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Toyota Motor has confirmed the launch date of its upcoming 'youngest urban SUV' - the Urban Cruiser. Toyota's spin off on Maruti Vitara Brezza will be officially launched next week, on September 23.

Toyota has already initiated bookings for the Urban Cruiser sub-compact SUV in India. As per dealer sources, prices of the new SUV will be in similar range as the Brezza, but will be slightly expensive in comparison.

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The Urban Cruiser sub-compact SUV will be Toyota's second spin-off of a Maruti car, the first one being the Baleno hatchback which is sold as the Glanza in the Indian market. And as expected, Toyota manages to sell a significant number of Glanza premium hatchbacks that has led the Japanese automaker to establish a stronger presence in the more affordable car segment, unlike before.

Last week, Toyota revealed the interior looks of its upcoming SUV. The Urban Cruiser sports premium looking dual-tone dark brown interiors. It gets the same wide and spacious cabin layout that's inspired from its donor model.

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Some of the comfort and convenience oriented features on the Urban Cruiser include engine push start/stop Button and automatic AC, both of which have been kept standard across all variants, says Toyota.

It will also get Smart Playcast touchscreen audio with Android Auto/Apple Carplay and Smartphone-based Navigation. In addition to that, the Urban Cruiser will also boast of features like electrochromic rear view mirror and cruise control.

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On the outside, the Urban Cruiser will sport a new bold dynamic grille, LED projector headlamp, LED fog lamps, smart playcast touchscreen, and dual-tone premium interiors. In addition to this, the car will also get features like diamond cut 16-inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, automatic climate control (standard across all variants), cruise control and electrochromic rear view mirror.

The new Urban Cruiser SUV comes powered from a new K-Series 1.5 litre, four-cylinder petrol powertrain. It is going to be available in two gearbox choices - Manual Transmission (MT) and Automatic Transmission (AT). Toyota has revealed that all the AT variants will feature advanced Lithium-Ion battery along with an Integrated Starter Generator.

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