Toyota has revealed that they have stopped bookings for the Rumion CNG variants due to high demand. According to the Japanese carmaker, the response for the car was overwhelming and will cause long delivery timelines for the aforementioned variants. Hence, the company has halted bookings for the CNG variants. However, bookings for the petrol Rumion will continue as usual.
Toyota Rumion : More Details
The Rumion will be another MPV in the Toyota stable. It joins the Innova Crysta, the Innova Hyryder and the Vellfire.
Compared to the Ertiga, the Rumion has a few differences. These include an Innova-esque grille, new front bumper and dual-tone alloy wheels.
On the inside, the Rumion MPV comes with beige and faux wood trim, beige seats and fabrics and more. Interestingly, Toyota sells the Rumion in South Africa with an all-black theme. Other features include a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, automatic climate control and cruise control.
The Toyota Rumion will be offered in S, G and V variants. Amongst these, all will get the manual transmission while the automatic will be offered in S and V trims only. CNG is offered in S MT.
Safety features on the car included six airbags, ABS with EBD and ESP.
Powertrain of the Toyota Rumion
The MPV will carry with its 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine. This motor develops 103 HP and 137 Nm of torque. It is paired with a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter gearbox.
Toyota – Maruti Suzuki Partnership in India
In India, Maruti is already supplying the Baleno hatchback to Toyota which is sold as the Glanza. For a while, the Brezza too was supplied but later discontinued.
Meanwhile, Toyota supplies Maruti with the Innova Hycross and manufactures the Grand Vitara as well in its Bidadi plant.