The Toyota Innova is a Toyota-designed Compact MPV i.e. being less than 4,600 mm (181.1 in) in length as per the European system of size classification, produced in Indonesia under supervision by Toyota Astra Motor since 2003. As with Toyota Kijang, which it replaced, the Toyota Innova is produced and first marketed in 2004 in Indonesia. Toyota Innova is part of Toyota's IMV program together with the Hilux Vigo pickup truck and the Fortuner SUV. Its official name in Indonesia is Toyota Kijang Innova, while for other countries it is simply Innova.Powering the Innova is either a gasoline 2.0 liter 136 PS (100 kW) 1TR-FE VVT-i, a 2.7 liter (2TR-FE) version of the same, or a 2.5 liter 102 PS (75 kW) 2KD-FTV D4-D common rail diesel engine.
The Innova is also sold in India (replacing Toyota Qualis), Malaysia (replacing Toyota Unser), the Philippines (replacing Toyota Revo), Taiwan (replacing outdated Toyota Zace surf), Vietnam (replacing outdated Toyota Zace) and Thailand.The Toyota Innova is also available in Brunei, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
In the Philippines and Indonesia, this is the middle class edition of the Innova. The 2011 facelifted versions receives features taken from the now discontinued first generation G-version. It gets a rear wiper, power mirrors, doorlocks, and windows, and also a standard CD/MP3 tuner with four speakers. The E also has ABS and a driver-side airbag.
2009 faceliftThe facelifted Toyota Innova in the Philippines
Facelifted Toyota Innovas were first spotted on test in Indonesia. The updated Innova features automatic climate control, side door impact beams, minor styling changes to the front and rear, as well as new extras such as parking sensors and an in-dash CD changer. It is on sale in Far East Asian and Middle East markets.The new innova was launched in November 2008 in the Philippines and on January 28, 2009 in India. In Indonesia, the facelifted versions include the E variant, which now features the parts from the first-generation G variant.
2011 faceliftOn July 15, 2011, PT Toyota Astra Motor launched a major facelift models called Grand New Kijang Innova. With the revised headlights, grille, bonnet, bumpers & tail lights, the Grand New Kijang Innova is offered in J, E, G, G Luxury, V, and V Luxury model grades.
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MalaysiaThe Innova is launched on the 27th of May, 2005 with the tagline "Got Class" because of its space. The Innova currently offered by UMW Toyota Motors Malaysia comes in two variants. Both are powered by Toyota's 1TR-FE 2.0 litre engine featuring VVT-i. The powertrains available are either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic with ECT.
Some of the features that the 2.0G offers are ABS, multi-information display, self illuminated meters, map lamps, illuminated ashtray, climate control and dual air bags. The 2.0G looks far more upmarket compared than does the 2.0E as chrome trims are added, whereas the lower grade 2.0E has black coloured door handles and front grille.
The Innova is a slow-seller in Malaysia because of its frame and ladder chassis, poor weight to power ratio and absence of a diesel variant unlike the preceding Toyota Zace. Diesels are often favoured in this segment because of improved fuel economy and high low-rpm torque. Moreover, the rise of reconditioned imported cars such as the Toyota Wish and Toyota Estima further slows down its sales. Nissan Grand Livina, Proton Exora and Perodua Alza have had better sales because of their monocoque body, which leads to better handling and lower asking price.
IndiaIn the Indian auto market Toyota Innova is available with twelve variants. Three variants of Toyota Innova come with a petrol engine option which is powered by 2.0L, 1998cc, 1TR-FE, Gasoline, 4 Inline Cylinder petrol engine with EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection). The EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) technology enhances the fuel efficiency and performance of the vehicle. This engine delivers high engine performance and produces 132 PS of maximum power at 5600rpm with 181 Nm of maximum torque at 4000rpm.
The diesel variants of Toyota Innova are powered by 2.5L, 2494cc, 2KD-FTV, diesel engine with Turbocharger, 4 Inline Cylinder and with Common-Rail Direct Injection fuel supply system. This diesel engine produces 102 PS of maximum power at 3600rpm and 200 Nm of maximum torque at 1400~3400rpm.
TOYOTA INNOVA MODELS IN INDIA
Toyota Innova 2.0 G1 Petrol 8-seater: It is a base petrol variant of Toyota Innova that comes without few standard features like Airbags, Trip Computer, Power Windows, Power ORVMs, Rear Aircon, Central Locking, Remote Locking, etc.
Toyota Innova 2.0 G4 Petrol 8-seater: Some of the additional features that this variant offers are Driver Seat Height Adjustment, Rear Wiper, Rear AC Vents, etc.
Toyota Innova 2.0 V Petrol 8-seater : It is a top end petrol variant of Toyota Innova. Some of the additional features that this variant offers are Alloy Wheels, Fog Lamps, Chrome Outside Rear view Mirror, MID (Multi Information Display), Optitron Combimeter with Illumination Control, Wooden Panels, Automatic Climate Control AC, 2 DIN AM/FM 1CD (With MP3) with Six Speakers, ABS, Airbags and many more features.
Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel MS 8-seater:It is the base diesel variant of Toyota Innova that comes without few standard features like Clock, Tachometer, Cigarette Lighter, Power Outlet, Audio System, ABS, airbags, etc.
Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel MS 7-seater:All the features are similar to that of Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel MS 8-seater excepth the Power Steering, seven passenger seating capacity and rear seat slide.
Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel PS 8-Seater: All features are similar like Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel MS 8-seater, only two difference are Power Steering, eight passenger seating capacity and rear bench seat.
Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel PS 7-Seater:All features are similar like Toyota Innova 2.5 E Diesel MS 8-seater, only two difference are Power Steering, seven passenger seating capacity and rear seat slide.
Toyota Innova 2.5 G1 Diesel 8-seater:Some of the additional features that this variant offers are Clock, Tachometer, Driver Seat belt Warning, Cigarette Lighter, Power Outlet, Sunvisor Passenger, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Immobilizer, etc.
Toyota Innova 2.5 G4 Diesel 7-seater:Some of the additional features that this variant offers are Rear Wiper, Body Colored ORVMs, Front Map Lamp, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Fabric Seats, Rear AC Vents, etc.
Toyota Innova 2.5 G4 Diesel 8-seater: All features are similar like Toyota Innova 2.5 G4 Diesel 7-seater, only difference is eight passenger seating capacity.
Toyota Innova 2.5 V Diesel 7-seater:It is a top end variant of Toyota Innova. Some of the additional features of this variant are Alloy Wheels, Fog Lamps, Electrically Controlled Chrome ORVMs, MID (Multi Information Display), Optitron Combimeter With Illumination Control, Driver + Passenger Seat Belt Warning, Wooden Finished Panels, Automatic Climate Control Air Conditioner, 2 DIN AM/FM 1CD (With MP3) with Six Speakers,dual airbags,ABS+EBD etc.
Toyota Innova 2.5 V Diesel 8-seater :All features are similar to that of Toyota Innova 2.5 V Diesel 7-seater,centre two seats are replaced with single three seater.
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