2016 Toyota Rush Facelift and Changes
The 2016 Toyota Rush will go on sale accross Asia after receiving a facelift. This SUV model is actually a longer wheelbase version of the Daihatsu Terios. Unlike the Daihatsu Terios SUV, the 2016 Toyota Rush will be offered with a seven-seat layout.
The new Rush will be available in 1.5G and 1.5S trim levels. The two trims differ when it comes to exterior design and equipment packages but share the same engine. The 1.5S, as the upper trim level, will feature a LED projector with LED DRL and LED positioning headlights. As for the 1.5G version, it will come equipped with a Halogen projector and LED positioning lights. Also, the 1.5S trim level offers a more striking appearance thanks to the TRD body kit as well as numerous other adornments.
Now, the changes expected to arrive with 2016 Toyota Rush are mostly cosmetic. The upcoming Toyota Rush will feature a mildly refreshed front fascia. Its new front end includes a revised grille, a reshaped bumper as well as redesigned light clusters. The new model also boasts a new set of alloy wheels and new tires. As for the rear end, the only noticeable difference comes with the newly designed taillights. Inside, the Rush gets better materials, while the dashboard and steering wheel have been slightly revised. Probably the most substantial change expected from the 2016 Toyota Rush is a longer list of standard equipment.
2016 Toyota Rush Design and Specs
Thanks to its three rows of seats, the 2016 Toyota Rush will be able to carry up to seven passengers. The model boasts a generally appealing look thanks to its striking grille, aggressively shaped bumpers and spoilers. This athletic image is noticeable in the interior too. Its sporty character is underlined by the new white upholstery with red accents and plenty of premium materials throughout the cabin.
The 2016 Toyota Rush will be powered by a four-cylinder 1.5-liter VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) gasoline engine. This unit generates 109 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 141 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm. The 1.5G models will be offered with a 5-speed manual transmission, while the upper 1.5S trim comes with a 4-speed automatic Gate Shifter gearbox. The engine has proved itself as extremely reliable and efficient, with very low CO2 emissions. The Toyota Rush 2016 will definitely be a great choice for those who expect a comfortable ride both in urban conditions as well as on longer journeys.