Nearly a month after Toyota Yaris new facelift are sold in Japan as the Vitz, Toyota Europe has recently announced the full details of the B segment hatchback version for the Continent.
Led by European designers and Toyota engineers, has been created at Toyota’s ED2 design studio in France, the new refurbished Toyota Yaris has spent all 90 million euros to develop and add 900 new parts for the car.
Right from the first look, the Toyota Yaris has brought to people face a look “aggressive” than the first facelift version, with radiator grille is made wider to make the design more clearly. The integrated fog light housing have also reworked with a bright chrome trim detail on higher grade version, the headlights and LED daytime light forked
In addition, the new Yaris own a new lower door molding with in piano black or chrome, depending on the level of the body, while the rear is a new two-piece tail lights (using LED on premium variants), special vehicle width has also been upgraded. Bumpers look more sporty design with new wheels.
In the European market, Yaris adds a new body is Bi-tone, with the new addition of features such as contrasting black decoration on seatbelts, plus headlights, LED daytime running lights , honeycomb grille in black, alloy wheels 16 inches, behind dark glasses, a sports spoiler rear, LED taillights and piano black door frame. This variant is available in two color options new body is Hydro Blue and Red Tokyo.
Inside the car, electronic instrument cluster has been redesigned, dual analog dash is decorated with chrome display screen 4.2 inch TFT multi-information LCD new, featured as standard on the Mid and Mid+ may include piano black decoration on the three-spoke steering wheel. In addition, new variants can also add new doors Air, blue backlight and the center console are revised.
These new option covers including black fabric with texture Houndstooth (zigzag) on the version entry-level, combined black and gray on the Mid and Mid+ (with soft plastic touch on the dashboard and door trim ), 2 tone interior color matching the exterior color on a model Bi-tone leather upholstery and a black section on the most advanced version of Chic.
Under the bonnet, the Toyota Yaris now comes with a new 1.5-litre petrol engine in place of the previous 1.33-litre unit, designed to meet more stringent Euro 6c emissions standards and future homologation requirements that address “real world” fuel economy. This engine block also features VVT-IE allows it capable of switching between Otto and Atkinson cycle.
The naturally aspirated 1.5-litre engine develops a maximum output of 111 hp and peak torque of 136 Nm. Compared to the 1.33-litre unit, it is 0.8 seconds quicker in acceleration from 0 – 100km/h (11.0 versus 11.8), while at overtaking speed in 5thgear the improvement is more than a second, moving from 80 to 120km/h in 17.6 seconds compared to 18.8.
About performance, all versions of the Toyota Yaris are equipped with Toyota Safety Sense active safety systems as standard, including a Pre-Collision System with Autonomous Emergency Braking, Automatic High Beam, Lane Departure Alert and Road Sign Assist.