2021 Toyota Urban Cruiser is more than just a rebadged Vitara Brezza   

Updated Aug 26, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates
It looks like the Fortuner's younger sibling.

Toyota India unveiled the features of the all-new Urban Cruiser, a crossover that’s basically a rebadged Maruti Vitara Brezza. However, the Urban Cruiser differentiates itself as it is integrated with design languages similar to the Toyota Fortuner while retaining some similar exterior features like the Suzuki crossover.

The all-new Toyota Urban Cruiser

The all-new Toyota Urban Cruiser

The exterior changes include a larger front grille with dual slats and redesigned fog lamp sections. A horizontal section is also added that’s placed right above the Urban Cruiser’s front bumper.

On the other hand, the 16-inch alloy wheels and LED lighting from the Suzuki crossover are still seen in the Toyota Urban Cruiser.

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Premium split LED tail lamps

Premium split LED tail lamps

Inside, the Toyota Urban Cruiser is installed with keyless engine start, cruise control, new Smart Playcast touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, rain-sensing wipers, and electrochromic rearview mirror. The cabin is finished with a dual-tone dark brown premium theme designed to enhance space and comfort.

Interior view of the Toyota Urban Cruiser

Interior view of the Toyota Urban Cruiser

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The 1.5-liter 4-cylinder K-series gasoline engine used by the Maruti Virata Brezza is carried over to the new Toyota Urban Cruiser. Both automatic and manual transmissions are made available depending on the variant. The automatic variants come equipped with an advanced Li-ion battery with ISG.

The Toyota Urban Cruiser in Groovy Orange with Sunny White Roof

The Toyota Urban Cruiser in Groovy Orange with Sunny White Roof

As for the performance figures, Toyota India hasn’t released any information just yet. However, the Suzuki crossover produces 103 hp and 138 Nm of torque.

Toyota India is offering a wide variety of paint finishes in the new Urban Cruiser. The Toyota crossover is available with both a single-tone and dual-tone paint schemes. The list of pricing and variants of the Urban Cruiser will be revealed at a later date. In the meantime, interested customers in India can now book the Urban Cruiser.

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