Toyota has launched its latest car, the all-new Brezza, err, the Toyota Urban Cruiser to compete in the most popular compact SUV segment. The Urban Cruiser is based on the Maruti Suzuki Brezza with some cosmetic modifications like the Glanza. The car will be competing against Brezza, Nexon, Ecosport, Venue, XUV300 and the latest Kia Sonet.
Toyota Urban Cruiser has only minor cosmetic changes to set it apart from the Brezza. This includes the Toyota re-badge and a different front grille that slightly protrudes out to resemble that of the Toyota Fortuner. But apart from that, the car is just a Brezza underneath. It is available in three variants, all of which are offered in both a 5-speed MT and a 4-speed torque converter AT options. There is only one engine on offer – the K-Series 1.5 L, 4 Cylinder naturally aspirated motor that puts out just 103 hp power and 138 Nm torque. The car ranges between Rs. 8,40,000 to Rs. 9,80,000 for the MT options and Rs. 9,80,000 to Rs. 11,30,000 for the AT options.
All AT variants are equipped with Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery with Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) comprising Torque Assist Function, Idle Start Stop Function, Brake Energy Regeneration Function for enhanced fuel efficiency. It features LED Projector Headlamps with dual-function LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) that double-up as indicators, LED Fog Lamps, LED Rear Split Type Tail Lamps and LED High-mounted Stop Lamp. The safety package includes Dual Front Airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Hill Hold Control and ISOFIX child seat support.
The interiors get plush dual-tone Dark Brown color scheme. It also sports a complete entertainment and connected experience with a 17.78 cm Smart Playcast touchscreen audio with Android Auto/Apple Carplay and Smartphone-based Navigation and reverse parking camera. Other features on the list include Rain Sensing Wipers, Cruise Control, Cooled Glove Box and Electrochromic Inside Rear View Mirror (IRVM).
The Urban Cruiser also gets exclusive color options like the mono-tone colour of Rustic Brown and special dual-tone colours – Rustic Brown with Sizzling Black Roof and Groovy Orange with Sunny White Roof.
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