New Toyota Vios Sedan To Debut At Auto Expo 2018
The Indian arm of Toyota Motor Corporation has released the first teaser picture of its upcoming mid-size sedan – the Toyota Vios. This new sedan will make its India debut on 7th February at the 2018 Auto Expo. The Japanese carmaker is already selling the Vios as Toyota Yaris Ativ in Thailand. However, it could be introduced with the Vios nameplate in India. In the premium mid-size sedan segment, the Toyota Vios will be pitted against the Honda City, new Hyundai Verna and Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. The India-bound Vios will not as premium as the actual Vios available in international market. It will have a different set of features and engines for the Indian market. Measuring over 4.4 meter in length, the Vios is expected to offer segment-leading cabin space.
Toyota Vios India Key Features
LED daytime running lamps
Sharp curves all around the body
Lots of chrome on front grille, door handles and boot
Dual-tone black and beige interior
Touchscreen infotainment system
Lots of chrome inserts
Automatic climate control
Theft Deterrent system
Anti-lock braking system
Toyota Vios India Launch Date
Ahead of its India debut, the Japanese automaker has dropped the first teaser of the Vios sedan revealing its sleek silhouette. The unveiling of the sedan will take place at the 2018 Auto Expo in Greater Noida. Toyota hasn’t yet announced its exact launch date and details, but media reports suggest that the sedan could be launched by mid-2018.
Toyota Vios Price in India
|Base Model||Rs 7.5 lalk|
|Top Model||Rs 10 lakh|
In Toyota’s Indian product lineup, the Vios sedan will fit between the Etios sedan and the Corolla Altis. Its arch rival – Hyundai Verna witnessed a generation change in August 2017. While the Honda City facelift went on sale in February 2017, the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz will receive its first update by mid 2018. The high-level of localisation will help the carmaker to do so. While the entry-level model of the Vios sedan is estimated to be priced around Rs 8 lakh, the range-topping variant could be priced at Rs 12 lakh (ex-showroom).
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