Toyota Etios Liva is noticeably a virtuous neutral family hatchback that got its birth in June 2011. It received an amazing response from hatchback car lovers out here in India. The Etios series has clocked the sales of 1 Lakh units and this is quite impressive, ever since Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) entered the Indian mass volume market. TKM has worked hard to add virtually some great advantages to its hatchback model, and one of them is of course kerb weight of 930kg, eventually making Etios Liva a far more manageable and lighter than many stylish hatchbacks shimmering around.
Liberal dimensions as the result of the 2550mm wheelbase seem to be far more astonishing achievement. Etios Liva India has seven dynamic colours and four variants namely J, G, V and VX. All variants are powered by a powerful 4 cylinder 16 valve, 1197 cc engine delivering a mileage of 18.31 kmpl. The hatchback model from Toyota is available in 1.2-litre petrol engine and a 1.4-litre diesel engine option, keeping a balanced fuel economy.
The much talked about facelifts and accessories received by Toyota Etios Liva are grille with chrome finish, sleek appearance to rear combination lamps with fin pattern, and new indicators on rear view mirrors. Other facelifts that have created the difference in this hatchback is addition of two tone premium interiors lent by stylishly textured dashboard, soft fabric and ash brown colour. Combimeter has gone a bit innovative, and that’s why you have blue illumination.
This hatchback has direct competition from other dominating cars, especially Swift, i10, Micra, Fabia, Polo, Pulse, Brio, Punto, Figo, Ritz and Beat. Other prominent Etios Liva rivals include Ford Fiesta Classic, Chevrolet Aveo and Mahindra Verito. Here, the primary competitive factorials are of course car styling and technical exquisiteness.
For many reasons, Etios Liva is classified as finest examples of the incorporation of superb designing and state of the art automotive technology. The car shows high performance and astute reliability, and is consistent on it. The premier technical features with respect to safety and security systems comprise dual SRS airbags, immobiliser, and driver seatbelt warning, besides, door ajar warning features. The intelligent anti skidding system is packed in the form of ABS (Anti Lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) systems.
The teeming features loaded in Toyota’s Macho hatchback makes it terrific and attractive to possess. Few of Etios Liva variants (like Etios Liva J) audio system is not a standard feature. Sporty front headrests, pillow type rear headrest, bottle holders, remote fuel lid and tailgate opener are overtly great standard features to count on in this cool Toyota Hatchback. The steering mounted audio controls, 4 speaker DVD / MP3 system and subtle audio remote control system lends added advantage on Etios Liva. Other significant features which translate to this hatchback includes Chunky steering wheel, large glove-box enhanced by cool-functioning. Convenience is further worked upon by providing cool and spacious front door pockets along with cup-holders.