Toyota Belta for sale in Sri Lanka
Toyota Belta Review
1. History and Facts about Toyota Belta in Sri Lanka
The Toyota Belta was first introduced in 2006 to the Sri Lankan market as the successor of the Toyota Platz, which did not enjoy much popularity in Sri Lanka. The Belta, however, managed to win the hearts of many due to its dependability, spaciousness and fuel economy but sadly was discontinued in 2012 around the world, except for Australia where it still rolls out of the production lines under the Toyota Yaris nameplate.
The Belta might not have the most breathtaking design, nor will it give you high spec performance figures, but it will give you reliability, a considerably satisfactory level of comfort, above average fuel-economy figures and ease of maintenance. It is most definitely not a flashy car but it offers good value for money. The Toyota Belta can definitely be recommended as a sensible purchase for Sri Lankan buyers.
2. Toyota Belta Specification and Performance
The Toyota Belta has admirable engine specs, to carry its driver and passengers safely and quickly on the roads of Sri Lanka.
Toyota Belta Engine Specs:
Type: VVTI 4 Cylinders in Line DOHC 16 Valves EFI
Size: 1.0 L/ 1.3 L/ 1.5 L
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Maximum Output: 64 kW @ 6000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 120 Nm @ 4400 rpm
Transmission: 4-speed automatic/ 5-speed manual/ CVT
Top Speed: 180 km/h
Acceleration: 13 seconds (0-100 km/h)
Steering Specs: Rack and Pinion
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive
Suspension (Front / Rear): MacPherson Strut/ Torsion Beam
Brakes (Front / Rear): Ventilated Discs/ Drums
Dimensions (L x W x H): 4,300 mm x 1,695 mm x 1,460 mm
Curb Weight: 1120 kg
Seating Capacity: 5-seats
3. Toyota Belta Fuel Consumption
You are most likely to find either a 1.0l 1KR-FE I3 or a 1.3l 2NZ-FE I4 engine under the hood of the most common Toyota Belta Models in Sri Lanka. These engines are coupled with either a 4-speed or 5-speed automatic. According to the EPA’s fuel economy ratings, the Belta is capable of up to 14 km/l in the city and up to 16 km/l on long distance journeys. Under Sri Lankan road conditions, the Toyota Belta in Colombo and other city areas has managed to record between 13-14 km/l, while it has achieved close to 17 km/l for long distance drives.
Fuel Category: Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: A-95 (95 octane)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 42 L
CO2 Emissions: 165.0 g/km
4. Design and Features of Toyota Belta
The Toyota Belta can be considered as an extension, a sedan version of the Toyota Vitz, however unlike most hatchback extensions; the Toyota Belta was gifted with decent proportions, which make the car look appealing. One of the biggest value propositions of this particular model was improved cabin space and Toyota Belta managed to surpass the 2000 - 2007 Toyota Corolla, when it came to the total amount of cabin space offered.
The Toyota Belta featured a centralized dashboard design, which is not dissimilar to that of the Toyota Vitz hatchback. On the options front the car comes with Power Steering, Air Conditioning, Power Shutters and Power Mirrors. On the safety front the Toyota Belta in Sri Lanka scores high as it comes complete with airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, head restraints, side impact airbags, side curtain airbags coupled with ABS and Stability Control (all of these options became standard features with the 2010 Toyota Belta model).
Interior Features: The interior of the Toyota Belta is comfortable and is offered with features that includes Air Conditioner, Air Filter, AM/ FM Stereo, CD Audio System, Cup Holders, DVD Player, TV, Power Steering, Power Windows, Rear Headrests, Leather Seats, Solar Flims, Window Visors, Seat Lifter, Speakers, Rear Window Defroster.
Exterior Features: The exterior of the Belta has an aerodynamic design and has features such as Alloy Wheels, Fog Lights, Ultraviolet Glass Protection, Roof Rail, Halogen Headlights, Power Mirrors, Rear Spoiler, Rear Window Wiper.
5. Available Color Options of Toyota Belta in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Grey, Pearl
For Exterior: Blue Metallic, Dark Grey Mica, Greyish Blue Metallic, Red Mica Metallic, Silver Metallic, Super White, Turquoise Metallic, White Pearl Crystal Shine
6. Safety Rating And Associated Features of the Belta Car
Being a Toyota made vehicle, the Belta does come with important safety and security related features; to keep its passengers protected while on the road.
- Driver Airbags
- Passenger Airbag
- Anti-Lock Brake System
- Remote Alarm
- Reverse Sensors
- Brake Assist
- Central Locking Remote Control
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution
- Fog Illuminations
- Keyless Entry
- Isofix Bar
7. Standout Elements of the Toyota Belta
The fuel-efficient engine, cabin space and the extensive list of options and safety features included, which is very uncommon for this category of subcompact sedans, makes the Toyota Belta standout among other vehicles sold in Sri Lanka.
Being a Toyota made vehicle, the Toyota Belta also scores high due to its ease of maintenance and availability of parts throughout Sri Lanka, giving more reasons to buy this vehicle for the long term.
8. Toyota Belta Compared To Other High-Featured Cars Found in Sri Lanka
The Toyota Belta can be compared with the Toyota Vitz, the Nissan March and the Toyota Passo, which are seen across Sri Lanka.
Toyota Belta vs. Toyota Vitz - The Belta has more interior-space when compared to the Vitz
Toyota Belta vs. Nissan March - The Belta has higher top speed if compared with the March
Toyota Belta vs. Toyota Passo - The Belta has a more powerful engine compared to the Passo
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Toyota Belta
If you are considering buying a Toyota Belta car from the Sri Lankan vehicle market, then consider these pros and cons, in order to have a more informed buying decision.
- Attractive aerodynamic design
- Outstanding fuel economy
- High aftermarket value for used cars in Sri Lanka
- Availability of spare parts and accessories
- Spacious interior for five adults
The Toyota Belta is a car that is primarily built for economical use. Therefore, it does not have the top speed or acceleration seen in a more capable sporty vehicle. Nevertheless, the Belta can carry out all essential commuting tasks seen across Sri Lanka.
Apart from that, the infotainment system of the Belta might be a bit outdated for some users. This however, may not be a significant issue for some drivers in the long term.
10. Where to Find a Toyota Belta for Sale in Sri Lanka ?
As of 2015, the best possible option for buying a Toyota Belta is to purchase it from a third party vehicle dealer, who may be located in one of the below mentioned cities in Sri Lanka.
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Toyota Belta Price in Sri Lanka
If you wish to buy a Toyota Belta in Sri Lanka, you will come across many used or reconditioned models in cities such as Colombo as well as in the suburbs. On average, a Toyota Belta sold in 2015 can fetch between 2.5 - 3.5 Million Rupees based on the year of manufacture, mileage and its overall condition.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Toyota Belta (As Of 2015)
- Toyota Belta G Grade 2006: Rs. 2,700,000
- Toyota Belta 2007: Rs. 2,750,000
- Toyota Belta 2008: Rs. 3,175,000
- Toyota Belta 2009: Rs. 3,200,000
- Toyota Belta 2010: Rs. 3,390,000
- Toyota Belta 2012: Rs. 3,475,000