As there is much demand for mileage in India, small cars, mostly hatchback sell as no other segment does. After Chevrolet, now the Japanese automaker, Toyota, launched a hatchback(small car), named Etios Liva. Petrol version is now available and, priced between Rs 3.99 lakh and Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Toyota Etios Liva is powered by a 1.2L, 16V DOHC engine and has a 5-speed manual transmission and said to have a good mileage of 18.31 kmpl.
Etios Liva is built on the same platform which Etios sedan is being built, specifically developed for the Indian customers.
Etios Liva inherits its name from its sedan, Etios. The word Liva has been coined from the terms Lively and Live Life to the fullest.
Etios Liva is set to join the 'Q Class Hatch' the Etios Liva will be available in four variants, J, G, V and VX.
Toyota also invested Rs 3,200 crore to set up its second manufacturing facility in Bangalore.