The Toyota Vios is the choice of many user in Malaysia mainly of its smoothness of driving and its excellent fuel consumption. For those Vios fans and anyone who plan to get a Vios, take a look at the newly launched Toyota Vios TRD Sportivo from Bernama below.
UMW MOTORS AIMS TO SELL 500 OF ITS NEWLY LAUNCHED TOYOTA VIOS TRD SPORTIVO
SHAH ALAM, — UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd aims to sell 500 units of the new Toyota Vios TRD Sportivo per month this year.
The president of UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, Kuah Kock Heng, said the company was confident the model would continue to maintain its position as the leader in its category.
“Last year, the Vios bagged a 32 percent share of all Toyota vehicles sold.As of May this year, it took a 36 percent share. We are confident that with the Vios TRD, the growth momentum would be continued,” he said at a media preview here Tuesday.
The new Toyota Vios was available for booking at all Toyota showrooms nationwide from Tuesday. However, the car itself would be available at showrooms on July 17.
Kuah said the Vios TRD Sportivo was a joint effort between UMW Toyota Motor and TRD Asia with both parties having agreed to a technical collaboration in the development and local manufacture of selected TRD accessories.
“Significant improvements have been made, in terms of accessories, such as the TRD Sportivo aerokit, 15-inch alloy rim, door visor and TRD Sportivo emblem.
“In the interior, decorative panels, fabric sports seat, sports gear knob and scuff panels are offered,” Kuah said.
According to Kuah, with the introduction of the Toyota Vios TRD Sportivo package, the current Vios 1.5S variant will be discontinued. However, other existing Toyota Vios variants namely the 1.5G, 1.5E, 1.5J automatic and 1.5J manual are still available.
“Customers who choose the TRD Sportivo are assured of the installation being of the highest standard as the work will be done at UMW Toyota Motor’s own facility,” he said, adding that UMW Toyota Motor has already sold more than 130,000 units of the Toyota Vios since its launch six years ago.
The estimated on-the-road price with insurance for private registration of the Vios TRD Sportivo is RM90,900.
The car comes with a warranty of three years or 100,000km — whichever comes first after original registration.