Toyota Etios Cross has 2 Petrol cars and 2 Diesel cars, it comes in 8 colours, namely, Celestial Black, Classic Grey, Harmony Beige, Inferno Orange, Symphony Silver, Ultramarine Blue, Vermilion Red, White. Toyota Etios Cross is yet another masterpiece developed and launched by the Japanese automobile giant. This hatchback has 4 versions available in India.
The exceptional external appearance of Toyota Etios Cross offers various elegant features including sporty side skirts and bold grille. Along with a silver garnished nudge guard on its front façade, this hatchback is fitted with a classy radiator grille. An aggressive headlight cluster having halogen headlamps are also surrounded by the nudge guard. The turn indicators possess a distinct look and are mounted in the fog lamp console. A wide air intake section is provided in the sturdy black front bumper. Not to forget the fog lights adding more style to the front facade. The masculine fenders and lower claddings of side profile add to the exterior beauty of this hatchback. Unlike other hatchbacks of its kind, a set of stylish 15-inch diamond cut alloy wheels is mounted in all variants. The coloured ORVMs and door handles with B pillars in glossy black are an added attraction. To enhance its sporty look, aluminium strips are mounted on side skirts. Moving to the rear profile of Etios Cross, the dual colour tone of rear spoiler looks quite eye-catching. The rear bumper is a lookalike of the front one, except the protective aluminium cladding.
Interior & Features
The Toyota Etios Cross is not different from the Etios sedan when it comes to the interiors. This five seater hatchback offers sufficient leg space and headroom despite having a short wheelbase. It has wide cushioned seats with sporty fabric upholstery covers. The cockpit of Cross has stylish dashboard equipped with a three spoke electric steering wheel, AC vents, glove box and a centre console integrated with remote operated 2-DIN stereo system. In addition, the Etios Cross features a handful of notifying instruments like tachometer with door open indicator, digital trip meter, headlight-on, driver seat belt warning and low fuel consumption. This is not all from the goodies bag of Etios Cross as it consists an accessory socket, a day & night inside rear view mirror, front cabin lights, three assist grips with coat hooks, four speakers, tailgate opener, clean air filter and remote fuel lid come along. An auto-down function is also available only on driver’s side among the four power windows.
An advanced five speed manual transmission gearbox is equipped in both diesel & petrol variants of Etios Cross. The 1.2-litre petrol mill produces a peak power output of 78.9 bhp and maximum torque of 104 Nm. On the other hand, its 1.5-litre petrol engine generates a maximum power of 88.76 bhp and yields a torque output of 132 Nm. On the other hand, the diesel variants of Toyota Etios Cross are no less power-packed than the petrol ones. The 1.4-litre engine produces a peak power output of 67.06 bhp and generates a highest torque output of 170 Nm.
The 1364 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 23.59 kmpl, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 16.78 kmpl, respectively.
Performance and Handling
The 1.5-litre motor clocks 100 Kmph speed within 15-16 seconds of engine start, further reaching till 150 kmph. The diesel engine variant is loaded with an advanced common rail fuel injection technology. This enables the Etios Cross to return a mileage of 23.59 kmpl in city and 18.04 kmpl on highways. On the contrary, the petrol variants come with an electronic fuel injection system. With this technology, the 1.2-litre petrol engine offers a mileage of 17.71 kmpl on highways and 13.29 kmpl in city. Along with, the 1.5-litre petrol mill delivers a fuel efficiency of 12.04 kmpl in city and 16.78 kmpl on highways. Moreover, the electric power assisted steering system of Etios Cross is very responsive, offering a minimum turning radius of 4.8 meters.
Ranked amongst the most powerful and spacious hatchbacks, Toyota Etios Cross efficiently competes against the likes of Fiat Avventura and Volkswagen Cross Polo.