UMW Toyota recently launched the ‘improved’ version of its 2012 Toyota Vios.
This came hot off the heels of the recently launch of the face-lifted Honda City which will see competition heating up among the 2 automotive giants. Typically, there will be 6 variants available where you can get the 1.5 TRD Sportivo top of the range model priced at RM92,013. The 1.5G Limited is priced at RM89,613 while the 1.5G standard is sold for RM87,313. The cheaper ones are the 1.5E priced at RM82,300 while the 1.5J Auto is at RM77,300. The cheapest model will be the RM73,200 1.5J Manual version where they all come with a 3 years or 100,000 km warranty package.
There are 5 colours available for the new Vios which are Medium Silver Metallic, White, Deep Amethyst Mica Metallic, Silver Metallic and Attitude Black which are new colours and the Coal Black where they are powered up with the 1.5 VVT-i engine that come with either the manual or automatic transmission gearboxes. Basically, there are no changes to the engine and most changes are aesthetics like the headlights and the front fog lamp bezel.
Naturally, the higher versions will get you the cool goodies where the 1.5 E and J versions would need you to pay RM2,300 for the aerokit found in the higher versions. Other options include DVD players and touchcreen suspension kit and many others, depending on your preferences.