Kicking off 2018, UMW Toyota Motor has announced that order-taking of the new Toyota Vios has started from today, at various Toyota dealerships in the country.

Upgrades to ensure the relevancy of the brand’s bestselling model and offer better value for first-time car buyers includes exterior and interior updates, deemed necessary to welcome the new year and new buyers.

Toyota Vios: Upgrades for the New Year \

 

 

 

 

 

Besides design refreshment, new accessories such as Parking Sensor, Shark Fin Antenna, and Illuminated Scuff Plates are introduced.

Vios will be the first model in its segment to have a Parking Sensor and this item will be offered as standard for TRD, GX and G variants. A new DVD-AVX entertainment system with enhanced features is also available for this Vios and it is offered with a reverse camera as standard for all variants except Vios J (MT) and J (AT). Existing advanced items such as Panoramic View Monitor and Digital Video Recorder, etc are still offered on top of the new accessories.

As before, there are 6 variants to choose from with prices starting from RM74,980 (excluding insurance, for private registration in Peninsular Malaysia). All the variants of the Vios qualify as Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) under the current National Automotive Policy.

 

The 2018 Toyota Vios comes with a 5-year warranty and unlimited mileage. If the vehicle is sold off during the first 5 years, the warranty coverage will also be available to the next owner, enhancing the value of the vehicle.

The Vios Sport Edition

Previously at mid-2017,   UMWT introduced the Vios Sports Edition; inspired by the Vios Challenge one-make series. The Vios Sports Edition is almost similar in outlook but is totally street legal .

 

 

Its got a sports aerokit with a trunk spoiler and black-painted alloy wheels, along with while bold stripes. The painted alloy wheels resemble wheels with a gunmetal shade, while the huge spoiler offers the race car’s sporty intent. The Vios Sports edition also promises sharper handling with a sports suspension fitted. With this, the car’s center of gravity is lowered by up to 27 mm so it sits lower on the road. This reduces body roll during cornering, enhancing stability.