Toyota Etios Liva is the hottest addition of compact hatchback in the Indian automobile market. The all new Etios Liva’s performance and features are all set to give the other cars of this class a run for their money. With the prevailing Indian automobile market of this segment, the major competitor of the car will the present leader Swift that has been ruling the roads of premium hatchback segment since year 2005.
Furthermore, it is expected that the Etios Liva will prove a major rival for the volume drivers Ford Figo and Volkswagen Polo. With the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Swift up for a model change, the Hyundai i20 setting new records month after month and the Ford Figo and Volswagen Polo doing decent numbers as well. Besides this, the Etios Liva is expected to prove a strong competitor for Toyota’s Japanese rival Honda’s upcoming Brio hatchback. The Liva hatchback will hit the Indian roads on June 27th with a price ranging from Rs 4 lakh to 5 lakh.
It was in January 2010, at the Auto Expo Delhi the Etios Liva model was first unveiled where it had received an overwhelming positive response from the Indian buyers. Initially the car will be launched in petrol version and the diesel version too will be launched soon in a few months following the petrol version.
The high-end variant of this superior hatchback car is expected to come out loaded with a range of latest safety features which includes ABS with EBD, and airbags. By launching of Liva, Toyota India will mark its debut in the country’s fastest growing compact car segment, which will undoubtfully facilitate the car maker to boost its market share in India.