Toyota Vios Sedan Caught During Test
Toyota Vios sedan was sighted testing in India; a few months ago there was news of the vehicle being imported for R and D purposes. This classy mid-size sedan is expected to arrive in the country sometime in mid-2017 and it is positioned between Toyota Etios and Corolla Altis. The popular models in this category are Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Volkswagen Vento and these are the fierce contenders of Toyota Vios.
Toyota Vios sedan was sighted testing in India; a few months ago there was news of the vehicle being imported for R and D purposes. This classy mid-size sedan is expected to arrive in the country sometime in mid-2017 and it is positioned between Toyota Etios and Corolla Altis.
The captured Vios sedan did not bear any disguise, but there was one feature that could not be traced, it is the Toyota logo. How does the new Vios look? It looks more exquisite than Etios and there are certain designs that are inspired from new Camry. The mid-size sedan segment in India is a favored market that has gained considerable consumer attraction. The popular models in this category are Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Volkswagen Vento and these are the fierce contenders of Toyota Vios.
The Vios sedan is a well-structured and creatively designed car, and this is among the best new car arrivals to look forward to. What are some of the intriguing features of this car? Let us explore.
The exterior is engineered with typical plush car features and it has professionally designed projector headlights, arty twin slat chrome grille, trendy round fog lights, bigger air dam. The side view is engraved in deep sophistication visible on the neatly cut twin character lines and 16-inch alloy wheels. The rear view is captivating as well and here there is a well-designed bumper and huge taillights.
The Vios is engineered on an advanced Yaris hatchback platform and the mystery behind the fantastic style statement is luxury-sport design philosophy.
There is so much of excitement to look forward to on the insides of Vios, the first sight of amazement is the vibrant dual tone beige and black color theme. There is a multi-functional three-spoke steering wheel with a stunning seven-inch touch-screen infotainment system and glossy accents on the plush looking dashboard. The seats are covered in fine leather upholstery, and the other amazing features to watch out for is key less entry, push start or stop button, theft deterrent system, automatic climate control system and start-stop button.
Customers can choose from two engine options, a 1.5-liter four cylinder VVT-I petrol car that churns 141Nm and 107bhp. The other engine is a 1.4-liter D-4D diesel mill and it generates 205Nm torque and 87bhp power. The transmission options on offer are five-speed manual gearbox and optional automatic transmission unit.
Safety and price:
Vios will arrive with impressive safety features to offer top-notch occupant protection, the car has engine immobilizer and parking sensors, electronic brake-force distribution, all variants have anti-lock braking system and dual front airbags. The expected price range of Vios is Rs 7 to 10 lakhs (ex-showroom price).
The Vios sedan is a spectacular Toyota launch to look forward to, every aspect of the car is remarkable such as the imaginatively sculpted exterior, pulsating and rich interiors, power packed engine and admirable safety features. For people who are keen on buying this car will have to wait till mid-2017 and this is certainly a dream come true model for many.;
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Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.