Toyota Vios Maintenance: How much does it cost to own one?

Updated Jan 20, 2021 | Same topic: Handy Maintenance Tips

One of the best in terms of practicality and efficiency.

The Toyota Vios is one of the best-selling vehicles in the Philippines. There are many factors we can consider as to why the Vios tops the local automotive market. Some of which include its reliability, efficiency, affordability, practicality, and its maintenance-friendly characteristic.

Toyota Vios maintenance guide

Toyota Vios Maintenance Guide

With that being said, many Filipino car buyers tend to get the Vios despite some of its competitors offering more on-board features. Plus, the Toyota Vios’s resale value is one of the highest even after many years especially if taken care of properly through regular maintenance.

Toyota Vios front view

The Toyota Vios subcompact sedan

The Vios is one of the most affordable models in Toyota’s local lineup. Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) offers the 2021 model of the Toyota Vios with a starting price of Php 671,000 for the base 1.3 MT variant and goes up to Php 1,056,000 for the top-spec G 1.5 CVT variant.

Aside from a relatively attractive price tag, the Vios’ maintenance costs are also within reason. As such, Vios owners would have an easier time maintaining the subcompact sedan.

Generally, the Vios is used by many Filipino workers for their daily drive due to its fuel efficiency and ample interior space. As such, here’s how much it could cost to own a Toyota Vios. Of note, the estimated prices for the preventive maintenance service (PMS) of the Toyota Vios can vary depending on the chosen Toyota dealer. Moreover, the following prices are just for ballpark figures.

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Maintenance costs for Parts and Labor

For the first 1,000 kilometers and 5,000 kilometers, the preventive maintenance service (PMS) of the Vios costs Php 1,500 each. Most Toyota dealers offer the first two PMS free of labor charge. The parts that are generally replaced are oil and the oil filter, depending on the condition of the Vios.

Toyota Vios rear view

The Vios remains to be one of the most reliable cars in the country

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The 10,000 km and 20,000 km mileages come with a price that ranges from Php 3,600 to Php 5,700, while both 15,000 km and 25,000 km mileages are priced at Php 2,600. After reaching 25,000 km, a year has probably passed. This means that the estimated annual cost for maintaining the Vios ranges from Php 15,000 to Php 25,000.

The peak costs for maintaining a Toyota Vios is on its 80,000, 160,000, and 240,000 km mileages priced at Php 7,200. TMP would probably replace major parts such as the engine timing belt and air filter. A heavy inspection will also be conducted at this point.

Overall summary:

Mileage (km)   1k 5k  10k  15k   20k  25k  30k  35k  40k
 Cost (Php) 1,500   1,500  3,600-5,700  2,600  3,600-5,700  2,600  3,600-5,700  2,600 5,300

 

Mileage (km)  50k 60k 70k 80k 100k 120k  140k 200k 240k
 Cost (Php) 3,600-5,700 3,600-5,700 3,600-5,700 7,200 3,600-5,700 5,300 3,600-5,700 5,300 7,200

 

NOTE: Prices are inclusive of 12 percent VAT.  The said prices only include labor and parts and not materials, consumables, etc.

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Know more about Toyota Vios 2022

Toyota Vios

Competing in the subcompact sedan segment, the Toyota Vios 2022 is the top sales contributor for the Japanese automaker. The price for the Toyota Vios in the Philippines ranges from PHP 681,000 to PHP 970,000. A total of 10 Toyota Vios cars is offered, with the top-of-the-line Vios GR-S variant coming with a Toyota Vios Philippine price tag of PHP 1,020,000. Two engine options are available in the range, which can be connected to either a 5-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT). Dimensions-wise, the subcompact sedan spans 4,425 mm in length, 1,730 mm in width, and 1,475 mm in height. The main rivals of the Toyota vehicle include the Honda City, Mitsubishi Mirage G4, and Nissan Almera.

The Toyota Vios is not only the best-selling model in the Japanese automaker's lineup, but the entire Philippine market. It serves as a reliable and dependable subcompact sedan for those who are looking for a daily driver. Also, the Vios is proudly Philippine-assembled which supports Filipino automotive workers. Now, the vehicle is competing in its respective class head high using the refreshed body released by Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) in the country last 2020.

₱ 681,000 - ₱ 1,020,000

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