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New Toyota Vios

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I have ordered a new model Toyota Vios G spec for my wife. Just found out a friend of mine has had an E spec Vios for nearly 2 months now and is selling it because he said the fuel consumption is redicliously high.

I was wondering if anyone has recently purchased a new model Vios and how they are finding the fuel consumption?

The car is only used for town driving.

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Ours is an e, think we get about 9 klilometers a litre in town, but it only gets used about once a month!

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9 km/l seems high for a vios...

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it's a 1.5 my BIL got his changed to gas, cost about 20k but he claims he got that back already in a couple of years on savings on petrol

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The new Vios should be the same as the old one for consumption as I understand they are using all the old engines in the Thai models ?

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I was thinking about changing to LPG but that would invalidate the warranty. Checking online says you should get approx 12 to 14KM/L town driving but I think those figures are exagerated.

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The new Vios should be the same as the old one for consumption as I understand they are using all the old engines in the Thai models ?

Yep - it has the same basic drivetrain (1NZFE + 4AT) that's been around since the last versions of the Soluna (12 years ago). Each generation has seen some small tweaks to the engine, but most have been around NVH (older 1NZFE's were noticeably harsher), not improving FE or power.

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How about the S series ? The wife just got one this morning , they don't even have the red plates for her.

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How about the S series ? The wife just got one this morning , they don't even have the red plates for her.

All badge levels in VIOS have the same drivetrain.

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I have an E, bought this year, upgrading from New Vios 2006 and there is no discernable difference in fuel consumption despite the fact that the new one is automatic.

My only complaint is that it really has little power at speed and feels sluggish under acceleration, but happy with it on both long and short trips-comfortable and easy to drive.

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It's interesting that you experience this as the new Vios was just tested on headlightmag.com and with an 0-100 acceleration of 10 sec flat for the manual and 12 sec for the automatic it's "fastest" B segment car in Thailand (198 km/h) 80-120 km/h also pretty good at around 8.1 sec which is on par with most 400 NM trucks out there.. Not bad with only 109 ponies... Fuel consumption about 15.3 km/l.. Still would not buy one though whistling.gif

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I have an E, bought this year, upgrading from New Vios 2006 and there is no discernable difference in fuel consumption despite the fact that the new one is automatic.

My only complaint is that it really has little power at speed and feels sluggish under acceleration, but happy with it on both long and short trips-comfortable and easy to drive.

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Honda City pips a Vios hands down, don't know why folks bother with a Vios.coffee1.gif

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I have used Honda Jazzes and Toyota Vioses on the same Udon to Chiang Mai trip a number of times.

The Toyotas were significantly more frugal (used only about 2/3 the fuel of the Hondas) while significantly duller to drive. These are 2 or 3 year old models,

Give me a Fiesta or a Swift any day.

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