Toyota Kirloskar Motors Private Limited (TKM) is a joint venture formed by the Japanese auto giant, Toyota Motors and the Indian Kirloskar Groups. The company formed in 1999 started making automobiles with the Japanese knowhow. Many world class vehicles are in their portfolio ranging from the Rupees 4.41 lakh hatchback Etios Liva to the 1.13 crore SUV Land Cruiser. The built quality of the Toyota cars has made many Indian customers the Toyota fans. Their Quallis which is out of the production line now and the Innova are the most popular Toyota products in India.
In the hatchback segment, TKM has the Etios Liva priced Rupees 4.41 to 6.91 lakh. The 6 petrol variants powered by 1.5 litre engine give mileages of 16.7 to 17.71 kmpl. The TRD Sportivo variant has 2 airbags, a manual AC, a rear spoiler, ABS, EBD and an engine immobiliser. The diesel variants give mileages of 23.59 kmpl with 1.4 litre engines. Another hatchback the Etios cross comes in 2 petrol and 2 diesel variants priced from Rupees 5.76 to 7.41lakh. The mileages of Etios Cross are same as that of the Liva.
The Toyota Etios is a sedan priced rupees 5.39 to 8.08 coming in 5 petrol and 5 diesel variants. The V SP petrol variant has 2 airbags, a CD player and a manual AC. The petrol versions give 16.75 kmpl and the diesel versions 23.59 kmpl mileages. The corolla Altis is a sedan priced from 12 to 15 lakh with 5 petrol and 4 diesel variants. The 1.8 G AT and 1.8 VL variants have 7 speed auto transmission and top speeds of 205 kmph. The mileages are 14.5 kmpl for petrol and 21 kmpl for diesel variants. The Toyota Camry is a hybrid sedan priced Rupees 25.09 to 23.88 lakh with all the safety features and 6 speed auto transmission.
The MUV Toyota Innova is the most popular Toyota vehicle in India. The Innova comes in 3 petrol and 18 diesel variants priced Rupees 10.11 to 14.92 lakh. This 7-seater has 9.06 to 12.99 kmpl mileages for petrol variants and 13.7 kmpl for diesel variants.
The latest SUV the Fortuner priced Rupees 22.25 to 23.88 lakh has 5 diesel variants with 2 variants having 5 speed auto transmission. This 7-seater has 2 airbags, an automatic AC, a rear spoiler, a cruise control and GPS navigation system. The 7-seater SUV Land Cruiser Prado is priced Rupees 84,57,635. This 5 speed auto transmission car has sunroof, 7 airbags and GPS navigation system. The Land Cruiser SUV priced 1,13,34,569 has all wheel auto transmission and 10 safety airbags. The Toyota Rush will be the first compact SUV from the Toyota when launched in 2015.