2016 Toyota Kijang Innova Revealed

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After its official pictures went viral on the internet unofficially, Toyota Indonesia finally unveiled the 2016 Kijang Innova in Jakarta. Just like its predecessor, the sixth-gen of Kijang is shared platform with latest Toyota Fortuner and Hilux. With a new motto, ‘The Legend Reborn’, what are things that make this car is so great?

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Overall, the latest exterior design of Kijang is great and looks tough. Up front, there are bigger headlights with LED projector and LED Daytime Running Lights, and a hexagonal grille with chrome accent. From the side, there’s almost no change but a new window design for the third row and a 16-inch new wheel (17-inch wheel for the top type). And at the rear, the Japanese automaker has made a new design for its taillights which unfortunately looks like Honda HR-V’s taillights.

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Inside, Toyota offers more elegant interior design. It features a new tachometer, a speedometer, and an MID. At the center cockpit, you can see an 8-inch LCD screen which displays an interactive Audio System, including Toyota Move. In addition, there are voice command, MiraCast smartphone connectivity, and an illuminated roof LED.

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2016 Kijang Innova is powered by Dual VVT-i 2.0 liter 4-cylinder producing 139 hp. For diesel lover, there’s a 2.4 liter Variable Nozzle Turbo (VNT), intercooler, and producing 149 hp. Those powerttrain are mated to 5-speed manual transmission, and 6-speed Automatic Sport Sequential Shiftmatic. An interesting feature in the MPV is Drive Mode that is featured for the first time. Driver can choose: Normal, Eco, and Power mode.

2016 Toyota Kijang Innova is already sold in Indonesia.

Text: Andhika Pradityo

Photos: Toyota

 

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