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Toyota Launched New Generation Innova Crysta in India

India: Toyota has launched its new generation Innova Crysta with a petrol engine in India. Pricing of the new Innova Crysta starts from USD20,569 and goes up to USD29,402 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The new MPV has a 2.7-litre four-cylinder, Dual VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence) engine which produces 164bhp and 245Nm of torque. The car is available in both automatic and manual transmission with ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 10.83 km/l and 9.89 km/l respectively.

The new version of the petrol variant is loaded with numerous features such as:  8-way adjustable driver seat, rear auto AC, automatic climate controls, 4.2-inch TFT MID unit, automatic LED projector headlamps, 7 airbags, EBD, ABS, VSC, Hill Assist Control, Brake Assist, parking sensors and a lot more.

Mr. Akito Tachibana, Managing Director of Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, "The Innova is an iconic brand and has long established itself as the number 1 MPV in the Indian market. This can be further reiterated with the overwhelming success of the new Innova Crysta which was launched earlier this year."

As per TechSci Research, introduction of the new Innova Crysta petrol model is poised to increase the OEM as well as the replacement demand for spark plugs, thereby leading to an increase in spark plug market in India.

According to a recent report published by TechSci Research, India Automotive Spark Plug Market By Vehicle Type, By Type, By Demand Category, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021’’, rising demand for automotive spark plugs in India can be attributed to growing automotive industry, continuously expanding petrol based vehicle fleet size, increasing passenger car and two-wheeler sales and rising purchasing power of consumers. According to the OICA, motorization rate in India increased from 20 per 1,000 inhabitants in 2013 to 22 per 1,000 inhabitants in 2014. Expanding fleet size of passenger cars, two-wheelers and three-wheelers is forecast to fuel demand for automotive spark plugs in the coming years.

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