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Expected Price:

9.00 Lakh – 15.00 Lakh

Expected Launch Date:  Aug 2019 - Nov 2019

 

Toyota Rush Preview

The compact SUV segment in India has flourished over the last couple of years and more and more automakers are prepping to introduce their own entrants in the lucrative segment. Similarly, the Japanese automaker is planning to roll out the Rush compact crossover in the country that is slated to make its commercial debut sometime in late 2016. The Toyota Rush crossover is already available on sale in other international markets and goes by the name Daihatsu Rush in some of the Asian markets. It is offered in both 5- and 7-seat configuration in both petrol and diesel engine options.
Toyota Rush Preview

Toyota Rush Exterior

This yet to be launched SUV is expected to come with bold new styling with some premium touches and aggressive appearance. As far as the front fascia is concerned, there will be a stylish radiator grille with chrome accents, with the company emblem lying at its centre. It will also come fitted with large headlamps that house projector headlights. The ORVMs will come with integrated side indicator. The rear profile would be enhanced by well designed tail light cluster and the spare wheel to give it a true SUV feel. The protective cladding fitted to the bumper will keep the scratches at bay. Dimensionally this SUV is expected to come with a length of 4420 mm and measures 1745 mm in length, 1740 mm of height along with a ground clearance of 200 mm.
Toyota Rush Exterior

Toyota Rush Interior

Toyota Rush is expected to come with outstanding interior design with a spacious and comfortable cabin. It will be spacious enough for seven passengers with good legroom and headroom. Seats will be comfortable, well-padded and will provide good all round support. The steering and gear knob are expected to be wrapped in leather and the material quality of the plastics, chrome and metal will be good and well put together. The steering mounted controls will add to the convenience factor. Audio quality would be superb and smartphone connectivity will be seamless. The SUV will come with effective air-conditioner which will quickly chill its big cabin. There will be generous amount of boot space which may be expandable on folding down the second and third rows. Toyota Rush will come generously equipped with features such as automatic climate control with rear blower, power windows, multi-function steering wheel, 2-DIN audio system with 6-speakers and USB and bluetooth connectivity, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob are just to name the few.
Toyota Rush Interior

Toyota Rush Engine & Transmission

In the Indian market, Toyota might equip the Rush crossover with a 1.4-litre diesel engine that currently, serves the Corolla Altis and puts out 67PS of max power and 170Nm of peak torque.

Toyota Rush Mileage

Expect real world fuel efficiency of the petrol engine to be around 14-15 km/l and diesel engine might deliver around 19-20 km/l.
Toyota Rush Mileage

Toyota Rush Braking and Safety

Toyota Rush’s front wheels are expected to get disc brakes, while the rear ones are most likely to be paired with drum brakes. The top variants are expected to be available with safety features like ABS and EBD. This SUV is expected to be incorporated with a number of safety aspects, which give the occupants a stress free driving experience like: airbags (for driver and front passenger), reverse parking sensors, collapsible steering column, ISOFIX, engine immobilizer, child safety lock, 3-point ELRx2 pretensioner etc.

Toyota Rush Performance and Handling

Toyota Rush is expected to have impressive acceleration and linear power delivery. Its competent engine will have plenty of pickup and deliver fantastic urban driveability, as well as nice highway performance. It is expected to reach the 100 kmph mark in 12-13 seconds and the maximum speed should be around 175 kmph. The SUV may also get hydraulic power steering which weighs up correctly and is responsive both at low speeds and high. A high ground clearance means you go over most of the imperfections on our roads without having to slow down much. The suspension setup might include McPherson struts at the front and coil spring at the rear. Suspension is expected to offer great ride on the worst of roads and good stability on highways.

Toyota Rush Competitors

If and when, the Toyota Rush makes its commercial debut in India, the compact crossover will go up against the likes of Nissan Terrano, Renault Duster SUV, Ford EcoSport, Mahindra XUV500 and the Tata Safari Storme.

*Disclaimer: The date of launch is tentative and purely based on the information received from OEMs. Autoportal will not be responsible for any discrepancy and delay with the launch dates.

When launched, Toyota Rush will challenge the like of Ford EcoSport, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta.

*All information provided for this model is for reference only. Actual specifications may vary at the time of the car launch

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  • Which option is better for diesel variant Maruti S Cross or Toyota Rush?

    ravi shankar    2019-01-17

    As Toyota Rush will be launching in future, henceforth there is no adequate information on the diesel variant either. As a result, there is nothing that we can compare between the two, so I suggest you to either wait for Toyota Rush launch or go with the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. Reason being,&nbs...  Read More

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  • Will Toyota Rush be offering an automatic transmission?

    Karthik shetty    2019-01-16

    Well, at present there is no news of Toyota Rush offering an automatic transmission variant in India, hence nothing can be said certain as of now.   Read More

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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!

 

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