The facelift version of the 2021 Innova Crysta has been launched in India by Toyota Kirloskar Motors. We long for Continental Associates Pvt Ltd (authorized dealer of KIA Motors in Nepal) to soon bring this remarkable beauty to the Nepalese market.
Moving forward into the further details, the new model is launched with a price hike, starting from INR 16.26 lakh to 24.33 lakh (ex-showroom) for basis and range-topping variant respectively. To mention the petrol and diesel variant, the cost of the 2021 Innova Crysta ranges between INR 16.26 lakh-22.48 lakh (ex-showroom) and INR 17.62 lakh-24.33 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively.
Few of the changes are made with compared to the phased-out 2020 version- a refreshed interiors, redesigned detailing of the exterior, enhanced tech features, and additions in the safety package.
The 2021 Innova Crysta shares the same engine as the phased-out 2020 version with 2 BS6-compliant engines – a 2.7litre petrol unit and a 2.4litre turbocharged diesel unit. The petrol engine manages to churn out 164 bhp with a peak torque of 245 Nm and is paired to either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic. The diesel engine on the other side produces 148 bhp and 343 Nm of torque with 5-speed MT or 360 Nm with the 6-speed automatic.
The exterior of the Innova Crysta facelift comes with a sharper-looking front bumper design, slightly larger grille with chrome features, redesigned fog lamps, and diamond cut-alloy wheels- complementing the contemporary look of the new Innova Crysta.
The significant changes include the interior of the 2021 Innova Crysta. The new 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto connectivity and Apple CarPlay is precisely one of them. Additional new features include real-time tracking, geofencing, and last parked location. The MPV functions with vehicle stability control, seven airbags, and hill start assists. The safety quotient of the Innova Crysta is enhanced with an addition of a front clearance sonar system with an indication on the instrument panel to resist collisions whilst parking in congested areas.