The Toyota Yaris was launched in India at Rs 8.75 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The Yaris is Toyota's first C-segment sedan offering in India and rivals the Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. It comes only in a petrol variant, with no diesel variant in plans for the near future.
The Yaris also comes with a lot of features; some of which are even segment-first. The sedan has been receiving good market response ever since its launch in May 2018. Here are some things to know about the new Toyota Yaris!
Toyota Yaris: Power & Torque
As mentioned earlier, the Toyota Yaris comes only in a petrol avatar. The engine is the same unit as in the Toyota Etios but gets a dual VVT-i unit; the reason for the increased output.
The 1.5-litre petrol engine makes 105bhp and 140Nm of torque. It comes mated either to a 6-speed manual or a 7-step CVT unit. The CVT gets paddle-shifts in the top VX trim.
Toyota Yaris: Mileage & Fuel Tank Capacity
The ARAI-claimed mileage figure of the Toyota Yaris stays at 17.1km/l for the manual version. The CVT variant gets a slightly higher mileage of 17.8km/l.
With a fuel tank capacity of 42 litres, the Toyota Yaris can offer a decent driving range too.
Toyota Yaris: Ground Clearance, Overall Dimensions & Turning Radius
The Toyota Yaris we get in India is a toned-down version of its international sibling, the Yaris Ativ. For the same reason, the India-spec Yaris gets smaller wheels but rides higher from the ground. The car has a ground clearance of 160mm.
Here are the general dimensions of the Toyota Yaris:
From the figures, it is evident that the Yaris is a big sedan. But it has a moderate turning radius of 5.1 metres.
Toyota Yaris: Tyre Size & Boot Space
We did tell that the Indian-spec Yaris comes with smaller wheels. While the top two variants get six-spoke alloy wheels, the base two variants have steel rims. But the tyre size of all the variants is 185/60 R15.
The Yaris also gets a full-size spare wheel (steel rim), hidden under the floor of the boot. The Toyota Yaris has a boot capacity of 476 litres.
Toyota Yaris: Colours
The Toyota Yaris in India comes with six colour choices: Wildfire Red, Phantom Brown, Grey Metallic, Super White, Pearl White* and Silver Metallic.
*Available in top variants only.
Thoughts On The Toyota Yaris
The Toyota Yaris is a strong contender in India's C-segment sedan category. With a whole lot of features and a really good ride quality, the Toyota Yaris is ideal for those who look forward to being driven around. Wish to know more about the car? Check out our Review Of The Toyota Yaris!