toyota rush 2018

Indus Motor Company has just launched the second-gen Toyota Rush 2018 in Pakistan providing the consumers with an affordable, SUV like vehicle.

Toyota Rush comes in three variants and their ex-factory prices are as follow:

  • Toyota Rush G M/T – Rs. 4,150,000
  • Toyota Rush G A/T – Rs. 3,765,000
  • Toyota Rush S A/T – Rs. 4,186,500

Toyota Rush will help the company to tackle the likes of upcoming cars from Kia, Renault, Hyundai, and Changan in Pakistan. Indus Motor Company Limited, that operates as Toyota Indus, a joint venture between House of Habib, Toyota Tsusho, and Toyota Motors, will be importing the first batch of Rush SUVs into the country.

Features

Here are the first impressions, which we observed from the car.

Exterior

The 2018 Toyota Rush comes with LED headlamps and tail lights, electronic retractable mirrors with LED turn indicators, 16 or 17-inch alloy wheels(depending upon the variant), Bridgestone tires, shark-fin antenna, and a rear spoiler. The SUV crossover has a ground clearance of 220mm.

Interior

The cabin of the 2018 Toyota Rush supports a dual-tone beige and black finish, where beige is used only to highlight different aspects of the trims like the door panels and the central area under the dashboard.

The Toyota Rush features leather electric power steering, multi-function steering wheel, lined with a 7-inch multimedia unit with DVD, USB/ AUX and Bluetooth support, also including a digital climate control, 6 to 8 speakers and rear a/c vents.

Power

The car is equipped with a 1.5-liter 2NR-VE Dual-VVT-i petrol engine petrol engine with 4-speed automatic transmission.

Safety

Rush features a smart entry and push-start system anti-lock braking system, vehicle stability, traction control, and brake assists.

Color Options

The automobile is available with Dark red mica metallic, white and and black metallic.

The move is also to compete with the Honda’s BRV, which was launched in the country back in 2017.

Toyota Rush
Side by Side design comparison of both cars. Left is Honda BRV, Right is the Toyota Rush. Source: Pakwheels

The BRV has some flaws and their sales are not going as well as per the quarterly reports of the company. How is this car going to perform in our market? Stick with us for all your answers, Head on comparison with BRV, and the full review.

It is yet to see how Toyota Rush performs in the country where people demand specific functionality and performance from the car.

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