What’s new with the 2018 Toyota Yaris

Toyota’s most popular hatch-back, the Toyota Yaris, recently got a refresh aimed primarily at the growing millennial market segment. Still maintaining its unique appearance and spacious cabin, the new Yaris received a redesign and now projects an image of comfort and style, which perfectly suits the active lifestyle of its users.

In an effort to further invigorate the image of Yaris in the hatchback segment, the new Yaris aims to empower its relationship with every driver and passenger with its thrilling exterior design that will definitely project excitement on the road. Powering the new Yaris is the powerful yet efficient 4-cylinder, in-line, 16-valve double overhead cam (DOHC) with VVT-I engine for both variants, 1.5S (107PS and 141Nm) and 1.3E (98PS and 121Nm).

Up front, the famous hatchback’s exterior design now accents a more sporty appearance with its Halogen Projector Type headlamps for the 1.5 S and 4-Beam Halogen headlamps for the 1.3E variant.

Replacing the 1.5G, the Yaris 1.5S boosts the advancement of the hatchback segment of Toyota as it features daytime running lights, Grip-type Chrome, six speakers, a push start starting system, an eco-drive mode and a sport drive mode. Furthermore, the 1.5S variant is now featured with a Toyota vehicle Security System (TVSS) with alarm and immobilizer as well as smart entry with speed sensing door lock.

The new Yaris is also much safer now as it is equipped with seven airbags across all variants. This shows how the Yaris can be a sporty yet safe vehicle designed for the active lifestyle of the stylish Yaris owner.

To match the individuality of its customers, the Yaris now comes in seven exciting shades that includes Freedom White, Attitude Black, Orange Metallic, Gray Metallic, Citrus Mica Metallic, Thermalyte, and Red Mica Metallic.

The new Yaris retails for (Pre-Excise Tax prices) P1,006,000 (1.5 S A/T), P877,000 (1.3 E A/T), and P825,000 (1.3 E M/T).

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  • Anjo Perez

    How do you like the new Toyota Yaris?