The launch of the new Toyota Glanza marks the entry of the Japanese carmaker in the premium hatchback segment in India. Essentially just a Toyota badged Maruti Suzuki Baleno, and is also the first product coming from the Suzuki-Toyota partnership. The new Toyota Glanza has been launched in India at an introductory price of ₹ 7.22 lakh (ex-showroom India) and there are two variants, G and V, on offer, which will get both the manual and automatic transmission. The top-end V CVT trim is priced at ₹ 8.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Toyota Glanza Booking Details
Toyota also announced that the bookings for the Glanza have officially opened from today for a token amount of ₹ 11,000 and the company will give the delivery of the car within this week.
Also Read: Toyota Glanza Launched in India
The Toyota Glanza's V and G variants are based on the top-end Zeta and Alpha variants of the Baleno
There are no diesel engine options and the petrol engine on the Glanza are BS6 compliant. The G trim gets the 1.2-litre K12N engine with a mild-hybrid motor, making 89 bhp and 113 Nm, the Glanza V trim will get the regular 1.2-litre K12M engine without the mild-hybrid system. It will pump out 82 bhp and 113 Nm. Toyota will offer 5-speed manual transmission option along with a 7-step CVT on the Glanza. The Toyota Glanza mileage is 21.01 kmpl for the V MT trim, 23.87 kmpl for the G MT (Mild-Hybrid) trim and 19.56 kmpl for the CVT, which are the same for the corresponding variants of the Maruti Suzuki Baleno.
Also Read: Toyota Glanza: What We know So Far
The Toyota Glanza features include a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system called the 'Toyota Smart Playcast' with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto which is a first for any Toyota model in India along with a multi-information display on the instrument panel, LED projector headlamps and keyless entry. Safety features include dual airbags as standard along with anti-lock brakes, electronic brake-force distribution, seatbelt reminder, rear parking sensors and ISOFIX mounts for child seats.
Toyota's big play then is the features on offer and yes it is very competitively priced too compared to the rest of the premium hatchbacks in the segment. Toyota will hope to rake in sales with the Glanza in India and it looks forward to a positive response from customers.