At this price, the Yaris is the most expensive car in its segment. Rivals include the Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Ciaz, VW Vento and Skoda Rapid.
Toyota has launched the Yaris, a mid-size saloon, in India. Prices for the car range from Rs. 8.75 lakh to Rs. 14.07 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Deliveries of the car will commence next month.
The car adopts its variant nomenclature from the bigger Corolla Altis. Which means that the four variants of the are J (base), G, V and VX (top-end) . Also, the CVT automatic option is offered on all four variants, which is a segment first.
Coming to its features, the Yaris is rather well equipped for a mid-sizer – seven airbags, projector headlamps and cooled glovebox are standard across all variants. Furthermore, features like 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and passive entry with push-button start, which are generally reserved for the top-spec variants, come standard on the second from G variant onwards.
The only engine option on the Yaris is a 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 106bhp and 140Nm. A 7-step CVT is offered on all variants alongside the standard 6-speed manual transmission. Toyota has decided against the launch a diesel engine option in the Yaris.
|Yaris variant||Ex-showroom price|
|J||8.75 lakh||9.95 lakh|
|G||10.56 lakh||11.76 lakh|
|V||11.70 lakh||12.90 lakh|
|VX||12.85 lakh||14.07 lakh|
Also read: Toyota Yaris Review: First Drive