Toyota’s Glanza, the upcoming premium hatchback and its dedicated website have gone live. Glanza is the primary version of Toyota, however, it is similar to Maruti Suzuki Baleno and will launch officially on 6th June. The major difference from Baleno is the hatchback designed with subtle styling changes. The front view will showcase the restyled headlamps, redesigned bumper, and a unique grille.
Even with the superficial changes, the rear view will be similar to Baleno style. Toyota will announce Glanza as the top brand with their alloy wheels, front, rear and among others. Also, the interior changes were superficial. Glanza is available in both V and G grades.
The new Toyota Glanza uses A11 to differentiate from regular Baleno which changes their look different by receiving cosmetic upgrades. The hatchback will receive new paint schemes, alloy wheels with a new set, revised rear and front bumper, and Toyota’s grille. The cabin is also unchanged to expect the few things like gearknob, steering wheel, seats with different upholstery, and new paint color scheme.
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This hatchback has a steering wheel with multi-functional, automatic Air conditioning, Android auto support, and Apple CarPlay with a touchscreen infotainment system. The additional safety features are rear parking sensors, dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, and other standards.
Engine & Transmission
As per the report, Toyota Glanza was sold with the two engine options. From the launch, both engines are BS6-compliant. They introduce Glanza with mid-hybrid technology of 1.2-litre K12C Dual-Jet engine. This system features with start-stop improved system and torque assist function.
It has 5-speed gearbox manually that product 90 BHP and torque of 113 NM. Additional engine K12B with 1.2-litre delivers a torque of 113 NM and 83 BHP. It also has a 5-speed manual with the CVT gearbox. As standard, the 5-speed gearbox which is manual will perform the transmission duties. The petrol motor can use the optional automatic CVT transmission.
The competitors like Maruti Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20, or Volkswagen Polo offers the same set of features provided by the Toyota Glanza compact system.
Almost everything that is shared with Maruti’s Baleno including the engine and mileage numbers are quite equivalent. Toyota Glanza’s return mileage is 23.87kmpl.
Braking and Safety
For sure, the great safety specifications can be expected in Toyota Glanza. This model will offer multiple possible features like 6 airbags in total, all wheels consist of disc brakes, Electronic safety program, and ABS with EBD. The crash test norms to be proved by their build quality strength, which could better forecast on this model.
Another offer about the brake energy regeneration system is even under deceleration the lithium-ion battery recharge itself. This type of engine will be offered by Toyota Glanza which will increment the diesel engine by 1.3-litre.
We would like to inform that no one has received an official word about the Toyota Glanza’s pricing, but it could be somewhat more when compared to Baleno. But the estimated ex-showroom price for Toyota Glanza might be between Rs 7.2 Lakhs to Rs 9.1 Lakhs. The higher prices were justified because of its warranty, Toyota provides 3 years or 1 Lakh Kms.