Toyota Etios Cross Diesel
Toyota Etios Cross has been launched with 4 variants including G, V, GD, and VD, where G and V fall in petrol guise while GD and VD represent diesel fuel trims. Available in petrol and diesel fuel options, it shares engine set up with Liva putting out same power & torque. Inside, it gets additional kit missing on the regular Liva. It also gets a 1.5 litre, petrol unit missing in the Liva line-up. The crossover gets some of the flabbergasting comfort and convenience features. Toyota Etios Cross is accessible with a total of 8 dynamic colours - Inferno Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Classic Grey, Harmony Beige, Celestial Black, Vermilion Red, Symphony Silver and White.
Dimensionally, it is slightly bigger compared to Liva measuring 120mm longer, 40mm taller and 45mm wider. The sturdy silver coloured roof-rails seem upbeat at their place and compliment well the sportiness of the crossover. The 15 inch diamond cut alloy wheels are flamboyant and make the crossover much sportier. Additionally, several features such as the rear windscreen comprising of wiper, washer and defogger, dynamic garnish with badging, roof spoiler, roof-mounted Antenna justify the sporty character of the crossover. It is more bold, tough and robust in character. The company's logo finds its place in the centre of radiator grille. In addition, the body colored door handles and body colored outside rear view mirrors with turn indicators are a symbol of lavishness. Dual front fog lamps with integrated turn indicators enhance the appearance of this crossover.
Toyota Etios Cross gets a bunch of additional equipments inside the cabin. The front sporty seats display the 'Etios Cross' badging and has fabric contrast stitching. The ergonomic seats with an added functionality of adjustable front and rear headrests enhance the comfort during long journeys. There is a boot space of 251 litres which swallows a decent amount of luggage. The compact crossover flaunts a 2-DIN Audio CD System with USB, Aux-in and Bluetooth connectivity. The audio system comes with remote control and 4 speakers. Etios Cross likewise has A/C with heater and clean air filter in order to ensure dirt-free and hygienic atmosphere inside the cabin. The crossover also has a cooled glove-box which can store up to 13 litres. Also, there is an array of comfort and convenience features like power windows with driver side auto down, front cabin lights and 12V power outlet, 7 bottle holders, front and rear door pockets, chrome accented A/C vents, Digital clock, Assist grip with coat hook and more, that continue to serve effortlessly and keep the human efforts minimum.
Toyota Etios Cross gets option for two petrol units and one diesel engine. The 1.2 litre, four cylinder petrol units is borrowed from Liva outputting 79 BHP and 104 Nm, while 1.5 litres, four pot power plant churning out 89 BHP and 132 Nm. The diesel variants source power from the 1.5 litre, four cylinder mill putting out 67 BHP and 170 Nm.
Toyota Etios Cross handling is a bit off mark at high speeds but it is decent in city driving. For performance, the company hasn't tweaked all three engines. The 1.5 litre petrol engine boosts the crossover to touch 100 kmph mark from standstill in a mere 11 seconds while clocking 160 kmph as top speed. The petrol engine 1.2 litre achieves 0-100 kmph in a comparatively larger time span due to less powerful and mileage oriented. The 1.4 litre diesel mill focuses more on fuel efficiency and hence lacks behind the petrol models by a fair margin as it crosses 100 kmph barrier from standstill in 18 seconds and measuring top speed of 160 kmph.
Safety and Security
Toyota India has incorporated a highly efficient and effective braking system in the Etios Cross in which front brakes are ventilated disc brakes while the rear brakes with drum brakes. This braking system works exceptionally well in accordance with the Anti-lock braking system (ABS) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution. In order to endure collisions, the top-end variants are blessed with dual front SRS airbags for the driver and co-passenger. In terms of security, the compact crossover consists of first-grade features like immobilizer and keyless entry. Additionally, the information cluster keep providing several security alerts and warnings regarding driver seat belt, door ajar, parking brake, headlamp on etc. to ensure safe driving.
Key Features & Specifications
|Airbags||Front Dual SRS Airbags|
|Engine||1.2-litre 16V Petrol Engine(EFI), DOHC|
|No. of Gears||5|
|Turning Radius||4.8 meters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45 litres|
|Tyres Size||185 / 60 R15|