The Toyota Glanza that was launched in June this year has become more accessible now. Its prices now start at INR 6.98 lakh*, almost INR 23,000 lower than before.
The lower entry-price is the result of the introduction of a new configuration - G MT. This configuration is powered by the K12M 1.2-litre VVT naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 61 kW (82.9 PS) at. 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 4,200 rpm. It is equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission. The fuel economy rating is 21.01 km/l. The same engine can be teamed with a CVT optionally, although that brings down the fuel economy to 19.56 km/l.
The Toyota Glanza can be had even with even the more advanced and more powerful K12N 1.2-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that develops 66 kW (89.7 PS) at 6,000 rpm and. 113 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. This engine is assisted by a 12-volt mild-hybrid system that not only makes the driving smoother and slightly better in performance but also results in a much better fuel economy of 23.87 km/l. On selecting this engine, a 5-speed manual transmission becomes standard.
In terms of features, the G grade includes climate control, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, dual-tone alloy wheels, steering-mounted audio controls and push-button start-stop system. Since its June 2019 launch, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has sold over 11,000 units of the Glanza. It is offered with a longer, 3-year/1,00,000 km warranty plan instead of its donor car's 2-year/40,000 km warranty plan.
The Toyota Glanza is just the first product out of the Toyota-Suzuki joint venture. Toyota Kirloskar Motor plans to launch a twin model of the Vitara Brezza, Ciaz and the Ertiga also. There'll be shared EVs as well. Also, Toyota will co-develop a C-segment MPV with Suzuki and supply it a rebadged version of the same.
Toyota Glanza - Prices*
- 1.2 petrol MT G - INR 6,97,900
- 1.2L petrol-electric mild-hybrid MT G - INR 7,21,900
- 1.2L petrol MT V - INR 7,58,200
- 1.2L petrol CVT G - INR 8,29,900
- 1.2L petrol CVT V - INR 8,90,200