Toyota Etios is a line sedan and four-door hatchback car produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota in the Indian market since 2010 and vehicles of South Africa and Brazil since 2012. Etios plate comes from “Ethos” Greek, meaning spirit, character and ideas. sedan version was released in December 2010 and Liva hatchback was launched in June 2011. From 2011, the first generation of Etios has sold more than 30,000 units in India.
Toyota Etios was showcased for the first time at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi as a concept car. Current Commercial production began in late 2010. sedan version was released in December 2010. Compete with Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire, Hyundai Accent, Tata Indigo First, Mahindra Verito, Chevrolet Aveo and Ford Fiesta. Trim levels for the Etios are: J, G, G , V and VX.
hatchback and sedan models sold in Brazil are built for flexible fuel engine optimized to run on mixtures of ethanol from E20/E25 and pure ethanol containing water. Etios Hatch Flex 1.5 has a fuel consumption of fuel ethanol and 8.13 km, Hatch 1.3 Flex fuel economy is 9.45 km / l, and the family Etios Flex 1.5 is 9.84 km / l, both in cycle driving combined 70% city and 30% on the road. Toyota Etios Liva is the hatchback version of the Etios. It was released in June 2011. Compete with established brands like Suzuki Swift, Suzuki Ritz, Hyundai I10, Hyundai i20, Tata Indica, Chevrolet Aveo UV, Honda Jazz, Fiat Grande Punto, Skoda Fabia, Ford Figo, Volkswagen Polo, Nissan Micra newly launched Honda Brio. Trim levels for the Etios are: J, G, G , V and VX.
Toyota Etios Security
Etios and Etios Liva comes with immobilizer and door open warning standard on all models and dual SRS airbags and ABS, EBD only cut in G , V and VX. Etios and Etios Liva have no National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the United States Euro NCAP ratings and have been subjected to crash tests. However, the car comes with front and side impact safety beam and traction control.
Few owners of Toyota Etios Liva and have complained that the car has a lot of noise, vibration severity levels and lack of civilization and subcompact cars like hipsters available in the market and also has average build quality. It’s a bit due to the world-class soundproofing apparent Noisy cost reduction. Etios also has the highest level of high performance and service compared to other cars in its class. Overall, the car is not perfect quality and refinement, but it does its job well.