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NEW hatchback in town! Toyota Liva at Rs 3.99 lakh

Last updated on: June 27, 2011 15:06 IST

NEW hatchback in town! Toyota Liva at Rs 3.99 lakh

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Japanese carmaker Toyota on Monday launched the petrol variant of its much anticipated small car Liva in India, priced between Rs 399,000 and Rs 599,000 (ex- showroom, Delhi).

The auto major has also invested Rs 3,200 crore (Rs 32 billion) to set up its second manufacturing facility in Bangalore.

"The company, which is present in India through a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group, has invested Rs 3,200 crore to set up its second manufacturing facility in Bangalore with an initial installed capacity of 70,000 units per annum.

"With Liva we will now be a complete manufacturer in India, offering a full range of products including the luxury SUV Prado... Liva is a very useful stylish and dynamic car," Toyota Kirloskar Motor managing director Hiroshi Nakagawa told reporters in New Delhi.

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The hatchback has 1.2 Litre MPFI petrol engine which acts as the power house of this hatchback.

Reaching the heights of efficiency, the car can smoke out a maximum power of 80 bhp.

Its performance is further improved with 5-speed manual transmission.

It claims superb fuel efficiency and decent performance.

The Toyota Etios Liva looks robust and functional with pretty good luggage space which is the selling feature of this hatchback.

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The exterior of the Toyota Etios Liva is not just attractive but also well balanced with long wheelbase.

Toyota Etios Liva is beautified with small lights and tame bumper with two tiny fogs.

The front of the Toyota Etios Liva with its upper grille, lower grille and headlamps gives it an elegant look.

The hatchback weighs 890 kg with length of 3775mm, width of 1695mm and height being 1490mm.

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The interior of the stunning hatchback will surely add new horizon in its segment for comfort and most importantly space.

You might not get bowled out with its exterior but the interior will surely give you all one expects from a good hatchback.

The car is something which not just gives comfort in city but also for long drives.

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The Toyota Etios Liva is expected to be a direct competition to Maruti Swift compared to which it will have more space and comfort.

Coming to the middle of the dashboard, it holds instrument panel, including speedo and trip.

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Toyota Etios Liva is a hatchback which claims maximum comfort in segment with stand-out headroom, legroom, and storage space.

The driver may, however, lack footrest.

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Liva has power windows and remote central locking which will make it convenient to have control on car door and windows.

The AC provided in the Toyota Etios Liva is expected to lack climate control which can be a little dent on its image but other attractive features are there to replace its loss with rear defogger, steering adjustment and manual driver seat adjustment.

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The user will also be provided with a powerful music system giving it a high entertainment quotient as well.

The rear seats can b made to fold as well and the glasses will be tinted giving it a privilege over other cars.

Liva is designed to seat five passengers at a time.

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Toyota Etios Liva is expected to bear 185/60 R15 size tyre which gives the car strong grip even on high speed drives.

The big size of the car also gives stunning balanced look to its overall appearance.

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The safety measures offered by Toyota Etios Liva will be same as offered by all other cars in B segment.

It has power steering, power windows, remote central locking and dash integrated music system.

The safety quotient is well taken care of with airbags to save the driver and front passenger in case of collision.



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