Toyota Yaris is one of the most anticipated cars in Pakistan before its launch in March 2020. Now Toyota Yaris has replaced the 1300cc variants, XLi and GLi, of the Corolla lineup. This is a compact sedan that is set to rival Honda City. Toyota Yaris comes in both 1300cc and 1500cc engine options, just like Honda City. It launched in Pakistan with a total of six variants and with six different exterior colors.
Toyota Yaris is consists of LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) and halogen headlamps. This variant also consists of fog lamps integrated into the front bumper. It has a very wide front grille and it is designed with many horizontal bars. The ATIV X variant comes with 15-inch allow rims and tires. The sides of the car, the door has pronounced cuts and design lines that help in dealing with air resistance. Because of the design lines, it gives a sporty look to the car. Side mirrors are body-colored and door handles are in chrome finish.
Its Side mirrors are also integrated with turn signals. The tail lamps have LED bar lights that are bright and look elegant in the car. At the rear one can also find reflectors integrated into the bumper, a high-mounted brake lamp, and an antenna on the roof of the car.
Toyota Yaris ATIV X is available with an auto air-conditioning unit and a 4.2-inch colored TFT multi-information display. Push-start and a smart key with a remote trunk opener are given. A 3-spoke tilt power steering with MID, audio, and Bluetooth switches. Seat upholstery is a comfortable premium ivory fabric with a stitch design. There is an in-dash infotainment system with a 6.8-inch capacitive touch screen.
The infotainment system consists of MP3, Bluetooth, mirror link, DVD/VCD, USB, radio, and AUX Connectivity. The inside door handles are also made out of chrome. Sun visors with vanity mirrors are available for the driver and front passenger. Storage spaces in the car are ample with cup holders and bottle holders. The interior color scheme consists of beige and black. The quality of the dashboard is excellent with silver trim pieces around the center part.
Other interior features include the rear camera, power windows,12 v front power outlet, six speakers, digital clock, two rear power outlets, center console box, central door locking, footrest, and floor mats. This variant is also available with an advanced Opteron speedometer, tachometer, and economy meter. As well as keyless entry, the trunk space in this car is 476 liters, and it can fit two large suitcases easily. You can also find a spare wheel in the boot. The legroom and headroom both have sufficient space at the front and at the rear. The floor at the rear is flat, which allows sitting to the third person.
Engine and Performance
Toyota Yaris comes with an in-line 4-cylinder 16-Valve DOHC dual VVT-i engine. Since this is an ATIV X variant, it comes with a 1500cc engine. This sedan provides 16 to 17 km/l of fuel average. As far as transmission is concerned, one can opt for either a 7-speed Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT ) or 5-speed manual transmission. The engine in ATIV X produces 106bhp and 140Nm of torque. This variant consists of eco and sports mode. Triptronic feature is also available that allows to driver to drive the car either in auto or manual mode.
Safety features consist of SRS airbags for the driver and the front passenger, a hill-start assist system, vehicle stability control, also gives seatbelts for five passengers, ISOFIX child seat anchors, immobilizer, key reminder, light reminder warning, and fuel auto cut features. Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist (BA), and traction control features are also provided.