Toyota showcases ten-seater commuter vehicle 'Hiace'

Toyota showcases ten-seater commuter vehicle 'Hiace'

 Toyota Kirloskar Motor showcased commuter vehicle ‘Hiace’, which its plans to launch in the country in the second half of the year.

The Hiace comes with a seating capacity for ten passengers, including driver, in a configuration of four rows.

“We have been continuously studying the market for customer preferences and thus based on customer needs we are showcasing the Toyota Hiace, a product with premium features,” Toyota Kirloskar Motor Director & Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing) N Raja said.

The Hiace is sold in 140 countries and has clocked sales of around 6 million units across the world, he added.

“We are showcasing the Hiace for our potential business customers. This will be the first of its kind offering from Toyota in India,” Raja said.

The vehicle comes with a Toyota D4-D engine and a four-speed automatic transmission which ensures a hassle free drive for long distances.

New Innova

Toyota Kirloskar Motor  launched an updated version of its popular multi purpose vehicle ‘Innova’ priced between Rs 10.51 lakh and Rs 15.80 lakh.

The company also announced the launch of a new variant of its premium sports utility vehicle-Fortuner 4X4 Automatic, priced between Rs 24.17 lakh and Rs 26.49 lakh.

“The launch announcement coincides with the commemoration of the successful journey of the company’s flagship brand ‘Innova’, celebrating 10 years in India,” Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said in a statement.

TKM Director and Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing) N Raja said both Innova and the Fortuner are trend setters in the Indian automobile industry.

“Alongside the launch of these two new products, we are very pleased to announce that TKM is the first manufacturer in the mass segment to have standardised front SRS airbags across all our models and in all grades,” he added.

Safety has always been of utmost importance to the company and this has been further reiterated by the firm’s efforts to standardise airbags in all our models, he added.

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