The Toyota Yaris has been on the market since 1999 and general idea was to be small city car, since that time this car stayed with the same purpose, it is easy to park and cheap to drive. During its survival, it has received several facelifts, and it was recently updated in 2013. In some worldwide markets, the model was sold under the name Toyota Echo. Now for the model year 2017, it is going to be updated by the Japanese automaker, Toyota, and will be released as the all-new 2017 Toyota Yaris. The new model will be constructed with two doors and four doors and as a performance=focused and fuel-saving vehicle. New Yaris gets an abundance of other attractive features, including a consumer-friendly equipment interface, a liberal legroom in the back, and an extended list of standard tools. It will be released with three different trims, such as SE, LE and L. Among these trims, the SE model will be constructed only with four doors, whereas the other models would come with two doors or four doors(sedan).
2017 Toyota Yaris Exterior
This time, the exterior of the 2017 next gen Toyota Yaris will be designed in an attractive and aggressive manner. Goal is to compete with its class rivals, such as the 2017 Honda Fit, 2017 Kia Rio, the 2017 Ford Fiesta RS, and 2017 Hyundai Accent. The new vehicle will have special external details, power side mirrors, and with a set of 15-inch steel wheels as standard. For the hybrid model, there will be 16-inch machined finish wheel. The front part comes with overstated intakes and a bigger grille to offer it an aggressive front look.
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The 2017 Yaris hatchback will get the front-wheel-drive system, except Yaris WRC version(4-wheels-drive). It comes equipped with the McPherson self-governing suspension system with struts in the front and semi-autonomous torsion beam suspension system at the back. Regarding brakes, it comes outfitted with the disc brakes in the front and drum brakes with ESP and ABS devices at the back.
The all-new Toyota Yaris 2017 hatchback is expected to be offered with six striking external colors that include:
Black Sand Pearl.
Blue Streak Metallic.
Dark Gray Fabric.
Ruby Flare Pearl.
Magnetic Gray Metallic.
Classic Silver Metallic.
The new vehicle will be constructed with the body length of 155.5 inches, width of 66.7 inches and with the height of 51.2 inches. The length of the wheelbase of the vehicle would be 98.8 inches and its curb weight would be 2315 pounds (approx 1052 kg).
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New Toyota Yaris 2017 Interior
The 2017 Toyota Yaris next generation will come with a refreshed interior styling and features with an extraordinary amount of headroom and legroom, in spite of its small cabin. The cabin can accommodate four people comfortably and some of the standard features available with the new vehicle include:
– Height-modifiable driver seat.
– Improved cloth upholstery.
– CD player.
– USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
– Tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel.
– Chrome interior doorknobs.
– 6.1-inc touch-screen interface.
– Keyless start and entry.
The cabin comes with the passenger volume of 85.1 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 15.3 cubic feet.
2017 Toyota Yaris interior
Power and torque will be delivered to the 2017 Toyota Yaris hatchback through a four-cylinder power unit with the displacement of 1.5 liters (ESTEC) DOHC engine. This powertrain offers the new vehicle the essential power and twist of 106 ponies at 6000 RPM and 103 lbs per foot at 4400 RPM respectively. Through this power plant, it attains the speed from 0-60 mph in 11 seconds and the top speed of 116 mph. As usual, the engine will be mated to a four-velocity automatic Super ECT with Overdrive gearbox or with a five-velocity manual gearbox. Regarding fuel economy, the new model Yaris offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 36 mpg, 42 mpg, and 38 mpg respectively with an automatic gearbox. Whereas with the manual gearbox, it offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 36 mpg, 43 mpg, and 39 mpg respectively.
Optionally, there will be hybrid power-train, in the combination with 1.5 engine. There is not too much data about this unit, only that is quiet and have combined fuel consumption of 5.0 l / 100 km or 47 mpg.
Price and Date of release
The release date of the 2017 Toyota Yaris is expected to be at the Toyota showrooms during the first half of 2017. When it comes to pricing, the new Yaris hatchback will be available at a base cost of $15,475 (3 doors) and goes up to $19,510 (5 doors).
2017 Toyota Yaris photos