The Indian car market could be in for a shakeup with the arrival of the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder XL, a 7-seater hybrid SUV that has the potential to redefine family adventures and eco-conscious driving. This highly anticipated vehicle will be the twin version of the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara XL, and both could hit the market in late 2024 or early 2025.
Spacious and Feature-Packed:
The Urban Cruiser Hyryder would boast a spacious interior that will comfortably accommodate up to seven passengers. The cabin will be modern and feature-rich, with a panoramic sunroof, advanced driver-assistance systems, and a host of connected car technologies.
Hybrid Powertrain Options:
The Toyota Hyryder 7-Seater SUV will be offered with two hybrid powertrains: a mild-hybrid and a strong hybrid, similar to the 5-seater version, however the company might tweak the performance output of the motors to compensate for the added weight. The mild-hybrid system will be the 1.5-liter petrol engine paired with an electric motor, while the strong hybrid will be a petrol powered 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle engine with a larger electric motor and a lithium-ion battery. Both options promise impressive fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.
Toyota is known for its competitive pricing, and the Hyryder 7-seater version could be no different. The SUV will likely take on the competition like the Hyundai Alcazar, Kia Carens, Mahindra XUV700, Tata Safari and MG Hector Plus.
The 7-Seater Toyota Hyryder could have a bold and sporty design, with a muscular stance and sharp lines and have a distinct look compared to the 5-seater version or the Grand Vitara XL.
Here we have showcased a speculative rendering by SRK Designs who had earlier created the Grand Vitara XL render as well.
Overall, the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder 7-Seater version looks like a promising addition to the Indian SUV market. With its spacious interior, fuel-efficient hybrid powertrain, and competitive pricing, it could be a game-changer.