Toyota Vios

Editorial Review of Toyota Vios

 

Thanks to the growth of the Indian automobile industry, it is now near impossible for manufacturers to ignore even an inch of the market. Toyota recently has started to become a serious player in the Indian market thanks to the Etios twins. But one look at the Toyota range reveals a glaring gap between the Etios sedan and the Corolla Altis. You see there is a big price difference between the Etios and the Corolla and thats a gap that is being exploited by the others. The Honda City has been the king but thanks to the lack of diesel, the Skoda Rapid and Hyundai Verna have been  the victors. Now, Toyota wants a large pie and its new car could be this- the Vios. 

What you see here are the first pictures of the 2013 Toyota Vios sedan that we have earlier talked about. Last time we wrote about the Vios 2013, it because of spy shots, now though you see the real deal as these are the offical pictures of Toyota's Verna rival which has now been launched in Thailand. The Vios is a sedan version of the popular Yaris hatchback. It is popular in many other markets and this new generation model becomes sleeker and better looking.

 

The new look is clearly inspired by the new Toyota design language which is more edgy and all about being more aggressive. The headlamps which are joined with the grille looks cool and lends presence to the front while the rear is with the two large tail-lamps and some chrome that make the rear look elegant. On to the details and the Vios gets projector headlamps which are available on the top versions and at the rear you get LEDs with a small spoiler sprouting at the top of the boot lid. 
 
The Vios looks like a much bigger car that it actually is and has a lot of presence, credit also to Toyota for having these pictures of a fiery red example which makes it look sporty.  The Vios measurements are 4,410mm long, 1,700 mm wide and 1,475mm tall. This car can easily claim to be one of the best looking cars in its class.
 
 
Now thanks to the official pictures we can also confirm how good the interior looks. There are two colour options in the interior and the one you see here is of the black interior though a beige colour option is there. The interior has an all new design and looks sporty as well as futuristic. The instruments with the red/amber backlighting looks cool. The dash is well laid out and it is loaded with features.
 
Space too will be good and we expect it to be one of the most spacious cars in its class. We can expect it to be have the Etios's petrol and diesel engines when it comes to India. The Vios sedan launched in Thailand has a 4-speed automatic and a 5-speed manual option. In Thailand the Vios has four variants and even the base variant is well equipped.
 
Overall we are sure you like this new sedan because we sure do! There is clearly a gap between the Corolla Altis and Etios sedan and this could fill it perfectly. Its good looking, spacious and backed by the Toyota brand it can do very well in India.

 

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By Posted on Nov,11,28 3:35 PM

Pros Great Looks,Good Performance,Great Interiors,Fuel Efficiency,Comfort,

Cons ,Nothing.

I am waiting for the VIOS launch in India. Nobody can toyota car engine. I have ETIOS and I am very happy with its performance. Now I am waiting for VIOS. Can anybody have a idea about VIOS launching in India

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By T B Joseph Posted on Dec,04,2014 at 22:19 PM

I was one among the first in Mumbai to book the etios when it was launched in India in 2010. I am still enjoying the
excellent driving comfort, the car provides. But I always think the car, at least its top variant badly needs better
quality plastics an


By S. K. Dhingra Posted on Nov,29,2014 at 23:25 PM

Nice one I am waiting this car................


By praveen Posted on Nov,23,2014 at 07:41 AM

jan 2015 best time to launch vios in india,


By Puneet Dogra Posted on Nov,01,2014 at 09:55 AM

Please let me know when it'll b launch Awaiting for this car very eagerly.....


By THOMAS M T Posted on Oct,24,2014 at 11:47 AM

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