Toyota Unveils Yaris Sedan at Auto Expo, Launch in April 2018

Toyota has put an end to the speculations and unveiled the Yaris Sedan in India. Toyota showcased the Yaris at the ongoing Auto Expo 2018 in Delhi.
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-07 at 3.57.42 PMThe Toyota Yaris is also sold as the various the Yaris Ativ and Vios in some international markets. The Yaris comes with a bold front with projector headlamps with LED light guiding, LED DRLs and rides on 15-inch alloy wheels.
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The Cabin comes in two-tone beige-black colour scheme also gets a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Yaris also gets automatic climate control and digital driver information display along with steering mounted controls.
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In other markets the Toyota Yaris comes with a 1.2-litre Dual VVT-i petrol engine, a 1.3-litre Dual VVT-i petrol engine, and a 1.5-litre Dual VVT-i petrol engine, In India the car will initially come powered by the 1.5-litre petrol engine and a Diesel version later. The petrol engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and also an continuously variable transmission (CVT) option will be available. This 1.5-litre petrol engine produces 107bhp and 140Nm of torque.
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In terms of safety, Toyota Yaris gets 7 airbags, tyre pressure monitoring system, Front and rear parking sensors, hill start assist, power seats, driver, and roof mounted air vents.
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-07 at 3.57.42 PM-2Toyota is planning to launch its new Sedan in India in the month of April this year. The Toyota Yaris compeates with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Honda City, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Rapid.
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-07 at 3.57.43 PM-2Mr. Takatomo Suzuki – Chief Engineer, Toyota Motor Corporation said, “We are delighted to mark Toyota’s entry in the B-high segment in India with the Yaris – “The New Value Pioneer”. We see Yaris as a model that will introduce new customers to brand Toyota in the country. We have developed our new sedan without compromise to embody the Indian car buyers’ overarching desires for a premium and high-performance vehicle. We are certain that the design concept of Yaris, which is inspired by actual customer needs rather than traditional ideas will exceed expectations. Our focus has been on creating a distinctive, superior car with intuitive functions that is set to lead the next generation of B-High segment and simultaneously drive an emotional connect with the Indian customer base.”
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Mr. Akito Tachibana, Managing Director – Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “At Toyota, we always strive to evaluate the evolving customer expectations & dynamics of the market. The Indian economy which is growing at a faster pace witnesses customer lifestyle transformation with higher disposable incomes. We see high market potential with growing population of Indian middle class families aspiring for more advanced features, safety, space, luxury, style and comfort. We truly understand and value the expectations of the consumers to deliver ever better cars with our renowned best-in-class Technology, Safety and Innovation.
WhatsApp Image 2018-02-07 at 3.57.44 PMSpeaking on the new offering Mr. N Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Sales & Service, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said, “It gives us immense pleasure to present our world class sedan to our Indian customers with unique presence and advanced features to deliver a true Toyota experience. Most Dependable family cars, premium MPV, popular off roaders, world class sedans to electrified vehicles we have introduced products in the Indian market keeping in mind evolving customer needs. Yaris is built on the Toyota philosophy of QDR offering 12 first in segment features like Power Driver Seat, 7 SRS Airbags, Roof Mounted Air Vents, TPMS, Front Parking Sensors, All Wheel Disc Brakes. Yaris commands attention and connects emotionally with globalized young aspirational buyers with its cutting edge exterior design and state of the art interior design. It is our aim to give customers in India a car that exceeds expectations. We would like to thank our valued customers for their loyalty and we hope that they will continue to show the same appreciation to this new product.”