Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder sees a second price increase in India, potential alternatives to consider

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Japanese automaker Toyota has announced its second price increase of the year for the Urban Cruiser Hyryder in India. The strong-hybrid SUV model now starts at Rs. 10.73 lahks for the base E Neo Drive variant, reflecting a Rs 60,000 increase over the previous price. It’s believed that the price hike is in response to the rising input costs that have impacted the auto industry globally.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder Alternatives

For those who are considering alternative options, here are some noteworthy contenders:

1. Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara: Starting at Rs. 10.7 lakh

Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara features a chrome-surrounded NEXWave grille, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, split-style headlights, and signature tri-LED DRLs. The SUV has a spacious dual-tone cabin with a head-up display, a 9.0-inch SmartPlay Pro+ infotainment system, and a 360-degree-view camera. It is powered by the same 1.5-liter TNGA strong-hybrid engine (114hp/141Nm) and a 1.5-liter K-series mild-hybrid petrol unit (103hp/137Nm) as the Urban Cruiser Hyryder.

2. Hyundai Creta: Starting at Rs. 10.87 lakh

Hyundai Creta features a clamshell bonnet, tri-beam LED headlight with split-type DRLs, roof rails, skid plates, and 17-inch designer alloy wheels. Inside, the five-seater cabin gets automatic climate control with rear AC vents, ambient lighting, leather upholstery, and a 10.24-inch infotainment system. It is powered by a 1.5-liter petrol engine that makes 113hp/144Nm and a 1.5-liter diesel mill that develops 113hp/250Nm.

3. Kia Seltos: Starting at Rs. 10.89 lakh

Kia Seltos features a signature tiger-nose grille, sleek LED headlamps with integrated DRLs, designer alloy wheels, and wrap-around LED taillamps. The spacious all-black cabin features leatherette upholstery, automatic climate control, an air purifier, a digital instrument cluster, and reclining rear seats. It runs on a 1.5-liter petrol engine (113.4hp/144Nm), a 1.4-liter T-GDi turbo-petrol unit (138hp/242Nm), and a 1.5-liter CRDi diesel mill (113.4hp/250Nm).

4. Tata Harrier: Starting at Rs. 15 lakh

Tata Harrier gets projector headlights, silvered skid plates, flared wheel arches, 18-inch alloy wheels, and LED taillamps. Inside, the five-seater cabin has ventilated seats, a digital instrument cluster, a 10.25-inch infotainment console, automatic climate control with an air purifier, electronic stability control (ESC), six airbags, and ADAS functions. The SUV is powered by a 2.0-liter Kryotec, inline-four turbo-diesel engine that churns out 168hp/350Nm.

5. All-new Citroen C3 Aircross will soon join the list

Citroen C3 Aircross is expected to be priced around Rs. 10 lakh when it launches in India. The SUV features a sleek grille with the ‘Double Chevron’ logo, 17-inch alloy wheels, and bumper-mounted headlights with split-type DRLs. Inside, it gets fabric upholstery, manual AC with roof-mounted rear AC vents, and a 10.0-inch infotainment panel

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Aryan is the youngest tech enthusiast at Smartprix, with a deep passion for technology, automobiles, cricket, and Bollywood. He is a meticulous researcher and writer who write on a wide range of tech topics, including smartphones, laptops, wearables, and smart home device.


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