The Toyota Rush is establishing itself as a versatile vehicle throughout the region, providing users with a powerful, good-looking commercial people carrier that can go anywhere and do anything.
While Toyota already has a stable of outstanding SUVs and crossovers, there is always room for one more, and the Rush is proving to be extremely popular among executive clients who want to transport their business guests around in style and comfort. Suitable for both the city streets and visiting out-of-town developments, the Rush merges 21st-century styling with functionality and performance.
Three rows of seats for greater comfort
The Rush is designed to transport up to seven people in comfort, thanks to an extra row of seats behind the normal rear passenger seats. This doesn’t mean that the boot space is completely compromised, though, and there is still luggage capacity in the rear as well as a selection of pockets and luggage space throughout the cabin. In the commercial variant, the second and third row setas have been removed to facilitate a flat surface for transporting goods.
The fabric seats are luxuriously trimmed, and the internal features ensure each passenger is cocooned both in comfort and safety. The cabin is quiet with minimal road or tyre noise, meaning occupants can carry on a conversation without having to strain to hear or raise their voice. Each row of seats has an accessory socket for easy charging so smartphones and other devices can be kept topped up all day long.
Dual front and side curtain airbags protect the occupants from front and side impacts, and the Rush is equipped with Toyota’s latest safety features including ABS braking, Vehicle Stability Control, Hill-Start Assist Control and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System. For added security, an immobiliser and alarm system is fitted, so it can be parked in a conference centre car park all day and into the evening without worry.
For the driver and front passenger, there is ample legroom and a panoramic front windscreen giving all occupants a spectacular view of the road ahead. Keyless entry is a feature of the Rush, allowing quick and easy access so you’ll never be late for that next meeting.
Reliability and power
The Rush is fitted with a 1.5-Litre 4-cylinder petrol engine with Toyota’s exceptional Dual VVT-I (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent) system, which provides you with 103Bhp and plenty of torque for tackling more challenging terrain. The 4×2 rear-wheel drive provides plenty of traction on off-road tracks but performs flawlessly when you transition to tarmac for the journey into the city centre. For an SUV it has a respectable fuel economy rate of 16.3km/L, making it an economic choice for fleet managers and businesses looking to upgrade their current SUV.
Is the Rush a winner?
The Toyota Rush has already established an enviable track record in Asia and has proven to be particularly popular with business users. It offers value for money, performance, and Toyota’s legendary build quality and reliability, along with fuel economy and stylish, understated good looks. This in itself makes the Toyota Rush an ideal commercial choice for long-term rental contracts for business users who may spend much of their time in the city but need to take colleagues or guests off-site occasionally.
The Rush is now part of the Hertz Commercial Rental fleet so if you’re looking for short-term vehicle hire, you can book online through the Hertz UAE website today.
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