Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday launched the compact iQ, its tiniest, most fuel-efficient nonhybrid vehicle. The killing competition and the need of fuel efficient cars both the problems have only one answer Toyota IQ.
This three meter long vehicle can accomodate 3 persons and can give fuel efficiency of 53 miles per gallon.
IQ is Toyota's answer to Germany-based Daimler AG's super-mini Smart car, which has been a hit in Europe and the U.S.
The Toyota has given two models of IQ - iQ and iQ2, and they will both be available by January in Europe.
Pricing starts at £9,495 for the manual, and £10,495 for the multidrive CVT transmission.
Features of IQ
- 15-inch alloy wheels,
- heated electrically
- adjustable door mirrors,
- air conditioning
- six speaker audio system with auxiliary socket.
- leather seat upholstery
- a fully integrated satellite navigation system
- Bluetooth and iPod integration.
Features of IQ2
- high-gloss alloys,
- front fog lamps,
- automatic headlights
- rain sensing wipers,
- smart entry and start system
- climate control.