2012 Toyota Yaris review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 18 June 2011 , 11:06:05 byEmil

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Toyota Yaris

Scheduled for launch in the UK this summer, the third generation Toyota Yaris was developed from an original concept of spacious inside, compact outside and further improves the clever packaging, thus marking it as a breakthrough in its segement for affordable multimedia connectivity with the introduction of Toyota Touch&Go. The ease of use and functionality are ensured by the 6.1-inch display featuring touch screen technology. The engineers aimed to achieve the highest possible build quality and they manufactured it at Toyota's Valenciennes factory in France.
The customers will be able to choose between three different low emissions, the 1.0-liter VVT-i and 1.33-litre dual VVT-i petrol units and a 1.4-litre D-4D diesel. Didier Leroy, President and CEO Toyota Motor Europe stated that the new Yaris represented Toyota's strongest offer in the supermini segemnt with its new levels of ingenuity, quality and efficiency.

FIRST OFFICIAL PICTURES OF NEW TOYOTA YARIS



The third generation Toyota Yaris will be launched in the UK this summer.


Developed from an original concept of "compact outside, spacious inside," new Yaris shows Toyota further improving the clever packaging that was a hallmark of its predecessors.


Moreover, it will mark a breakthrough in its segment for affordable multimedia connectivity with the introduction of Toyota Touch & Go. Due to be standard equipment on 95 per cent of sales. It features a 6.1-inch display with touch screen technology for ease of use and functionality.


Manufactured at Toyota's Valenciennes factory in France, new Yaris has been designed and engineered to deliver the highest possible build quality. Inside, high quality materials and surface finishes have been used, and there is a more driver-focused cockpit.


Three different low emissions, fuel-efficient Toyota Optimal Drive powertrains will be available: 1.0-litre VVT-i and 1.33-litre dual VVT-i petrol units and a 1.4-litre D-4D diesel.


Didier Leroy, President and CEO Toyota Motor Europe, said: "New Yaris represents Toyota's strongest offer yet in the important supermini segment. With its new levels of ingenuity, efficiency and quality, we are confident it can build upon Yaris's previous success and help Toyota rejuvenate its presence in Europe and move towards one million annual sales in the region in the medium term."