauty of the interior. Its seats are covered with high quality dual tone covers. Toyota Motors is a fine car maker and this fact is very well reflected in the cabin of the Innova. The cabin is clean, classy and very well finished. Even in terms of comfort levels, the Innova is up to the mark. The space in the cabin for passengers as well as the boot space make Toyota Innova a perfect MPV.
Engine and performance
Toyota Innova 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII is powered by a 2.5-litre, 2494cc, 2KD-FTV , diesel with intercooler turbocharger and 4 inline cylinders with a common rail direct engine fuel supply system . The diesel engine cranks out the maximum of 100bhp at the rate of 3600 rpm and delivers a torque of 200Nm at the rate 1400-3400 rpm. It has independent, coil spring and double wishbone with stabiliser front suspension and 4-link coil spring suspension at the rear. This advanced suspension system increases comfort levels on rough roads and makes the handing of Toyota Innova more comfortable. Toyota Innova can touch speeds of 100 kmph in just 17.4 seconds . The peak speed of Toyota Innova is 149 kmph. The mileage returned by the car is 9 kmpl in the city and about 11.4 kmpl when it is being driven on the highway .
Braking and Handling
The front wheels of Toyota Innova are fitted with ventilated disc brakes while its rear wheels are packed with leading-trailing drum brakes. It has Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution. This technology ensures that the vehicle will never slip on wet roads and ensures smooth and safe driving.
Innova is the most spacious car in its segment. The best feature of Toyota Innova is its seating capacity. The car is capable of seating 7 passengers. It features a glove compartment, fabric upholstery, cup holders, day-night rear view mirror, rear seat belts and an electronic multi trip meter. It also has the facility of warming the cabin in winters with the heater and dual air conditioning system with rear AC switch for summer days so that the rear passengers enjoy the trip without any discomfort. Toyota Innova gives passengers a fully luxurious ride. It is one of the best choices for long journeys as it has a large boot space for keeping more baggage. Power windows, power steering and power door locks are some of the other features of the Toyota Innova. A 6-inch touchscreen for audio, DVD, MP3 player with six loud speakers and Bluetooth telephony functions is on-board that offers the best entertainment . Seats are comfortable and can slide easily. A 12V power outlet helps you charge the electronic gadgets. On the whole Toyota Innova 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII gives one the pleasure of enjoying a deluxe ride with the family members.
Toyota Innova 2.5 EV Diesel PS W/O A/C 7 BSIII assures the safety of the passengers along with the comfort. It has Anti-lock Braking System(ABS), dual SRS bags, collapsible steering wheel, front disc brakes, anti submarine seats, high rigidity frame, engine immobiliser with a theft deterrent system, child locks, central locking, etc. that assure you and your family a safe and pleasing ride.
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