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@Ankita Katdare • 08 May, 2014 • 2 likes
Toyota Etios Cross has been officially launched by Toyota Kirloskar Motors in India today. The crossover vehicle is available in three variants - Two DOHC petrol versions and a D-4D Diesel. While the petrol variants are priced at Rs 5.76 and Rs 7.35 lakh respectively, the diesel variants would cost Rs 6.9 lakh and Rs 7.4 lakh (ex–showroom Delhi). Offering a mileage between 17 to 23 kmpl, the Toyota Etios Cross features the Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) supply system. Let us take a look at the the various technical specifications and the features highlighted by the company.

Sporting 5 speed manual transmission, the car features MacPherson Strut front suspension and Torsion Beam rear suspension. With Ventilated Disc front brake and rear drum brakes, the fuel tank capacity on the Etios Cross is 45 litre. At 2460mm wheelbase, the new vehicle has 251 litre boot space. Let us take a look at the various Exterior features that the car adorns. There's Front grille with Grille Guard and sturdy roof rails. On the sides, you will find distinctive side cladding with skid plate and ORVM turn indicators. Showing off its Diamond cut alloy wheels and 185/60 R15 Tubeless Tyres, the car has a very popular masculine look overall.

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Coming to the interiors, we have - the usual Air Conditioner with Heater & Clean Air Filter. Other features that stand out in the comfort zone are - Electric Power Steering w/Tilt Function, Power Windows with Driver Side, Cooled Glove Box, Adjustable Front & Rear Headrest Height, Tachometer, Audio System (with Remote) - 2 DIN, 1 CD and MP3 player, AM/FM Radio with two USB slots. The interiors look plush with the Chrome Accented Shift Knob, Steering Wheel with Sporty Leather Wrapped, Piano Black Interior Theme and Sporty Seat Fabric With Stitch Etios Cross Bedging on Front Seats.

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Featuring ABS with EBD and Dual Front SRS Airbags, Toyota Etios Cross benefits from the best safety features to keep up with the rider's adventures. Available in exciting 8 color options - Inferno Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Classic Grey, Harmony Beige, Celestial Black, Vermilion Red, Symphony Silver and plain White, the Toyota Etios Cross might appeal to audience of all ages and tastes.

How do you like the new crossover vehicle's features and specs? Share with us in comments.

Source: Toyota Etios Cross India
@Vee382 • 08 May, 2014 Another case of 'old wine in new bottles' ! This is basically just a jazzed-up version of the Etios Liva (which is not selling) and this version will also be unlikely to make any significant contribution, as it is not offering anything different from the standard hatch.

To be called a 'Crossover', it should at least have some serious off-roading modifications - even the ground clearance has not been increased !
@Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran • 08 May, 2014 • 1 like I find it very attractive with good safety features and better specs. I bet it has a look to compete ford ecosport and Toyota has a good reputation . Do you agree ?
@Anoop Mathew • 10 May, 2014 • 1 like
SarathKumar Chandrasekaran
I find it very attractive with good safety features and better specs. I bet it has a look to compete ford ecosport and Toyota has a good reputation . Do you agree ?
Looks way better than Ford Ecosport! 👍👍
Give it a little more 4x4 traits with ground clearance and we could match it with Renault Duster.

Spoiler: Aside to Toyota

P.S. Reminds me of Toyota Rav4
@Karthikeyan jaisankar • 10 May, 2014 Tata indica next generation Toyota et!os 😛 😀
@Anoop Mathew • 10 May, 2014
Karthikeyan jaisankar
Tata indica next generation Toyota et!os 😛 😀
What kind of comparison is that?
@Ankita Katdare • 10 May, 2014 I think we will need some more official photographs to compare this beast with Ford Ecosport and Renault Duster. An image comparison would be great.
@Rajni Jain • 11 May, 2014 Cost of Etios Cross is lesser than Duster and EcoSport, but it may not give the pleasure of driving a SUV. Duster still rules this segment of low budget SUV's. Just have a look at the major engine comparison.

Engine Description
1.4-liter 67.06bhp 8V D-4D Engine -- Etios Cross
1.5-liter 108.5bhp 16V K9K Diesel Engine -- Duster
1.5-liter 89.75bhp 16V TDCi Diesel Engine -- EcoSport

Engine Displacement(cc)
1364 -- Etios Cross
1461 -- Duster
1498 -- EcoSport

Maximum Power
67.06bhp@3800rpm -- Etios Cross
108.5bhp@3900rpm -- Duster
89.75bhp@3750rpm -- EcoSport
@Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran • 11 May, 2014 So Duster rules this segment theoretically and practically
@Vikram S Bargah • 12 May, 2014 A Rugged SUV Looks with a sedan mileage will call it a best deal in the 5 Seater SUV Segment.
Company has worked on most of its Features which are an added advantage.
Seems Toyota is working more on its Etios Brand (From offering a sedan, then a hatch and now cross over) .

Further it is globally renowned for its QDR (Quality,Durability & Reliability)Standards.

Company said that the car is already very poplar in Brazil Where it was first launched. Will also be exported from India.

Tough to decide between Duster/Ecosport/EtiosCrossover.

More & more company are moving into the B segments because the customers (mostly youth) are more interested to own a SUV against a Sedan /Hatchback these days.
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