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Toyota Urban Cruiser price, variants explained

Toyota Urban Cruiser price, variants explained

The Toyota Urban Cruiser’s launch marks the entry of the Japanese automaker into the highly competitive compact SUV segment in our market. Essentially a badge-engineered version of the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, the sub four-metre model is the result of Toyota and Suzuki’s global alliance for sharing technology and products.

The Toyota Urban Cruiser is priced at Rs 8.40-11.30 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and is available in three trim levels, with a single engine and two gearbox options.

  • Urban Cruiser launched in three trim levels – Mid, High and Premium
  • All three variants get manual and automatic gearbox options
  • Even the entry-level Urban Cruiser is reasonably well-equipped  

Toyota Urban Cruiser engine details

Like most of its components, the Urban Cruiser shares its running gear with its Maruti Suzuki sibling and is powered by a 105hp, 138Nm petrol engine. The 1.5-litre, four-cylinder, naturally-aspirated unit comes mated to either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed torque-converter automatic gearbox. The automatic version also benefits from Suzuki’s fuel saving, mild-hybrid tech.

Toyota Urban Cruiser price and features, variant wise

The Urban Cruiser has been launched in three trim levels – Mid, High and Premium – with each variant offering the choice of manual and automatic transmissions. The variants are based on the Maruti Vitara Brezza’s top three trims – VXi, ZXi and ZXi+ – and consequently, even the entry-level version of the Urban Cruiser is reasonably well equipped.

Here is a look at the variant-wise prices and features.

Toyota Urban Cruiser price, variants explained

Toyota Urban Cruiser Mid (MT: Rs 8.40 lakh; AT: Rs 9.80 lakh)

  • LED projector headlamps
  • LED DRLs
  • 16-inch steel rims with wheel covers
  • LED tail lamps
  • Power adjustable and foldable wing mirrors
  • Dark brown fabric upholstery
  • Manually dimming internal rear-view mirror
  • Hill-hold assist (AT only)
  • Rear defogger
  • ABS with EBD
  • Dual airbags
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Isofix child seat mounts
  • 2-DIN audio system with USB, aux and Bluetooth
  • 4 speakers
  • Keyless entry and go
  • Automatic air conditioner
  • Tilt steering
    Toyota Urban Cruiser price, variants explained

Toyota Urban Cruiser High (MT: Rs 9.15 lakh; AT: Rs 10.65 lakh)

In addition to Mid trim

  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear wiper-washer
  • Smart Playcast 7-inch touchscreen infotainments system with USB, aux and Bluetooth
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • 60:40 split-folding rear seats
  • Cruise control
  • Rear armrest

Toyota Urban Cruiser Premium (MT: Rs 9.80 lakh; AT: Rs 11.30 lakh)

In addition to High trim

  • LED fog lamps
  • Dual-tone paint shade (optional)
  • Front armrest
  • Auto dimming inside rear-view mirror
  • Rear parking camera
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Auto headlamps
  • Leather wrapped steering
    Toyota Urban Cruiser price, variants explained

Toyota Urban Cruiser competition

A shift in customer preference towards SUVs, especially sub-four-metre models, has seen most carmakers entering the compact SUV space in recent years. In addition to the Brezza, the Urban Cruiser faces stiff competition from the Ford EcoSportMahindra XUV300Tata NexonHyundai Venue and the recently-launched Kia Sonet. Soon, it will also have to contend with the Renault Kiger and Nissan Magnite that are slated to arrive by next year.

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