Toyota launches diesel version of Etios & Liva
Toyota,the Japanese auto major launched the diesel versions of its entry-level sedan Etios and the small car Etios Liva in the price range between Rs.5.54 lakhs and Rs.7.87 lakhs.Both the variants will be powered by a 1.4-litre engine which offers a mileage of 23.59kmpl.
Approximately,the diesel version of Etios sedan will be in the price range of Rs.6.44 lakhs to Rs.7.87 lakhs.This price range is Rs.90,000 more than its petrol variant.Similarly,the Etios Liva Diesel is priced in the range between Rs.5.54 lakhs and Rs.5.89 lakhs which is Rs.95,000 more than its petrol version.
Hiroshi Nakagawa,Managing Director of TKM reported that Etios has been received well by their customers in the petrol segment.They are now offering the diesel variant to cater to a wider customer choice.
TKM said that it plans to sell a total of 63,000 units of the Etios family of cars in India this year.Sandeep Singh,Deputy Managing Director of TKM said that the company has already sold 33,000 units of the Etios family this year and aims to sell 30,000 more units in the remaining four months of this year.