Toyota is gearing up to launch its new sub-4m SUV in India, the Urban Cruiser Taisor. The name Taisor means ‘master’ or ‘expert’ in Japanese, and Toyota hopes to live up to this name with its latest offering. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will be based on the Maruti Suzuki Fronx, which was launched earlier this year. However, Toyota will make some changes to the exterior and interior design, as well as offer some unique features and specifications. Here is a detailed overview of the upcoming Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor.
Follow Us on Google News
Toyota Taisor Dimensions, Boot Space, and Ground Clearance
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have similar dimensions as the Maruti Fronx, which measures 3,995mm in length, 1,765mm in width, and 1,550mm in height. The wheelbase will be 2,520mm, and the boot space will be 308 litres. The ground clearance will be 190mm, which is decent for tackling rough roads and speed bumps.
|Boot Space||308 litres|
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have a five-seater cabin with a dual-tone black and beige theme. The dashboard will be similar to the Fronx, but with some Toyota branding and styling elements. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will offer some premium features such as ambient lighting, a head-up display, and a free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with wireless connectivity. The infotainment system will support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as Toyota Connect app for remote access and vehicle tracking. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will also have a multi-function steering wheel, automatic climate control, push-button start/stop, keyless entry, electric sunroof, rear AC vents, and a rearview camera.
|Touchscreen Infotainment System||Yes|
|Android Auto and Apple CarPlay||Yes|
|Toyota Connect App||Yes|
|Multi-function Steering Wheel||Yes|
|Automatic Climate Control||Yes|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes|
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have a butch-looking design with some distinctive elements from Toyota. The front fascia will feature a large hexagonal grille with chrome inserts and the Toyota logo in the center. The bumper-mounted LED headlights will have LED DRLs that extend to the grille. The fog lamps will also be LED units with chrome surrounds. The side profile will have dual-tone designer wheels, roof rails, body cladding, and ORVMs with integrated turn indicators. The rear end will have connected LED taillamps, a roof-mounted spoiler, a rear wiper and washer, and a skid plate.
|Hexagonal Grille with Chrome Inserts||Yes|
|Bumper-mounted LED Headlights with LED DRLs||Yes|
|LED Fog Lamps with Chrome Surrounds||Yes|
|Dual-tone Designer Wheels||Yes|
|ORVMs with Integrated Turn Indicators||Yes|
|Connected LED Taillamps||Yes|
|Rear Wiper and Washer||Yes|
New Toyota Taisor Safety Features and Crash Test Ratings
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have a host of safety features to ensure the protection of the occupants and the vehicle. Some of the safety features include dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, brake assist, hill hold control, electronic stability control, traction control, ISOFIX child seat anchors, rear parking sensors, seat belt reminder, high-speed alert system, immobilizer, and central locking. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will also have a smart hybrid system that will provide torque assist during acceleration and brake energy regeneration during deceleration.
The crash test ratings of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor are not yet available, but it is expect to perform well in the tests conducted by Global NCAP or ASEAN NCAP. The Maruti Fronx scored four stars out of five in the ASEAN NCAP crash tests, and the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will share the same platform and structure as the Fronx. Therefore, the Urban Cruiser Taisor should also have a good level of safety and structural integrity.
|Dual Front Airbags||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes|
|Hill Hold Control||Yes|
|Electronic Stability Control||Yes|
|ISOFIX Child Seat Anchors||Yes|
|Rear Parking Sensors||Yes|
|Seat Belt Reminder||Yes|
|High-speed Alert System||Yes|
|Smart Hybrid System||Yes|
Engine and Mileage
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have two engine options to choose from. The first one will be a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine that will produce 83PS of power and 113Nm of torque. This engine will be mated to a five-speed manual gearbox or an AMT unit. The second option will be a 1.0-litre Booster Jet turbo-petrol engine that will churn out 102PS of power and 150Nm of torque. This engine will be pair with a five-speed manual gearbox or a six-speed torque converter unit. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will also have a CNG variant for the 1.2-litre engine.
The mileage of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will depend on the engine, transmission, and fuel type. The 1.2-litre petrol engine with the manual gearbox will have a mileage of around 20kmpl, while the AMT unit will have a mileage of around 19kmpl. The 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine with the manual gearbox will have a mileage of around 18kmpl, while the automatic unit will have a mileage of around 17kmpl. The CNG variant will have a mileage of around 25km/kg.
|1.2-litre NA Petrol||5-speed MT or AMT||Petrol or CNG||83PS||113Nm||20kmpl (Petrol) or 25km/kg (CNG)|
|1.0-litre BoosterJet Turbo-Petrol||5-speed MT or 6-speed AT||Petrol||102PS||150Nm||18kmpl (MT) or 17kmpl (AT)|
Toyota Taisor Launch Date, Expected Price, and Rivals
The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor is expected to launch in India in November 2023, coinciding with the festive season. The expected price range of the Urban Cruiser Taisor is Rs. 8-12 lakh (ex-showroom), depending on the variant and features. The Urban Cruiser Taisor will compete with other sub-4m SUVs such as the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite.
Many People Read This:
- Exploring the Maruti Suzuki 7 Seater Car Lineup: Ertiga, Invicto, Eeco, and Ertiga Tour
- Upcoming Toyota Supra Engine and Mileage are Amazing
- Upcoming Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor Engine And Mileage
- Upcoming Maruti Wagon R Flex Fuel: A Green and Affordable Hatchback
Q: What is the meaning of Taisor?
A: Taisor means ‘master’ or ‘expert’ in Japanese, and it is the name given to Toyota’s version of the Maruti Fronx.
Q: What are the unique features of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor?
A: Some of the unique features of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor are ambient lighting, head-up display, free-standing touchscreen infotainment system with wireless connectivity, and smart hybrid system.
Q: What are the engine options for the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor?
A: The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will have two engine options: a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 1.0-litre BoosterJet turbo-petrol engine. Both engines will have manual and automatic transmission options.
Q: What is the expected launch date and price of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor?
A: The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor is expected to launch in India in November 2023, and the expected price range is Rs. 8-12 lakh (ex-showroom).
Q: Which cars will compete with the Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor?
A: The Toyota Urban Cruiser Taisor will compete with other sub-4m SUVs such as the Hyundai Venue, Kia Sonet, Tata Nexon, Mahindra XUV300, Ford EcoSport, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite.