Report – Next generation 2016 Toyota Innova to be revealed next year


Anjan Ravi,

I’m a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

Road tests have already started in India and Thailand.

It is no secret that Toyota has started work on the next generation of its popular people-mover, the Innova. Prototypes of the MPV with near production-ready body panels have been spotted on tests, both in India and in Thailand.

2013 Toyota Innova facelift front
The new Innova is based on an all-new platform.

Sources had previously told Indian Autos Blog that the new Innova is expected to launch in India in 2016, though a world debut would take place next year. Further bolstering this fact is Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) president, Mr. Michinobu Sugata, who told a publication that the new Innova will most likely roll out next year.

Mr. Sugata announced yesterday that TMPC will be investing 2 billion pesos (INR 2.75 billion) to improve its parts localization for the new Innova. Currently, TMPC imports even the pressed body parts of the car from Thailand, but it will increase localization to more than 30 percent for the next gen model. Pressed parts itself will take up 50 percent of the investment.

Toyota Innova facelift interiors
The MPV is likely to better its interior space.

Also see: Rendering of the next generation Toyota Innova

The new Innova, according to sources, will come with Toyota’s new family of diesel engines. An automatic transmission mated to the diesel engine is also in the reckoning.

Competitors: Honda Mobilio, Nissan Evalia, Chevrolet Enjoy, Maruti Ertiga

Expected Price: INR 9 – 15 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Launch Date: Early 2016

Toyota Innova Facelift – Image Gallery (Unrelated)

[Source – Abs – CBN News]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Toyota Innova News & Updates

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front at the BIMS 2017

Toyota says now it is difficult to cut down waiting period for Innova & Fortuner

Toyota Innova Touring Sport front three quarters

New Toyota Innova Touring Sport launched, base diesel now has 6-MT

Toyota Innova X front three quarters left side

Toyota Innova X variant launched in Malaysia

Toyota Innova Crysta 2.4 Z front three quarter images

Toyota updates Innova Crysta and Fortuner

Toyota Innova Crysta 2.4 Z headlamp, grille, foglamp images

2018 Toyota Innova & 2018 Toyota Fortuner to launch in India this month – Report

Toyota Innova Venturer with body graphics at GIIAS 2017 right front three quarters

Toyota Innova Venturer with body graphics – GIIAS 2017 Live