The all new Toyata Etios is all set to rule the Indian roads, ah well the Japanese car maker has designed it in such way. Features and specifications will tell you better.
Features & Specifications: –
The dimensions of the car are 4265mm x 1695mmx 1510mm with wheelbase of 2550mm. It offers ground clearance of 174mm better than other cars in the segment like Hyundai Eon which has 170mm. The new Etios comes in both petrol 1.5 l DOHC petrol engine and diesel fuel engines with displacement of 1496cc and 1364 cc respectively. Max power delivered is 66 [email protected] and 50 [email protected] and torque [email protected] rpm and 170 Nm @ 1800-2400 rpm respectively. While the mileage offered by petrol version is 16.78 kpl, it is 23.59 kpl for the diesel engine. The fuel tank capacity is 45l and turning radius is 4.9m.
The car is available in 3 grades J/JD, G/GD and V/VD with the latter topmost grade with each different from the other only in terms of additional features. The dual tone interiors and wood finish with royal upholstery cast its own spell once you step in. The instrument panel has 2 din Audio with Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in. The power steering is equipped with EPS and tilt to provide ergonomic movements. The front and rear suspension are optimised for providing stable journey. With 595l of bootspace you can place your luggage at ease. The a/c comes with air purifier having many vents to keep you cool in this hot summer.
Safety point of view it has dual airbags at front and ABS with EBD makes maneuvering easier. Impact absorbing body structure protects you during impacts. The attractive Blue combimeter doesn’t let the driver’s eyes off the road and avoids drowsiness because of dullness. With the 12 spoke alloy wheel it surely is a head turner. The front grill is simple and elegant and holds the brand logo proudly. The ORVM’s now have turn indicators on them and the trendy new combi rear lamps have unique design to catch your eye.
For the Accessory lovers there are huge no. of accessories to keep you always excited, like the front bumper spoiler, radiator crome grill, headlamp crome garnish, fog lamps, side skirts etc.
Promotion and Reviews:-
Having Virat Kohli promoting the car, the car is a rage among young boys and girls. The rest let’s hear from the expert’s words:- This car was launched as hatchback (Etios liva) and sedan style(Etios) in 2010 and has sold 1.45 lac units by now and with the upgraded version ‘13 sales seems to be promising. Etios has upgraded from its previous version by adding additional features like driver seat adjustment, blue combimeter, dual tone interiors and the NVH system makes the ambience quite lively and comfortable. In the entertainment section the much needed 2 din audio, Bluetooth, Aux-in and remote have been incorporated to make it inline with the contemporary system. Well another expert feels the cost cutting is clearly visible in some areas like the ‘cheap looking cabin’ according to him but he agrees that a lot of improvements have been made than the previous version. Yet another expert feels both the cars are practical what if a little unexciting.
While a customer who booked the car is almost satisfied but the for the absence of automatic climate control system, another customer is elated after having travelled in the car as it’s quite spacious and comfortable according to him.
The cars are priced at Rs. 5.56 lacs for Etios and Rs. 4.46 lac for Etios Liva which is lesser than it’s peers Honda Amaze and Swift Dzire. Guys, after a lot of variations of the thoughts of experts and customers it is You who gonna decide whether it is the car you were always looking for or not. So book a test drive today and find out yourself.