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Old 5th May 2016, 18:25   #16
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I guess you didnt understand the sarcasm in my post.
That's so bad of me bro. I misread, replied, and while driving back home, I just realized this .

So, we agree and topic closed.
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Similarly, If the owners are happy and found advantages with that, Why do you need to get 'Eeked' and 'Shocked'?
Precisely.
This is very point on which I disagree with this gentleman.
I have posted the same comments above.
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Old 6th May 2016, 06:13   #18
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I agree about the centre position not being an issue at all, it is just fashionable to criticise it, imo. The only problem I have with it is aesthetic, it looks like a fake plastic kids car for show only thing and that isn't going to be solved by change of location!
I got the petrol Liva with the 1.5 litre engine three years ago, as a car to keep for at least ten years; zero regrets as of now.
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I agree about the centre position not being an issue at all, it is just fashionable to criticise it, imo. The only problem I have with it is aesthetic, it looks like a fake plastic kids car for show only thing and that isn't going to be solved by change of location!
I got the petrol Liva with the 1.5 litre engine three years ago, as a car to keep for at least ten years; zero regrets as of now.
Agree totally. The dials look very tacky but the position was never an issue for me. Even if you don't buy the reasoning about better visibility of the road, it is just a different position and there is no disadvantage to it all. The only issue with central placement may be that some people may not like it from an aesthetics perspective. And if some owners like this position, it doesn't warrant Eeks and Shocks.
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I got the petrol Liva with the 1.5 litre engine three years ago, as a car to keep for at least ten years; zero regrets as of now.
I regret a bit.
When I was planning a car in 2012 the Liva ticked all my requirements.
The question of petrol vs. diesel was easily sorted out due to huge fuel price variance at that time. I didn't even TD the petrol version.
Later when I read GTO's review of the 1.5 petrol I was blown away.
Over the last four years I have realized my usage has not been much to warrant a diesel.
How I wish I had chosen the 1.5 Sportivo petrol.
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Many people don't make the complete calculation that justifies a diesel; and there is nothing like the fun of driving a petrol as good as the 1.5 litre example in the Etios. I opted for the Sportivo 1.5 after reading the review, it ticked all my boxes and still does so. Interiors are plain but very functional and built to last as is the rest of the car. I did not want the boot and the extra length of the Etios.

And DSK Toyota after sales in Pune is world class.
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Refreshed Toyota Etios spotted on test. Posts moved to a new thread.
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2016 Toyota Etios Brochure Leaked in Brazil
In what appears to be a brochure leak Indianhoods have posted photos of the interiors of the 2016 Toyota Etios as well as the exterior shots.
The centre console now gets a Digital display it seems, which looks quite good imho.
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The cluster display looks incredibly crisp!

2016 Toyota Etios Facelift. Now launched at 6.43 lakh-newtoyotaetiosinstrumentclusterlaunchedinbrazil.jpg

Even gets cruise control! Wondering if the Indian variant would get this.

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Most likely this will have the 4 speed automatic as well. Wish they bring the 7-speed CVT that's paired with the 1.5l petrol in the Thailand Avanza
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More pics on the facelift surfaces,


http://www.motoroids.com/news/exclus...o-launch-soon/
In my opinion Toyota will have a winner on their hands if they drop everything and just focus on one thing on the Etios. Interior - they should go all out and give the interior a comprehensive upgrade along the lines of the Corolla and the Innova. It's a Toyota. The looks are pleasant enough. It's the low rent interiors thats killing it.

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The cluster display looks incredibly crisp!

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Even gets cruise control! Wondering if the Indian variant would get this.

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Black interiors are making a come back it seems. Quality looks better but I still feel they should revert to standard speedo layouts and give the interior a redesign.

Drive on,
Shibu.

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The cluster display looks incredibly crisp!...

Even gets cruise control! Wondering if the Indian variant would get this....
Gets a cruise control, but misses on the ACC! Can't really believe such moves.
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From the recent photos it appears that the problem is less with the design and more with cheap/hard materials used in the Indian car. That ought to be a lot easier to fix, something that even Tata has been able to do by now.
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Spotted during a testing run in Bangalore by a Motorbeam reader.

Changes apparent are to the bonnet, front grille, front & rear bumpers, and the boot lid.

Is it me, or does the rear bumper overhang look really, really huge?

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Is it me, or does the rear bumper overhang look really, really huge?
It might be something that they do to disguise the shape. It really looks odd and serves no purpose so I doubt that the car is actually shaped like that, especially since the current car has wafer-thin bumpers.
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