Toyota Yaris ATIV officially unveiled in Thailand
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The Toyota Yaris ATIV has made its world debut in Thailand. The all-new Yaris Sedan’s launch will take place at the BIG Motor Sale 2017 held between 19 – 27 August 2017 in Bangkok.
The Toyota Yaris ATIV is 4,425 mm long, 1,730 mm wide and 1,475 mm tall. Compared to the Toyota Vios, it is 5 mm longer and 30 mm wider. The wheelbase (2,550 mm) is the same. The Yaris ATIV offers a ground clearance of 133 mm, 12 mm lower than the Vios. It shares the 3NR-FE 1.2-litre Dual VVT-i petrol engine with the Yaris hatchback. Producing 86 PS and 108 Nm of torque, this engine routes power via a continuously variable transmission.
On the outside, the Toyota Yaris ATIV features projector headlights with LED light guiding, horizontal LED DRLs, 15-inch alloy wheels, electrically adjustable and foldable rearview mirrors and tail lamps with LED light guiding. Leather door trim, shift knob and steering wheel, Optitron instrument panel with 4.2-inch MID and 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with DVD player and six speakers are some of the interior highlights.
Safety and driver assistance features of the Toyota Yaris ATIV include parking sensors (rear), reverse camera, ABS, EBD, BA, VSC, TRC and HAC. The Yaris ATIV is the only car in its segment to offer seven airbags. It is available in five grades: S, G, E, J and J ECO, with prices starting at 4,69,000 baht (INR 9,04,851.99).
Toyota builds the Yaris ATIV at the Gateway Manufacturing Plant in the Chachoengsao Province, Thailand. It plans to export the new sub-compact sedan from this facility to over 70 countries. 4,700 units is the new Eco Car’s monthly domestic sales target for this year.