Buying A Toyota Diesel Car This March? You May Need To Wait Up To 6 Months

Modified On Mar 08, 2024 11:08 AM By Rohit for Toyota Innova Crysta

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The Toyota pickup truck is available the soonest, while it’s the iconic Innova Crysta that will take the longest to reach your home

Toyota diesel cars March 2024 waiting period detailed

  • Toyota is offering its diesel engines in India with the Innova Crysta, Fortuner, and Hilux.

  • The Fortuner is enduring an average wait time of around two months.

  • Both the Fortuner and Hilux get the same 2.8-litre diesel powertrain with a 4WD option.

  • The Innova Crysta is powered by a 2.4-litre diesel engine with an RWD setup.

  • Prices of the MPV range from Rs 19.99 lakh to Rs 26.30 lakh.

  • Toyota sells the Fortuner between Rs 33.43 lakh and Rs 51.44 lakh.

  • The Hilux is priced in the range of Rs 30.40 lakh to Rs 37.90 lakh.

Toyota is perhaps the only mass-market brand still offering big diesel engines in India. These diesel engines are found on popular models such as the Toyota Innova Crysta and Toyota Fortuner, and also on the locally assembled Toyota Hilux pickup. The Japanese marque has now also divulged the waiting times that are being endured by new buyers of these diesel offerings for the month of March 2024:

Model-wise Waiting Period


Waiting Period*

Innova Crysta

Around 6 months


Around 2 months


Around 1 month

*All waiting times are estimated from the time of making the booking

Of the three models mentioned here, it’s the Hilux that is available the soonest, while the Innova Crysta will take around half a year to reach your home. These are the average wait times for the diesel-powered Toyota cars, so check with your local Toyota dealership to know the exact wait time for you.

Details Of The Diesel Powertrains

Innova Crysta

Toyota Innova Crysta


2.4-litre Diesel


150 PS


343 Nm


5-speed MT

Almost in contrast to its newer version (the Innova Hycross) which only comes with petrol-CVT and strong-hybrid powertrain options, the Innova Crysta is only offered with a manual shifter.


Toyota Hilux


2.8-litre Diesel


204 PS


420 Nm, 500 Nm


6-speed MT, 6-speed AT

The Fortuner diesel gets a choice of both RWD and 4-wheel-drive (4WD). Even the Fortuner Legender can be had with both RWD and 4WD setups. Meanwhile, the Hilux is only offered with 4WD.

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Price Range And Rivals

The Toyota Innova Crysta MPV is priced between Rs 19.99 lakh and Rs 26.30 lakh while the Fortuner’s prices range from Rs 33.43 lakh to Rs 51.44 lakh (Legender variants included). The Toyota Hilux is sold in the range of Rs 30.40 lakh to Rs 37.90 lakh. 

While the Innova Crysta is a premium alternative to the Maruti Ertiga and Kia Carens, the Fortuner takes on the MG Gloster, Skoda Kodiaq, and Jeep Meridian. The Hilux is positioned above the Isuzu V-Cross while being a pickup truck alternative to full-size SUVs including the Fortuner and Gloster.

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