Toyota Rush | FAQ
1. Has Toyota Rush been launched in India?
No, Toyota Rush has not yet been launched in India. The expected date of launch of this car is somewhere between August 2019 and February 2020. However, the model is available in the international market by the name of Daihatsu Rush.
2. What will be the expected price of Toyota Rush on its launch in India?
As of today, we expect the launch price of the Toyota Rush in India to be in the range of INR 9 lakh to INR 15 lakh. This vehicle is expected in both the five- and seven-seat combination in both the diesel and petrol versions.
3. Is Toyota Rush a sedan?
The Toyota Rush is not a sedan but a Crossover SUV on a solid entry-level platform. The Rush is expected to be a rear-wheel drive vehicle quite unlike the present-day front-wheel drive vehicles from the Toyota stable. People hope the Rush to be a ‘Fun Vehicle.’
4. What are the new features that one can expect in Toyota Rush?
Toyota Rush will be a safe vehicle similar to all Toyota models. It will have a robust body and chassis. They have designed this vehicle as a car fit to run on the highways. It expects to reach a speed of 100 kmpl within 12 seconds. There is news that this vehicle will have a hydraulic steering, which will be a better version of power steering.
5. What is the expected ground clearance of Toyota Rush?
It will be a tall vehicle measuring 1745 mm in height. It translates into 68 inches. Toyota Rush will have a ground clearance of 200 mm. It is a high clearance that will enable the vehicle to sail over the obstacles on the Indian roads with ease.
6. What is the expected mileage of the Toyota Rush models?
The petrol versions are expected to deliver a mileage of 14 to 15 kmpl whereas the diesel versions might deliver a mileage in the range of 19 to 20 kmpl.
7. Which will be a better buy, the petrol or the diesel variant?
Usually, the diesel variants are more expensive than the petrol versions. Therefore, there will be a higher initial outlay of funds when you buy the diesel variant. You can save on fuel costs because of the higher mileage that the diesel versions could deliver. In today’s scenario where petrol and diesel are similarly priced, it is better to go for the petrol vehicle. Maintenance costs are low.
8. Is Toyota Rush going to be any way different from Innova?
Innova is a longer vehicle and has a powerful engine as compared to Rush. Rush is similar to Innova in many ways such as external appearance and features. Toyota Rush is expected to offer better mileage than Innova.
9. What are the competitor models against Toyota Rush?
The principal competitors against Toyota Rush will be Toyota Innova and Qualis. Also, you have peer models like Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster that are available in the same price range.
10. Will it be a good buy?
Time alone can tell whether Toyota Rush will be a successful model or not. The parent model, the Daihatsu Rush is a good one. Hence, we can expect this model to be successful in India.For any query you can post your questions here. Our experts will answer them all!