Toyota Etios Hatchback — 2012 Toyota Etios Hatchback — Review by Vehicle…

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Toyota Etios

Etios Hatchback

The Indian-made Etios has finally arrived in Africa. This vehicle our old and trusty friend — the and affordable Toyota Tazz of yester-year. With more 2000 engineers having involved in the development of the Etios the past five years, is confident that their B-segment offering will the best balance between price, running costs, and specifications .

The Toyota Etios is name from the Greek “Ethos” meaning spirit, and ideals. This vehicle has carefully thought-out and boasts a ‘biggest’ and ‘bests’ in its class. It in both hatchback and sedan styles and offers space in its class), pace (largest capacity in its price segment), kit to Toyota — all the essentials are and cost (from just 800). From the front the is innately new-generation Toyota and has the smile-shaped grille that can be across the new Toyota product There are twin bonnet which add a touch of character and two levels available Xi and Xs. Colour-coded and 14 inch steel wheels are with both trim

levels, while the Xs range includes colour-coded door and grille as well as chrome on the outside of the car. The Etios has a longer wheelbase than the and a huge boot (biggest in its rated at 595 litres. The five-door features a truncated rear and a bit like its older brother, the at the back.

Inside generous dimensions as as intelligently designed seats the Etios capable of comfortably five people with a leg clearance of 160 mm. Further contributing to sense of spaciousness is the near rear floor with intrusion from the transmission There is a 13 litre glove box with a built-in cooling no fewer than seven cup holders and a massive 595 litre (in the Sedan version). The hatchback’s seats are foldable which extends the versatility of the boot Standard features include steering, air-conditioning, manual leveling, tilt-adjustable steering on the XS model, remote central and electric windows. There is a range of accessories available as extras and these include mouldings, a selection of seat and stereo systems, as well as a kit.

Toyota Etios

All Etios models are powered by a 16 1,5 litre petrol engine develops at 66 kW and 132 Nm of torque. Power is to the wheels through a five-speed transmission and top speed is rated at 165 with a 0-100 km/h of 11.3 seconds. Carbon emissions are set at 140 g/km for the hatch and 138 for the sedan.

One the safety side, the Toyota is equipped with Supplemental System front airbags driver and front passenger) and Brake System (ABS) Electronic Brake-force Distribution On the security side of things an is standard across the range, as are protection locks on all rear

If you’re looking at buying a in South Africa’s fast B-segment class, the Toyota is well worth a test It offers good value-for-money and well alongside its competitors Figo, VW Vivo, Suzuki and the new Chevrolet Spark). If the old Tazz is to go by, the Etios has big shoes to fill, but by its overall package offering, vehicle is well on its way to becoming South African favourite. starts at R115 800 and includes a two 000km service plan and a year/100 000km warranty. are subject to change according to factors so please consult dealer for the latest price.)

Toyota Etios
Toyota Etios
Toyota Etios

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