The Wigo is Toyota’s entry-level vehicle to its local lineup. It was first introduced locally in 2014 and has made a significant impact in the auto industry due to its budget-friendly price and versatility.
On June 15, 2020, Toyota introduced the new Wigo via a digital launch due to the global health crisis. The new Wigo now comes with more advanced features and better overall styling.
The 2020 Toyota Wigo TRD S
“The new Wigo remains an iconic car that offers the same familiar feeling of practicality and reliability, but made more advanced, more convenient, safer, and more fun with its sleek and sporty TRD styling,” said TMP President Atsuhiro Okamoto.
TMP is offering four variants for the new PH-market Toyota Wigo, namely the E MT, G MT, G AT, and TRD S. Read on and discover which variant best suits you.
2020 Toyota Wigo: Now officially in the Philippines – First Look
Toyota Wigo Variants: Exterior
Projector halogen headlamps, line guide type clearance lamp, rear combination lamps with LED brake lamp come standard across all Wigo variants. The TRD S and G variants get machine cut design alloy wheels. In addition, the new Wigo has an impressive ground clearance measured at 180 mm.
For a sportier and newer Wigo look, Toyota is offering the Wigo TRD S variant. It is equipped with an exclusive TRD front spoiler, side skirt, rear skirt, 2-tone rear spoiler, and TRD S decals and badge.
The 2020 Toyota Wigo TRD S in Yellow SE exterior paint.
Toyota offers plenty of color options for the hatchback. The TRD S variant can be finished with the new yellow SE, white, or gray metallic.
While the G variants come with orange metallic, black, silver metallic, white, and gray metallic color options. Lastly, the base Toyota Wigo E variant has a silver metallic, white, and gray metallic color option.
Toyota Wigo Variants: Interior
The Toyota Wigo now comes with a push-start button for the TRD S and G variants. For the top-spec TRD S, it is the only variant that comes with a touchscreen display audio that supports Apple Carplay and Android Auto.
The updated dashboard of the 2020 Toyota Wigo.
Other interior features made available for both the TRD S and G variants are LCD air conditioner panel and 3-spoke urethane with steering switch.
Toyota Wigo Variants: Engine & Performance
The new Wigo is still powered by the same engine from its previous model which is a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder in-line gasoline engine that produces 66 hp at 6,000 rpm and 89 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm.
The 2020 Toyota Wigo is still powered by the same 1.0-liter gasoline engine.
A 4-speed automatic transmission is used in the TRD S and G AT variants while a 5-speed manual transmission is used in the G MT and E variants.
Toyota Wigo Variants: Safety
As for safety, all Wigo variants are equipped with SRS airbags for the driver and front passenger, anti-lock braking system, and back sonar.
However, only the TRD S and G variants come with a back camera, immobilizer, and keyless entry. In addition, the top-spec now comes with a dashboard camera with a digital video recorder.
Toyota Wigo Variants: Pricing
|Toyota Wigo variants||Pricing|
|Toyota Wigo 1.0 E M/T||Php 568,000|
|Toyota Wigo 1.0 G M/T||Php 623,000|
|Toyota Wigo 1.0 G A/T||Php 658,000|
|Toyota Wigo 1.0 TRD A/T||Php 700,000|
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Toyota Wigo Variants: Conclusion
In consideration of its size and power, we can conclude that the Wigo is the ideal car for young professionals and starting families. It is a practical, reliable, and relatively affordable hatchback that would surely stick around for a long time in the local Toyota lineup.
The Wigo manages to keep a stylish look despite its price point.
So which variant is the best option at its given price point? We would recommend you getting the TRD S Wigo variant. The Php 700,000 price point is relatively justified with all of its new advanced features, sleeker kits, and better infotainment system.
But if you are on a budget and you want a very practical option, the E MT Wigo variant can still get the job done on the road. All variants are powered by the same engine with the same power outputs – which means that you basically pay the higher variants extra dime just for better styling.
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Know more about Toyota Wigo
If you're looking for an entry-level hatchback from a quality car manufacturer, one of your best options will be the Toyota Wigo. This hatchback offering from Toyota Motor Philippines is perfect for those buying a car for the first time or for young professionals living in the city. The Toyota Wigo has a rear spoiler, sporty front fascia, and third brake light. All angles of this hatchback exude fun and excitement. In other Asian countries, Toyota Wigo is called Toyota Agya and Daihatsu Ayla. In the Philippines, this car claims its position as one of the best-selling vehicles consistently every year. The Toyota Wigo has undergone a facelift and now has additional features, including LED taillights and projector lamps, not to mention its fascia that radiates aggressiveness. Although Toyota Wigo is a small car, it provides ample legroom for passengers in the backseat. Steering wheel controls, iPod player with Navi display, and 4-speaker audio system are available in the G variants. Seat belt warning, ABS, and airbags are standard. The G variants, however, comes with extra safety techs such as alarm systems and vehicle immobilizer. Powering the Toyota Wigo is a 1.0-liter gasoline mill that produces 66 hp and 89 Nm of torque. It can be paired to either 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission. This hatchback is available in five colors: Red, Black, White, Gray Metallic, Silver Mica Metallic, and the new color option, Orange Metallic.
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