Toyota Kirloskar Motors today launched the Etios sedan in the Indian market. The sedan comes equipped with a 2NR-FE engine - 1496cc 16V DOHC engine and delivers a maximum performance of 88bhp @ 5600rpm.
The Toyota Etios sedan has been launched in five variants the J, G, G (Opt), V and VX. The pricing will be as follows: J - Rs. 4.96 lakh, G - Rs. 5.46 lakh, G with options - Rs. 5.96 lakh, V - Rs. 6.41 lakh and the top-of-the-line VX will boast of a price tag of a Rs. 6.86 (all prices ex-showroom Delhi). Bookings of the car are now open and the deliveries would start in the month of January 2011.
Safety features in the Etios include Airbags, ABS with EBD optional on G trim while on the other these safety features will be standard on V and VX trim. The top end variants of the Etios feature a 2DIN DVD Mp3 system, USB and Aux-In with steering mounted audio controls.
The sedan will be available in a range of colours Symphony silver, Serene bluish silver, Celestial black, Harmony beige, Vermillion red and White.
Commenting on the launch of the Etios, Mr. Akio Toyoda, President Toyota Motor Corporation, said: “India is a key market for our overall strategic growth plans, and the launch of the Etios is a milestone not only for Toyota in India but for Toyota globally. We at Toyota believe that the road makes the car, and the Etios is a product of real-time testing on roads across India”.