Toyota Etios Liva is the flagship hatchback from the Japanese automaker Toyota and it is doing quite well in Indian auto bazaar. The company has rolled out this particular model with petrol and diesel engine options, out of which, Toyota Etios Liva V is one of the top end petrol variants. The company is offering some of the best in class comfort features as well as top rated safety functions with this top end variant. Powering this particular variant with the 1.2-litre, DOHC based 4-cylinder petrol engine that is capable of producing immense power and delivers decent mileage. The company claims that the vehicle can give away a mileage of about 17.71 Kmpl, which is quite decent. Designers at the company have made this vehicle into a stylish hatch by equipping striking exterior cosmetics. This hatch model looks quite magnificent in comparison with other hatchbacks of its class. The Toyota Etios Liva is not just stylish from outside, but also elegant from inside. The cabin inside this hatch is very plush with dual tone color scheme. As far as the comfort features are concerned, the company has blessed this variant with many luxurious features that would help the occupants to experience a relaxing journey.
When it comes to the style and appearance, this Toyota Etios Liva V top end variant has a distinct body style with a lot of chrome treatment on its body. This hatch has a striking front facade where the bolder headlight cluster and the radiator grille dominates the overall front profile. To begin with the frontage, you can see the headlight cluster is large and it surrounds the chrome radiator grille. This headlight cluster is equipped with powerful halogen lamps and turn indicators that adds a striking look to the front facade. The radiator grille in the center has a curved design and it gets a lot of chrome treatment and decorated with the chrome plated company logo. Below this radiator grille there is a trendy bumper that houses a wide air dam and round shaped fog lamps. When it comes to the side, you can notice door handles and the ORVMs are painted in body color, while the B-pillar gets black color garnish. The company has fitted a stylish set of alloy wheels to the wheel arches that adds a sporty look to the profile. Coming to the rear end, the Toyota Etios Liva V trim has a premium looking rear as there is a lot of chrome treatment given to the boot lid. The rear profile further has a bolder design taillight cluster that compliments the sporty appeal of this hatch.
As far as the interiors are concerned, the Toyota Etios Liva V trim has a fascinating interior design with a dual tone color scheme. The company has managed to get a trendy new look for the inside section unlike any of the Toyota car models. The dashboard inside the cabin is looking good and it has a bold design central console, where there are several advanced equipments installed. The three spoke steering wheel is mounted with audio and call function buttons. This steering wheel further gets silver inserts as well as leather upholstery. You can also notice that the door panels gets fabric inserts as well as the wood grain finish that enhances the beauty of interiors. This particular model series gets the most stylish instrument cluster, which is quite different from conventional designs. All the seats fitted inside the cabin have been covered with premium quality fabric upholstery. There are several number of utility based functions incorporated inside the cabin such as seven bottle holders, front and rear door pockets, internally adjustable ORVMs, tachometer, digital trip meter, front power outlets, rear defogger and lots of other features.
Engine and Performance:
The company has powered this Toyota Etios Liva V trim with a DOHC based 1.2-litre petrol engine. This engine comprises 4-cylinders that produces a total displacement capacity of about 1197cc. This engine is designed with an advanced EFI fuel supply system that allows the thrusters to produce a peak power output of 78.90bhp at 5600rpm, which is converted into a peak torque output of about 104Nm at 3100rpm. This commanding engine torque is delivered to the front wheels of the vehicle through a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. Toyota claims that the vehicle has the ability to produce a maximum 17.71 Kmpl of peak mileage, which is good. On the other hand, this vehicle is said to have the ability to reach a top speed in the range of 140 to 145 Kmph.
Braking and Handling:
This particular top end variant comes with a proficient braking and robust handling aspects that allows the driver to gain full control over the hatch. The company fitted the front wheels of this variant with high quality ventilated disc brakes and assembled the rear wheels with a set of drum brakes. On the other hand, the company blessed this particular variant with a highly robust suspension system that keeps the vehicle well balanced and agile. The front axle of this hatch is assembled with McPherson strut type of suspension system and its rear axle comes fitted with torsion beam type of suspension mechanism.
The Toyota Etios Liva V is the top end petrol variant in its series and it sports some of the top rated comfort features. The list includes features such as an advanced air conditioning unit with a heater and a clean air filter system, power windows with driver side auto down function, an electric power steering with tilt function, front cabin lights, a cooled glove box unit, internally adjustable ORVMs with turn indicators and several other such aspects. The company is also offering this top end variant with an advanced 2-DIN MP3 player that can support USB input as well.
Coming to the safety features, the top end Toyota Etios Liva V petrol variant is blessed with standard protective functions. The list includes features such as a central locking system, key less entry function, an advanced engine immobilizer system and a door ajar warning system.
Pros: Stylish and spacious interior cabin, satisfying engine performance.
Cons: Standard safety functions, not so attractive mileage.
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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