The much awaited hatchback Toyota Glanza is launched in India at a starting price of Rs.7.22 lakh which goes up to Rs.8.90 lakh (Both Ex-showroom Dehi). Toyota Glanza 2019, as we all know is the rebadged version of Maruti Suzuki Baleno 2019.
All new Toyota Glanza is pretty much identical to new Maruti Suzuki Baleno , however looks fresh with a couple of stunning cosmetic updates on it. This new model is available in two variants; in both manual and automatic gearbox options respectively. The two versions G and V are based on the Baleno Zeta and Alpha respectively. As in Baleno, the dualjet smart hybrid motor is available on G manual variant.
There is no option for a diesel engine in this new comer, but gets two BS-VI compliant petrol engines making it future ready. The G trim on new Toyota Glanza gets a 1.2 litre K12N engine with a mild hybrid motor which makes 89 bhp and 113 Nm while the Glanza V trim gets the regular 1.2-litre K12M engine that generates 82 bhp and 113 Nm. Toyota offers a 5-speed manual transmission option and a 7-step CVT across both variants. The brand claims a mileage of 21.01kmpl on the V manual trim and 23.87kmpl on the mild Hybrid G trim.
The feature list of New Toyota Glanza include height-adjustable driving seat, automatic climate control, 7.0-inch touch screen infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, navigation and voice command functionality, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, dual airbags, dual-tone alloy wheels, steering-mounted audio controls and push-button start stop system. Toyota Glanza V variant gets UV-cut glass, LED DRLs for the headlights and different LED treatment for the tail-lamps, leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto headlights with follow-me functionality and reverse camera as additions to the Baleno.
While Toyota has ensured to give the best through Glanza, the company has proved to raise this new model, a notch above Baleno with its best-in-class three-year/1 lakh km standard warranty while Maruti Suzuki Baleno provides only standard two-year/40,000km warranty. Toyota Glanza locks horns with other premium hatchbacks in the market such as Honda Jazz , Hyundai i20 and upcoming as Tata Altroz .