Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Specification Comparison

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Toyota Yaris is the latest entry in the mid-size executive sedan. Being a late entrant, it comes with a lot of safety features along with great technology. Literally, both the cars compete against each other with their additional features. In this specification comparison, we put Toyota Yaris vs Hyundai Verna. 

Toyota Yaris is all set to launch in May 2018 and will compete with Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. It is a premium sedan rather than a sporty one, which especially, the Verna is. It jumps ahead taking safety features and comfort in hand, but Verna catches it with more features and a sporty look. Yaris is a perfect competitor in the segment, however, its pricing might take it down. Toyota Yaris starts from Rs 8.75 Lakh (ex-showroom) and on the other hand, Hyundai Verna starts from Rs 7.8 Lakh. Yaris offers more safety features than any car in its segment, whereas Verna is the most good looking sedan in the segment.  So we have a choice between the most expensive sedan of the segment or a sporty looking cheaper sedan. Accordingly, we have compared Toyota Yaris with Hyundai Verna in terms of specifications, features, prices, and more.

Toyota Yaris Vs Hyundai Verna – Price Comparison

Toyota Yaris Hyundai Verna
Fuel Petrol Petrol Diesel
Base Price (ex-showroom) Rs 8.75 Lakh Rs 7.8 Lakh Rs 9.5 Lakh
Top end Price (ex-showroom) Rs 14.07 Lakh Rs12.56 Lakh Rs 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 Yaris Hyundai Verna
Fuel Petrol Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5 Litre VVT-i 1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT 1.6 litre U2 CRDI
Power 107 PS 123 PS 128 PS
Torque 140 Nm 154 Nm 265 Nm
Transmission 6-speed Manual/7-speed CVT 6-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 Yaris Hyundai Verna
Fuel Petrol Petrol Diesel
Engine 1.5 Litre VVT-i 1.6 Litre Gamma VTVT 1.6 Litre U2 CRDI
Mileage 17.8 KMPL 17.4 KMPL 23.9 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 Yaris Hyundai Verna
Length 4440 mm 4425 mm
Width 1729 mm 1730 mm
Height 1475 mm 1495 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm 2550 mm
Kerb Weight 1120 Kgs 1150 Kgs
Boot space 460 Litres 480 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 Verna has it 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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