Toyota launched a new limited-edition Yaris in Thailand last month with enhanced features & equipment called the Play Edition which is available in both hatchback and sedan forms and is limited to just 1,500 units. The Yaris & Yaris Ativ Play Edition cost THB 25,000 (PKR 1.2 lac) more than the regular variants.
Based on the facelift, the Yaris Play limited edition differs from the regular model with a gloss black front grille, black side skirts, black bumper extensions & black rear spoiler, designated Play emblems inside & out and a new exterior body color, Ice Pink Metallic. The Play edition also gets new 15-inch dual-tone (black-purple) alloy wheels.
Inside, the interior decoration material on dashboard & door panels comes in Dark Mulberry color whereas the seats are adorned with two-tone leather, white-black, decorated with Dark Mulberry.
Toyota Yaris Play edition in Thailand
The Yaris Play edition also gets PM2.5 air purifier system as well as an acoustic glass windshield that boasts high solar energy absorption. There is a 360-degree camera & Telematics Car Connect system on offer with the limited-edition model.
Interior features include 6.7-inch touchscreen with USB/ AUX/ HDMI connectivity, voice recognition & voice commands function, Audio Radio AM / FM CD MP3 WMA with DVD player, Bluetooth, 6-speakers, 4.2-inch TFT driver information display, automatic air-conditioning, leather-wrapped multi-function & adjustable steering, 6-way driver & 4-way front passenger seat adjustments etc.
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Standard safety equipment includes 7 airbags, ABS with EBD & BA, vehicle stability control (VSC), TRC (Traction Control) and HAC (Hill-start Assist Control). Furthermore, the Yaris and Yaris Ativ in Thailand are also equipped with auto engine start/top, automatic headlights with follow-me-home function, immobilizer & anti-theft alarm system, parking sensors and front camera with dashcam recorder.
Under the hood there is a 3NR-FKE 1.2-liter (1,197cc) four-cylinder 16-valve Dual VVT-iE engine that delivers 92 hp of power and 109 Nm of torque and comes paired with Super CVT-i transmission. The Yaris complies with the Eco-car Phase-2 regulations in Thailand and delivers 23.3 km in a liter.
The Yaris Play edition in Thailand is available in 4 colors– Ice Pink Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Gray Metallic and Attitude Black Mica. Yaris is currently the best selling car in subcompact hatchback segment and the second bestselling car in subcompact sedan segment in Thailand behind the 7th generation Honda City and is considered as an important model in Toyota’s lineup in Thai market.
The 2021 Toyota Yaris ATIV Play Edition in Thailand
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