Toyota Etios Cross - What's special about it?

Thursday 24 July 2014, 11:01 AM by

Toyota's Etios Cross has received a love-hate kind of response from the local masses. But, as per details given by Mr. N. Raja, Director and Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the Etios Cross has registered about 5,400 bookings by last month, thereby, indicating on the vehicle's success in the Indian market. Based on test reviews the crossover delivers the convenience of a hatchback alongside the ruggedness of an off roader. The car has been designed to tackle both segments at the same time with perfection. The vehicle is available in Petrol as well as diesel variants.

The diesel version is stated to be powered by the existing 1.4-litre D4D engine that generates about 68 Bhp, whereas the petrol versions shall be powered by 1.2 Liter and 1.5-litre variant that generates about 79 Bhp and 89 Bhp of power respectively. The car is said to be loaded with interesting safety features like ABD and EBD systems to make your journey's more secured and comfortable.

Toyota Etios Cross - What
Toyota Etios Cross - What's special about it?

For the Interiors, the Etios Cross has received adjustable headrests, black seat fabric and chrome enhancements on the dashboard. To enhance your entertainment experience the car comes with a 2 DIN audio system loaded with Bluetooth, Aux-in and USB compatibility. The interiors look smart and carry an upmarket feel.

The crossover has been launched in petrol as well as diesel variant. The petrol range starts from Rs 5.76 lakh for the basic G version, whereas the high end petrol trim, V is available for sale at Rs 7.35 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Diesel trims, GD and VD are priced at Rs 6.90 lakh and Rs 7.40 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) respectively.

For the exteriors, Toyota Etios Cross carries a rugged and sportier look in comparison to its hatchback counterpart. The car features a set of 15-inches, 10-spoke alloy wheels, black and silver body cladding, large bars on the roof, an integrated bumper guard at front, rear spoiler and new fog lamp clusters, which were missing from the hatchback and offers an aggressive stance. The car has also received plastic cladding for the lower body section. The new Etios Cross is available in eight interesting color options namely - Inferno Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Classic Grey, Symphony Silver, Celestial Black, White, Vermilion Red and Harmony Beige.

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