The Toyota Etios was first showcased at the 2010 Auto Expo in Delhi as a ‘concept car’. Actual commercial production started in late 2010. The sedan version was launched in December 2010. The Petrol Engine and Transmission are made locally at Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (TKAP), Bidadi, Karnataka, India.

Petrol: 4 Cylinder 16V, DOHC, 1496 cc engine, Electronic Fuel Injection, 90 PS power, 132 Nm torque, 16 kmpl average, 5-speed manual transmission, 45 litre fuel tank, 160 kmph top speed

Diesel: 4 Cylinder 8V, SOHC, 1364 cc engine, Common Rail Direct Injection, 68 PS power 170 Nm torque, 23 kmpl average

3 Variants: G/GD, V/VD, VX/VXD

7 Colors: Red, Grey, Silver, Beige, Pearl White, Black, White

Price range: Rs. 6.86 lakh – Rs. 8.88 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)

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