All-new Innova: A more stylish, sturdier family MPV

Looking for the ultimate MPV with plenty of modern tech, bold styling and that can comfortably seat the largest of families?

The all-new Toyota Innova comes with refreshed exterior and interior details, enhanced tech features and improved performance.

A Modern Fresh Face

Make a statement with the new-gen Innova. The compact MPV boasts confidence and presence with its modern design language that would certainly turn heads.

The eight-seater exudes a blend of athleticism and dynamism from every side with its sculpted framework and bold characters.
Moreover, the pronounced side sculpting over the wheel arches further gives the MPV an aggressive stance on the road.

Image: Iqbal Dato Selamat
Image: Iqbal Dato Selamat

Not only that, but the three-row MPV is also available in four colour options; Attitude Black Mica, Gray Metallic, Silver Metallic and Platinum White Pearl.

In terms of dimension, the Toyota Innova rides on the latest monocoque platform (Toyota New Global Architecture) which is built around Toyota’s DNA for Agility, Visibility and Stability.

With the new platform, the MPV will have a larger footprint with the new base, measuring about 4,700 mm in length with a 2,850 mm wheelbase.

Improved interior and innovative technology

The exterior of the Toyota Innova wins on the first impression, but its premium interior is equally as stunning.

As you should expect from the Japanese automaker, the all-new Toyota Innova comes with high-quality and modern materials throughout the cabin.

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Image: Iqbal Dato Selamat

Inside, every component in the MPV has been meticulously designed to deliver a more seamless and intuitive connection between the driver and car to help enhance concentration on driving.

Aside from high-quality materials, the eight-seater features a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system that enables full, seamless smartphone integration compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto.

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Moreover, the centre console and layout have a clean T-Shaped design and accessibility making it easier for the drivers to be connected and be in control.

The cabin instantly gives an impression of spaciousness, with a height position that gives the feeling of dominating the road, as well as a central console and warm materials.

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On the road, with generous dimensions for all passengers, expect the compact MPV to ride comfortably while rear-seat passengers will enjoy more rear legroom and ceiling height.

Engineered to offer high-quality performance and safety

The heart and soul of the Toyota Innova is the 2.0L in-line 16-valve DOHC ( with Dual VVT-i) making a maximum output of 128 kW at 6,600 rpm along with a peak torque of 205 Nm at 4900 rpm.

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When it comes to safety, the Japanese automaker is ahead of the game.

The Toyota Innova comes with advanced and comprehensive safety and driver assistance systems.

Notable safety features include 6 SRS Airbags, Anti-Theft System, Parking Sensor, Reverse Camera, Smart Door Lock, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and many more.

Behind the wheel of the Innova

The Bruneian team had a chance to test out the full performance and capability of the vehicle.

During our journey from the Toyota Showroom at Beribi to Temburongf, the Innova provides a raw performance and solid drive throughout the journey.

Image: Iqbal Dato Selamat
Image: Iqbal Dato Selamat

Moreover, along with the twist and turns of the tight roads from the city to Temburong, the responsive steering and handling are good and there was minimal body roll.

The eight-seater also boasts optimal road performance and road-holding capabilities throughout the drive. It was perfectly stable and planted to the ground which inspired confidence from behind the wheel.

Adding to that, the MPV also maintains its confidence and control over potholes and puddles around Kg Batang Duri.

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However, it was on the long winding road of Jln Residency that we got to test out the true prowess of the engine.

Other than that, the wide range of advanced driver assistance and safety features on the Innova was a great help and certainly made our driving easier and safer.

Moreover, the cabin was also exceptionally quiet and tranquil with the muted road, wind, and traffic noise.

No matter where you sit, the eight-seater boasts premium comfort for both driver and passenger.

Nonetheless, the MPV is no doubt a good choice for long-distance traveling.

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Overall, combining spaciousness, comfort and dynamic driving the Toyota Innova ticks all the right boxes for the ultimate family-friendly MPV.

Have a closer look at the all-new Toyota Innova and book a test drive with the auto dealer NBT Brunei and follow them on Instagram @toyotabrunei for further information.


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