Toyota Astra Motor Indonesia presents new Kijang Innova, a new incision of the legend

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JAKARTA, 19 August 2013 — Toyota presents the new Toyota Kijang Innova as an appreciation for Toyota Kijang’s legendary existence and the Indonesian customers’ enthusiasm towards the Toyota Kijang. As a legendary car that has lasted for more than 36 years in Indonesia, Toyota has been part of more than 1.5 million people in Indonesia.

“We feel honoured and proud for Toyota Kijang’s existence for up to more than 36 years in Indonesia and being part of journeys of more than 1.5 million people in Indonesia,” said Johnny Darmawan, President Director of Toyota Astra Motor, PT.

The first generation of Toyota Kijang was first introduced on 9 June 1977, but was previously displayed in TAM pavillion at the Jakarta Fair 1975. Although it was newly introduced in 1975, the history of Toyota Kijang started way back in 1969, where very careful preparation began, until the Toyota Kijang was officially introduced to the public, by top four selling point of performance, i.e. durability, economical, and multi-functionality, the Toyota Kijang has been the top choice of people in Indonesia.

In 1981, the 2nd generation of Kijang then launched with smoother body and several improvement in its exterior. 

The 3rd generation of Toyota Kijang in 1986 was the begining of Toyota Kijang as Indonesian Family Car. Not only introduced in smoother shape, Kijang Super was also equipped with full pressed body technology, a new breakthrough in car production process. Up to now, the third generation of Kijang is still in use by Indonesian people.

The new era of the Indonesian family car was started in 1997, when the 4th generation of Kijang was introduced. With the concept of daily usage, transportation for all of the family members, representing status, and still carrying the multi-functional concept of Kijang, the Kijang Kapsul strengthen Toyota Kijang’s position as the real Indonesian family car.

In 2004, the 5th generation of Toyota Kijang was introduced as modern MPV modern without commercial touch – which was identical with the previous generation of Kijang. Since it was first launched, Kijang Innova was equipped with 21st century-technology, such as VVT-i engine, diesel common rail, to Multi Information Display (MID), and Airbag. Beside, the flexibility of seat adjustment, in third row provide more spacious Kijang Innova lugagge space.

“36 years of Toyota Kijang journey in Indonesia is not an easy road, thus, Toyota Kijang which has transformed for 5 generations, also has gone through many generations, governance, as well as economic crisis. Through hard work and support from all, Toyota Kijang then become the only car that sustainably accompany more than 1.5 million people in Indonesia for more than 36 years,” Johnny said.

To appreciate Indonesian people’s enthusiasm and support toward Toyota Kijang, on 19 August 2013, Toyota launched New Kijang Innova, with several refreshment in exterior and interior to support driver and passanger to feel the joy of driving while cruising with New Toyota Kijang Innova.

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On exterior, New Kijang Innova is available with more advance, prestigious, and bolder emotional design, through gallant and masculine design. The changes in exterior side are new shield shape radiator grille, new foglamp ornament, back door garnish with reflector, and new aerokit. 

Improvement on interior side presents new design of head unit front face, which strengthen the modern and advance experience. More than that, now all grades of New Toyota Kijang Innova is also equipped with dual airbags, seatbelt pretensioner and force limiter (PT/FL) so that the driver and passangers may feel safer with New Kijang Innova.

Since it was first launched up to July 2013, Toyota Kijang all together with 5 generations have achieved up to 1,558,256 units of sales achievement. Meanwhile, Kijang Innova launched on September 2004 achieved up to 492,369 units of sales achievement up to July 2013.

“We feel grateful to Indonesian people and especially to our loyal Toyota Kijang customers. Thanks to the support and trust given to us so far, Toyota Kijang can manage to sustain for more than 36 years in Indonesia. We trully hope that this appreciation through the New Kijang Innova may be accepted by Indonesian people,” Johnny said.

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MURI RECORD ACHIEVEMENT of TOYOTA KIJANG

MURI record for Kijang in 2003 :

First car achieved 1 million unit production in Indonesia.

MURI record for Kijang in 2013 :

Most selling car (Since 1977 to June 2013)

Since launched in 1977 up to June 2013, 1,718,301 units of Toyota Kijang (WS + Export) has been sold.

First MPV car produced in Indonesia

Toyota Kijang become first MPV produced in Indonesia, in year 1977

First Passenger Car Exported to Other Country

Toyota Kijang was firstly exported in year 1989 with 500 units of export volumes. 

Non – Sedan Category Vehicle with most frequent ICSA award (9 Years Consecutively)

Toyota Kijang achieved most frequent ICSA awards consecutively since 2001 – 2009, with below categories :

No

Year

Category

1

2001

Mobil (Kelas Non Sedan)

2

2002

Mobil (Non Sedan)

3

2003

Mobil Non Sedan

4

2004

Mobil Non Sedan

5

2005

Mobil Non Sedan

6

2006

Mobil MPV

7

2007

Mobil – MPV

8

2008

Mobil MPV

9

2009

Mobil MPV

Toyota Kijang Innova_2_small Car with most variant

Kijang 1st Generation

No

Model Variant

1

Kijang Pick – Up 1.3

Kijang 2nd Generation

No

Model Variant

1

Kijang Pick – Up 1.3

2

Kijang Pick – Up Hi – Roof Panel 1.3

3

Kijang Cab Chassis Long 1.3

4

Kijang Cab Floordeck Long 1.3

Kijang 3rd Generation

No

Model Variant

1

Kijang Pick – Up 1.8 Long Standard

2

Kijang Pick – Up Flat Deck

3

Kijang LX 1.8

4

Kijang SX 1.8

5

Kijang LSX 1.8

6

Kijang SSX 1.8

7

Kijang LSX-G 1.8

8

Kijang SSX-G 1.8

9

Kijang LGX Grand Extra 1.8

10

Kijang SGX Grand Extra 1.8

Kijang 4th Generation

No

Model Variant

1

Kijang Pick – Up 1.8 Standard Deck Gasoline

2

Kijang Pick – Up 2.5 Standard Deck Diesel

3

Kijang Pick – Up 1.8 Flat Deck Gasoline

4

Kijang Pick – Up 2.5 Flat Deck Diesel

5

Kijang LX 1.8 Gasoline

6

Kijang LX 2.5 Diesel

7

Kijang SX 1.8 Gasoline

8

Kijang LSX 1.8 Gasoline

9

Kijang LSX 2.5 Diesel

10

Kijang SSX 1.8 Gasoline

11

Kijang SSX 2.5 Diesel

12

Kijang LGX 1.8 Gasoline

13

Kijang LGX 2.0 Gasoline

14

Kijang LGX 2.5 Diesel

15

Kijang SGX 1.8 Gasoline

16

Kijang SGX 2.5 Diesel

17

Kijang Krista 2.0 Gasoline

18

Kijang Krista 2.5 Diesel

Kijang 5th Generation

No

Model Variant

1

Kijang Innova J 2.0 M/T Gasoline

2

Kijang Innova E 2.0 M/T Gasoline

3

Kijang Innova E 2.0 A/T Gasoline

4

Kijang Innova G 2.0 M/T Gasoline

5

Kijang Innova G 2.0 A/T Gasoline

6

Kijang Innova G 2.0 Luxury M/T Gasoline

7

Kijang Innova G 2.0 Luxury A/T Gasoline

8

Kijang Innova V 2.0 M/T Gasoline

9

Kijang Innova V 2.0 A/T Gasoline

10

Kijang Innova V 2.0 M/T Luxury Gasoline

11

Kijang Innova V 2.0 A/T Luxury Gasoline

12

Kijang Innova E 2.5 M/T Diesel

13

Kijang Innova G 2.5 M/T Diesel

14

Kijang Innova G 2.5 A/T Diesel

15

Kijang Innova V 2.5 M/T Diesel

16

Kijang Innova V 2.5 M/T Diesel

[Source: Toyota Astra Motor Indonesia]

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