Toyota Etios and Liva Facelifts Launched in India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), today announced the launch of All New Etios and Etios Liva. Drawing from its rich and successful history of creating  world­class sedans, Etios has been designed befitting the luxury of a  spacious Sedan. Built on the same platform Etios Liva offers ‘best in class’ cabin space aimed to provide the comfort of home.  Etios is available in the price range of Rs. 5,74,081 and Rs.7,06,567 (petrol variant ) and Rs. 6,84,081 and Rs. 8,16,567 (diesel variant), ex­showroom Delhi. Etios Liva is available in the price range of Rs. 4,76,142 and Rs. 6,57,105 and (petrol variant ) and Rs. 5,94,642 and Rs. 6,95,460 (diesel variant), ex­showroom Delhi.

2014 Toyota Etios and Toyota Etios Liva front

2014 Toyota Etios and Toyota Etios Liva front

New exterior styling and luxury features :

■ New design front grille
■ New electrically adjustable ORVM
■ New  pearl white colour available in Etios
■ New wood finish armrest
■ 12spoke alloys
■ Sleek chrome door handles

Real Comfort
■ New seat fabric with height adjustable seats for driver
■ Combimeter with new LCD display and digital clock
■ 2 new rear speakers in addition to the speakers in front available in Etios
■ 2 DIN audio with Bluetooth, USB Aux –in and remote
■ Steering mounted audio controls

2014 Toyota Etios Liva front

2014 Toyota Etios Liva front

The car now comes with standard equipped with Front (Driver + passenger) SRS bags standardized across all grades. Reverse parking sensors, door ajar and warning buzzer for seatbelt are added on the safety side of new models.  Mechanically, both cars remain unchanged and same 1.5l DOHC petrol engine powers Etios and 1.2 l DOHC petrol engine powers Etios Liva. The diesel mill also remains unchanged with 1.4 l D-4D that returns 23.59 kmpl.

2014 Toyota Etios front

2014 Toyota Etios front

Toyota also launched a bunch of accessories to personalize Etios and Etios Liva range that includes,

The Real Luxury collection for Etios :
■ Tail lamp chrome garnish
■ Rear Door – Chrome Garnish
■ Wooden Gear Shift Knob
■ Headlamp chrome garnish
■ Side Mirror Chrome Garnish
■ Side wiser Chrome
The Décor Collection for Etios Liva :
■ Side door visor
■ Chrome side door moulding
Bumper corner protector
■ Roof spoiler
■ Car cushions

The slow selling Etios and Etios Liva may see a bump up in the number of sales with the introduction of these two facelifts, but the image of taxi market is now associated with both these cars which restricts family car buyers to buy one of these cars. Toyota is also planning to launch Vios in India by 2016 last quarter. This car will fill the gap between Etios and Corrola and compete with Honda City, Maruti Ciaz and Hyundai Verna. Do you like the new design language of Toyota cars? Let us know by commenting right below this post.

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