The Toyota Innova is a compact MPV or MUV manufactured by the Japaneseautomaker Toyota. It is produced in Indonesia under supervision by Toyota Astra Motor since 2004. As with Kijang, which it replaced, the Innova is produced and first marketed in 2004 in Indonesia. The Innova is part of Toyota’s IMV program together with the Hilux pickup truck and the Fortuner SUV. Its official name in Indonesia is Toyota Kijang Innova, while for other countries it is Innova.
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The Innova is also sold in India (replacing the Qualis), Malaysia (replacing the Unser), the Philippines (replacing the Revo), Taiwan(replacing the Zace Surf), Vietnam (replacing Zace), Jamaica and Thailand. Unlike some of its competitors, such as the TATA Sumo Grande, Chevrolet Tavera, or the Mahindra Xylo, but like the newly launched Tata Aria, the Innova looks more like a minivan. The Innova is also available in Brunei, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and the UAE. The name “Innova” comes from the English word innovation.
The 2008 facelifted Innova was first spotted in Indonesia, and launched in August 2008. It featured a redesigned front and rear bumper, front grille, and rear tail lamps. The V variants use updated wheels. This model also features automatic climate control, side door impact beams, as well as new extras such as parking sensors and an in-dash CD changer. It is on sale in Far East Asian and Middle East markets. The Innova was launched in November 2008 in the Philippines and on 28 January 2009 in India. In Indonesia, the facelifted versions include the E variant, which now features the parts from the first-generation G variant.
In India, the Innova is available with twelve variants. Three variants of the Innova come with a petrol engine option which is powered by a 1,998 cc, 1TR-FE, gasoline, inline four-cylinder petrol engine with electronic fuel injection. The diesel variants of the Innova are powered by 2,494 cc, 2KD-FTV diesel with intercooler and turbocharger four-cylinder engine. In 2012, Toyota Bharat introduced a new grade “Z” in India which is placed above the VX grade—making it the most expensive trim in the entire line up. The available grades are E, G, GX, VX and Z.
The first generation Innova received an update for the Indian market in 2015. With this update, all variants gained dual airbags and there were cosmetic changes such as the inclusion of dark grey two-tone alloy wheels, wood finished steering wheel, redesigned leather seats, and a new oak interior colour. Rear HVAC outlets were also specified as standard as part of this update.