This is another continuation of the Toyota name series

By Jude Katende

ESTIMA

The name comes from “estimable.” May 30,1990. Was and still popular among MPV fans although recently made versions are bigger than the old ones.

ESTIMA T

The “T” stands for both “tradition” and “Toyota.” Jan.11,2000

ESTIMA L

The “L” stands for “liberty” and “luxury.” Jan.11,2000

ESTIMA EMINA

 The name comes from “estimable” and “eminent.” Jan.13,1992

ESTIMA LUCIDA

“Lucida” refers to the brightest star in a constellation. Jan.13,1992

FJ CRUISER

The name comes from “FJ40” and “Land Cruiser.” The FJ40 was a type of Land Cruiser produced between 1960 and 1984. Dec. 4,2010. Still considered expensive, a few can be spotted on Kampala streets once in a while.

FUN CARGO

 The two words mean just what they do in English. Aug.31,1999

GRAND HIACE

The meaning of “grand” is the same as in English. “Hiace” combines “high” and “ace,” signifying that this vehicle surpasses its predecessor, the Toyoace. Aug. 3,1999

GRANVIA

A combination of the Italian words “gran” (great) and “via” (road). Aug.22,1995

GAIA

Named after the earth goddess in Greek mythology. May 29,1998. Related to the very popular Ipsum, it too is popular.

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