It’s here, the new Toyota Yaris

The new look Toyota Yaris has arrived in Ireland with an entry price of €14,995.

The new look Toyota Yaris has arrived in Ireland with an entry price of €14,995.

This is the first time Toyota Europe led the development of a new vehicle design, and Yaris features a bold new exterior design, an upgraded interior and improved drivability.

Europe has been given a leading role in defining the future A, B and C segment cars. Over 60,000 Yaris have been sold in Ireland since the models launch in 1999.

To the front, the Yaris features a striking x-shaped grille. Yaris benefits from a new door belt moulding, optional, electrically-folding door mirrors and a choice of three new, 15” alloy wheels.

To the rear, a new bumper design gives the appearance of a broader, lower stance, whilst the integral diffuser strengthens the new Yaris’ road presence with a more sporty, self-confident image.

The interior has undergone important upgrades aimed at improving drivability and onboard comfort.

The interior design enhances the feeling of spaciousness in the cabin, improves the sensory quality of the environment; and, combines cleaner design, with increased colour scheme varieties and more sophisticated finishing materials.

Standard fit from Luna grade is Toyota Touch® 2, an upgraded version of the company’s’s touch-screen multimedia system. Via a 7” full colour touch screen interface, it incorporates AM/FM radio, Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity with a music streaming facility and a USB port for the connection of portable music players and compatible smartphones.

A rear view camera is also available.

New Yaris features comprehensive, customer-driven improvements to its driving comfort and handling with a significant reduction in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). The range handsome as been designed with a more rigid upper and lower body structure and improvements to suspension, shock absorption and

power steering technology, offering a more comfortable and controlled ride.

The Yaris will be offered with a choice of four powertrains - a 1.0l petrol engine, a 1.33l petrol engine, 1.4l diesel engine and a hybrid which offers CO2 emissions of just 75 g/km and accounts for 12% of current Yaris sales.

Prices

Terra 1.0 VVT-i manual 3 door €14,995; 1.0 VVT-i manual 5 door €15,995.

Aura - 1.0 VVT-i manual 3 door €15,995; 1.0 VVT-i manual 5 door €16,500

Luna - 1.0 VVT-i manual 3 door €15,995; 1.0 VVT-i manual 5 door €16,500; 1.33 Dual VVT-i manual 3 door €17,160; 1.33 Dual VVT-i manual 5 door €17,730; 1.33 Dual VVT-i MultiDrive 3 door €18,530; 1.33 Dual VVT-i MultiDrive 5 door €19,100; 1.4 D-4D manual 5 door €18,570.

Sol - 1.0 VVT-i manual 3 door €17,410; 1.0 VVT-i manual 5 door €17,950; 1.33 Dual VVT-i manual 5 door €19,370; Sol Lounge Pack 1.0 VVT-i manual 5 door €18,950; 1.33 Dual VVT-i manual 5 door €20,180.

Yaris Hybrid - Hybrid €19,500; Hybrid Luxury €20,500.