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2018 Toyota Yaris launched at Rs 8.75 lakh

25th Apr 2018 10:26 am

The Yaris enters a very competitive segment where it takes on the likes of the Honda City, the Hyundai Verna and the Maurti Ciaz.

Toyota has launched the Yaris mid-size sedan in India at an introductory price of Rs 8.75 lakh for the base J trim, going up to Rs 14.07 lakh for the top-spec VX trim with the CVT automatic (prices ex-showroom, India). Bookings have also opened for an amount of Rs 50,000.

Launched in four variants, each trim gets the option of a CVT automatic. For a variant-wise price list see the table below:

Variant

MT

CVT

J

Rs 8,75,000/-

Rs 9,95,000/-

G

Rs 10,56,000/-

Rs 11,76,000/-

V

Rs 11,70,000/-

Rs 12,90,000/-

VX

Rs 12,85,000/-

Rs 14,07,000/-

The Yaris comes with a single petrol engine option. The 1.5-litre, four-cylinder engine makes 107hp and 140Nm of peak torque, and is mated to either a six-speed manual gearbox or the optional 7-step CVT automatic gearbox.

The Yaris gets some segment-first features like gesture control for the touchscreen infotainment system, a tyre pressure monitoring system, 60:40 rear seat split, adjustable three-neck restraints for the rear seat, roof-mounted rear air-con with ambient lighting, a powered driver’s seat and front parking sensors. Paddleshifters are on offer on the higer-spec automatic trims.

On the safety front, it gets gets all-wheel disc brakes, front and rear parking sensors, seven airbags (including a driver knee airbag), Hill-Start Assist, ABS, EBD and ESP.

The Yaris is a rival to petrol variants of the Honda City (Rs 8.71- 13.70 lakh), Maruti Suzuki Ciaz (Rs 7.83-10.63 lakh), Hyundai Verna (Rs 7.99-12.56 lakh), Volkswagen Vento (Rs 8.19-12.49 lakh) and Skoda Rapid (Rs 8.36-12.21 lakh) (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi).

Also see:

2018 Toyota Yaris video review

2018 Toyota Yaris review, test drive

2018 Toyota Yaris vs rivals: Specifications comparison

2018 Toyota Yaris price, variants explained

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