Following it’s unveiling at the Geneva motor show, the new 2017 Toyota Yaris is now on sale at your local RMB Toyota dealership.
Building on its established strengths, the new Yaris which is the result of a €90 million investment programme features dynamic exterior styling, new equipment features and a new, highly-efficient 1.5-litre petrol engine, increasing its appeal to a wider audience.
Staying true to Toyota’s commitment to advanced safety systems, the Toyota Safety Sense package is to be provided as standard on all new Yaris models.
Model Grades and Equipment:
The new Yaris range offers a number of outstanding grades, ranging from the entry-level Active model through to the top of the range Excel grade.
Available with both 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre hybrid power, the Active model includes Toyota Safety Sense with a Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Alert and Automatic High Beam, as well as Bluetooth, power front windows, a six-speaker audio system and rain-sensing windscreen wipers. The hybrid models also come with additional features such as automatic air conditioning and projector headlamps.
Stepping up to the next level, the Yaris Icon model adds new 15-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, cruise control and a 4.2-inch colour multi-information screen. In addition, it comes equipped with the Toyota Touch 2 touchscreen multimedia system, rear-view camera and added Road Sign Assist feature on the Toyota Safety Sense system.
Extending the equipment specification even further the Icon model offers Toyota Touch 2 with Go with satellite navigation, front parking sensors and access to online services.
Focusing on the styling elements of the new Yaris, the Design grade adds 16-inch contrasting black and machined-face finished alloy wheels, a honeycomb mesh grille, rear privacy glass, rear spoiler and piano black side mouldings.
The new Yaris adopts Bi-Tone as a grade in its own right. After having previously been an option for Design models, the Bi-Tone grade offers a wider choice of contrast colour options to customers. Nebula Blue joins Tokyo Red, Glacier Pearl White and Platinum Bronze, with all colours finished with a black roof and pillars and matching interior with dashboard trim and door panels in the same colour. Bi-Tone models also benefit from power rear windows and LED daytime running lights.
Finally at the top of the range, the Excel grade offers a number of impressive features including chrome side sills, LED front and rear lights, 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic air conditioning and part-leather and Alcantara seat upholstery.
Replacing the 1.33-litre engine is Toyota’s new 1.5-litre petrol engine, with the new Yaris as the first model to adopt the engine.
Although it comes with a larger capacity and produces 10% more power the new engine has been specially engineered to produce lower CO2 emissions and achieve better fuel economy. When accelerating from 0-62mph the new engine is 0.8 seconds quicker than the previous 1.33-litre engine and also sees an improvement in the overtaking speed of more than a second, going from 50 to 75mph in 17.6 seconds as opposed to 18.8 seconds.
As the only UK supermini available with hybrid power Toyota continue to lead the way with their hybrid technology. Extra measures have been taken to improve the Yaris’ hybrid driving experience with a new subframe, front driveshafts, engine mounts and roll restrictor which reduce the noise level and make it even smoother during acceleration.
The choice of engines is completed by the 1.0-litre VVT-i three-cylinder petrol engine with five-speed manual transmission.
The new 2017 Toyota Yaris is on sale now at your local RMB Toyota centre, with attractive customer savings available for a limited time only for entry-level Active models, £12,495 for the 1.0-litre version (£500 customer saving) and £15,995 for the hybrid version (£200 customer saving).
The full price range for the new Yaris can be seen to the right:
|Grade||Engine & Transmission||OTR Price|
|Active||1.0 VVT-i 5MT||£12,495|
|Active||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£15,995|
|Icon||1.0 VVT-i 5MT||£14,495|
|Icon||1.5 VVT-i 6MT||£15,295|
|Icon||1.5 VVT-i CVT auto||£16,295|
|Icon||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£17,595|
|Icon Tech||1.0 VVT-i 5MT||£15,045|
|Icon Tech||1.5 VVT-i 6MT||£15,845|
|Icon Tech||1.5 VVT-i CVT auto||£16,845|
|Icon Tech||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£18,145|
|Design||1.5 VVT-i 6MT||£15,845|
|Design||1.5 VVT-i CVT auto||£16,845|
|Design||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£18,145|
|Bi-Tone||1.5 VVT-i 6MT||£17,595|
|Bi-Tone||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£19,845|
|Excel||1.5 VVT-i 6MT||£17,495|
|Excel||1.5 Hybrid CVT auto||£19,295|