One of the largest automakers in the world, Toyota Motor Corporation is gradually extending its portfolio in India by launching latest models. Toyota Etios Liva is the flagship hatch model of the Japanese automaker and it is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. There are overall five petrol variants available in the series out of which, the Toyota Etios Liva G is the mid range trim. This particular petrol variant is blessed with a 4-cylinder, 1.2-litre DOHC based power mill that comes with an overall displacement capacity of 1197cc. The power produced by this engine is commanding and its fuel efficiency is quite decent. The company claims that the Toyota Etios Liva fitted with this petrol engine is capable of delivering 17.71 Kmpl of decent mileage. This hatch from Toyota comes with a great body design that has a lot of sporty yet aggressive design cues that can steal your attention in the first impression. Even the interior cabin of this car is quite unique in comparison with the traditional designs. This particular variant is being offered with some exciting comfort features as well as some sophisticated safety functions that returns complete value for money. This particular mid range variant is available in overall seven striking body color options for the customers to choose from.
The Toyota Etios Liva G is the mid range variant in its model series and it has been bestowed with quite a few exterior features. This mid range variant has a decent body design and it is beautified with striking exterior cosmetics. The company has managed to obtain a trendy design for its front profile and made its rear look distinct. To begin with, the frontage of this vehicle has a bolder design headlight cluster that comes incorporated with powerful halogen lamps and turn indicators. This headlight cluster surrounds the radiator grille that comes fitted with a chrome plated strip on it. Also there is a chrome plated company logo fitted on the radiator grille that enhances the stylish appeal of its front. Just below this stylish grille, there is a body colored bumper that comes incorporated with an air dam. Coming to the side profile, the well crafted wheel arches have been fitted with 14-inch steel wheels. These conventional steel wheels are further equipped with full wheel caps. Here the ORVMs and the door handles gets the body color paint. When it comes to the rear end, the taillight cluster is very bold and it adds a distinct look to the rear profile.
Coming to the interiors, this Toyota Etios Liva G comes with an eye-catching interior design with Dark Grey color scheme, which makes it look plush and elegant. What truly impressive about the interior design is the elegantly designed dashboard and the instrument cluster. The central cluster of the dashboard comes equipped with several advanced equipments as well as the stylishly designed instrument cluster inside, which is quite unique from the traditional design. The AC unit has been equipped to the central console of the dashboard along with the AC vents. Another most impressive aspect about the interior section is the roomy leg and shoulder space that helped the manufacturer to create a spacious environment. The company has fitted wide and well cushioned seats inside the cabin and covered them with high quality fabric upholstery. This particular mid range trim comes with most of the standard utility features such as seven bottle holders, remote fuel lid and tailgate opener, inside rear view mirror, front and rear door pockets, driver and passengers side sun visor and lots more.
Engine and Performance:
The Japanese automobile company has fitted this mid range trim with a powerful DOHC based 1.2-litre petrol power plant. This engine comes with 4-cylinders, 16-valves that makes a total 1197cc displacement capacity. The company has engineered this engine with an EFI supply system that pumps the fuel to the thrusters and produces a peak power output of about 78.90bhp at 5600rpm. This engine power is transformed in to the maximum torque output of about 104Nm at 3100rpm and it is distributed to the front wheels through the 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. The company claims that the vehicle can reach a top speed of about 145 Kmph and it can break the 100 Kmph speed barrier in just about 14 seconds. On the other hand, this particular vehicle comes with a decent mileage figures of about 17.71 Kmpl, which is no bad at all.
Braking and Handling:
The company hasn't compromised on the most important braking and handling aspects of this Toyota Etios Liva G trim. The company blessed this trim with a proficient disc and drum braking combination that is highly reliable. The front wheels of this variant are equipped with a high quality ventilated disc brakes, while its rear wheels are assembled with a set of reliable drum brakes. The suspension system of this particular variant is highly robust. Its front axle comes fitted with McPherson strut type of suspension system whereas the rear axle is bestowed with torsion beam type of suspension mechanism. On the other hand, the company blessed this variant with an electric power steering system that comes with a tilt function and it makes it utmost simple for the driver to handle the vehicle.
This mid range variant is being sold with quite a few standard comfort features that pays complete value for money. The list of these exciting features include an air conditioning unit with heater, a clean air filter system, an electric power steering with tilt function, a cooled glove box unit, front cabin lights, internally adjustable ORVMs, a digital trip meter, and several other such aspects. Also there are aspects like front and rear door pockets, 7-bottle holders, along with an internal rear view mirror and so on. The company is also offering this variant with a 2-DIN, 1 CD MP3 player with USB support.
As far as the safety aspects are concerned, the Toyota Etios Liva G petrol trim gets some of the standard protective functions. The list of safety functions include an advanced engine immobilizer system, key less entry function, and a door ajar warning notification.
Pros: Engine performance is good, striking exterior design and style.
Cons: Standard safety and comfort features, mileage needs to improve.
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.
Look and Style good Comfort ok but not so much good for long drive Pickup not ok with 5 passangers Mileage 17 or 18 Best Features stability with high speed Needs to improve front suspension Overall Ex ...
Look and Style Okay Comfort Very Good Pickup Very Good Mileage I am not getting even 20 per liter, I cant comment much Best Features Space Needs to improve Front Suspension, Wiper design, D ...
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