Toyota Yaris Debuts in India at Auto Expo 2018, To Rival Honda City


Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the Indian subsidiary of the Japanese auto giant, has finally unveiled the much-anticipated Toyota Yaris sedan at the Auto Expo 2018. The new Yaris sedan is likely to launch in coming months and is expected to have a starting price of Rs 7 lakh when it goes on sale in India. The new car will rival the likes of Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. The Yaris comes with many segment-leading features and a 1.5-litre petrol engine that offers a 7-speed CVT and a 6-speed manual transmission.

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Toyota Yaris Features

The new Yaris sedan will launch with some segment-leading features. The features highlights of the new Toyota sedan in India includes-

  • Seven Airbags – Driver front, Passenger front, side airbags, curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • All Disc Brakes Setup
  • Roof-mounted Air Vents with Ambient Illumination
  • Electric Driver-side seat arrangement
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Acoustic and Vibration Control Glass
  • 4.2-inch TFT Multi-Information Display with Eco Wallet
  • Hand and Air Gesture Audio
  • 60:40 Split Rear Seats
  • Line Guide in Rear Taillamp Cluster
  • ABS with EBD Standard Across All Variants
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Touchscreen Navigation with Smartphone Connectivity
  • Follow-me Home Headlamps
  • Automatic Headlamps
  • Projector Headlamps
  • Daytime Running Lamps

Toyota Yaris Specifications

Currently, Toyota Kirloskar India has revealed information on just one engine option for the Yaris sedan. Powering the Toyota Yaris will be a 1.5-litre Petrol engine that comes with two transmission options- 7-speed CVT and 6-speed Manual Transmission. The CVT variant will also offer paddle-shifters and cruise control. We will update you with details on the Diesle engine as soon as we get our hands on them.

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