Toyota company has been the reigning kings in the car manufacturing sector. The name is synonymous with producing world-class and reliable cars. Be it a smooth-riding sedan, a comfortable hatchback or even an adventurous off-roader, Toyota has got you covered. If you are planning on buying your new car, here are some of the top 10 Toyota cars to vie your attention.
1. Land cruiser
Toyota consistently improvised their Landcruiser model and released the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser. Apart from being a robust SUV, it also features impressive off-road capabilities as well. It comes with a 5.7L V8 engine with an 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). It’s Multi-terrain Select, and Crawl Control (CRAWL) will offer smooth gliding experience offroad. It has uber-cool stylish interiors that offer a comfortable seating capacity of 8.
- Mileage: 11/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.86.02 Lakh - 1.46 Cr
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Fortuner is perhaps the famous SUV in the SUV lines offered by Toyota. This bulky ride can comfortably seat 6, with seven being its optimum seating capacity. The multifunctional steering wheel is complemented with the detailed driver information system. The 450Nm torque helps in effortlessly covering miles. You can also take the Fortuner out for a spin off-road.
- Mileage: 15/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.28.66 - 34.43 Lakh
- CC - 2755
Toyotas trump card in the MPVs section, Vellfire, albeit looking monstrous, is an intersection of luxury and fuel saver. This 200mm long packs in a petrol-electric hybrid engine providing 115bhp/198Nm. The bulk looking exterior though provides ample legroom inside and comfortable, spacious seating for 7.
- Mileage: 16.35/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.83.5 Lakh
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4. Innova Crysta
Another powerful competent in the MPV section, Innova Crysta has always had the upper hand compared to its competitors Mahindra Marazzo and Ertiga. Its practical usage of interior spacing will allow 7 seaters or four with a lot of luggage. Its reliable 2.8litre engine can power up to 170bhp and a torque of 360Nm.
- Mileage: 13.68/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.15.66 - 24.67 Lakh
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Yaris stands apart with its lightweight body and smooth handling prowess which makes them a favourite among amateur drivers. It doesn’t compromise on efficiency with its 1.5 Dual VVT-i Engine paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. It is equipped with Low-Speed Pre-Collision System and Active Safety System along with the other standard safety features.
- Mileage: 17.8 /Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs. 8.86 - 14.3 Lakh
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Toyota’s Camry brings to the table the comfort of riding a midsized car. It is equipped with more exceptional handling ability compared to its peers. The 2.5 litres 4-cylinder petrol engine gives off the power of 176bhp and 221 Nm of torque. Being a hybrid model, the electric motor further cranks up the power to 220bhp. Although not entirely a sports car, this immense power gives the rider to show off a few riding skills. The plush interiors provide seating space for 4. Camry would be the ideal luxury sedan.
- Mileage: 20/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.39.02 Lakh
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- 2020 Toyota Camry Received the NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating
If you are in the lookout for a sturdy and reliable hatchback, then bank your money on Toyota Glanza. Glanza falls under the bracket of affordable hatchbacks available in the market now. Often compared to Maruti’s Baleno, Glanza stands apart with its premium build. It has an impressive array of safety and infotainment system. The 1.2-litre K12B provides 82bhp and 113Nm of torque, which makes it an ideal companion in city commutes. The spacious interiors can seat 5.
- Mileage: 23.8 /Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs 7.01 - 8.96 Lakh
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8. Etios Liva
Etios Liva is a reliable hatchback that can take in all your family’s needs. Etios Liva can easily be the spacious car in this segment with an ample boot room. Launched initially in 2011, Etios Liva has since seen a lot of facelift to better cater to the Indian audience. There are both petrol and diesel variants. It can crank up a maximum power of 78bhp and a maximum torque of 104Nm. Its seating capacity is 5.
- Mileage: 17/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs. 5.24 Lakh - 7.77 Lakh
- CC - 1197
A name synonymous in Hollywood sitcoms, Toyota Prius is a hybrid car. Prius’s 1.8L petrol engine is paired with the 53kW electric motor. The total torque comes up as 142Nm. The ample comfortable seating does not fall short on the spacing inside the car. Prius scores high in the department of a comparatively silent vehicle. It offers EV, Eco, Normal and Sport mode of driving.
- Mileage: 26/Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs. 45.09 Lakh
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10. Toyota Corolla Altis
The Altis line of sedans has been one of Toyota’s best-selling products. It comes with a 1.8 litre, four-cylinder, petrol unit developing 138bhp along with 173Nm. It has a six-speed manual transmission. It has a sporty exterior with a large and bright instrumentation cluster in the interior. The 8-way power driver seat and the reclining 60:40 split seat can accommodate 5 passengers.
- Mileage:17 /Kmpl
- Ex-Showroom Price: Rs.16 Lakh - 2 Lakh
- CC - 1798
Top 5 things you should keep in mind while buying a Toyota Car.
- Safety features - Before buying any car, make sure it has the latest safety features. Be thoroughly aware of the number of airbags and night-mode driving capabilities.
- Get an insurance policy - Get yourself a Toyota car insurance policy online. Buying an insurance policy from a dealer comes with a lot of cons. Whereas online, you will be able to easily compare the prices and features of each policy and choose the right one according to your need.
- Compare prices - Before you buy your Toyota Car, compare the price with multiple dealers. Certain dealers would be offering specific discounts. If you can also coincide it with seasonal offers, you will be able to save more than a few bucks.
- Take a test drive once again before you buy the car - It is always best to be sure before you give in to a longtime commitment with a car. You will be riding the car for several years to come, and you are also investing a lot of money on it. It’s best to be hard-lock sure on your choice.
- Fuel type - Skyrocketing fuel prices are no joke. Make an informed choice on the fuel type you would be opting for - whether petrol, diesel, hybrid or a fully electric mode.