The new 2023 Toyota Glanza price in India starts from Rs 6.66 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the CNG version is priced from Rs 8.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Toyota recently launched the new Toyota Glanza in the market to take on the rivals like the Maruti Baleno, Hyundai i20, and Tata Altroz. While the Toyota Glanza is a rebadged version of the Baleno, we do get a number of differentiating factors that give the Glanza its unique identity and character. If you are planning to soon buy a new premium hatchback, here are the top Toyota Glanza pros and cons that you should not miss out.
Toyota Glanza Pros And Cons
The new Toyota Glanza now gets a revised exterior design language which is largely dominated by a new front bumper, an elegant chrome grille and a sleek headlight design. These changes not only help the new Glanza look better than the Baleno, but in addition to this, also gives it a premium and an upmarket look. Except for this, the new Glanza also gets new alloy wheels but the rear profile remains unchanged.
A Long Features List
Inside, the new Glanza is offered with an extensive features list and the buyers will get a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, a semi-digital instrument console, auto-dimming IRVM, HUD, automatic climate control, electrically operated side mirrors, projector headlamps, and more. On the safety front, the new Glanza gets multiple standard safety features like dual airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child seat mounts, reverse parking sensors and child safety locks.
The Toyota Glanza is offered with a single engi1.2L petrol engine that churns out a peak power output of 88.5hp while the maximum torque output stands at 113Nm. This engine is offered with two gearbox options – a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT. This K12C engine not only boasts strong refinement levels but in addition to this, also offers a smooth driving experience and strong fuel economy.
Better Warranty And After-Sales Support
When compared to the Maruti Baleno, the new Toyota Glanza not only offers a longer warranty period but in addition to this, is also backed by dependable after-sales support. While Toyota may not have as extensive service network as Maruti Suzuki, the overall service experience offered by Toyota for the buyers is significantly better.
The Toyota Glanza is the only premium hatchback after the Baleno to be offered with a CNG powertrain. For those wondering, the new Glanza CNG shares the same engine as the Baleno. This 1.2L CNG engine delivers a peak power and torque output of 77.4hp and 98.5Nm respectively. This engine however is only offered with a manual gearbox option.
No Diesel Engine
The Toyota Glanza is only offered with a single-engine option and those looking for a diesel premium hatchback will need to consider buying rivals like the Tata Altroz or the Hyundai i20. Moreover, the new Glanza also misses out on a turbo petrol engine option.
Unlike before, the new Toyota Glanza is now offered with an AMT gearbox which has now replaced the CVT gearbox. While the AMT version is a lot more affordable, it is nowhere as smooth and refined as the CVT gearbox. Rivals like the I20 and the Altroz offer a quicker and smoother transmission.
Some Missing Features
While the Baleno already offers an extensive features list, many features like a wireless charging pad, ventilated front seats, a fully-digital instrument console, a sunroof, and powered seat adjustment are missing from the package.
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