part of Toyota’s global alliance with Suzuki, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) unveiled
the new Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Toyota’s first self-charging strong hybrid
electric SUV and the first of its kind, in the B SUV segment in India. The
Hyryder will be manufactured at TKM’s plant in Karnataka.
quite some time, as per the global alliance, Maruti Suzuki has been
manufacturing the Baleno and the Brezza not just for itself but for Toyota too.
The two vehicles are branded Toyota Glanza and Toyota Urban Cruiser
respectively and sold through Toyota dealerships across the country. The
Hyryder will soon be made for Maruti Suzuki and sold at the latter’s
Hyryder will be the first vehicle in its segment across brands that will be
offered in a strong hybrid electric version. The Hyryder will compete against
the likes of Hyundai Creta and the Kia Seltos, among others.
Hyryder will have two broad models, the NeoDrive and Hybrid. The NeoDrive variants
will include E,S,G andV, while the Hybrid variants will include S, G andV.
Hybrid grade will be powered by a 1.5 litre 1490cc) TNGA petrol engine. The
engine will produce 92.4ps@5500 rpm and 122Nm@3800-4800rpm. The total system
max power is 115.56ps that includes power from the lithium ion battery
NeoDrive grade is powered by a 1.5 litre (1462cc) K series engine with ISG that
produces 101.9ps@6000 rpm and 135Nm@4400rpm of peak torque.
it’s e drive for the Hybrid grades, it is a 5 speed MT and 6 speed AT option
for NeoDrive grades. The e-drive transmission with 2WD is a self-charging
strong hybrid electric vehicle that is capable of running 40% of distance and
60% of time on electric (EV) or zero emission mode. The a 1.5-liter K-series
engine with Neo Drive (ISG), 5 Speed Manual Transmission & 6 Speed
Automatic Transmission comes with 2WD & 4WD options.
suspension comprises MacPherson strut in front and Rear-Torsion beam at the
rea. As for brakes, in front it has ventilated disc while at the rear it has solid
disc. The wheel and tyre size is 215/60 R17.
LXWXH (mm) is 4365 x 1795 x 1635 along with a wheelbase of 2600mm and a turning
radium-5.4 metres. It has a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres. (Hyundai Creta-
LXWXH mm- 4300 x 1790 x 1635 wheelbase-
2610) (Kia Seltos- LXWXH mm- 4315 x 1800x 1620 wheelbase- 2610)
features include LED projector headlamp, Twin LED DRLs, panoramic sunroof, wide
trapezoidal lower grille, dual tone body colour, unique crystal acrylic upper
grille with chrome garnish, LED taillamps, sporty rear skid plate, R17 alloy
include Drive mode switch (AWD), wireless charging, ventilated seats, 9 inches
smart play cast audio, head up display, paddle shift, front sliding arm rest, 7
inches TFT multi info display, tilt and telescopic steering, steering mounted
control, soft touch instrument panel with premium switch, EC IVRM, push
start/stop button and auto AC
features include trunk lamp, ample legroom and headroom space, large boot
space, footwell lamp, overhead console, ambient lighting. reclining rear seat, 60:40 split seat at
rear, rear AC vents and USB ports, black and brown interiors for Hybrid grades
and all black interior for NeoDrive grades.
the Hyryder gets smartphone connectivity and smartwatch connectivity and
advanced voice control that enable remote vehicle ignition start/stop, remote
ac control, find my carm lock and unlock, remote immobiliser and vehicle health. You can also managed remote
accessibility to headlight, hazard light + honk, stolen vehicle tracker,
distance to empty, etc.
safety features include 360 deg camera, front seat pretensioner force limiter,
6 airbags, advanced body structure, hill hold control, hill descent in AWD,
rear 3 point seat belts, all wheel disc brake, vehicle stability control, ABS
with EBD, TPMS, among others.
Urban Cruiser Hyryder inherits Toyota’s global SUV lineage with its bold and
sophisticated styling and advanced tech features, making it a perfect choice in
the segment. Bookings have begun for an amount of Rs. 25,000.
at the occasion of its unveiling in New Delhi, were Vikram Kirloskar- Vice
Chairman, and Masakazu Yoshimura,
Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor. Yoshimura noted that “for the first
time as a part of Toyota’s global alliance with Suzuki, this model will be
manufactured at TKM’s plant in Karnataka. We strongly believe, this vehicle
will provide a world-class motoring experience to all our customers.”
Asazuma – Executive Vice President, Sales & Customer Service, Toyota
Kirloskar Motor said, “We are confident that the Urban Cruiser Hyryder will
create substantial excitement and further reinstate our presence in the coveted
B-SUV segment in India with its several best in segment features like the AWD (All
Wheel Drive), panoramic sunroof, 17” alloy, wireless charger, Heads Up Display
(HUD)& 360-degree camera and connected DCM (Data Communication Module)
making it the ideal choice of all the automobile enthusiasts.”
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