SUV rivalry has become more mainstream now. Toyota had contributed several SUVs to the premium segment but they didn’t had any Compact based SUVs for Indian market. But now the time has arrived, Toyota is now planning to launch new generation model Rush to Indian markets. The updated model of Rush has been found testing and it will be possibly for sale in mid of 2018. This compact SUV will be a perfect competitor for Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster, Ford Ecosport etc. The expected price of this SUV in Indian market is around 8-12lakhs.
The Design of new Toyota Rush is inspired from Fortuner and it comes with 1.5-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel engine in which 1.5-litre4-cylinder, 16-valve DOHC petrol engine will produce peak power of 107.5bhp at 6,000rpm and peak torque of 141Nm at 4,400rpm and 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder, Turbo Diesel engine will produce peak power of 87.2 BHP & peak torque of 205 Nm. The petrol engine has got two options 5 speed manual transmission and 4 speed automatic gear transmission gearboxes and diesel one has 6-speed Manual gearbox.
The overall length of Rush is 4,420mm and overall width is 1,745mm and overall height is 1,740mm. The ground clearance of new Toyota Rush is 200mm and the kerb weight of the car is 1,260kgs. The fuel tank capacity of this car is 45-litres. There will be two seating options available for this model 5 seater and 7 seater. The front suspension of the car is MacPherson Strut and 5-link lateral rod coil spring one. The front brakes are Disc and rear are Drum. The expected mileage of this car is around 15kmpl for petrol and 21 for diesel.