Toyota has introduced the 2014 Vios at the Bangkok Motor Show. It is designed to appeal to first time car buyers in emerging markets.
Toyota has introduced the 2014 Vios at the Bangkok Motor Show.
Designed to appeal to first time car buyers, the Vios has familiar styling that echoes the Verso and Yaris. The entry-level model has a no-frills appearance, but higher-end variants are distinguished by projector beam headlights, chrome trim and 15- or 16-inch alloy wheels. Overall, the model measures 4410mm long, 1700mm wide and 1475mm tall with a wheelbase that spans 2,550mm.
Despite being aimed at the lower end of the market, the Vios has a stylish cabin with decent materials. Notable highlights include attractive gauges, metallic accents and a four-speaker audio system with MP3/USB/AUX connectivity.
Power is provided by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 109 HP (80 kW) and 141 Nm (104 lb-ft) of torque. A five-speed manual is standard, but higher-end variants come equipped with a four-speed automatic.
The Vios will be built in Thailand and will be exported to more than 80 countries.