Toyota Etios Cross starts arriving at the dealers, Launch around the corner

Etios-Cross was spotted at a dealer and looks like the launch is just around the corner. Last month Toyota-Kirloskar motors started accepting booking of Etios-Cross and now we have news that Etios-Cross are headed to dealers. The company showcased Etios Cross at 2014 Auto Expo in the first week of Feb.

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot front

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot front

On the exterior new Etios-Cross carries rugged cladding giving it that SUV’ish look. Bigger tyres with all new alloy wheel design hence better ground clearance adds to cross functionality of wanna-be SUV hatch. Front and rear bumpers are revised, roof rails can be used to carry bulky items such as luggage, bicycles, canoes, kayaks, skis, or various carriers.

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot side profile

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot side profile

Inside, Etios-Cross is all new Piano Black interiors complemented with sporty seat fabric with stitched badging. The standard features on Etios-Cross V are Dual Airbags, integrated audio system with Bluetooth connectivity and on the exterior there will be Etios Cross badges on the side and boot lid.

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot dashboard

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot dashboard

Crossi s developed on Etios hatchback.
The car is unveiled with a tag line of “Born with Attitude”, which signifies its ruggedness. Etios Cross is to be priced at around INR 6 to 8 lakh bracket.

Etios-Cross is available with three engine variants.
-1496cc Petrol 90 PS @ 5600 rpm
-1197cc Petrol 80 PS @ 5600 rpm
-1364cc Diesel 68 PS @ 3800 rpm

Etios-Cross will compete head to head with Fiat Punto Avventura and VolksWagon Cross-Polo. Keeping in mind how Volkwagon Polo and Fabia Scout failed miserably, it will be interesting to predict the future of Etios-cross.

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot rear three quarters

Toyota Etios Cross Spyshot rear three quarters

Toyota has also started accepting bookings of 2014 Corolla Altis in India, for a token of Rs 50,000. All new Corolla-Altis will be Toyota’s second offering for India besides Etios-Cross.

Click here to check all new colours of Toyota Etios Cross

Image Credits: Flywheel

About The Author

Reply

Leave a Reply