Toyota Limo

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Toyota Limo (NCP150) in Vietnam.

The Toyota Limo is a special lower spec version of both the Toyota Vios and Toyota Corolla with lower trim levels and only offered in Southeast Asian markets designed specially for taxicab use, primarily in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It is a robust low cost, low maintenance variant designed specifically for taxi fleet, with longer service intervals that may be yearly or every 100,000 kilometers. It is essentially a scaled-down variant of the base model Vios/Corolla that lacks any extra equipment. It still retains the same engine of either the Vios or Corolla, but with a specially tuned ECU for more fuel efficient and economical use.

Toyota Limo (Vios)[edit]

Toyota Limo taxi (NCP42) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Toyota Limo taxi (NCP93) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Toyota Limo taxi (NCP150) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Toyota Limo (Vios) is commonly used as a regular taxi by various taxi firms in Indonesia. Like the Vios for private use, the Limo is also powered by the 1.5 liter 1NZ-FE engine.

  • NCP42 (2003)
  • NCP93 (2006)
  • NCP150 (2014)

The Vios-based Limo's order had stopped in 2016, in favour to the Avanza-based Transmover.[1][2]

Prior to the introduction of Toyota Vios in 2003, most taxicabs in Indonesia use a scaled-down version of the Toyota Soluna, the Southeast Asian variant of the Toyota Tercel. Other cars of its time includes the first-generation Hyundai Accent and Kia Sephia (known in Indonesia as Timor S515)

Toyota Limo (Corolla)[edit]

Toyota Limo (E120) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Toyota Motor Thailand manufactures the Toyota Limo version of the Corolla Altis for use as a taxi in Thailand.

  • E120 (2003)
  • E140 (2008)

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