The 2016 Toyota Innova, or the Kijang Innova as it is also known in some markets, comes as a facelift of the current model. The updates on the popular 8-seater will focus on upscale materials in the cabin and improvements to the ride quality. Apparently, Toyota upgraded the Innova with a Double Wishbone with coil spring and stabilizer up front and a 4-link with coil spring and lateral road suspension at the rear.
2016 Toyota Innova Release Date and Price
The Toyota Innova will arrive at dealerships sometime in late 2015. The pricing for the base level trim will begin around $18,000 and if you want the range-topping trim youll have to pay around $24,222.
Exterior and Interior
Released spy shots show that the 2016 Toyota Innova sports a brand new large chrome grille integrated fog lamps and complemented by a molded bumper. Also, the front fascia includes a cluster of stylish LED lights, matching the L-shaped taillamps taillights round back.The wide fenders and wheel arches add to the athletic design of the hood and highlight the impression of strength and style. The side panels come with powered side-mirrors and tinted window glass in advanced trims.The model sits on standard 17-inch wheels, which are 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels in more advanced trims. Whats more, Toyota has decided to provide the new Innova with optional Aerokit Package, featuring front and rear bumper spoilers, roof spoilers and side skirts.
The interior is spacious and outfitted with upscale materials from quality textiles to soft-touch leather, which covers the dashboard, steering wheel and front and back seats. The three row seats offer plenty of comfort and leg room along with airbags front and sideways.Depending on the trim the 2016 Toyota Innova offers seats for eight or seven passengers, with the latter featuring the second-row captains chairs which are stylish as well as able to slide way forward or backward to increase the cargo space, which stands at the maximum 150 cubic feet once youve removed the second-row seats.The model comes with an host of technology upgrades, such as the Entune touchscreen, a navigation system and a suite of smartphone-connected services, plus a rear-seat entertainment system, which features a split-screen monitor that makes it possible for two different media to play at the same time.
The 2016 Toyota Innova is equipped with a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder in-line 16-Valve DOHC with VVT-i engine delivering 134 horsepower and 182 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission.