In the bustling Indian automotive scene, Toyota’s 7-seater Rumion MPV is steadily making its mark, strengthening its foothold. The recent surge in bookings for the CNG variant prompted the company to temporarily halt bookings, showcasing the model’s growing popularity.

Launched at an attractive starting price of ₹10.29 lakh (ex-showroom), the Rumion MPV competes with Maruti Artiga, boasting similar design cues but differentiated by Toyota’s unique features and design updates.

📅 Waiting Period and Demand Surge

Prospective buyers of the base model, Rumion Neo Drive, are facing a waiting period of 5-6 months, reflecting the high demand.

The booking rush in December led to a waiting period extending up to 6-7 months, prompting the company to temporarily suspend bookings for the CNG variant due to a surge in pending orders.

💲 Pricing and Competition

Competitively priced between ₹10.29 lakh and ₹13.68 lakh (ex-showroom), the Rumion challenges rivals like Kia Carens, Mahindra Marazzo, and Toyota Innova Crysta in the large MPV segment. The model presents a compelling option for buyers seeking an affordable yet feature-rich 7-seater.

🔧 Engine Specs and Mileage

Powering the Rumion is a 1.5L naturally aspirated petrol engine, generating 103 bhp power and 137 Nm torque. With options for both 6-speed automatic and manual transmissions, the CNG variant offers an alternative with a 5-speed manual gearbox, producing 88 bhp power and 121.5 Nm torque.

Impressively, the manual variant achieves a mileage of 20.51 km/l, while the CNG variant boasts a mileage of 26.11 km/kg.

🌟 Feature Highlights

Loaded with modern features, the Rumion includes wireless Android Auto, wireless Apple CarPlay, a 7-inch touchscreen system, automatic AC, cruise control, and paddle shifters. Safety features comprise four airbags, ABS with EBD, hill hold assist, electronic stability control (ESC), rear parking camera, and ISOFIX child seat anchors.

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