Most of the models can easily do with more refinement
Lacks design flair of European models
Spares not that cheap
Toyota is known to have products that last really long and ownership costs are least over longer durations. The added practicality and engineering give a lot of Peace-of-Mind, dependable experience but are slightly over priced.
Base Price: ₹ 29,11,552
An import, but the Camry offers effortless performance. Rear seat space and comfort are of a special mention here, so is the stunning refinement. Looks premium and offers fantastic ride which adds to the excellent comfort. If anything, its the price that is a high. Toyota's legendary reliability further adds to its appeal.
Base Price: ₹ 13,55,184
The current leader in its segment, Corolla Altis comes across as a car that offers best rear seat among its competitors. Large cabin, comfortable seat, good ride, predictable handling along all add up to a car which can be driven or be driven in. Corolla's image is built on longevity and reliability which are tough to beat.. Detailed safety kit and a bigger diesel engine are definitely needed in such a premium car.
Base Price: ₹ 6,48,760
With 2nd refresh in last 3 years, this is the most practical Etios yet. It's comfortable, mechanically solid and has decent safety kit for its price. Unimaginative appearance and few bits like stick out in an otherwise value-for-money preposition. Still a head-over-heart call.
Base Price: ₹ 6,30,131
It's a Liva with a body kit, but surprisingly it looks better than Liva or even the well proportioned Etios. The higher price is difficult to justify over Liva, but still the Etios Cross does manage to find a new homes consistently.
Base Price: ₹ 6,25,131
Liva has all the characteristics of Etios which includes good comfort, ride, dynamics, efficiency in diesel format and also carry forward the downsides such as centrally mounted instrument console along with single wiper. For a hatch, it has nicely shaped boot and is a practical buy. Buying Liva is never a decision from the heart or is it?
Base Price: ₹ 25,92,000
Current leader in its segment, Fortuner has a very tough build, offers strong performance and holds onto resale very well. However, the ride is lumpy and stiff, and the engine could have been more silent inside the cabin. A fantastic off-roader, the practicality and low ownership cost are tough to beat. Its just that price tag has gone up a wee bit too high.
Base Price: ₹ 13,83,677
With Innova Crysta, Toyota has moved the game forward and how! Impressive motors, availability of auto gearbox, higher quality interiors that are segment best and dynamics which are even more mature. Priced at a premium, it's loaded with features and safety kit. A winner on Toyota's hand.
Land Cruiser 200
Base Price: ₹ 1,29,01,326
The mighty Landcruiser is one of the best offroader money can buy today. Large car, humungous space, a strong diesel V8 engine, gadgets that make even most difficult offroading easy, and best of all, incredible, monumental presence on the road. Price is on higher side, but then its one of the most reliable SUVs globally.
Land Cruiser Prado
Base Price: ₹ 88,80,517
Capable to dwarf even the mighty fortuner, Prado boasts of a huge cabin, comfort, ride and an extremely capable offroader. The price tag is high specially considering the relatively small engine. Only few cars come close to this car as an offroader and practical package.
Base Price: ₹ 7,00,430
Base Price: ₹ 38,10,018
The car that pioneered Hybrid mass market vehicle, Prius went on to become one the best selling hybrid vehicles on the planet. Very fuel efficient and technology truly belongs to future. As its an import, price is on higher side.