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Toyota Yaris which was suffering drastically low sales now launched with 3 airbags from Rs 8.65 lakh

Toyota Kirloskar Motors has launched ‘The Happenin’ new Yaris with 3 airbags from Rs 8.65 lakh ex-showroom. There are two variants on offer, the grade-J and grade-V optional. It is grade-J with a manual transmission which carries a price tag mentioned above. The one with CVT is priced at Rs 9.35 lakh ex-showroom.

Toyota Yaris grade-V optional will set you back by Rs 11.97 lakh in manual disguise and with CVT unit installed it is priced at Rs 13.17 lakh ex-showroom. The prices are same across all the dealers in the country. You can now book the new Yaris from any authorized Toyota dealers. Yaris comes loaded with features which are segment best.

N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said at the launch of this new improved Yaris that customers have appreciated the value propositions this sedan offers. It is the first car to offer 7-step CVT option under 10 lakhs in the sedan segment backed by well-known sales and service network. This is offered along with benefits like Extended Warranty, Finance, Insurance, Q Service, EM 60, Toyota Edge.

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The company also mentions that the new Yaris is built on the Toyota philosophy of QDR offering options of 3 or 7 airbags for customers to choose from based on individual needs and preferences while retaining their aspirations for more advanced features, safety, space, luxury, style, and comfort.

Powering the new Yaris is a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder petrol engine. This powerplant belts out 105bhp at 6000rpm and maximum torque of 140Nm at 4200rpm. The engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission). Speaking about the fuel economy, the manual will return 17.1 kmpl while the CVT will deliver 17.8 kmpl. These numbers are the results of the test by ARAI.

Toyota Yaris which was available with only 7 airbags now has an option of 3 which is effectively quite cheaper than the one with 7 airbags. This was the main reason why Yaris’ sales fell on the ground. One can expect the sales to pick amidst the slowdown as prices are reduced by a big margin.

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The safety features include Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Control, ABS+EBD+BA (Brake Assist), Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Other features like front and rear parking sensors, fog lamps at both ends, follow-me-home lamps are also available.

New Toyota Yaris comes with 8-way driver seat adjuster which will help you find the perfect driving position. The air vent is mounted on the roof and the windshield is heat-reflecting and will not allow the car to heat up too much when parked in the sun. Other features include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, keyless smart entry, electrically adjustable & foldable ORVM, reverse camera, rear armrest with cup holder.

A full automatic HVAC system, MID with economy indicator. A 7-inch LED touch screen infotainment system with USB, Bluetooth connectivity, remote control along with the support of SD card HDMI and WiFi.

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