2022 Toyota Raize officially launched in the Philippines 

Updated Mar 23, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It’s the newest contender in the local crossover segment.

Toyota Motor Philippines is looking to ramp up its presence in the local crossover market. To do just that, it has recently brought in the all-new 2022 Toyota Raize as its entry into the subcompact crossover segment. 

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It is set to compete against the likes of the MG ZS, Hyundai Venue, Ford EcoSport, Kia Stonic, Chery Tiggo 2, Geely Coolray, among others. 

So, what is the 2022 Toyota Raize offering? Let’s talk about it in detail. 

Exterior 

To start, the Raize comes in a compact form factor that’s sure to do well within the tight confines of city streets. Specifically, it has a length of 4,030mm, a width of 1,710mm, and a height of 1,605mm. Then again, it also has a ground clearance of 200mm, which can be useful in dealing with the occasional rough bumpy road. 

A picture of the side of the Toyota Raize

The Raize from the side

Style-wise, the Raize assumes the current design language followed by contemporary Toyota crossover models. It is sharp-looking, and it comes standard with a pair of LED taillights, and a shark fin antenna. 

The top-spec Toyota Raize variant is fitted with LED headlamps, power-folding side mirrors, and a two-tone body paint. The Raize then rides on 16-inch or 17-inch alloy wheels, depending on the variant. 

A picture of the rear of the Toyota Raize

Check out its rear end

Interior 

As with its similarly sized competitors, the Raize can seat up to five occupants. The top-spec 1.0 Turbo CVT and the mid-spec G CVT version also provide a wealth of on-board amenities which include a push to start button, digital gauge cluster, automatic air-conditioning, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. 

A picture of the Toyota Raize's interior.

The Raize's well-arranged cockpit

The entry-level Raize E MT and E CVT in turn gets manual air-conditioning, a urethane steering wheel, a turn key starter, and an analog gauge cluster. 

Tech & Safety 

To keep its occupants entertained, the 1.0 Turbo trim is kitted out with a nine-inch headunit, while the G and E trims come with an eight-inch headunit. Both are capable of connecting to smartphones through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.  

On the 1.0 Turbo and G variants is a set of six speakers, while the E variants come standard with four speakers. 

A picture of the Toyota Raize's touchscreen.

The Raize 1.0 Turbo's nine-inch touchscreen headunit

Safety-wise, all Toyota Raize variants are equipped with anti-lock braking, stability control, hill-start assist, a child restraint system, an engine immobilizer, and a rear parking sensor.  

Both the Raize 1.0 Turbo and the G have a reverse camera. Only the top-spec 1.0 Turbo variant gets driver-assist technologies. These include blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.  

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For airbags, the E and G trims get two for the front cabin, whereas the top-spec 1.0 Turbo adds on to the front airbags with a side-front airbag, and a curtain shield airbag.  

Engine  

There are two engine options for the Philippine-spec 2022 Toyota Raize. The more powerful one is found on the top-of-the-line variant, and it’s a 1.0-liter turbocharged inline-3 gasoline mill. At maximum, it can make up to 97 horsepower and 140 Nm of torque. 

The G and the E trims meanwhile, use a 1.2-liter inline-3 gasoline engine rated at 87 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque. 

A picture of the Toyota Raize 1.0 Turbo's engine.

The top-spec Raize's 1.0-liter inline-3 1KR-VET gasoline engine.

Both the 1.0 Turbo and the G use a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The entry-level E trim can have a CVT or a five-speed manual gearbox. 

Lastly, the Toyota Raize is a front-wheel-drive vehicle that uses the Daihatsu New Global Architecture.   

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Price 

View Detail at: Toyota Raize Price Philippines

Toyota Raize Variants 

Price 

Raize E 1.2 MT 

Php 746,000 

Raize E 1.2 CVT 

Php 816,000 

Raize G 1.2 CVT 

Php 906,000 

Raize 1.0 Turbo CVT 

Php 1,031,000 

Raize 1.0 Turbo CVT (White Pearl) 

Php 1,036,000 

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Know more about Toyota Raize 2022

Toyota Raize

The Toyota Raize is a subcompact crossover for the Philippine market. It is a rebadged version of the Daihatsu Rocky, which was first introduced back in 2019 at the Tokyo Motor Show. 

For the Philippines, the 2022 Toyota Raize is offered in four variants. Toyota Raize price range starts at Php 751,000 for the entry-level Raize E MT variant, to Php 1,056,000 for the top-spec Raize Turbo CVT variant. 

The Raize has two engine options. Under the hood of the E and G trims is a 1.2-liter inline-3 engine capable of making up to 87 horsepower and 113 Nm of torque. It is then paired with a continuously variable transmission, or a five-speed manual gearbox. The top-spec version then uses a 1.0-liter turbocharged engine making 97 horsepower and 140 Nm of torque. It is then paired with a CVT. For all variants, power is then sent to its front wheels. 

Size-wise, the 2022 Toyota Raize is 4,030mm long, 1,710mm wide, and 1,605mm high. It then has a wheelbase length of 2,525mm, and a ground clearance of 200mm. 

Locally, the Toyota Raize competes against the likes of the MG ZS, Ford EcoSport, Kia Stonic, Mazda CX-3, Geely Coolray, among others. 

>>> See more: Update Toyota Price List 2022 Philippines 

₱ 746,000 - ₱ 1,056,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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