The TOTO Aquia IV toilet is a fantastic two-piece unit that offers several advanced features including the Dynamax Tornado flush system that utilizes 360-degree cleaning power to clean every corner of the toilet.
The universal height seat of theTOTO Aquia makes it ideal for people of all age groups. Finally, the skirted design of the bowl reduces water flow resistance and turbulence, resulting in a quieter flush. This design also makes this toilet more manageable to maintain than most two-piece toilets.
TOTO Aquia IV – Highlighted Features
Here are three of our standout features for the Aquia IV:
1. Dual Flush
The dual flush mechanism directly affects the environment and lowers your monthly bills. With two flush options, you can select the lower consumption half flush to consume only 0.8 gallons per flush. This option is perfect for liquid waste, helping reduce your overall water consumption.
2. Tornado Flush
By using gravity and centrifugal force, the Tornado Flush technology provides excellent performance with minimal water. Instead of rim holes, it uses two nozzles, which results in a cleaner bowl. It also means less maintenance, which is a big plus in the long term.
CeFIONtect, also known as SanaGloss, is special glaze for the inner surface of your toilet bowl. It’s a very smooth finish that prevents the build-up of bacteria, mold, and dust, reducing regular cleaning needs. This finish also means less maintenance, and you won’t have to use chemicals that would damage the bowl.
|Height from ground||17.5 inches from floor to toilet seat|
|Certification||WaterSense Certified, meeting EPA water efficiency & performance standards |
|Water Consumption||0.8 GPF /1.28 GPF|
|Flush Technology||Dual Tornado Flush™ system|
|Color||Choice of Cotton White, Colonial White, Sedona Beige, Bone|
|Size||27.56 (H) x 15.56 (W) x 29.56 (D) inches|
|Trapway Size||2 ⅛ inches|
|Rough-in||Standard 12 inches|
|Warranty||One Year Limited Warranty|
Let’s have a look at the main features of the TOTO Aquia IV toilet in this buyers guide.
This two-piece toilet is made from vitreous china and the CEFIONTECT high-glazed finish on its surface makes it look clean and shiny. This finish prevents the development of mold and bacteria by stopping the debris from sticking to the surface.
In addition, its skirted design has a non-clog 2.5-inch trap-way with a clear glaze coating that ensures adequate flushing.
Intense Flushing System
The TOTO Aquia toilet uses a DYNAMAX Tornado dual flush system to ensure a high-standard flushing operation. This flushing system combined with the high-glazed finish leads to a cleaner and bacteria-free toilet.
While the flush is powerful, it’s still ultra-quiet. It consumes minimal water for a full flush and as a dual flush toilet, it uses very little water (0.8 GPF) when dealing with liquid waste. You can choose between flushing levels to consume either 1.28 gallons per flush for a full flush or 0.8 gallons for a partial flush.
Finally, the PREMIST feature ensures that the bowl is wet before each use, leading to a better flushing operation.
This toilet seat comes with several standout features that greatly improve the user experience. Firstly, the soft-close technology of this toilet saves you from loud, slamming noises, preventing toilet seat damage over time as well. Additionally, the toilet seat has a heating feature that allows you to warm it before use. Finally, the air dryer feature dries the toilet seat automatically after every use.
Cleaning Made Easy
Thanks to its CEFIONTECT ceramic glaze, this toilet is easy to clean and doesn’t require regular manual cleaning. As mentioned above, the high-glazed finish keeps the toilet surface shiny and clean. It also protects the toilet surface from the development of mold and other bacteria on the surface. In addition, the ceramic glaze prevents debris from sticking to the toilet’s surface.
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The TOTO Aquia toilet also features an automatic air deodorizer that removes any smells from the air around the toilet, leaving you to enjoy an odor-free and clean environment.
Like the TOTO Carlyle II, The TOTO Aquia IV comes with a standard 12-inch rough-in required for installation. The installation process is quick and straightforward compared to that for one-piece, heavyweight toilets.
Its two-piece design makes it lightweight and convenient to install even for one person. However, you will need to purchase the securing screws and the waste trap seal.
The toilet features a remote control that you can use to adjust the temperature for the Washlet bidet feature. The seat is heated, and near the seat, you can find an automatic air deodorizer and air dryer. Additionally, you can save settings for two different users so you don’t need to reset your preferences each time.
Pros and Cons
While testing the product, we encountered a single disadvantage. The flush button on top of the tank is not very durable. Over time, under extended use, it might break and you would have to replace it. However, there are many advantages to this unit.
The TOTO Aquia is amazingly simple to install. Even with no DIY skills, you won’t need to call a professional. It’s also made from durable materials, and will surely last at least 10 years if not longer. The toilet also provides great comfort for persons of all sizes.
Finally, although it uses minimal water, the Tornado Flush is extremely efficient and completely cleans the whole bowl. Like most units, TOTO Aquia Washlet also provides a 1-year warranty.
Overall Rating 4.5/5
The TOTO Aquia IV is a modern, high-efficiency toilet with several innovative features. It has a powerful flushing system that ensures efficient cleaning of the bowl. The toilet also allows you to choose between flushing levels. Additionally, several other features contribute to a more comfortable bathroom experience, from the soft-close seat to the Washlet bidet.
We hope this article helps you find the perfect toilet for your bathroom.