New Aygo X handed over to its first customer at Toyota plant in Czech Republic
· New Aygo X started production at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Czech (TMMCZ) in March alongside the Toyota Yaris
· Toyota has invested over €180M in the expansion of the Kolin plant for vehicle production on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) B-platform
· The all-new compact urban crossover is an accessible city car and unique to the A-segment
Kolin, Czech Republic, 12th April – Toyota Motor Europe’s President & CEO, Matt Harrison handed over the keys to the new Aygo X to the first customers at Toyota’s plant in Kolin. The Krocils, a married couple from the Moravian-Silesian region were the first customers to reserve the all-new model before it had started production.
Aygo X is the third generation of Toyota’s A-segment model, an urban crossover which started production in March at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Czech (TMMCZ) along with Toyota Yaris. The all-new model was conceived and designed in Europe for European customers at Toyota’s design centres at ED2 in Nice (France) and in Brussels (Belgium) and uses the Toyota New Global Architecture (GA-B) platform.
Aygo X is a compact car, yet fully equipped with the latest range of Toyota Safety Sense driver aid technologies as standard across all versions for the first time. It offers, among other things, advanced LED lights, at least six airbags, Toyota Smart Connect which is always connected and offers connected services such as cloud-based navigation through constantly updated live route information and road events as well as wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®. It is also highly efficient when it comes to fuel consumption due to its 1-litre 3-cylinder 1KR-FE engine available in manual or S-CVT transmissions.
We have invested more than €180 million in the start of production of the new Aygo X and Yaris models. We expanded the plant with new buildings and completed the installation of new equipment. All this was during the ongoing pandemic, the blocking of the Suez Canal and despite difficulties in the supply of parts, especially semiconductors.
Ever since Toyota was established, we have focused on providing affordable, reliable and efficient mobility for all. Aygo X is the most accessible car in our line-up, with its own distinctive design and personality. It’s also packed with all the latest technology that today’s drivers expect.