Toyota has introduced the updated Yaris sedan in India which now comes in dual-tone color option and a bunch of new features. The new Yaris is priced from INR 8.65 lac for the base J-MT variant and goes as high as INR 13.17 lac for the flagship V-CVT variant.
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The exterior comes with two-tone paint scheme as the roof is finished in black and it is complemented by the new diamond-cut alloy wheels. The grille and side mirrors also get a gloss-black finish topped off by the front and rear bumper spoiler.
As for the interior, the new Toyota Yaris dual-tone comes equipped with all-new leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, fabric seats, mood lighting, center console box and automatic climate control. Some of the highlighting features that already exist in the Yaris are 7 airbags, 7-speed CVT transmission, roof-mounted air vents, rain-sensing wipers, 60:40 rear split seats, keyless smart entry, rear armrest with cup holder and 8-way adjustable powered driver seat.
Safety features already offered with the Yaris include front and rear parking sensors, follow-me-home headlamps, speed alert function, front seatbelt reminder, HHA (Hill Hold Assist), TC (Traction Control), cruise control, VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) and TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) among others.
Speaking on the launch Mr. N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said:
“We are happy that our Yaris customers have highly appreciated the value propositions the world -class sedan offers. Toyota Yaris is the first car (in India) to offer 7-speed CVT option under 10 lac. We are delighted to offer ‘The Happenin’ New Yaris’ that is completely in-line with the feedback we have received and customer expectations; to own a sedan which is ‘value for money’ without compromising on the style, safety and comfort.”
Engine option remains unchanged as the new dual-tone Toyota Yaris gets powered by the same 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine which is good for 105 hp of power and 140 Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired to a 6-speed manual transmission as standard and a 7-speed CVT gearbox as option having 17.1 km per liter and 17.8 km per liter fuel economy respectively.
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