Report – Toyota Etios & Liva facelift’s complete details revealed; Launch today

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014 - 9:39am IST

The Etios range will offer dual front airbags as standard. 

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) will launch the refreshed Etios and Liva today, according to many reports on the internet. The updated cars have already reached certain dealerships for demo purposes. Here are the list of changes that will be seen.

Toyota Etios facelift grille
Both cars get a new grille element, which happens to be the only change on the exterior.

Toyota Etios Liva Facelift:

  1. New grille element
  2. Driver and front passenger airbags standard across the range
  3. Larger LCD display with a clock for the instrument cluster on all variants except the base J/JD
  4. Top-end VX/VXD gets electrically adjustable wing mirrors, reverse parking sensors, new finish for the armrests

Toyota Etios Sedan Facelift:

Toyota Etios facelift features
Toyota will join the ranks of VW by offering dual front airbags as standard across the range.
  1. New grille element
  2. Driver and front passenger airbags standard across the range
  3. Larger LCD display with a clock for the instrument cluster, and new fabric seats on all variants except the base J/JD
  4. Top-end VX/VXD gets electrically adjustable wing mirrors, reverse parking sensors, faux-wood finish for the armrests, new pearl white color and a full chrome grille

Engines:

There are no changes to the engines or gearboxes of the Etios and Etios Liva. However, according to this dealership training guide, the 1.5-liter petrol engine will no longer be offered on the Liva (its currently offered as the Liva TRD Sportivo).

Competitors for the Etios: Nissan Sunny, Chevrolet Sail
Expected price of the Etios: INR 5.4-8.25 lakhs, ex-showroom
Competitors for the Etios Liva: Maruti Swift, Hyundai i20, Chevrolet Sail U-VA
Expected price of the Etios Liva: INR 4.5-7 lakhs, ex-showroom
Launch Date : Today

Toyota Etios & Liva Facelift – Spec Sheet Gallery

[Source – Indianhoods]

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One thought on “Report – Toyota Etios & Liva facelift’s complete details revealed; Launch today

  1. Sanjay Patil says:

    The only reason for this facelift was because Ciaz scared them with similar pricing-features

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