Toyota Vellfire launched at jaw-dropping 1.20 crore

Toyota Vellfire, a next-generation, premium MPV, is launched at 1.20 crore. Vellfire is a sister product to Lexus LM. Lexus is Toyota’s own but more luxurious brand. Toyota offers Vellfire in two trims, Hi and VIP – the latter comes with an Executive Lounge package.

The anticipated timeline to launch the Toyota Vellfire was September 2023, but the manufacturer has launched it soon. Many Toyota dealerships even opened unofficial bookings for the MPV. Anything from Toyota is always in high demand. Its best selling Innova Crysta, and Innova Hycross are the perfect examples of Toyota’s of trust and reliability. Toyota’s engine is the major reason why people buy a Toyota vehicle.

Toyota Vellfire: Design

In terms of design the new Toyota Vellfire looks more or less similar. The next-gen Toyota Vellfire now gets a massive six slat grille that separates the two headlamps. The position of Toyota’s logo, which now sits in the center looks very appealing and a symbol of power. 

Below the headlamps are the LED daytime running lamps. A U-shaped chrome strip on the bumper that connects the two headlamps enhance the very powerful front look of the Toyota Vellfire.

Looking at the side profile the front window and the passenger windows looks separated by a very unique door design. An arc starts from the passenger window and joins the tail light of the Toyota Vellfire. The side profile really looks amazing with the addition of this change. 

The V- shaped tail lamp looks quite familiar to the last generation Vellfire with generous chrome trim. Also, a prominent Vellfire badging in the rear, and a big Toyota logo at the centre.

Toyota Vellfire: Interior and features

Talking about the interior, the Vellfire gets a very neat dashboard with very few buttons. Majority of the functions are now controllable through the 14 inch touchscreen. Whoever buys a Vellfire buys it to sit in the back seat. So, for the passengers cum owners Toyota has provided a large overhead console to operate all functions. It also gets multiple AC vents and newly designed pull-down sun-shades.

The top-spec VIP trim of Vellfire offers an Executive Lounge package. It includes captain seats in the second row, with not only  a retractable table for eating or working but also heating and ventilation. A new detachable control panel is provided to allow passengers to adjust media, climate and sunshade settings. 

Other features like wireless charger, heads-up display, an eight-way power adjustable driver seat and ottoman for second-row seats (Hi trim). Surprisingly, as many as 60 connectable features are in the Toyota Vellfire.

Talking about the safety features, the Toyota Vellfire comes with many of them. Firstly, it gets Toyota’s Safety Sense ADAS system that comes with  lane trace assist, adaptive cruise control, a pre-collision safety system, and blind spot monitor.

Furthermore it is also equips six airbags, park assist, hill assist control, stability control and more. 

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Toyota Vellfire engine, dimension and platform

The platform used in the new Toyota Vellfire is Toyota’s modular TNGA-K platform which is now lighter than the previous model. 

The new Toyota Vellfire gets a 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder petrol-hybrid powertrain coupled with an e-CVT. It has a claimed efficiency of 19.28kpl.

The length of the Vellfire is 4,995mm, 1,850mm in width and a height of 1,950mm. The wheelbase of the MPV is 3,000mm which is increased by 60 mm and 50 mm in length and height, respectively.

Toyota Vellfire Competitors

Toyota Vellfire has no competition as of now until Lexus LM is launched in India. It has a class and category or should say territory of its own.

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