Toyota’s hybrid MPV Innova HyCross makes India debut

Toyota has unveiled the Innova HyCross, a self-charging strong hybrid electric vehicle (SHEV) inspired by its rich global SUV heritage, and its successful legacy under the class leading Innova monicker in the Indian MPV market.

The versatile vehicle is designed to deliver glamour, toughness, comfort, safety, and advanced technology. It has the spaciousness of an MPV and proportions and poise of an SUV, and comes loaded with features to meet the aspirations of Indian customers. With a muscular and tough design, ample space and comfort, it is aimed at families wanting a vehicle that can handle rough roads and provide a seamless, fatigue-free drive – all at the same time.

Powered by the company’s 5th generation self-charging strong hybrid electric system with TNGA 2.0L 4-cylinder petrol engine and a monocoque frame with an e-drive sequential shift, it delivers max power of 137 kW (186 PS), rapid acceleration and best in segment fuel economy. The vehicle also comes with the option of a TNGA 2.0 Litre 4-cylinder gasoline engine mated to a direct shift CVT in select grades, delivering an output of 128 kW (174 PS).

Being a Self-Charging Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicle (SHEV), the Innova Hycross is capable of running 40% of the distance and 60% of the time in electric(EV) or zero emission mode.***

The new Innova HyCross features a tough, muscular exterior design. The raised bonnet line, a large Hexagonal Gunmetal finish grille, Automatic LED Headlamps, super chrome alloy wheels, and a wider bumper further enhance its sophisticated and rugged look. Also complementing the muscular look are the bigger tires with shorter overhangs, along with a more curved rear to augment the SUV stance of the new Innova HyCross. 

The interior design expresses seamless luxury and comfort. The styling ushers improved cabin aesthetics, with dark chestnut quilted leather seats along with soft-touch leather and metallic decorations lining the cabin. The cockpit is modeled in horizontal tones to give a sense of space, while vertical tones are used for the central cluster and door decor to mirror the powerful exterior. 

The new Innova HyCross provides comfort and convenience through a raised eye point and the newly introduced Ventilated Front Seats. For the second row, the 25.65cm (10.1″) Connected Display Audio with JBL premium 9 speaker system (including subwoofer), segment-first powered Ottoman 2nd Row Seats and Multi-zone A/C, combine to offer unmatchable luxurious experience. The unique Flat Floor Design, wheelbase of 285cm (longest in the segment) and Platform Width Enhancement further ensure a spaciousness for extended family and friends to travel together. The Power Back Door and Tilt-down Seats ensure maximum space utilization and enhanced luggage space.

The Innova Hycross brings TOYOTA SAFETY SENSETM (TSS)** – introduced for the first time in India for Toyota vehicles to further enhance safety and provide peace of mind to all customers. The safety package features Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Lane Trace Assist (LTA), Auto High Beam (AHB),  Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) systems, ^Pre-Collision System and Rear Cross Traffic Alert systems. Other features include six SRS airbags, Electronic Parking Brakes, Rear Disc Brakes, Vehicle Stability Control, Hill-start Assist, a Panoramic View Monitor with a Dynamic Back Guide, and Front & Rear Parking Sensors.

The new Innova HyCross is available in Super White, Platinum White Pearl, Silver Metallic, Attitude Black Mica, Sparkling Black Pearl Crystal Shine, Avant Grade Bronze Metallic and an exciting new color Blackish Ageha Glass Flake. Interiors in Black and two new colors Chestnut & Black and Dark Chestnut, reflect an advanced and premium impression.

The Innova HyCross comes with a warranty of 3 years/100,000 kms. and an option of extended warranty of up to 5 years/220,000 kms., 3 years free roadside assistance, attractive financial schemes and 8 yrs/160,000 kms. warranty on the Hybrid battery.

Bookings begin today for INR 50,000. Customers can make their bookings online at or by visiting their nearest Toyota dealership.

*Under the process of certification under Rule 115(18) of CMVR 1989.

** The driver is always responsible for paying attention to the vehicle surroundings & driving safely as there are limitations to degree of recognition and controlling performance that this system can provide

*** Under specific test conditions for Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicle

^ This function is activated only for vehicles and is also activated when the vehicle’s speed is within the range of approximately 5 to 180 km/h.  The system assists in  mitigating damage. However, the braking ability  varies  on road and driving conditions.

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