Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Specification Comparison

Here we put the newly launched Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna. While Yaris can be the safest car in this segment, it misses out on a lot of features. On the other hand, the Verna looks sportiest of all and has a long list of feature. Read on to know more details of both the cars and decide which one is suitable for you. 

However comfortable or sporty a hatchback or an SUV will be, a lot of people would consider a sedan first. Be it chauffeur driven or a sporty looking sedan, the demand for new sedans are always high. Broadly, a sedan is divided into three categories – sub-4 metre compact, mid-size and premium sedans. Here we take two from the mid-size executive sedan segment. We take the newly launched Toyota Yaris. It looks like a complete chauffeur driven car but offers great comfort with safety. It can easily be the safest sedan in its segment. But, it lacks an electric sunroof and a very much important diesel variant option. On the other hand is the Hyundai Verna, which can easily be the sportiest looking in its segment. Verna gets many features more than the Yaris. So, we put the Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna to help you decide which one is better.

Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Price Comparison

Toyota YarisHyundai Verna
Base Price (ex-showroom)Rs 8.75 LakhRs 7.8 LakhRs 9.5 Lakh
Top end Price (ex-showroom)Rs 14.07 LakhRs12.56 LakhRs 12.95 Lakh

Yaris comes in only petrol variant. The base variant starts from Rs 8.75 Lakh and the top-end variant goes up to Rs 14.07 Lakh (both ex-showroom). Also, bookings for the car have started and deliveries will come from May 2018.

Verna comes with both diesel and petrol option. The base variant of petrol variant starts from Rs 7.8 Lakh to Rs 12.56 Lakh. The diesel variant starts from Rs 9.5 Lakh to Rs 12.95 Lakh (all prices ex-showroom).

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Engine Specifications

Toyota YarisHyundai Verna
Engine1.5 Litre VVT-i1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT1.6 litre U2 CRDI
Power107 PS123 PS128 PS
Torque140 Nm154 Nm265 Nm
Transmission6-speed Manual/7-speed CVT6-speed Manual/6-speed Automatic

Yaris is powered by a 1.5 Litre VVt-i Petrol engine that produces 107 PS worth power and 140 Nm worth torque. Only a petrol engine will be available in India. It offers 7-speed CVT transmission and a 6-speed manual transmission.

Verna’s petrol variant is powered by a 1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT engine producing 123 PS worth power and 154 Nm worth of torque. The diesel variant sports a 1.6 Litre U2 CRDI engine churning out 128 PS worth power and 265 Nm worth torque. The car is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and a 6-speed Automatic Transmission.

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Mileage Comparison

Toyota YarisHyundai Verna
Engine1.5 Litre VVT-i1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT1.6 Litre U2 CRDI
Mileage17.8 KMPL17.4 KMPL23.9 KMPL

Yaris records a mileage of 17.8 KMPL on its 1.5 Litre VVt-i engine. Verna records a mileage of 17.4 KMPL on its 1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT petrol engine. On the 1.6 Litre U2 CRDI diesel engine, it records 23.9 KMPL mileage.

Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Dimension Comparison

Toyota YarisHyundai Verna
Length4440 mm4425 mm
Width1729 mm1730 mm
Height1475 mm1495 mm
Wheelbase2600 mm2550 mm
Kerb Weight1120 Kgs1150 Kgs
Boot space460 Litres480 Litres

Yaris measures 4440 mm in length and has a height of 1475 mm. It weighs around 1120 Kgs with a lesser boot space of 460 Litres.

Verna measures 4425 mm in length and has a height of 1495 mm. It weighs around 1150 Kgs with a boot space capacity of 480 Litres.

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Design

Yaris is well designed with long headlamps and thing LED DRLs on both sides. In the front, it gets a sleek grille but with large air vents. The car looks good but would not appeal to the younger buyers seeking a sportier look. It appears to be a little bulky on its wheels. It might disappoint in terms of ground clearance, as it measures around 1300 mm which is lesser than the Verna. Yaris gets projector headlamps with LED DRLs. It runs on 15-inch alloy wheels, again comparatively smaller than Verna’s 16-inch alloys. In the rear, it gets long LED Tail lights with the usual bumper.

Verna, on the other hand, looks aggressively sporty. Some might say that it looks similar to the Hyundai Elantra. It gets a coupe-like look because of the sloping roofline. In the front, it gets a hexagonal grille which is flanked by projector headlamps, LED DRLs and fog lamps on both sides. In the rear, it gets a unique 3-LED design for the stop-lamps and LED tail lamps. The car gets a decent wheelbase with good looking 16-inch alloys. However, the FLUIDIC design gives it a much sporty look.

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Interiors

Yaris gets a dual-tone interior with a neat instrument cluster, displaying the class of the car. One major problem is the small cabin space of the car. It gets automatic climate control, front and rear armrest, roof mounted air-con vents, leather upholstery and much more. Other features include steering mounted controls, touch infotainment, cooled glove box and more. Basically, the car offers proper comfort for the passenger barring the small cabin.

Verna gets a subtle dual-tone interior finishing with leather seats and steering wheel. The instrument is well finished with all the controls you need. Here, the steering wheel also gets a range of controls including cruise control and voice command. Interior features include front and rear armrest, automatic climate control, touch infotainment, cooled glove box, cooled front seats and more. The most important added feature that it has is the Electric Sunroof.

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Features

Yaris gets a whole bunch of segment first features. These include roof-mounted air-con vents, electrically adjustable driver’s seat, a flat floor, tyre pressure monitoring system to name a few. The features that the car offers are as follows:

  1. 7 Airbags
  2. Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  3. ABS with EBD
  4. Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Program, Hill Hold Control and Traction Control System
  5. Keyless Entry with speed sensing door lock
  6. Roof-mounted-air-con vents
  7. Projector headlamps with LED DRLs
  8. Automatic Climate Control
  9. Front Parking sensors and Rear Parking Assist with camera
  10. Rain-Sensing Wipers
  11. Cooled Glove Box
  12. Rear Parking Camera
  13. Cruise Control
  14. Start-Stop Button
  15. Touch Infotainment with Apple Car Play and Android Auto

Verna, on the other hand, does not let loose on the features. The main thing that this sporty sedan offers is an Electric Sunroof. The features that the car offers are as follows:

  1. 6 Airbags
  2. ABS with EBD
  3. Electric Sunroof
  4. Automatic Headlamps with LED DRLs
  5. Rain-Sensing Wipers
  6. Rear Parking Sensors with camera
  7. Keyless Entry
  8. Cruise Control
  9. Automatic Climate Control
  10. Start-Stop Button
  11. Touch Infotainment with Apple Car Play and Android Auto and 1 GB internal memory.
  12. Apple Car Play and Android Auto
  13. Cooled Glove Box

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Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Verdict

It is a very tough choice between Toyota Yaris and Hyundai Verna. This time, not the features but the looks of the car will define the buyer of these cars. Yaris looks a tad old-school on the outside with that bulky body on small tyres. It can be perfect for a chauffeur driven car or people above 40s. The shape of Yaris would not appeal to the youth. However, Yaris is the most premium and comparatively the safest car you can get in this segment.

On the other hand, Verna looks sporty and aggressive. Verna will be youth buyer car, mainly in the late 20s and early 30s age group. If it comes to features, Yaris offers some features more than Verna and vice-versa. Like Yaris offers better safety features, Electronic Adjusted Passenger seat and front parking sensors. On the other hand, Verna offers sunroof, cooled seats and Automatic Headlamps. So for the verdict, the choice depends upon the buyer, but both are a good choice for their set of buyers.

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