Toyota etios is a huge hit in taxi aggregators, because of price of the car’s and maintenance cost. But now Toyota has launched Platinum Etios which leads to more attractive. with this facelift toyota is focusing on family car.
So lets see what we get in all new Toyota Platinum Etios.
This overhaul sought to make the Etios a family car. Christened, the Etios Platinum, the carmaker has invested to carry out a few changes, that could still pack quite a punch.
Let’s talk about its design where it looks more modernistic. Toyota has redesigned the front and rear bumpers, along with the front grille, making the car stand out from previous generation Etios‘.
Another attraction in terms of design is rare tail light. while changes are limited but those limited changes made car looks stand out.
Now Let’s Move on to Engine :
Everyone Knows about the beast engine of toyota were no one can compiete. it always stands out in performance here we get 1.5 litre engine that produces 89bhp and 132Nm of peak torque. The diesel engine is a 1.4-litre that produces 67bhp and 170Nm of torque. Both engines come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Toyota claims mileage in petrol version will deliver 16.7 km/l and diesel variant will return 23.5km/l which is really great.
Let’s Move on to interiors of the car
As can have a good exterior and driving skill then why to get back with interiors. Toyota has worked hard to reduce in-cabin noise and has achieved that, for the most part. However, at higher rpms, noise does sneak into the cabin. Another important reworked feature is the suspension. Improved rebound springs give the car a firm ride.
What New Features we can Found in Toyota Platinum Etios ?
TOYOTA ETIOS RANKED “MOST DEPENDABLE CAR” IN THE ENTRY MID-SIZE SEGMENT BY JD POWER. Now toyota han listened to customers and get there choice perfectly so, now toyota is giving new interior color themes which is Black and ivory. the second attention-grabbing feature is the centrally mounted instrument console from the previous model, offered with a new colour theme.
Other features include adjustable headrests for the front and rear seats, redesigned seats for better comfort, centre armrest for the rear seat, steering wheel finished in leather, electrically adjustable and folding outer rear view mirrors (ORVMs), steering mounted controls, redesigned speakers, and a height adjustable driver’s seat.
What Safety with Toyota Platinum Etios ?
Now toyota comes with a standard airbags for the driver and front passenger in addition to the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD). The ABS was tested on Toyota’s test track at speeds of over 100km/h and the performance is impressive. India’s Toyota Etios Achieves 4 Stars In Global NCAP Crash Test
Verdict – should we go for it ?
Toyota Platinum Etios has a potential to change to its previous image. and it looks different, drives better, and most important it is a budget car which is always adobted by indian customers.
toyota always worked towards family cars and we think they have a great job this time also that they gave great satisfaction to their customers. Toyota estimates the cost of ownership at under 40 paise a kilometer.
If you are looking for a compact sedan for your family and can think past the ‘sub-4 meter’ term, the Etios is a “Platinum” choice.
Toyota Platinum Etios Variants And Pricing
Etios Platinum GX: Rs. 6,94,430
Etios Platinum V: Rs. 7,22,141
Etios Platinum VX: Rs. 7,85,256
Etios Platinum GXD: Rs. 8,07,470
Etios Platinum VD: Rs. 8,35,181
Etios Platinum VXD: Rs. 8,98,296
Note: Prices are ex-showroom (Delhi)