Toyota Vellfire MPV to hit Indian shores in early 2020Last updated on Nov 25, 2019, 08:08 pm
Japanese automaker Toyota has confirmed that the Vellfire, the company's upcoming flagship multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), will launch in India in early 2020.
The MPV, which is currently available in select international markets, comes loaded with several ultra-luxurious and hi-tech features.
Notably, select dealerships have already started accepting the bookings for the car at a token amount of Rs. 5 lakh.
Here's our roundup.
A look at the Toyota Vellfire
The Toyota Vellfire comes with a tall and wide design featuring a chrome-finished grille, large windows as well as roof-mounted spoiler, and sliding doors.
The car houses electronically adjustable ORVMs with mounted indicators, sleek headlamps, sporty-looking alloy wheels, and a thick chrome strip on the tailgate.
Besides that, it also offers LED headlights with DRLs, fog lamps, and LED taillamps.
Inside the cabin
The six-seater Vellfire features an ultra-luxurious cabin, offering leather-wrapped captain seats for second and third rows with ventilation function, electronically operated footrest (for middle row), and dual sunroof.
It gets a fully-digital instrument cluster along with a touchscreen infotainment system, and entertainment screens for middle row occupants as well.
Besides that, the MPV also offers features like ambient lighting, wireless charging support, and more.
Power and performance
The India-specific Vellfire will reportedly be powered by a BS6-compliant 2.5-liter petrol-hybrid engine mated to a CVT gearbox. This unit is capable of producing 180PS of power and 235Nm of peak torque.
The car also gets several safety features like ABS with EBD, seven airbags, a reverse camera with front as well as rear parking sensors, and electric parking brake with auto hold function.
And, how much will it cost?
There is no word on the pricing and availability of Toyota Vellfire yet. However, the company has confirmed that it will bring the premium MPV in India via completely-built unit (CBU) route in early 2020.
As for the pricing, it is likely to cost somewhere around Rs. 80-90 lakh, and will compete against Mercedes-Benz V-Class range.