Toyota Kirloskar Motor has expandedits U-Trust used car business in India by widening its branches across 59 markets in 19 states. They aim to cater to a wider audience by offering a better experience in the used car business.
Toyota U-Trust which was launched in 2007 is in the business of buying and selling used Toyota and non-Toyota cars. It offers the customers an opportunity to exchange their old cars for a brand new Toyota or a used Toyota of the same value. The used car market captures a 30 per cent higher market share than the newer ones and Toyota wishes to make full use of this gap that most other car manufacturers ignore.
N. Raja, director and senior vice president of marketing and sales in Toyota Kirloskar Motor, commented saying, With the expansion of Toyota U-Trust we are now equipped to provide quality cars, convenience, transparency and value for money to every customer on a much wider scale. Also with our trained technicians and offers of best in industry Warranty & Certification along with refurbishment of cars with Toyota genuine parts, we ensure the delivery of best quality used cars."
All the used cars sold through Toyota U-Trust are put through a detailed inspection consisting of a 203 point checklist on the condition of the car. It also provides a warranty of 2 years and 30,000kms on its certified cars. Cars are certified after the inspection of its condition, documentation, and service history by the employees who are put through almost five months of training.
|Bangalore, July 15 2015 - Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today announced the business expansion of its used car business - "Toyota U-Trust" to a wider network of cities across India to include 56 markets in 19 states. With this expansion TKM aims to cater to a wider audience and offer the used car buyer and sellers an experience at par with new car buyer. Toyota U-Trust, launched in 2007, primarily aims to offer fair and transparent business practices by facilitating sales, purchase & exchange of Toyota and Non Toyota Cars. It also allows potential customers an opportunity to exchange their old cars of any make for a brand new Toyota or a competitively priced used Toyota car. Transparency in pricing, validation of quality and a trusted platform are some major criteria that guide the decision of used car buyers. U-Trust brings all these factors and offers value for money in every transaction both for the buyer and seller. With the Used car market commanding a 30% higher market share than the newer ones, Toyota with U Trust wants to ensure every customers gets necessary choice, convenience and transparency with every sale or purchase. All cars from U Trust are thoroughly inspected with a comprehensive 203 point inspection check sheet which is used to arrive at accurate quality level of used vehicle along with best in Industry warranty offers on Toyota's certified cars up to 2 years and 30,000 kms. Each car is certified by TKM in-charge after due diligence of documentation, quality level, Service history and genuine refurbishment by U Trust dealer. Only cars which satisfy all these criteria are certified. Besides, confirmation of buyer details are provided to every seller customer after the car is sold by U Trust thereby instilling confidence in the seller. Commenting on the expansion Mr. N. Raja, Director & Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said "With constant technological innovations in the auto industry the market has gradually evolved into a highly dynamic one. Customer preference has shifted towards value for money while dealing with used cars. With the expansion of Toyota U-Trust we are now equipped to provide quality cars, convenience, transparency and value for money to every customer on a much wider scale. Also with our trained technicians and offers of best in industry Warranty & Certification along with refurbishment of cars with Toyota genuine parts, we ensure the delivery of best quality used cars." All Toyota U-Trust employees at Dealerships go through a stringent and exhaustive multi-level training process to ensure they instill confidence in the customers and help them make an informed decision. They go through a detailed 45 + 90 day training process which is very scientifically designed to accurately assess the quality of the car.|