Toyota Etios Cross X Special Edition Launched!


The Etios Cross has never done too well on the sales charts but its manufacturer, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, is yet to give up on the pseudo-crossover body variant of its B-segment hatchback. The company has come up with a new special variant of this hatchback. Dubbed as the Etios Cross X, the new model should help the manufacturer find more buyers during this year’s festive season. The new Toyota Etios Cross X special edition is available with both petrol and Diesel engines and comes with many new visual updates and a new Quarts Brown exterior paint option. The Cross X model has gone on sale at an ex-showroom price of Rs 6.8 lakh.

Toyota Etios Cross X Special Edition Images

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The front-end of the Etios Cross X edition boasts a new grille that is finished in black. The plastic body cladding for the latest special edition comes painted in body colour. The new Etios Cross special variant also gets an X Edition badge on the C-pillar. Even the interior comes with a handful of updates. For starters, the dashboard gets faux carbon fibre trim. You also get a new fabric seat upholstery and a 6.8-inch touch-screen audio system. The touchscreen interface doubles up as the display for the reverse camera. Other than this, the interior also gets a leather wrap for the steering wheel. Other features highlights of the exterior include diamond cut alloy wheels, black roof rails and a rear roof spoiler. Safety features include ABS with EBD, dual front SRS airbags, ISOFIX child seat mounts and driver seat belt warning.

The Toyota Etios Cross X special edition gets the same petrol and Diesel engine options as the regular car. These include a 1.2-litre, DOHC, four-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 1.4-litre D-4D, four-cylinder, turbocharged, Diesel engine. The petrol engine outputs a maximum power of 79 BHP, while the Diesel engine produces 67 BHP. Both the engines come mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

Toyota Etios Cross X Price in India

Ex-showroom, Kolkata Rs 6.80 Lakh

Prices aren’t clear at the moment. While we are trying to get in touch with TKM to find out the official prices, what we know so far is that the petrol model has an ex-showroom price of Rs 6.80 lakh in Kolkata. Furthermore, the new special edition seems to cost roughly Rs 50,000 higher than the top-end variant.

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Toyota Etios Cross X Specifications

Specs Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.2-Litre, 4-cylinder DOHC 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder, SOHC, D-4D
Power 79 BHP  67 BHP
Torque 104 Nm  170 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission

The Etios Cross X special edition gets the same engines that power the regular car. This means that the new model offers a 1.2-litre, naturally-aspirated, four-cylinder petrol and a 1.4-litre, turbocharged, four-cylinder Diesel engines. The Petrol engine outputs a maximum power of 79 BHP at 5,600 RPM along with a peak torque fo 104 Nm. The Diesel motor produces a maximum power of 67 BHP at 3,800 RPM along with a peak torque of 170 Nm between 1,800-2,400 RPM. Both the engines come mated to five-speed manual transmission. There is no option of an automatic gearbox with either of the two motors.

Toyota Etios Cross X Mileage

Petrol 17.71 KMPL
Diesel 23.59 KMPL

As the Cross X variant gets the same set of engines that power the regular model, there is absolutely no change in the average mileage figures. The petrol engine boasts an ARAI-rated average mileage of 17.71 KMPL. On the other hand, the Diesel is far more efficient and enjoys an ARAI-rated average mileage of 23,59 KMPL. While not the best-in-class, the Etios is actually pretty frugal and manages to strike a decent balance between performance and fuel efficiency.

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Toyota Etios Cross X Images

Toyota Etios Cross X Features

Exterior Features

  • New black-painted front grille
  • New foglamp bezels
  • Body-coloured plastic cladding
  • Diamond alloy wheels
  • Roof Rails
  • Rear roof spoiler

Interior Features

  • Faux Carbon Fibre (CF) trim for the dashboard
  • New fabric seat upholstery
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 6.8-inch touch-screen audio system
  • Reverse Camera

Safety Features

  • ABS with EBD
  • Dual Front SRS Airbags
  • ISOFIX child seat anchors
  • Driver seat belt warning

Seen above the features highlights of the special edition.

Toyota Etios Cross X Dimensions

Overall Length 3895 mm
Overall Width 1735 mm
Overall Height 1555 mm
Wheelbase 2460 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Kerb Weight 1030 kg
Turning Radius 4.8 metres

As this is merely a cosmetic upgrade, there are no changes in the overall dimensions of the model.

So, what do you think of the new Toyota Etios Cross X special edition? Do you think it will be able to help the B-segment hatchback find more buyers during this year’s festive period? Do you think the changes to the exterior and the interior are good enough to enhance the appeal of this pseudo crossover? Share your views with us by penning them done in the comments section below.