Akio Nishimura, chief engineer of Toyota Etios Valco, when presenting this little car in Jakarta, explained, Etios body structure is strong enough to provide maximum security for the whole family. Also equipped with a safe-deformable body structure to absorb the impact energy that is not flowing into the passenger compartment.
And every Etios - even the most affordable - is equipped with dual SRS airbags for driver and front passenger. The air bags to complement the existing seat belts in every seat. Fairly advanced seat belt because it is equipped pretensioner - which will automatically tighten to hold the collision when the body does not slam into the front passenger - and load limiter. The latter was automatically loosen the seat belt to prevent the collision shortly after a rib injury. Even the rear seats are equipped with three safety belts.
Not just a passive safety feature - protection during conflict - but also active safety - features to prevent collisions - are embedded in the Etios Valco. Drag chute sector entrusted to disc brakes in front and drums in the rear. Front wheel ventilated discs effectively dissipates heat so that the brake hold function grip. In type G, coupled with technology Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) which prevents wheel lock function when braking hard and sudden. If the wheels locked, the car will skid out of control again. If the wheels are not locked, the tires still have traction so that the car can be maneuvered away. Moreover, Electronic Brake force Distribution which divides optimal braking force to all wheels so that maximum stopping power and the car remains stable.
"This product is carefully prepared by Toyota Indonesia with memperhitungankan all aspects of comfort, safety, functionality and economy. Toyota is always trying to respond to market demand, including the following needs and tastes of a higher market by continuing to develop the technology. Not only in the markets of the capital Jakarta, but also a national market that are in the area. With its best value product, as well as sales and aftersales support the widest network across Indonesia, customers get the best product in its class, "said Johnny Darmawan, president director of Toyota Astra Motor Indonesia.
Toyota Etios Valco powered 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces maximum power and a peak torque of 10.6 80hp/5600rpm kg.m/3100rpm. There are three variants based on the completeness of which are using the 5-speed manual transmission. There is a choice of six colors: black, white, blue, silver, gray and beige.