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Maruti Invicto vs Toyota Innova Hycross: Which MPV Should You Buy?

The Inova Hycross-based Maruti Suzuki Invicto has recently made its way to the Indian market. Offered in two variants, the Maruti MPV undercuts the Toyota Innova Hycross by up to Rs 1.84 lakh. For this price gap, the Invicto skips certain comfort & convenience features. Nonetheless, both MPVs share an identical hybrid powertrain and maintain the same size.

So if you’re planning to buy a premium MPV under Rs 30,000, it’s time to find which of these two MPVs will be a better fit for you.

Price Comparison

Maruti Suzuki InvictoToyota Innova Hycross
Zeta+ Hybrid: Rs 24.79 lakh (7-seater), Rs 24.84 lakh (8-seater)GX (non-hybrid): Rs 19.67 lakh (7-seater), Rs 19.72 lakh (8-seater)
Alpha+ Hybrid: Rs 28.42 lakh (7-seater)VX Hybrid: Rs 25.30 lakh (7-seater), Rs 25.35 lakh (8-seater)
VX (O) Hybrid: Rs 27.27 lakh (7-seater), Rs 27.32 lakh (8-seater)
ZX Hybrid: Rs 29.62 lakh (7-seater)
ZX (O) Hybrid: Rs 30.26 lakh (7-seater)
Maruti Invicto vs Toyota Innova Hycross Price Comparison
  • As the above table indicates, the Maruti Invicto Zeta+ is around Rs 51,000 more affordable than the Innova Hycross VX Hybrid, whereas the Alpha+ variant undercuts the ZX (O) trim by Rs 1.84 lakh.
Maruti Invicto Alpha+ vs Toyota Innova Hycross ZX (O) features comparison

Engine Specifications

  • Both the Maruti Invicto and Toyota Innova Hycross house the same 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine mated to a self-charging strong-hybrid system that makes a combined output of 186PS and comes mated to an e-CVT automatic transmission.
  • This hybrid powertrain is claimed to offer a fuel efficiency of 23.24 kmpl. 
  • Toyota also offers the Innova Hycross with a non-hybrid 2-litre petrol engine (174PS/205Nm) paired with a conventional CVT automatic gearbox. It claims to return a fuel efficiency of approximately 16.31 kmpl.
Toyota Innova Hycross interior

Features Comparison

1. Maruti Invicto Zeta+ vs Toyota Innova Hycross VX

Key Features: –

CommonAdditional Features In Invicto Zeta+Additional Features In Innova Hycross VX
– Automatic LED headlights
– LED DRLs
– LED taillights
– 17-inch alloy wheels
– Ambient lighting
– Fabric seats
– Leather-wrapped steering wheel & gearknob
– Front armrest with storage
– Height-adjustable driver seat
– Auto AC
– Rear AC vents with automatic blower control
– 2nd-row sunshades
– Drive Modes: Eco/Normal/Power
– Paddle shifters
– Cruise control
– Push-button start
– Powered side mirrors
– Tilt and telescopic adjustable steering
– 8-inch touchscreen
– Apple Carplay and Android Auto
– Connected car tech
– Six speakers
– Digital driver’s display
– Rear wiper & washer
– Driver & co-passenger airbags (total 2)
– ABS with EBD
– ISOFIX anchors
– Hill start assist
– Vehicle stability control
– All-wheel disc brakes
– Electronic parking brake with auto-hold
– Reverse camera


– Side & curtain airbags (total 6)
– Dual-tone finish for alloy wheels
– Rear seatbelt reminder
– Electrochromic IRVM
– Welcome light function in side mirrors
– Remote AC control functionality
– 360-degree camera
– Rear defogger
– Front & rear parking sensors
– Rear defogger
– Tyre pressure monitoring system
Maruti Invicto Zeta+ vs Toyota Innova Hycross VX: Features Comparison

Verdict

For a price premium of Rs 51,000, the Innova Hycross offers plenty of additional features that will enhance your overall ownership experience. On the other hand, the Invicto offers enhanced safety thanks to the inclusion of side & curtain airbags.

We advise considering the slight increase in your budget and going with the Toyota MPV.

Also Read: Maruti Suzuki Invicto Accessories Detailed With Prices

2. Maruti Invicto Alpha+ vs Toyota Innova Hycross ZX (O)

Key Features (over above mentioned variants): –

CommonAdditional Features In Innova Hycross ZX (O)
– Panoramic sunroof
– Time adjust function for the front intermittent wipers
– Wheel arch cladding
– Powered tailgate
– 8-Way power adjustable driver’s seat with memory function
– Front-ventilated seats
– Dual-zone climate control
– PM2.5 air filter
– Leather seats
– 10.1-inch floating touchscreen infotainment
– Wireless Apple Carplay
– Remote AC and window control
– Rear seatbelt reminder
– Tyre pressure monitoring system
– Electrochromic IRVM
– 360-degree camera
– Seatbelt reminder for all seats
– Rear defogger
– Front & rear parking sensors
– Bigger 18-inch alloys
– Front fog lamps
– Premium JBL sound system
– Electrically adjustable Ottoman 2nd-row seats
– Toyota Safety Sense ADAS suite (Auto High Beam Assist, Adaptive
Cruise Control, Rear Cross
Traffic Alert, Lane Trace Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Pre-Collision
System)
Maruti Invicto Zeta+ vs Toyota Innova Hycross VX: Features Comparison

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Verdict

The range-topping Maruti Suzuki Invicto Alpha+ is up to Rs 1.84 lakh more affordable than the Innova Hycross ZX (O), and it doesn’t compromise on any crucial aspect. So, for those who don’t want to spend much and need faster delivery, Invicto is an indisputable choice. However, picking the Toyota Innova Hycross will provide you with better brand value, a more enriched ownership experience and added safety.