Toyota Etios launched: 4 variants, prices start at Rs. 4.96 lakh

The wait is over. Toyota Kirloskar Motors has launched the Etios sedan (petrol) at prices ranging from Rs. 4.96 lakhs to Rs. 6.86 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi), across four variants.

Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda was present at the launch in Bangalore and announced the prices of the car.

The Etios concept was first shown at the Delhi Auto Expo 2010 and the company has invested Rs. 3,200 crore on the Etios project as it is especially designed for India and then may be exported to the world. Related: Toyota Etios hatchback and sedan: All we know

Toyota Etios launched: 4 variants, prices start at Rs. 4.96 lakh
Photo: Toyota Etios official photo

Toyota Etios variants and prices: (ex-showroom Delhi)

Model Colors Interiors Price
Etios J White, Silver Black Rs. 4.96 lakh
Etios G All six Black Rs. 5.46 lakh
Etios G + ABS, EBD All six Black Rs. 5.96 lakh
Etios V + ABS, EBD All six Black & grey Rs. 6.41 lakh
Etios VX + ABS, EBD All six Black & red Rs. 6.86 lakh

The Toyota Etios is powered by a 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces 90 PS of maximum power and 132 Nm of peak torque. The gear box is a 5 speed manual. The 930 kg kerb weight of the Etios makes it one of the lightest sedans to be made in India. Fuel Efficiency is 17.6 kmpl* (claimed) and the fuel tank capacity is 45 litres giving it a range of 700 km on a full tank. Read our Toyota Etios road test and review

The Etios will be available in four trim levels namely the J, G, V and VX and in six attractive colors: Symphony Silver, Harmony Beige, Serene Bluish Silver, Vermilion Red, Celestial Black and White. Toyota Etios comes with black interiors for J and G trim levels, black and grey for V variant and black and red for the VX (top variant).

The Etios Liva, the hatchback version, will be launched in April 2011 and the bookings for the Etios sedan starts today with a booking price of Rs. 50,000 across all showrooms.

Toyota Etios technical specifications

Engine Capacity : 1.5 litres (1496 cc)
No of Cylinders : 4
Power : 88.7 bhp @ 5600 rpm
Torque : 132 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Mileage : 17.46 kmpl* as per ARAI
Tank Capacity : 45 litres
Length : 4265 mm
Width : 1695 mm
Height : 1490 mm
Weight : 930 kg
Boot Space : 595 litres
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Wheels : 15 inch
Tyres : 185/60
Turning Radius : 4.9 meters
Front Suspension Independent McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Non independent Torsion Beam
ABS and EBD as options
DVD Audio System with AUX & USB
Dual Air bags
Safety Collision Absorbing Body
Side Impact Beams
Crumple Zone