Toyota Etios Valco with a refreshed chrome grille launched – Indonesia
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No changes to the engine.
The Toyota Etios Valco (Etios Liva or Etios hatchback) has received a minor cosmetic update in Indonesia. The front fascia of the car gets a new twin-slat chrome grille and an optional chin spoiler which looks inspired by the TRD Sportivo kit.
In fact, the hatch can now be had with a bodykit, complete with side skirts and rear bumper integrated mud flaps. Additionally, the Etios Valco will now come in a new Red Metallic color as well.
Inside, changes are less significant compared to the exterior. The rear bench is given adjustable headrests while the instrument cluster sports blue dials as against the white ones seen on the pre-facelift model.
There are no changes to the mechanicals of the car and it continues to be offered with the 1.2-liter four-cylinder petrol putting out 80 PS and 106 Nm of torque, matched to a 5-speed transmission.
For the Indian market, the Etios twins (Liva and sedan) were updated last year with a new grille element, and standard fitment of driver and passenger airbags. Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) extended its policy of offering airbags as standard on the Innova recently. Thus, all Toyota cars sold in India come with dual airbags as a standard feature.