Toyota Yaris sedan has officially gone on sale in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 8.75 lakh for the manual variant Rs 9.95 lakh (All Prices, Ex showroom) for the CVT version. Though, the Japanese car manufacturer had already announced the prices and variants, but the deliveries have started now only with immediate effect. The mid-size sedan will pounce with the likes of the Honda City, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Volkswagen Vento.
Speaking at the launch, Mr Akito Tachibana, Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, said, “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 globalized products. Yaris is the most celebrated sedan globally and comes loaded with range of first in segment features. We have prioritized customer safety in the car offering class leading safety features. we are happy that the strengths of the product has been recognized, we are confident that Yaris will be a standard on the Indian roads when it comes to matching up with the evolving taste of Indian customers. We would like to thank customers for the confidence and trust they shown to Toyota products over the years.”
Company has finally made its entry in the mid-size sedan segment with Toyota Yaris and promises to deliver the true Toyota experience with its unique presence and advanced functions for the discerning Indian customers. Toyota Yaris built on the Toyota philosophy of QDR (quality, durability & reliability) offering is loaded with a wide range of best in class features. In terms of feature, the Yaris comes packed with 7 airbags (including knee airbag), gesture controlled infotainment system with touch screen navigation, paddle shift for CVT with cruise control, power driver seat, roof mounted air vents with ambient illumination, Anti-Lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), tyre-pressure monitoring system (TPMS), vehicle stability control, smart entry with push start and front & Rear parking sensor.
Under the bonnet, the new Toyota Yaris sedan is powered by a 1.5-litre Dual VVTi Gasoline Engine with a 7 speed CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission) or 6 speed MT (Manual Transmission) options. Catering to the emerging need for automatics in the segment, whereas the CVT option will be made available across all trims.