TNGA platform-based next-gen Toyota Yaris rendered

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016 - 11:24am IST

The car was spotted by spies just this week.

The next-gen Toyota Yaris was spied testing for the first time just two days back on European roads. Now, a rendering from Mag-X previews the all-new model’s design and a report from Car Sensor reveals new information on the car.

TNGA Toyota Vitz (next gen TNGA Toyota Yaris) rendering
The next-gen Toyota Yaris will be based on the TNGA-B platform.

The car seen in the rendering is the JDM-spec next-gen Toyota Vitz, which will be rebadged as the new generation Toyota Yaris (codename: Toyota 865A) . The front-end features much sleeker headlamps, an even a smaller radiator grille, a more prominent central air intake and redesigned bumper with vertical pockets.

The next-gen Toyota Yaris is said to measure 3,880 mm in length, 1,695 mm in width and 1,495 mm in height. It will be based on a smaller version of the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform dubbed NGA-B. The JDM-spec Vitz will be powered by a 1.3-litre four-cylinder engine, while in Europe, the Yaris could be offered with a smaller version of the Auris’ 1.2-litre turbocharged engine. No details are reported on the hybrid variant.

2016 Toyota Yaris Bi-Tone Hybrid front three quarter at IAA 2015
The next-gen Toyota Yaris’ production in France will commence in September 2019, claims the Japanese report. Pictured is the current Yaris from IAA 2015.

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The JDM-spec next-gen Toyota Vitz is expected to be announced in May 2019, as per the report, which also suggests that the next-gen Toyota Yaris’ production in France (for European markets) will commence in September 2019. This contradicts the previous report which stated that the new Yaris will launch next year.

Toyota Yaris – Image Gallery

[Image Source: Mag-X]

[News Source: Car Sensor]

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