Toyota is a name that brings in class, along with technology and even surprises the buyers with something new every time. This is why when the news came out that Toyota is about to launch their newest and shiniest new sedan, Toyota Yaris, the car-lovers just could not stop themselves.
The carmakers are not going to compromise on the packages and on the technology for boosting performance and driving safety. This vehicle will be one of the subcompacts with a few touches here and there to make it withstand competition from the brands like Honda and Maruti Suzuki. Let us read on here to know more about its features and car launch related details.
Toyota Yaris Price in India
The starting price of Toyota Yaris will be around Rs. 5.5 lakhs and the maximum price in India will be around Rs. 9.5 lakhs only. This is good news and sounds quite affordable too for the buyer.
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Toyota Yaris Release Date in India
Now that the Indian buyers are already in love with Toyota Kirloskar Motors’ products, like the Fortuner, it is only likely they are eagerly waiting for the big launch of Toyota Yaris too. The launch is tentatively going to be around November 2018. There are also talks that this might change or go over to the first half of 2018 as well.
Toyota Yaris Interior
Toyota Yaris is going to be a hatchback, which will go high on interiors and offer quality sophistication along with convenience for the driver and the passengers alike. Plush seats and cargo area will be must in all of the models and the 5-door SE model will also get leather covered steering wheel for the driver’s comfort. The black and beige interiors are classy and soothing to the eyes. The nine airbags just show how much safety the vehicle offers and when it comes to air-conditioning, one cannot ask for more. The rear AC vents guarantee everyone travels in ease and comfort and enjoys music from the integrated audio system with touchscreen interface. The driver gets a six-way adjustable seat and the passengers get a four-way adjustable seat with plush fabric trim. The Yaris gets tilt three-spoke steering wheel and an analogue touchscreen infotainment system that comes with all the normal displays of speed and fuel consumption. The reverse parking sensors and camera are also going to be there along with power locking and cruise control systems.
Toyota Yaris Colours
Toyota Yaris comes in a stunning riot of colours – Classic Silver Metallic, Blue Streak Metallic, Super White, Black Sand Pearl, Magnetic Gray metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl, and a combination of Ruby Flare Red and Black Sand Pearl, and Crushed Ice and Black Sand Pearl. These colours are nevertheless very attractive but we go thumbs up for the combination colours on offer that is very attractive and trendy.
Toyota Yaris Mileage
The diesel engine wins easily and offers great mileage though we do not have any complaints about the petrol version too. The diesel engine offers 20 to 22kmpl mileage and the petrol one offers a mileage of 15-16kmpl. It is very clear that Toyota wants to grab the fullest potential of the Indian market when it launches the Yaris this year end.
Toyota Yaris Seating Capacity
The hatchback gets enough space and this is also one of the highlights which force people to pick it over other brands. The five people who shall sit inside this vehicle shall not have to cramp up and this is saying something even invariants which offer 60/40 split in the rear seats.
Toyota Yaris Features
Toyota Yaris comes in with some groundbreaking features that include borrowing from the C-HR Crossover along with being on the same lines in terms of the platform of Prius. The vehicle will have features that shall remind you of its other premium crossover and hatchbacks released recently. The TNGA Platform is going to be there for the style and chassis. Besides these, the Yaris will get rear AC Vents, and reverse parking sensors with camera, and safety in the likes of ABS and dual airbags too. If these are not enough, then be ready to get more features with each of the trims that shall enter the market. There would be power mirrors, six-speaker audio system and storage cover for the spacious cargo area and more. Just since Toyota wants to make sure that it withstands all of the competition from other premium hatchbacks, it has packed in features that also include two engine options of 1.5-liter-petrol and 1.4-liter diesel engine along with a five-speed manual transmission gearbox to ensure performance along with style.
Toyota Yaris Specifications
The fact that it is coming in various trims and with the diesel and petrol engines is not new since this is a fad that all major carmakers worth their mettle offer these days. If you are in love with the petrol variant, then the 1.5-liter petrol engine gets five-speed manual transmissions along with a choice of CVT. The petrol engine offers a BHP of 89 and maximum torque of 120Nm. The 1.4-liter diesel engine gets a five-speed manual transmission and even offers more torque of 200Nm. The vehicle shall be a three or five doors one is what the buzz is out as of now and the mileage is reasonable for the budget-friendly driver.
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Toyota Yaris Models
Toyota Yaris gets the following models: 3-door L, 3-Door LE, 5-Door L, and 5-Door LE, and finally 5-door SE. There are minor changes in specs and features in each of these models. The 3-door L gets nine airbags, power door locks, and hands-free phone capability and more. The 3-door LE gets black front grille with chrome accent, and tilt three-spoke steering wheel and cruise control features as highlights. The 5-door L gets handsfree phone capability and power locking mechanism and the five-door LE gets 15-inch alloy wheels and remote keyless entry system. The 5-door SE gets 16-inch machined alloy wheels with P195/50R16 tires, and power-assisted ventilated front disc brakes and more.
Toyota Yaris Dashboard
Toyota Yaris’s dashboard gets Bluetooth® hands-free phone capabilities and music streaming, and also the standard USB and Auxiliary ports for listening to music seamlessly while you drive. So, now enjoy a luxurious drive connecting your phone with Bluetooth or go wireless and drive. The car gets six-speaker AM/FM/ CD player with HD Radio TM Technology and all of these at no extra cost too. Control your music right from the steering wheel and enjoy music as you drive without taking your hands off the wheel. Yaris dashboard also gets EntuneTM Audio system that helps in listening to good quality music and even attends calls handsfree while you drive.
Toyota Yaris Boot Space
As a hatchback from a premium brand, Yaris gets the folding seats to give ample storage space in the rear. The boot space in the LE and SE editions get 60/40 split folding rear seats. The Yaris gets a boot space of 286 liters and this is where it can give tough competition to brands like Ford and Volkswagen hatchbacks.
Toyota Yaris Best Speed
Yaris offers top speed acceleration from 0-100km in 10.2 seconds only and this is fine enough for Indian roads as you slip behind the steering wheel on a city.
Toyota Yaris Engine
The front-wheel-drive drivetrain gets a five-speed manual transmission from its four-cylinder engine. The engine is a 1.5-liter DOHC engine gets 16-valve variable valve timing to give 106hp@6000rpm. The gearbox will be available in manual or in CVT Transmission modes for the users to pick from and in terms of affordability and use, the vehicle ranks high. This too comes in the version of Electronically Controlled automatic transmission with Intelligence- ECT-i.
Toyota Yaris BHP
The 1.5-liter petrol engine offers a BHP of 89 and the 1.4-liter diesel engine offer 90 BHP.
Toyota Yaris Cruise Control
Cruise Control is one of the features that exist in every trim or variant of this Yaris and this just shows the convenience of driving in one.
Toyota Yaris Dimension
The curb weight of Toyota Yaris is 2315lbs, and length of 155.5 inches, and width of 66.7 inches. The height is around 59.4 inches.
Toyota Yaris Ground Clearance
The body of the Toyota Yaris comes with a cool and stylish chassis that might have got inspiration from Mazda and other such models, but still, has a ground clearance of 5.5 inches.
Toyota Yaris Exterior
The Yaris gets Automatic High Beam or AHB system that offers driving in the dark convenient. The chrome strip and the radiator grille on the SE version is an eye-candy. The vehicle also gets DRLs and Front fog lights beside other such specs. The tail lamps are a little tacky in the rear but nevertheless, the spacious cargo makes up for it. The 15-inch and 16-inch alloy wheels, the rear spoiler and the grille are all that make the exteriors resemble Euro. However,
In one word, the Toyota Yaris is “Much awaited” for its Toyota Safety SenseTM C (TSS-C) that also packs in Pre-collision system, lane departure alert, and the promise to offer 36mpg and a great mileage.
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