Long wait for the Toyota Innova Crysta finally came to end on May 2, 2016 as the company launched it in the price range of Rs 13.78 lakh - Rs 20.77 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). While the vehicle's bookings are already on, its deliveries will commence from May 13, 2016 onwards.
Now that all the details of the MPV's new-generation models are out, we bring you a specifications-based comparison between the old and new model -
New Toyota Innova Crysta vs Old Innova - Design
Though the overall shape of the Toyota Innova Crysta remains largely similar to the old model, it receives several new elements that make it look a lot sportier and edgier than before. It gets an all-new chrome grille with dual-slats, new sweptback headlights with LED daytime running lamps, sculpted bumpers and new alloy wheels. The old model, on the other hand, had a triple slat grille and projector headlights with no LED elements. The new-gen model's interior too looks lot more up-market than before with better material quality, leather seats with more cushion, and infotainment system with touch-screen display. As against the old-gen model's plain dashboard, the Crysta's gets chrome elements.
New Toyota Innova Crysta vs Old Innova - Specifications
The new Toyota Innova Crysta features two new diesel engine options - a 2.4-litre GD diesel and a 2.8-litre GD diesel - both of which are more powerful than the old-gen model's powertrains. While the 2.4-litre GD diesel engine is good for 147bhp and 343Nm, the more powerful 2.8-litre engine develops 175bhp and 360Nm. On the other hand, the old Toyota Innova's 2.5-litre engine produces 101bhp and 200Nm.
Thanks to new engines, the Toyota Innova Crysta is the most powerful MPV in the country.
New Toyota Innova Crysta vs Old Innova - Dimensions
The new Toyota Innova Crysta is about 150mm longer, 65mm wider and 35mm taller than the old gen model. It also offers a decent ground clearance of 193mm.
Toyota Innova Crysta dimensions - 4735mm x 1830mm x 1795mm (Length X Width X Height)
Old Toyota Innova dimensions - 4585mm x 1765mm x 1760mm
New Toyota Innova Crysta vs Old Innova - Price Range
With more powerful engine, better interior quality and several new features, the Innova Crysta is pricier than the old model. While the discontinued model was priced in the range of Rs 12.70 lakh - Rs 16.30 lakh, the new-gen model's price ranges between Rs 13.83 lakh - Rs 20.78 lakh.