After unveiling it at the recently concluded Auto Expo, Toyota is now set to launch its newest offering- Etios Cross on May 7th. The Cross is more-or-less a cladded version of the regular Liva. To be priced around INR 50,000 above the standard Liva, the dealerships have already been accepting the pre-booking since February.
The Toyota Etios Cross features thick side body cladding, new front grille with turn indicators in the fog lamps, roof rails, a rear spoiler, 'Etios Cross' badge. The Cross will be offered to buyers in eight different colour options. On the inside, you get better seat fabric and the regular black-grey interiors. It also features a 2-DIN audio system with Aux, Bluetooth and USB connectivity. The top-of-the-line variants also gets audio controls on the steering wheel, and a rear defogger and wiper. On the safety front, it will come equipped with ABS and EBD and dual front airbags.
Dimensionally, the new Etios Cross is 120 mm longer, 40 mm wider and 45 mm taller than the standard Liva. The Cross will be available with the same 1.2-litre and 1.5-litre petrols and 1.4-litre diesel engines. Even the power outputs of 79 bhp and 89 bhp for the 1.2 and 1.5-litre petrol variants and 68 bhp for the 1.4 diesel are identical to the standard Liva hatchback.