IAB Report – Toyota launches website for Etios Cross, launch in May

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014 - 4:17pm IST

Dealerships started accepting bookings for the Toyota Etios Cross, that launched at the Auto Expo, on the 6th of February. The company announced at the Auto Expo that prices and deliveries would be communicated in May. A booking can be made for a deposit of 50,000 rupees.

Bearing the tagline ‘Born with attitude’ the Toyota Etios Cross is a visually aggressive variant of the Etios Liva hatchback, and now gets a dedicated website for prospective customers.

Toyota Etios Cross India website screen capture

The Etios Cross will be available in three engine options –

  • 1.5L Petrol that develops 90 PS @ 5600 rpm
  • 1.2L Petrol that develops 80 PS @ 5600 rpm
  • 1.4L Diesel that develops 68 PS @ 3800 rpm

The exterior of the Etios Cross is enriched with a grille guard, side cladding, diamond-cut alloy wheels, roof rails, rear bumper cladding and foglamps that feature turn indicators.

Toyota Etios Cross rear official image

The interior differs from the hatchback through the use of a piano black color on the dashboard and seats and white stitching on the seats which also bear the brand logo. Features on the Etios Cross such as 2-DIN audio with Bluetooth, USB and Aux-In and multifunction steering wheel come from the inventory.

View more images of the Toyota Etios Cross from its Auto Expo launch

The Etios Cross launches in a new ‘Inferno Orange’ color in addition to seven existing color options. Safety features like dual front airbags, ABS and EBD would also be extended on the Cross variant.

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One thought on “IAB Report – Toyota launches website for Etios Cross, launch in May

  1. Aravind says:

    Half-hearted approach like this will not sell. It has to be a proper crossover like Ecosport.

    Not sure what they think of selling a car by just adding GC and smaller modifications to a hatch..

    And Crosspolo, Punto Adventure versions are also bound to fail. I am betting on my view..

    What manufacturers need is a properly build crossovers like Duster, Ecosport, XA Alpha etc. They can use existing hatch/car platform though, like in these success cases..


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