After being showcased at the recently concluded Auto Expo 2016 in Delhi, India, the Japanese auto marque has brought this vehicle to the Thai turf and 37th Bangkok International Motor Show is the platform to witness the next generation Vios. It’s time for the Toyota lovers to relish the moment and explore the revised B-segment saloon at the Toyota booth.
The new Toyota Vios comes with updated interior as well as exterior in addition to the inclusion of a new engine, which is the major highlight of the show. The car is powered with brand’s Dual VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) technology, which not only improves the fuel efficiency of the vehicle significantly but is an environment-friendly car.
The main highlight you are probably looking for in this news article is the power mill. We don’t let you wait more for the same as the third generation Toyota Vios gets a 1.5-liter Dual VVT-i gasoline engine capable of generating a max power output of 109 PS at 6000 rpm and a peak torque of 141 Nm at 4200 rpm. The engine being mingled to a seven speed CVT transmission system is compatible to alternative fuels like E85.
With striking looks, improved styling lines and ergonomic interior, the facelifted Vios is potent to challenge other players prevailing in the market. On the outside, it has borrowed the styling cues from the existing Toyota Corolla that makes it even more alluring and appealing. The sleek front grille and edgy headlamps accompanied with large air dam and well-crafted fog lamps at the front give an impressive touch to the sedan. The wrap-around tail lamps and a decent trunk grant the B-segment saloon a nice ending too.
Moving inside the sedan doesn’t give a new feel as there aren’t much alterations done to the cabin. The same 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel, circular instrument cluster and a large 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system are on offer.
Overall the sedan looks good and a value for money buy. So, if you are actually looking for such a vehicle to own in near future then this could definitely be on your cards, especially due to the new fuel-efficient engine, groovy looks and brand’s reliability.