Toyota Rush,Mini Fortuner,is the most awaited SUV in India.Toyota has launched 2nd generation Rush in Indonesia in January 2018.Recently,India-Bound New Toyota Rush launched In Philippines.When launched in India,it will be offered in 5-seater and 7-seater options.Toyota Rush 2018 India will be placed below Innova Crysta.In India,it will compete with Mahindra Scorpio,New XUV500 2018,Tata Hexa,Renault Duster and New upcoming Creta.
Toyota Rush 2018 India would measure 4,435mm in length,with 1,695mm width and stands 1,705mm tall.Wheelbase of the SUV is 2,685mm with a class leading ground clearance of 225mm.
While the 5-Seater offers large 512 litres bootspace,the other one,7-seater has 209 litres of cargo area.The SUV has a minimum turning radius of 5.3m.Rush has 60 litres of fuel tank capacity.Rush 2018 sports stylish 17-inch diamond cut alloys in it’s top model.Also Read:Upcoming Maruti Cars In India in 2018-19
Engine Options and Mileage
2018 Rush will be powered by 1.5L Dual VVT-i unit which produces maximum power of 102ps@6000rpm and peak torque of 134nm@4200rpm.Petrol motor will be mated to both manual and automatic transmission.There is no confirmation regarding the introduction of diesel motor in India,as in the case of Yaris where Toyota has ditched the diesel unit.Toyota has allied with Suzuki for the introduction of EVs by 2020 in India.So Toyota wants to focus on smaller vehicles in India.1.5L Manual transmission is estimated to churn out mileage of 16kmpl.CVT unit would be slightly less fuel efficient at 15.1kmpl.
The colour scheme available in Rush 2018 are:
- Wildfire Red
- Silver Metallic
- Super White
- Pearl White
- Phantom Black
- Grey Metallic
Toyota always takes care of safety of it’s customers.Rush offers top-notch safety features.6 Airbags,ABS with EBD,Brake Assist,Vehicle Stability Control,Hill Start Assist and Reverse Camera with sensors.Also Read:Top 10 Reasons to buy Toyota Yaris
Rush 2018 comes loaded with endless premium features.It includes LED headlights with line guide LED DRLs,LED rear combination unit with line guide,17-inch 2 tone Diamond Cut Alloys,Integrated Rear Spoiler.Movin to the cabin,it gets Steering Mounted Audio,Bluetooth and Cruise Controls,Automatic A/C,Keyless Entry with Push Start/Stop Button,7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple Carplay,Android Auto,Sync,Miracast,Weblink,AUX,USB and Bluetooth and Leather Wrapped Multi-Spoked Steering Wheel.
Toyota Rush 2018 India will get dual tone premium black and Cream(Cream Leather) interiors with silver inserts.It will sport black leather upholstery.The Door trims has black fabric and cream leather finish.The dashboard design is very well laid out.Instrument cluster get blue and white illumination with TFT MID display.Seats will be very well cushioned.It also get large Front armrest with storage and rear armrest with cup holders.Overall its a very premium and upmarket looking cabin.
Toyota rush is very aggressive and muscular SUV.Rush has sleek looking headlamps and large bold front grill.It also features Full body cladding,cjhrome window belt line,sleek roof rails with shark fin antenna,waistline moulding and 17” diamond cut alloys which looks very modern and eye-catching.From rear rush looks very sporty.It gets spoiler and sharp tail lamp.Also Read:Toyota Yaris Variants Explained
New Rush 2018 will come in SUV segment.So 2018 Rush in India is expected to priced above Toyota Yaris and below Toyota’s MPV,Innova Crysta.Pricing of Rush 2018 is expected to be between Rs.10 Lakhs and Rs.16 Lakhs(Ex-Showroom,Delhi).
The popular Japanese automaker will soon launch much awaited SUV soon in India.Although,Toyota rush is limited only to certain countries,but Rush is expected to be launched in India at the peak of the year or early 2019.
As per the latest report, Toyota Rush will be launched in India in mid-2020.It is not expected in 2019.
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