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Sleeker, safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

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AutoIndustriya.com / Toyota | October 11, 2018 09:25

2019 Toyota Vios comes in a variety of exciting colors

The best-selling sedan from Toyota has received a sleek makeover, as well as a plethora of new and updated technologies. Officially making its Philippine debut is the all-new 2019 Toyota Vios. Available in nine different variants, Toyota's perennial four-door combines zesty new looks, tried-and tested familiarity, better safety kit and a lot more added features.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Starting off with its looks, Toyota has gone for a sportier design for the 2019 Vios. Sweeping headlights, along with a redesigned front grill make their way onto the four-door. There are also new LED daytime running lights available for high-end variants of the Vios which make for a more sophisticated look. Also receiving a makeover are the rear taillights which are now available with LED lighting. Depending on the model chosen, the Vios can come with 16-inch or 15-inch alloy wheels. Base and J variants only come with 14-inch steel wheels.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Like the exterior, Toyota was also busy changing the cabin of the 2019 Vios. A simpler, three-pod instrument cluster makes its way inside the sedan, along with a new three-spoke steering wheel. The center console and dashboard have been redesigned as well and now come with restyled aircon vents, center cupholders and a refreshed gear selector for CVT variants.

High-grade models will also come with the following: leather-wrapped steering wheel, piano black trim pieces, automatic climate control, touchscreen infotainment, audio controls and paddle shifters on the steering wheel, and a multi-info display.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Under the hood, the Vios is available with either a 1.3-liter or 1.5-liter Dual VVT-i, four-cylinder engines. The smaller 1NR-FE puts out 98 PS at 6000 rpm with 123 Nm at 4400 rpm, while the bigger 2NR-FE comes with 106 PS at 6000 rpm along with 140 Nm of torque at 4200 rpm. Transmission choices for the 2019 Vios include a five-speed manual gearbox and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with seven-speed manual select.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

In terms of safety, the Vios is now equipped to the hilt. Certified by the ASEAN-New Car Safety Program (ASEAN-NCAP) of having a 5-star safety rating, all models of the Vios now come with anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist, vehicle stability control, hill-start assist and seven airbags. High-end variants, on the other hand, come with extras like keyless smart entry, engine start/stop button, as well as Eco & Sport modes.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

The 2019 Toyota Vios is available in a wide array of colors. These include seven unique shades that consist of: Alumina Jade Metallic, Blackish Red Mica, Black, Freedom White, Red Mica Metallic, Thermalyte and White Pearl (+ Php 15,000 extra). There are also two new color choices for the 2019 Vios; Grayish Blue Mica Metallic and Super Red V.

Sleeker,  safer 2019 Toyota Vios starts at Php 659K

Pricing for the 2019 Toyota Vios are as follows:

1.3 Base M/T – Php 659,000

1.3 J M/T – Php 685,000

1.3E M/T – Php 828,000

1.3E CVT – Php 878,000

1.3 E Prime M/T – Php 883,000

1.3 E Prime CVT – Php 933,000

1.5 G M/T – Php 981,000

1.5 G CVT – Php 1,040,000

1.5 G CVT Prime – Php 1,095,000