Toyota Innova Crysta waiting period comes down to 2 months; petrol variant to be launched this month


The latest version of the Innova MPV, Innova Crysta launched by Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) in May, has started receiving an overwhelming response. With more than 7000 units of average monthly sale, the waiting period soared up to three months within a short span of time.“The Innova Crysta continues to grow and we would like to thank our customers for placing their faith in the brand and the product. Launched in May 2016, the Innova Crysta still has a waiting period of up to 2 months,” said N. Raja, Director and Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing at TKM.Toyota witnessed 3 percent growth in July sales over the same period last month. In addition, the car maker has received around 30,000 pre-orders of the MPV so far. Out of which, around 15,000 were booked the automatic variant of Innova Crysta, which is priced over Rs. 20 lakh.The company revealed that it has managed to sell 8,171 Innova Crysta units in June, which is highest ever for the MPV. While, the variant wise sales report is yet to be disclosed.The Innova Crysta comes in two diesel engine  variants – 2.4-litre and 2.8-litre engines, with a starting price of Rs. 13.83 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). The 2,393cc mill churns out 148bhp and 243Nm of torque and is coupled to five-speed manual gearbox, while the 2,755cc diesel engine develops 172bhp of power and 360Nm of torque mated to six-speed automatic gearbox.The company has also noted in a statement that due to ban on diesel car registration in Delhi and NCR, it is planning to launch Innova Crysta petrol variant. In additon, rumours have already started surfacing around, suggesting that the variant will be launched on August 8.The speculations further revealed that the Innova Crsyta petrol will be powered by an in-line 4-cyl 2.7-litre unit that will posses 164bhp of power at 5,200 rpm and 250Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. The engine is expected to be paired up with both a five-speed manual and six-speed automatic transmission.

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