It has been identified for some time now that Toyota’s first new product beneath its three way partnership with Maruti Suzuki in India was to be a badge re-engineered Baleno, adopted by the sharing of different automobiles.
Simply final week, Toyota officially revealed the name of their new premium hatchback – the Glanza – accompanied by a teaser video that gave a quick glimpse of the automobile (or no less than its proper rear fender) forward of it's expected launch in June 2019.
Listed here are 5 issues it’s best to know in regards to the upcoming hatchback:
Shares a lot of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno’s styling
Although the teaser solely revealed a portion of the hatchback, it did present that the wheel’s centre cap had a Toyota brand rather than Suzuki’s.
For the manufacturing hatchback, Toyota could not make any sheet metallic adjustments, with beauty variations prone to come right down to tweaks to the grille and a special entrance bumper on the surface. The cabin too is predicted to characteristic a number of beauty adjustments, although they’re prone to be minor as effectively.
Supplied solely with a petroleum engine
Toyota is about to supply the Glanza with solely a petroleum engine, with gearbox choices anticipated to incorporate a 5-speed handbook and a CVT unit. The engine in query shall be a 1.2-litre unit – additionally sourced from Maruti – tuned to fulfill BS-VI rules. Nevertheless, we aren’t certain whether or not will probably be the brand new DualJet unit that not too long ago made its debuted on the Baleno in India or the older 1.2-litre unit shared by the Baleno, Swift, Dzire and new Wagon R.
Obtainable in two variants
As we had reported beforehand, the Toyota Glanza is expected to come in only two variants, which is able to probably be equal to the Maruti Suzuki Baleno Zeta and Alpha trims. As per sources, the Glanza shall be provided in a mid-spec G and a top-spec V trim.
Costs to be on the upper finish of the section
As talked about within the level above, the Toyota Glanza will probably be provided in two variants solely, which is able to each value a good bit greater than the Baleno variants they are going to be based mostly on. This implies the Glanza's entry-level G variant will probably sit a lot greater on the value chart than the bottom variants of its rivals just like the Hyundai i20, Honda Jazz and Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Supplied with Toyota’s normal and prolonged guarantee packages
In a bid to make the automobile extra engaging to potential patrons and set it other than the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota is expected to offer the Glanza with a standard three-year/1,00,000km warranty, as in opposition to Maruti’s two-year/40,000km guarantee. Toyota can be prone to supply its prolonged guarantee plans, together with the five-year True Guarantee package deal that may be opted inside the interval of normal manufacturing guarantee, and the seven-year Toyota Timeless Guarantee package deal that may be bought after the usual guarantee is over.
The Glanza is the primary of a household of badge re-engineered fashions set to come back from Toyota, with the corporate having confirmed that it’s going to even be sharing the favored Vitara Brezza compact SUV, the Ciaz sedan and the Ertiga MPV.