2016 Toyota Innova will drop 2 existing variants – Report

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015 - 12:18am IST

Its world premiere is reported in November.

While the 2016 Toyota Innova is reported to get a new range-topping variant ‘Q’, two of the existing variants, ‘E’ and ‘J’ are reported to be under the axe for the Indonesian market, as per Kompas Otomotif.

The existing version of the Innova is sold in Indonesia in four variants – G, V, E and J, in the price range of IDR 233.65 million (INR 11.23 lakhs) to IDR 344 million (INR 16.54 lakhs). The 2016 Innova may hence launch in three variants – G, V and Q.

2016 Toyota Innova IAB render front
The 2016 Toyota Innova is reported to lose the higher, ‘E’ and ‘J’ variants for a new ‘Q’ model.

The new ‘Q’ variant is expected to make the Innova a further upmarket vehicle. It is believed to be equipped with captain chairs on second row, which is available as an option in the current generation Innova in India. Similar luxury features such as leather seat upholstery and DVD player may be offered in the Innova Q.

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The new Innova is reported to feature the Sport (Power) and Eco drive modes that are found in the 2016 Hilux and Fortuner models.

In addition to the new engines, equipment and variant walk, the 2016 Innova is reported to have two driving modes, Sport (Power) and Eco, on the automatic variant. These modes are on offer on the 2016 Hilux and the 2016 Fortuner.

The 2016 Toyota Hilux-based MPV is reported to world premiere on November 23 in Indonesia.

[Source – Kompas Otomotif]

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