At a marvelous launch party at the SMX Convention Center, Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation released the next generation 2014 Toyota Vios. The Toyota Vios is the country’s top selling model, an accomplishment that it has actually held regularly for the better part of a decade since the original model was launched in 2003.
The brand-new Vios is considered (globally, at least) as a 4th generation model, though in your area this is the 3rd generation variation. The vehicle itself is a subcompact sedan, slotting in just under the Toyota Corolla Altis.
The 2014 Toyota Vios straight takes on the Honda City, the Hyundai Accent, the Kia Rio, the Nissan Almera, the Chevrolet Sonic sedan, the Ford Fiesta sedan, the Mazda2 sedan, and the Mitsubishi Mirage G4 (when it arrives).
Critics have noted the previous generation’s design as being too conservative for a younger market. The new model addresses that head on.
Toyota’s designers worked to design a Vios that was ‘up-class’ and stylish. The new subcompact sedan takes a lot of design cues from the brand-new Toyota RAV4 with the 2-bar grille, the futuristic headlamps, numerous feature lines, an aggressive lower air intake, and other high tech information.
The 2014 Toyota Vios has grown, too. Offered the automobile’s extended dimensions, it means the front and rear overhangs were extended; it’ll be interesting to discover out how that would affect the handling of the car.
The larger exterior means a roomier interior, the much better legroom in addition to the expanded trunk space which can now hold taller items or a totLike the exterior, Toyota looked for to ‘up-class’ the cabin, working the interior of Vios to fulfill their new requirements of interior design. Apart from the total design changes, the 2014 Toyota Vios now has its gauge cluster on the motorist side, with all models getting a tachometer, speedometer and various other signs in a triple binnacle gauge cluster design.
Toyota also exercised two new interior colors, with the leading end G models getting the predominantly ‘ivory’ interior and the mid and entry level grades getting the mainly black interior. As mentioned, legroom has improved, and Toyota also worked to integrate more levels of modification for the front seats in regards to slide and height for better convenience for more types of drivers.
All models have USB and Aux ports, electric power steering. J grade models and up get power windows and central locks. E grade models and up get power mirrors, while G grade models come standard with projector halogen headlamps, a multi information display, and other hassle-free features.
In regards to engines, the Vios keeps the exact same powerplants from the previous generation, with the Base, J, and E grades getting the 2NZ-FE 1.3 L DOHC 16-valve inline-4 VVT-i engine. The 1299cc engine makes 85 PS and 122 Nm of torque, and can be matched with either a 5-speed handbook or a 4-speed automatic.
The G grades preserve the 1NZ-FE 1.5 L DOHC 16-valve inline-4 VVT-i engine that makes 107 PS and 142 Newton meters. A 4-speed automatic or a 5-speed handbook are the transmission options, the exact same as before.
The replacement chief engineer for the Vios job, Suzuki-san, stated that the new 2014 Toyota Vios has had actually a remodelled body property for much better rigidity, much better aerodynamics, and a revamped suspension. We’ll learn later on how the brand-new Vios drives.
For safety, all grades now get dual airbags consisting of the 1.3 Base grades, in addition to ELR seatbelts for all guests. Foglamps, ABS, EBD and the alarm system become conventional with the E grades and greater.
2014 Toyota Vios colors
The all brand-new Vios will be sold in 6 versions, and will be provided in Freedom White, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, Black, Red Mica Metallic, Dark Brown Mica Metallic and Orange Metallic.
2014 Toyota Vios price
2014 Toyota Vios 1.3 Base PhP 592,000
2014 Toyota Vios 1.3 J M/T PhP 630,000
2014 Toyota Vios 1.3 E M/T PhP 727,000
2014 Toyota Vios 1.3 E A/T PhP 762,000
2014 Toyota Vios 1.5 G M/T PhP 812,000
2014 Toyota Vios 1.5 G A/T PhP 847,000