The Toyota Innova is one of the most popular multipurpose vehicle in the Indian car market. The company had launched it with both petrol and diesel engine options. Among these is the Toyota Innova 2.5 G (Diesel) 8 Seater , which is loaded with a 2.5-litre diesel engine with Common Rail Direct Injection fuel supply system with an inter-cooled turbocharger. This engine has a displacement capacity of 2494cc and it is capable to deliver a very healthy power and torque output. Apart from these, the MPV is bestowed with an advanced braking system along with a robust suspension mechanism, which gives pleasurable driving experience to the passengers. The company has blessed it with decent interiors and standard features by the manufacturer, which are currently available in this segment. On the other hand, the exteriors of this MPV are quite appealing.
The exteriors of this Toyota Innova 2.5 G (Diesel) 8 Seater are wonderful with its striking features. The company has made the frontage of this MPV very inviting with a body colored bumper, wide radiator grille with a lot of chrome work, a wide air dam, head light cluster and many other such aspects. Apart from these, it has electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors and front intermittent wash and wipe function. The dimensions of this MPV are very standard with an overall length of 4585mm along with a total width of 1760mm. At the same time, the total height of the MPV is 1760mm and it has a roomy wheel base of 2750mm. The company has given this vehicle an impressive ground clearance of 176mm. Apart from these, the company is selling this MPV in quite few color options. The list of colors in which this multi purpose vehicle is available are Super White, Silver Mica Metallic, Silky Gold Mica Metallic and Grey Mica Metallic.
The manufacturer has given this variant an impressive interior with a lot of features, which gives a lot of convenience to the passengers. The interior cabin of the MPV is very spacious and has enough room for all eight occupants. The company has given this vehicle a three spoke steering wheel, which is based on adjustable column, sun visor for both driver and front passenger and many other such features. On the other hand, there are some standard features such as air conditioner with heater, tachometer, electronic multi trip meter and many other aspects. Apart from these, the list of some other features includes premium fabric upholstery, foldable seat option and many other things, which gives extra comfort to the passengers. Then the company has designed its center console pretty well and color combination of the interior is also good, which gives the vehicle a vibrant look.
Engine and Performance :
This MPV is bestowed with a 2.5-litre, In-line, four cylinder diesel engine that can displace 2494cc . The company has incorporated this diesel power plant with a Common Rail fuel supply system with inter cooled turbocharger. This engine is mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box. The maximum power generated from this engine is 100bhp at 3600rpm and at the same time it is capable to deliver a peak torque of 200Nm at 1400-3400 rpm, which is quite good. The fuel economy of this Toyota Innova 2.5 G (Diesel) 8 Seater is good enough and returns 9-13 Kmpl .
Braking and Handling :
This all new stylish MPV has incorporated the front wheels of the MPV with ventilated disc brakes along with leading trailing drum brake on the rear wheels. Meanwhile, the suspension system of this multipurpose vehicle is very impressive. The company has fitted a double wishbone suspension system on the front axle and four link with lateral rod on the rear. Then the company has given this vehicle a power steering, which is very sensitive and performs very efficiently.
Comfort Features :
The manufacturer has taken utmost care of the comfort aspects, which include an air conditioner with manual control, tilt adjustable steering column for the comfortable driving, front power windows, remote fuel lid opener , low fuel warning light and other such aspects. In addition, the company has also blessed this variant with a reading lamp and head rest for rear passengers. At the same time, it is loaded with front and rear cup holders and foldable seats makes the vehicle comfortable for all eight passengers.
Safety Features :
The company has bestowed this popular multipurpose vehicle with a number of safety features, which ensures the security of the passengers sitting inside the cabin. The list of safety features includes passenger side rear view mirror, power door locks, bright halogen head lamps, seat belts for all passengers including driver with warning tone, door ajar warning and so on. Apart from these, the company has also given this vehicle some other standard features such as key less entry, an engine immobilizer, a centrally mounted fuel tank and many other such aspects.
Pros : Spacious interior cabin, decent exteriors.
Cons : Safety features, too big for smaller roads.