Toyota Yaris arrives in India


Toyota Yaris was launched in India at a starting price of Rs 8.75 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The mid-size sedan made its India debut at Auto Expo 2018 and bookings had already commenced a few days back. Toyota Yaris has been launched in a total of four variants that go by the names J, G, V and VX. Powering the new Toyota Yaris is a 1.5-litre petrol engine that is being offered with a choice of six-speed manual and a seven-speed CVT gearbox.

“Toyota is here to deliver ever better cars that set a benchmark in safety, quality, durability and reliability. Indian car market is highly competitive and customer preferences are changing with time and exposure to globalised products. Yaris is the most celebrated sedan globally and comes loaded with a range of first in segment features. We have prioritized customer safety in the car offering leading safety features,” said Akito Tachibana, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor.

The new Toyota Yaris gets seven airbags along with an ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution) and these features are standard across all the variants. The car has a tyre pressure monitoring system, front parking sensors and vehicle stability control. The Yaris is built on the company’s B platform and it has been returned as per the Indian road conditions. The car has overall body dimensions of 4425mm x 1730mm x 1495mm (LxBxH).

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