Toyota Unveils Toyota Rush; It’s the most Affordable SUV


Toyota is set to unveil Toyota Rush in South Africa and Asia. It was introduced in Indonesia in 2017. Toyota Rush will be up against SUVs like Renault Capture, Hyundai Creta, and the Renault Duster. Toyota Rush is offered in petrol-only SUV.

  • Toyota Rush Preview

Toyota Rush is an upcoming SUV which is estimated to have a starting price of Rs 9.00 lakh. When it comes to its exterior, the Rush has got chrome slatted grill, aggressive air dam with slots for the fog lamps. The Toyota Rush is already on sale in other international markets and it goes by the name Daihatsu Rush in some parts of Asia. It comes in 5- and 7-seat configuration in both petrol and diesel engine options.

  • Toyota Rush Exterior

The Toyota Rush is expected to come with a stylish look and appearance.  The front fascia will have a radiator grille with a chrome accents with the company emblem lying at the center. The Rush will also come fitted with large headlamps that will house the projector headlights. The front and rear bumpers are fitted with faux carbon fibre to create a two-tone effect.

The ORVMs will come an integrated side indicator. To give it a full SUV feel, the rear profile will be enhanced by a well-designed tail light cluster and the spare wheel. The Toyota Rush is set to come with a length of 4425mm, 1685mm width, and 1700mm height. Buyers will have a wide choice of colours to choose from, the colours include; Black metallic, Silver metallic, Champagne metallic, white metallic and Grey metallic.

  • Toyota Rush Interior

Toyota Rush is of course expected to come with a fabulous interior design with a spacious and a much more comfortable cabin. It will be spacious enough to accommodate seven passengers

With good legroom and headroom. Seats will be well padded, comfortable, and provide a good all round support. There’s a dual tone colour theme on the dashboard and door panels. The steering is really light, with the 5.2m minimum turning radius which makes it easier to turn and maneuver. The clutch is very pliable and won’t tire your left let out even in huge traffic.

The chrome and metal will be great and well put together. The audio will be a 6-speaker system which makes it superb. Smartphones will also be connected easily. The boot will be spacious enough because it can be folded down the second and third rows. The AC will also be superb.

Toyota Rush will come with equipped features such as 7-inch touchscreen, push button start, power windows, multi-functioning steering wheel, automatic climate control, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob.

  • Toyota Rush Braking and Safety

The front wheels of the Toyota Rush are expected to get disk brakes. The rear ones are maybe paired with drum brakes. All the three are expected to be available with safety features like Anti-lock braking system [ABS] and Electronic brake-force distribution [EBD].

It is expected that Toyota Rush will incorporate some safety aspects which will give the passengers a comfortable driving experience. These safety aspects include; airbags, reverse parking sensors, engine immobilizer, collapsible steering column, child safety lock, and ISOFIX mounting points for those who want to install a child seat.

  • Toyota Rush Performance

The acceleration is set to be impressive. It will reach the 100kmph mark in 11-13 seconds and the maximum speed should be around 175kmph. It is expected to offer a great ride even on bad roads without having to slow down much.

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