2018 Toyota Rush revealed in Indonesia
Toyota Astra Motor has taken the censorships off the 2018 Toyota Rush in Indonesia. The 2nd gen Rush accepts a more MPV crossover methodology in terms of look. Prices of the new Toyota Rush will be revealed only in January 2018. The exterior design of the 2018 Toyota Rush borrows heavily from the Daihatsu FT Concept. It features an alike MPV-like silhouette infused with crossover bits like body covering, upraised ride height, and faux underbody guard. It is equipped with LED front and rear lights and a black finish grille.
The TRD Sportivo variant gets a TRD badged scuff plates with red high highlights, 17-inch 2-tone alloys wheels, black fog lamp frames, side moulding, and TRD Sportivo lettering on the back door. Keyless entry is restricted to Toyota Rush TRD Sportivo variants only. There is a lower-spec G trim on offer as well, which features 16-inch alloy wheels and misses out on certain attractive enhancements part of the TRD Sportive package.
The cabin of the new Toyota Rush is finished with a combination of black and beige. Soft touch materials have been used on the dashboard. The center console houses a 7-inch touchscreen AVN with Weblink and Miracast capabilities. The instrument console features blue and white backlighting and a MID housed between the speedometer and tachometer. The new Rush is 4,435 mm long, 1,695 mm wide, and 1,705 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,685 mm. The 2NR-VE, 4 Cylinder Dual VVT-i petrol engine powering the crossover creates 104 PS and 13.9 kgm of torque. Toyota Rush G gets a 5-speed manual transmission while the TRD Sportivo variant is equipped with a 4-speed automatic transmission.
As stated before, prices will be said in January 2018. It is anticipated to cost around IDR 3 million (INR.14, 387) more than the outgoing model. The fully loaded 2018 Toyota Rush TRD Sportivo variant could touch IDR 300 million (INR.1,438,516). The 7-seater SUV will be sold in Indonesia from January 2018. There is no word on if Toyota will carry the Rush to India as the Japanese manufacturer is likely to focus on small vehicles via its alliance with Suzuki.