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Old 23rd April 2020, 14:05   #166
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This right here, without any details, can be the end of the party for Venue and Co. A genuine Toyota, hopefully priced right. Unfortunately, those two phrases together have become an oxymoron. All we’ll get is a rebadged Brezza and our masses will lap it up.
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The car in pic above looks absolutely smashing. But...the million dollar question is, will we ever see it here? If yes, then how much watered down and priced up and late? Because, frankly I have given up on all Japanese. Including Toyota. They just seem happy selling Innova/Fortuner and re-badged Maruti cars.
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RAV will fall in 50% GST bracket. For Toyota to sell at below 25 Lac, they will have to price it Ex-Factory- 16 Lac or about 21,000 USD, which will be around 20% Discount to their USA base variant prices where they sell 40,000 every month. And I haven't yet added customs on the parts they will have to pay on the parts they will import.

And even if they finally launch at a price of around 25 lac, most people will find faults, so I don't think this will happen.

At the most, some web traffic for Autocar.

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Toyota has taken the wraps off its smallest SUV for Europe, the new Yaris Cross. As the name suggests, the new Yaris Cross SUV is based on the latest-gen Yaris hatchback that's available in the European market. According to Toyota, the new SUV has been designed keeping European customers in mind and will feature a hybrid powertrain as well as all-wheel-drive tech. The Yaris Cross was expected to have its world premiere at this year's Geneva motor show but the show was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The new Yaris Cross SUV will be positioned below the popular C-HR globally. The SUV is 4,180mm long and has the same 2,560mm wheelbase as the latest-gen Yaris hatchback.

The Yaris Cross comes with a single hybrid powertrain comprising a 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine working together with an electric motor. According to the manufacturer, the combustion engine has a thermal efficiency of up to 40 percent and can power the SUV in front-wheel-drive mode. Once the in-built sensors detect poor grip, the AWD system kicks in to tackle different terrains like rain, sand and snow. The combined powertrain makes a combined 116hp.

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For now let's forget any new launches by Toyota. They are busy rebadging Brezza and Ciaz. Yaris is going through some strip down exercise, Innova/Fortuner will keep their cash registers ringing.
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This right here, without any details, can be the end of the party for Venue and Co. A genuine Toyota, hopefully priced right. Unfortunately, those two phrases together have become an oxymoron. All we’ll get is a rebadged Brezza and our masses will lap it up.
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The car in pic above looks absolutely smashing. But...the million dollar question is, will we ever see it here? If yes, then how much watered down and priced up and late? Because, frankly I have given up on all Japanese. Including Toyota. They just seem happy selling Innova/Fortuner and re-badged Maruti cars.
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Toyota has taken the wraps off its smallest SUV for Europe, the new Yaris Cross. As the name suggests, the new Yaris Cross SUV is based on the latest-gen Yaris hatchback that's available in the European market. According to Toyota, the new SUV has been designed keeping European customers in mind and will feature a hybrid powertrain as well as all-wheel-drive tech. The Yaris Cross was expected to have its world premiere at this year's Geneva motor show but the show was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
These posts are in the wrong thread. There is ZERO chance this will ever be considered for India unless they decide to bring it as a CBU priced at 20L.

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This is a very good design considering the Yaris platform it is based on.

But, they should have gone for a more upright design at the rear, considering the fact that this will be marketed as an SUV and would like to ward-off the hatchback image and boast about maximum interior space.

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There is ZERO chance this will ever be considered for India unless they decide to bring it as a CBU priced at 20L.
There is a news that Suzuki and Toyota are working on a Creta-rival. As this will be a perfect fit in the Creta segment, will they simultaneously work on another completely different car, then? I think the Toyota-Suzuki model will be a Petrol-only model of this Yaris Cross, built on the Suzuki C-platform.

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4.18 m long. Ergo, not for our market. Let's move on then.
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RAV4 will fall in 50% GST bracket. For Toyota to sell at below 25 Lac, they will have to price it Ex-Factory- 16 Lac or about 21,000 USD, which will be around 20% Discount to their USA base variant prices where they sell 40,000 every month. And I haven't yet added customs on the parts they will have to pay on the parts they will import.

And even if they finally launch at a price of around 25 lac, most people will find faults, so I don't think this will happen.

At the most, some web traffic for Autocar.
25L sounds too good to be true! If anything it will come under that 2500 CBU route.

Which means Toyota will price it closer to 50L for the Hybrid variant.

The Camry is a CKD and 38L ex showroom in comparison.
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And even if they finally launch at a price of around 25 lac, most people will find faults, so I don't think this will happen.

At the most, some web traffic for Autocar.
I guess the product is capable enough and would have takers provided IF they price it correctly. That is equivalent to the current Innova and ertswhile Corolla pricing, or even the Compass pricing.

But going by the pricing of its chief rival in India- the CR-V and the Camry pricing in India, don't think they will do it.

Will end up like the usual Toyota CBUs, though would be interesting to see how Toyota is playing a dual strategy of rebadged Marutis on one end and bringing their international models on the premium end.
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25L sounds too good to be true! If anything it will come under that 2500 CBU route.
No, what I mentioned was about expectations of people. They won’t get this under CBU, it’s not viable. Say, they are able to convince HQ to transfer at 20K USD, their landed costs with 60% customs and 50% GST will be 37 lac.

They will instead prefer to have a CKD - NX, Lexus can command a better premium.

I have mentioned this before, this is one product that TKM had considered in details for CKD but they cannot arrive at the target costs.

If we do take Autocar report based on some internal info from Toyota, a Hybrid RAV- CKD assembled won’t cost less than 35 lac if we use current exchange rates and wholesale USA market price. Will people buy at 35 lac? Yes and No. it’s definitely not going to sell in thousands like fortuner as more than anything else, there are not so many customers in this segment.

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The front reminds me of the Kia Stinger
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From this month's ACI. They have stopped their free downloads , so no way of knowing.

Four new Toyota SUVs

Since the Urban Cruiser is already mentioned, could leave that one out.

1. Toyota Fortuner facelift - Ofcourse ACI would count that as a new model.
2. The upcoming Toyota-Suzuki Creta rival
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4-?

Usual sprinkling of Rav4, Corolla cross, Yaris cross news?
Or relaunch of BS6 LC, Prados?
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Toyota India wakes up, plans a slew of SUV's, starts with the Rav4 in CBU form.

Toyota RAV4 SUV India launch by mid-2021

Petrol-hybrid premium SUV likely to be imported under the government’s 2,500-unit homologation-free allowance.

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60 Lakhs for a RAV4 is outrageous! The car should ideally be priced between the Innova and Fortuner to gain traction in the market. I have no words left for Toyota if they launch this at 60L. It should ideally compete with the Tucson and Compass but they are pitting it against the Big Germans!

Toyota's plan should be called how to kill a nice product with its PRICING

What Toyota should also understand is that for how long will customers keep revolving around the Innova and Fortuner, they are bound/forced to shift to other brands, unless they get a car which is a worthy alternative to them and attracts customers at the right price.

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