After a series of researches and sleepless nights more than 2,000 dedicated technical experts created one of the best structures of science, Toyota Etios sedan and the similar named Toyota Etios hatchback. Toyota Etios sedan model is christened as Toyota Etios Saloon and the hatchback is known as Toyota Etios Liva. A lot of efforts are made to keep the fuel efficiency, interior comforts and the exterior design as the center of attraction for the average earning citizens of India. In 2010, Toyota Kirloskar Motor showcased both, the hatchback as well as the sedan version of Toyota Etios. The Toyota Etios Saloon is available for sale but the hatchback model is yet not brought in the market and is planned to do so in 2013. Toyota Etios is comparatively, affordable. The cost is cut down by introducing only the home grown spare parts and other equipments.
Toyota Etios Saloon sedan has 1.5 litre petrol engine and 68PS diesel engine of 1364 cc. The Toyota Etios Saloon petrol version will run by the maximum power of 90 PS and a maximum torque of 132 Nm. Toyota Etios Saloon with the diesel engine brings 68PS of maximum power and a peak torque of 170Nm. The suspensions in Toyota Etios are inspired by Toyota's Yari. The attractive sedan in its petrol variant weighs 930 kg whereas in diesel variant Toyota Etios is approximately 40 kgs more thus, it weighs 990kg.
Toyota has proven itself worth praise when it’s about bringing the latest amenities in the vehicle without compromising with the eminence of its features. Thus a trouble free execution of the loaded features is what the owner of this will get. The exterior curvatures are unflinching with more pointed geometry still gives a very classic appearance to the whole car. This car is a true example of affordable luxury which is not only economic but also immensely consigned with perfect blend of art and science.
Maruti Swift Dzire, Tata Manza and Hyundai Accent are some of the rival alleles that Toyota Etios Saloon sedan may have to face on the battle ground. As reported by some officials, around 70,000 units of this car shall be marketed every year. Expecting much from their hatchback, Toyota Etios Liva they plan to make 10 per cent contribution small car segment of the automobile mart in India till this year ends.