Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Diesel variants of Etios twins to offer a phenomenal mileage of 23.59 kmpl

The one of the largest car makers in the world Toyota Motors is now all set to launch the Toyota Etios Diesel and Toyota Etios Liva Diesel in the Indian car market on the 9th of September. These two Etios twins will come in the market with an unexpected fuel economy of 23.59 kmpl as certified by ARAI. The hatchback Toyota Etios Liva Diesel will challenge the major rivals like Maruti Suzuki India Swift and Ford Figo and the Toyota Etios Diesel is likely to compete with sedans like Maruti Swift Dzire and Tata Manza

Toyota Etios Liva

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we take a look at the specifications of the car, both the twins will be equipped with a 1.4 L D-4D common rail turbodiesel engine, which also powers the company’s Toyota Corolla Altis. The engine will have the 68 bhp oil burners rather than the 76 Bhp oil burners in the petrol varinats. The reason behind the reduction in the power of the car is not yet known. These twins have a proper geometry turbocharged engine which would be capable of generating a better peak torque and power.

Toyota Etios Liva

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He weight of the cars is also reduced which could be the major reason behind the increase in the mileage of the car. Both these twins with such a great performance have secured the first position in their respective segments. The extra features in the car include ABS and power steering which all the models of these diesel twins will have; whereas the feature of airbags is optional. Toyota Etios diesel price and the Toyota Etios Liva diesel price is expected to be around Rs 70,000- Rs 80,000 higher than the petrol variants of these twins. The bookings for the diesel twins have already started across the country with a down payment of just Rs. 50,000. The other models by the company in the market are Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla Altis, Toyota Fortuner, Toyota Innova, Toyota Land Cruiser and Toyota Prius.

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