Toyota Etios has all the makings of a great car with Toyota Kirloskar Motors winning the applause over a car which is a style statement and reliability when it comes to the brand Toyota. One of the top car manufacturers of the world, Toyota motors is known for quality par excellence but this time with etios they have tried to make a model which also fits the pocket of an Indian car buyer. The Etios as the brand goes stands for innovation with simplicity and style at its best. Shelling out under eight lakh for this luxury sedan is not difficult for any young executive class customer, when one comes to buy a luxury sedan with brand name Toyota. The car has already created buzz in the Indian auto sectoe and is giving tough competition to the likes of Maruti Swift Dezire, Hyundai Accent and Tata Manza. The car is a complete package when it comes to performance and driving experience. And it is a segment of affordable luxury which is sure to woo young car buyers who want to own Toyota. The car has taken care of the comfort features and the added technology makes it worth the while. The sedan looks modern and sporty and is head turner on the road. The design of the car is compact yet swanky. The interiors are the show stealer. Toyota has let no stone turned to make the car luxurious from inside. The company eyes to capture the sedan market of the Indian auto sector and Toyota Etios can be the perfect answer to the volume sales in the segment. Toyota Etios VD is a diesel variant of the roaring catalogue of the car. Toyota has carved its own niche when it comes to catering the needs of a particular segment of car enthusiasts who shell out money for the luxury backed with strong quality but Etios has been designed to cater the needs of versatile mass market of Indian car buyers. The car will definitely make its presence felt in the entry level sedan segment where already competition is brimming with makeovers and slashed prices.
The car is a compact luxury sedan and the looks match to the hilt when it comes to describing its exteriors. The car has been given a happy front bonnet where Toyota logo sits proudly and well with the overall look. The chrome thin grille adds more to the appeal of the car. The car has body coloured rear view mirrors and door handles which are a standard of the cars these days. the round fog lamps merge well with the front of the car. The car has length of 4265 mm and a width of 1695 mm whereas the car height is 1510 mm. The car has a ground clearance of 170 mm which is good enough to avoid bumps on the potholes infested roads and sometimes for an off road terrain drive. The car side looks have been enhanced with twelve spoke alloy wheels which are mounted on 185/60 R 15 tubeless tyres .
Toyota keeps its promise of quality assurance when it comes to interiors. The car has plush interiors and the dual coloured upholstery is modern and eye catching. The car has ergonomically all the enhancement in the car cabin to make sure a comfortable drive. the power steering and well cushioned seats make sure the ride is an experience of luxury. the knick knacks added to the interior such as cup holders and chilled glove box make sure of the comfort and practical utility of over all space usage of the car cabin. Toyota Etios makes sure that driver as well as the passengers have enough legroom and headspace hence, all in alla perfect blend of comfort and elite looks. The car interiors are chic yet practical and when it comes to the dashboard the looks are clean and uncluttered. The technologically taken care of audio system sits well in the centre where as other standard features such as tachometer and central locking and an addon of tripometer make the show complete. The car scores brownie points well when it comes to safety as well.
The car holds a roaring 1.4 litre diesel engine under its bonnet. The engine is 1 NR-TV 4 cylinder type . The engine churns out maximum power of 67bhp at 3800 rpm and maximum torque of 170Nm at 1800-2400 rpm. The car engine displacement is 1364cc. Toyota Etios VD jumps up to a roaring 100 kmph within a 19 seconds and has a maximum acceleration of 178kmph . The car win hands on when it comes to churning out power and roaring brawn with sophistication. The car is not hard on pocket and is rumoured to have 20kmpl of easy mileage on the roads.
The car glides smoothly with ease on the sharp turns and is luxury on wheels and swallows hurdles with swift grace. The car has ventilated disc brakes in the front and customary drum brakes for the rear. The car croons in the hand of an expert driver and is a perfect driving experience.
The car comes loaded with tech-savvy safety features which are part of the deal. The car is mounted with electronic brake distribution and keyless entry, driver seat belt warning and the customary door ajar warning signals . The airbags and the ABS further enhance the security and the traction control is another add on to ensure safety.
The Toyota Etios VD takes care of the passengers with its plush seating and technologically advanced comfort features. The car has rear seat headrest and rear reading lamps, other features which makes it come out as a winner in comfort are seat lumbar support, height adjustable steering wheel, accessory power outlet, cigarette lighter and odometer.
The car scores on performance backed with quality assurance which comes with the brand Toyota. Intelligently priced car comes loaded with features which are technologically advanced and ergonomically satisfying.
The car has a problem with noise quotient.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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