Toyota Etios Review, Price, RTO & Insurance | Royal Sundaram
The Toyota Etios was first unveiled at the Auto Expo in New Delhi in 2010 by the Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. In spite of not being a production model, the car grabbed the attention of the people and gave them a clear picture of what to expect from the model once it hits production. It was launched into the Indian market by Toyota in December.
Since then, multiple variants and versions of the car have been brought out, and the last model to be introduced to the Indian markets was the Toyota Etios 2014-2016. The last model came out with an array of design and style changes. However, the car has been discontinued by Toyota, and it is out of production now. It has been replaced by newer and more improved models like the Toyota Etios Liva, Toyota Etios Platinum, and the cross-over Toyota Etios Cross.
The Toyota Etios was available in 8 amazing colors – Classic Grey, Blue Metallic, Symphony Silver, New Pearl White, Harmony Beige, White, and Vermillion Red.
Toyota Etios Price and Variants
The ex-showroom Delhi prices of the Etios 2014-16 and its variants were as follows -
J – Petrol – Manual
G – Petrol – Manual
V – Petrol – Manual
JD – Diesel – Manual
VX – Petrol – Manual
1.5 Xclusive – Petrol – Manual
GD – Diesel – Manual
VD – Diesel – Manual
VXD – Diesel – Manual
1.4 Xclusive – Diesel- Manual
Tata Etios Review and Features
ENGINE – The Toyota Etios is available in both petrol and diesel variants, with a 5-speed manual transmission system standard across all variants.
The 1.5L DOHC petrol engine produces a power of 88bhp and a max torque of 132Nm. With a max power output of 67bhp, the 1.4L diesel engine churns out a torque of 170Nm.
The authorized ARAI mileage for the Toyota Etios is 23.59 kmpl for the diesel, and 16.78 kmpl for the petrol variant.
EXTERIOR - The word “Etios” means Spirit and Principle, and that is what the Toyota Etios stands for – a spirit of comfort and principle of functionality. Formerly known as the Entry-level Family Car (EFC), the well-known and trusted design of the Etios is the labour of more than 2000 designers and engineers in Japan and India who worked hard to design a perfect blend of global quality standards and local design sensibilities.
The design of the Etios is in line with the new design sensibilities devised by Toyota with Corolla. The Etios has a stylized front grille and fascia. It features 12-spoke alloy design wheels, Electrically adjustable ORVMs, functional rear design, and overall a sturdy and practical exterior.
INTERIOR - The interiors are beautifully accessorized with steering mounted audio controls, chrome door handles, wood finish armrest, combimeter with LCD, height adjustable driver seat, cooled glove box, and a digital clock. It features a reverse parking sensor and alerts for door ajar, front seat belt and headlights on.
The infotainment features a remote-controlled 2-DIN audio system with USB, Aux-in, and Bluetooth with speakers in the front and two speakers in the back.
SAFETY – The Etios features dual SRS airbags across all the variants. The airbags protect the driver and the passenger.
Toyota Etios Insurance
Even though the Etios has been out of production for the past few years, the practicality and comfort have kept it a favorite among a vast population in the Indian markets. Many people own and enjoy their Etios, and we at Royal Sundaram ensure that you have a safe and insured experience while driving.
Royal Sundaram car Insurance provides you with one of the most reliable and comprehensive insurance policies for your Etios. It insures your vehicle against any loss, damage, theft, and third-party financial liabilities.
Royal Sundaram Car Insurance covers the owner-driver with a Personal Accident Cover and also provides cover for any paid driver and other occupants. The features which make Royal Sundaram Car Insurance, one of the best are 24*7 roadside assistance and fuel delivery available during emergencies at zero cost.
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Toyota Etios RTO Registration
The Regional Transport Office (RTO) is a district level authority for registration of all vehicles in India. The owner has to provide the following documents in original and photocopies to get the car registered -
- PUC certificate
- Application form for registration of the vehicle
- Photographs of Passport size
- Sales certificate of the car
- Vehicle insurance
- Address and age proof
- Applicable RTO registration fees
- Roadworthiness certificate
- Original Invoice of the vehicle
- A Temporary Registration Number
Tata Etios Competition in India
In the India market, Toyota Etios had stiff competition from -
- Tata Manza
- Mahindra Verito
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