2016 Toyota Yaris sedan, hatchback, release date

The Yaris is a hatchback line-up from reputed brand Toyota that received a major upgrade last year. Thus, for the upcoming model year, 2016 Toyota Yaris will only feature minor updates to its interior and exterior design. Its engine will remain the same, but due to the modified CVT transmission system this car will be able to achieve excellent fuel economy rates that surpass its predecessor. Needless to mention, this vehicle is being widely awaited by enthusiasts and prospective buyers all over the world.

2016 Toyota Yaris front

2016 Toyota Yaris: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Just like its predecessor, the 2016 Toyota Yaris will be developed in France. Compared to the older version, this car will boast of superior exterior visual that is both aggressive and stylized to suit modern trends. There will be a newly designed hood, modified grille and a bolder front bumper. LED lights will make a re-entry for both head and tail lights with an addition of fog lights to the car’s front bumper. Chrome detailing will be present on higher trim models. Overall dimensions of this car will remain same along with the aerodynamics, which was found in the previous model.

Changes in design will also make way to the car’s interiors as it would be furnished with soft touch materials, leather seats and few quality infotainment and safety features. Due to the use of premium components for furnishing, the luxury quotient of the vehicle will increase by a significant margin. Hatchbacks usually suffer from lack of head and legroom, but this time around, we can at least get some satisfaction from increase in cargo space that is located at the back of folding rear seats.

2016 Toyota Yaris interior

Infotainment and safety features inside of 2016 Toyota Yaris are likely to include the standard Entune audio system, HD radio and 6.1 inch touch screen. Advanced connectivity features like USB and Bluetooth will also be present to incorporate Smartphone connectivity. For the standard model, there will be keyless entry and power windows while luxury features like leather steering wheel, navigation system and cruise control will be present on higher trim variants.

2016 Toyota Yaris: Engine and Fuel Economy

The same engines that power the current generation Toyota Yaris will make its way inside of the 2016 Toyota Yaris as well. The unit will be a 1.5 litre 4-inline engine with VVt-i technology. This engine, when coupled with a CVTi-S auto transmission, will deliver 106 hp and 103 lb-ft of torque. One advantage of this new transmission is that it will make this car capable of returning around 30 mpg for city drives and 37 mpg on the highway.

2016 Toyota Yaris interior

2016 Toyota Yaris: Release Date and Price

Release date of 2016 Toyota Yaris is yet to be announced, but according to speculations, it should arrive in the market in the middle of 2015 or early 2016. Price too has not been announced but is expected to be in line with its predecessor. Since it features some updates, the base model of this vehicle should cost somewhere around $ 15 000 whereas you can expect to dish out near about $ 20 000 for the premium variant.

One Response to 2016 Toyota Yaris sedan, hatchback, release date

  1. Lesedi Aphiri says:

    This is just perfection, Toyota never disappoints…
    Next year I am going to own this car…

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