1. Though the Etios is not exactly a beauty queen, the Etios Liva somehow looks better than its sedan sibling - especially in that shade of blue it’s been showcased with right from the Auto Expo reveal. When it will be launched on June 27, the Etios Liva could very well be among the cheapest Toyotas anywhere in the world, if not the cheapest. But in V and VX trim specifically, with all the aerodynamic paraphernalia like chin spoiler, skirts, hatch spoiler, etc, it certainly doesn’t look cheap.
2. Viewed front-on and till the B-pillar, there is nothing much to differentiate between the Etios and the Liva. The hatch is quite barren and is flanked by bulbous tail-lamps. The greenhouse is not a dynamic shape, like in the Suzuki Swift for instance – instead, it is designed to give a feeling of space inside.
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