auto news desk, Toyota Kirloskar Motor currently has an order backlog of over 1,20,000 units, the highest ever for the company in India. The company had closed bookings for the top-end hybrid variants ZX and ZX(O) of this MPV. ZX and ZX (O) are the high demanding variants. For this, there is currently a waiting period of 24-30 months. While the waiting period for its G trim is 3-4 months. At the same time, the waiting period for its GX trim is up to 6 months. While its VX and VX (O) trims are being given a waiting period of up to 4 months and 10 months respectively.
waiting period will be less
Toyota is aiming to increase its production by 20-30 per cent to reduce the waiting period of all its best selling models including Innova Highcross, Fortuner and Hayrider. The company aims to increase production to around 3.2 lakh units in the current financial year as compared to 1.66 lakh units in FY2023.
new plant will be set up
Toyota Kirloskar will start production of 510 units per day at its Bengaluru-based Bidadi plant from the first week of next month. This would result in a total annual production of 4,00,000 units. In March 2023, the company sold 18,670 units as against 17,130 units sold in the same month last year. In which the company sold 8,075 units of Innova Crysta and Highcross, 3,108 units of Fortuner and 3,474 units of Hayrider.
these upcoming toyota cars
Toyota will soon bring a re-badged version of the Maruti Suzuki Frons compact crossover to the country. However, it will look slightly different from the Maruti front. Some design elements can be included in it from Toyota Yaris Cross. It will see the same 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder Boosterjet turbo petrol and 1.2-litre Dualjet petrol engines as the French ones. Along with this, the company is also preparing to bring rebadged versions of Maruti Brezza and Maruti Ertiga.
who will compete
Toyota’s new compact SUV can compete with Tata Punch. In which a 1.2L petrol engine is available. The company is going to launch its CNG version soon.