Toyota Raize seeing good response in Nepal

It has already been more than two months since United Traders, the official distributor of Toyota vehicles in Nepal, launched a new passenger car–the Raize. The Raize is Toyota’s most affordable compact SUV, which sits below a lineup comprising the Rush and the Corolla Cross. 

The new SUV–powered by either a 1.0L turbo petrol or a 1.2L petrol engine–comes in four variants, at a starting price of Rs 66 lakh and it goes up to Rs 86 lakh.

Get to know more about the vehicle:


The Raize is 3995 mm long and 1695 mm wide. Despite having a shorter length than the Rush, the Raize is equally wide and will be standing on 17-inch alloy wheels as well. 

The Raize’s exterior features a trapezoid lower grille and angular bumper corners at the front. As for the lights, the vehicle comes with thin LED headlights with DRLs and indicators, and LED taillights. The interior features leather-and-fabric upholstered seats. The steering wheel features mounted controls, and near it sits a seven-inch TFT LCD cluster.


The Raize comes with two engine options: a 1.0L 1KR-VET turbo and a 1.2L WA-VEX DVVT.

The car powered by the 1.0L 1KR-VET turbo engine generates 72 kW of power at 6200 rpm and 140 Nm of torque at 2400-4000 rpm.

And the one powered by the 1.2L WA-VEX DVVT generates a power of 64 kW at 6000 rpm and a torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm.

The engine comes paired with either a five-speed manual transmission or a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).


Engine1.0L 1KR-VET turbo 1.2L WA-VEX DVVT
Fuel typePetrolPetrol
Displacement (cc)996 1196
Power (kW)72 at 6000 rpm 64 at 6000 rpm 
Torque (Nm)140 at 2400-4000 rpm 113 at 4500 rpm 
Transmission5-speed manual or CVT5-speed manual or CVT
Drive system2 WD (Front)2 WD (Front)
Fuel tank capacity (L)3636
Mileage (kmpl)1416
Seating capacity55
Boot space (L)369369
Ground clearance (mm)185185
Wheelbase (mm)25252525
Kerb weight (kg)995 (manual) or 1020 (automatic)995 (manual) or 1020 (automatic)


The compact SUV comes equipped with a nine-inch infotainment display that is compatible with both Android Auto and Apple Carplay. For convenience, the car comes with features such as an adaptable auto AC, push-start button, auto-retractable mirror, front-seat heating, power outlet, and USB and HDMI terminals. 

For safety, the vehicle comes with features such as ABS, vehicle-stability control, adaptive cruise-control, hill-start assist, seatbelt warning, alarm and  immobiliser, rear parking sensor, and rear parking camera.

The Raize boasts 396 litres of storage capacity, which can be further expanded, thanks to its 60:40 folding seats.

Toyota Raize price in Nepal

The Toyota Raize has been launched in four variants: 1.2L (manual), 1.2L (automatic), 1.0L turbo (manual), and 1.0L turbo (automatic), at a starting price of Rs 66 lakh (for the 1.2L manual)

Toyota Raize modelsPrice in Nepal
1.2L (manual)Rs 66 lakh
1.2L (automatic)Rs 72.50 lakh
1.0L turbo (manual)Rs 82 lakh
1.0L turbo (automatic)Rs 86 lakh

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