Toyota is ready to launch its sedan Yaris to take on the likes of Hyundai Verna, Honda City and Maruti Ciaz. Toyota will enter the mid-sedan segment with the launch of Yaris.
Under the hood, Toyota Yaris will be powered with the 1.5-litre petrol engine initially and the diesel engine will be offered later. The petrol engine will be mated to six-speed manual and seven speed CVT automatic gearbox.
The Toyota will offer host of safety features in Yaris such as seven Airbags, ESP, Hill start Assist, Traction control and a tyre pressure monitoring system. However it might not offer sunroof which Honda City, Hyundai Verna offers in its top trims. On the inside, it will have two-tone dashboard with the touchscreen infotainment system, cooled glove box.
Toyota Yaris is expected to be launched in May 2018 and prices will range from Rs 8.5-13.5 Lakh.