The Toyota Innova (Japanese: トヨタイノーバ Toyota Inōba) is a compact MPV manufactured by the Japanese automaker 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.
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.
|First generation (AN40)|
Pre-facelift Toyota Innova (Taiwan)
|Production||August 2004 – September 2015|
|Designer||Kaoru Hosokawa (2003; 2008 facelift: 2006; 2011 facelift: 2009; 2013 facelift: 2012)|
|Wheelbase||2,750 mm (108.3 in)|
|Length||4,555 mm (179.3 in)|
|Width||1,770 mm (69.7 in)|
|Height||1,750 mm (68.9 in)|
|Curb weight||1,665 kg (3,671 lb)|
On 1 September 2004, Toyota launched the AN40 series Innova, badged Kijang Innova in Indonesia. This came after the 2003 introduction of the new Avanza—the replacement for low-spec versions of the Kijang. Thus, Innova is more luxurious and expensive than the Kijang. The Kijang Innova has a body-on-frame chassis constructed from the Toyota IMV platform, as shared with the Hilux pickup truck and Fortuner SUV.
The Innova MPV sold in large numbers in India (where it's known as an MUV)- primarily serving the tourist taxi market and fleet operations of large technology business process outsourcing companies. It also enjoyed large markets in Malaysia, East Timor and Philippines. In the Philippines, it replaced the Revo, the name of Kijang in that market.
The Innova is powered by either a gasoline 2.0-liter 136 PS (100 kW) 1TR-FE VVT-i, a 2.7-liter (2TR-FE) version of the same, or a 2.5-liter 102 PS (75 kW) 2KD-FTV D-4D common rail turbocharged diesel engine. Trim levels are J, E, G, and V. The 2.7-liter unit is only for the V, with automatic transmission.
The 2.7-liter gasoline engine was dropped from the Indonesian market due to low demand. The diesel variants use turbocharged 2KD-FTV engine which produces 102 hp (76 kW) and 260 N⋅m (190 lb⋅ft) of torque when mated to the four-speed automatic transmission and 200 N⋅m (150 lb⋅ft) when mated to the five-speed manual. Gasoline versions are also available in five-speed manual or four-speed automatic versions. All variants utilise the rear-wheel drive configuration.
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.
On 22 July 2011, PT Toyota-Astra Motor launched the second facelift of the Innova, which is also known as the Grand New Kijang Innova. It featured redesigned headlights, grille, bonnet, bumpers & tail lights. The interior is updated with a new steering wheel, new air-conditioning knobs (for non V variants), and a revised center dashboard.
On 19 August 2013, PT Toyota-Astra Motor launched the third facelift of the Innova, which is known as the New Kijang Innova. Changes consist of a larger grille, redesigned bumpers and a new trunk garnish exclusive to the E, G and V variants. A four-spoke steering wheel and dual airbags are also standard features on this model.
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.
Sold as the Kijang Innova, the models available were J Business, J, E, G, G Luxury, V and V Luxury.
This generation, has been facelifted three times:
The Innova was launched on 27 May 2005 replacing the Toyota Unser. The Innova is currently offered in two variants: the 2.0E and the 2.0G. Either of them are powered by Toyota's 1TR-FE 2.0-liter engine featuring VVT-i. The powertrains available are either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic with ECT.
The Innova was introduced in 2005 to replace the Toyota Revo and bring it to international level. Variants include the J, the E (mid-level model with power features, airbags, and only available with a Diesel engine, but a gasoline engine variant was added for MY 2008), the G (middle model with carry over features from the E Variant but with leather seats and interiors), and V, (high end model, which was introduced in the last quarter of 2006 and only available with an automatic transmission, captains chairs on the middle row, and high end audio system). It is used as a taxicab by the Ninoy Aquino International Airport's coupon taxi companies, as a metered taxicab in Metro Manila and as a patrol vehicle by the Philippine National Police. An upgrade vision of the Innova E trim was called the Sport Runner. It is only available with a 2.5-liter 2KD-FTV turbocharged diesel engine and was offered with an automatic or manual transmission. It was offered until early 2012 and in that same year, a facelift version of the Innova was launched, featuring a redesigned front bumper, headlights, and taillights. The only difference is that the E variant offers Twilight blue color and in early 2014 another facelift version of the Innova was launched redesigned front bumper and tailgate were featured and an additional color was add Dark brown metallic was available in E, G and V variants and the V variant receives GPS navigation. In June 2015, TMP offered a limited edition 1 million Innova with GPS navigation, rear spoiler and 1 million badge and it has an additional emerald green exterior color.
The Innova is produced locally and was the first product of Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV), introduced in January 2006. It is a commonly used as a taxi in Vietnam.
|Second generation (AN140)|
Toyota Innova Crysta 2.4 Z (India)
|Also called||Toyota Innova Crysta|
|Production||October 2015 – present|
|Designer||Hiroki Nakajima (2013)|
|Wheelbase||2,750 mm (108.3 in)|
|Length||4,735 mm (186.4 in)|
|Width||1,830 mm (72.0 in)|
|Height||1,795 mm (70.7 in)|
The second generation Innova, the AN140 series, was launched on 23 November 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The new series is a completely new vehicle with a new platform and new diesel engines. 2.0- and 2.7-liter petrol engines are carried over from the previous model, while 2.4- and 2.8-liter diesel engines are completely new. The available transmission options are five-speed manual and six-speed automatic.
The AN140 is produced in Indonesia, and other locations.
|2.0 L 1TR-FE||2015-||1,998 cc (121.9 cu in) I4||139 PS (102 kW; 137 hp)||190 N⋅m (140 lb⋅ft)|
|2.7 L 2TR-FE||2016-||2,693 cc (164.3 cu in) I4||164 PS (121 kW; 162 hp)||246 N⋅m (181 lb⋅ft)|
|2.4 L 2GD-FTV||2015-||2,393 cc (146.0 cu in) turbocharged I4||149 PS (110 kW; 147 hp)||253 lb⋅ft (343 N⋅m)|
|2.8 L 1GD-FTV||2016-||2,755 cc (168.1 cu in) turbocharged I4||177 PS (130 kW; 175 hp)||266 lb⋅ft (361 N⋅m)|
For the Indian market, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) showcased the second generation Innova at Auto Expo in February 2016. Called the Innova Crysta, the all-new model of the MPV was launched in May 2016. Exclusive for this model is a 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV inline-four turbo diesel engine producing 132 kW (177 hp) and 266 lb⋅ft (360 N⋅m). Features include cruise control, leather seats, powered seats and a powered boot lid. The MPV launched in May 2016 as with two diesel engine options: the 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV diesel and the 2.4-liter 2GD-FTV diesel. The 2.8-liter "1GD-FTV" gets the six-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift while the 2.4-liter "2GD-FTV" gets the five-speed manual transmission. In August 2016 Toyota Bharat launched the petrol powered Innova Crysta with a 2.7 Litre 2TR-FE gasoline I4 engine producing 160 hp (120kW) and 181 lbf·ft (246 N·m). The petrol engine is mated with either a 5-speed or a 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift according to different trim levels.
The Indian specification AN140 employs a double wishbone suspension with coil springs and stabilizer up front and a four-link with coil spring and lateral road suspension at the rear. The low end variants ride on 16-inch wheels, while the top-end variant receives 17-inch wheels.
Trim levels are G, V and Z. Z is the highest and most expensive trim.
Models range from the base Grande (G type) to the Victory (V type) to the top level Quantum (Q type). J and E variants were stopped because of low demand.
The G and V variants were equipped with standard halogen headlamps with reflector, while the Q variant has LED projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights. All models were equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels as standard. Only the 2.4 Q has 17-inch alloy wheels. Outer mirror with turning signals was available as standard feature. Optional body kit is available for all variants.
All models have multi information display (monochrome for G and TFT screen for V and Q), parking camera, driving mode selector (Eco & Power mode), triple blower AC, steering-mounted audio control, 6 speakers, chilled glove box and a tilt-telescopic steering system as standard. G variant has a 2 DIN audio system with 7-inch touchscreen monitor, while the V and Q were equipped with 8-inch monitor. All models were capable to play MP3, MP4, DVD and WMA. SD card reader, USB port, AUX in, Bluetooth and voice command were available as standard. V and Q audio systems were enhanced with Miracast, DLNA, WiFi, internet browser, Toyota Move application and GPS navigation system. Automatic dual zone climate control AC was available as standard for V and Q variants. G and V has copper brown interior color with faux aluminium panel, while Q variant has full black interior color, wood panel and captain seats as standard. The start-stop engine button and follow me home function are only available in Q variant. The Q diesel variant exclusively provides emergency brake signal, vehicle stability control, and hill-start assist . These features are not present in the Q gasoline.
The 2.4-liter 2GD-FTV diesel engine generates 149 PS (110 kW) and 36.7 kg⋅m (360 N⋅m) of torque when mated to the six-speed automatic transmission and 34.9 kg⋅m (342 N⋅m) of torque when mated to the five-speed manual.
The top-of-the-line variant of the Kijang Innova, called the Venturer, was launched in Indonesia on 16 January 2017, together with the updated Corolla Altis. It replaces the discontinued Q diesel trim.
The AN140 was launched in Malaysia on 5 December 2016. It is assembled by UMW Toyota Motor at its Shah Alam facility in Malaysia. It is available in E and G trim levels. In September 2017, UMW Toyota announced a new variant, the 2.0X to become the range-topper in the Innova line-up with addition of LED headlights, larger alloy wheels, seven-seater rather than an eight with leather upholstery and six-way powered driver’s seat.
The second generation Innova (AN140) was launched in the Philippine market on 26 February 2016. Variants include the base J, the mid-level E, the higher-spec G and the top of the line V.
All variants are powered by the new 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV turbocharged four cylinder diesel engine, rated at 171 PS (126 kW) and 360 N⋅m (270 lb⋅ft) of torque, or a 2.0-liter 1TR-FE naturally-aspirated four cylinder gasoline engine with 136 PS (100 kW) and 183 N⋅m (135 lb⋅ft) of torque, mated to either a 5-speed manual or a new 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift. It also gets power and economy modes as new features. The base J up to the G variant comes equipped with standard halogen headlamps and keyless entry, while the top of the line V gets LED projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights, as well as a push engine start/stop button. A 2-DIN audio system is standard in all variants except the V, which sports a 7" touchscreen infotainment system.
The AN140 Innova rolled off Toyota's assembly plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna on 14 April 2016 and went on sale across Toyota's Philippine dealerships a few days later alongside the previous-generation Innova, which is still continuously manufactured.
Al Futtaim Motors, the distributor of Toyota in UAE, launched the AN140 on 6 April 2016. The UAE-specification is powered by the 2.7-liter 2TR-FE engine producing 122 kW (164 hp) and 180 lb⋅ft (250 N⋅m) of torque. It is available exclusively with the six-speed automatic transmission.
The AN140 is marketed in Thailand as the Innova Crysta. The trim levels are E, G, and V.
On 18 July 2016, the AN140 Innova was launched in Vietnam and its powered by a 2.0 liter 1TR-FE as an only gasoline engine option. It is produced in Vĩnh Phúc and is available in E, G and V trim levels. 
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