2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback

The Yaris comes in two distinct forms, it comes both as a sedan and also as a hatchback, your choice is based on your preference. The 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback comes with some incredible innovations that certainly help it stand out of the crowd; the car comes with some modifications that give it a futuristic look. Although not yet officially unveiled, the Yaris according to sneak peeks promises to be the type of car that gets everyone talking. The cost of the car and also the characteristics of the car have been made known already by Toyota. The Yaris is known to come in two basic forms namely; the three-door as well as the 5-door styles in two distinct grades that is the L and the LE, also there is the Five-Door SE, this one, in particular, is said to come with a sporty look.

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2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback

2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback Exterior

All the trims of the 2018 Yaris Hatchback have got a new look with an updated front and rear fascia. The chrome accent grille is revised and the Daytime Running LED lights to come standard with all variants. The 3 and 5 door LE trims feature color-keyed door handles and power outside mirrors along with 16 inches machines aluminum wheels. Whereas the L trim is running on 15 inches styled steel wheels housing P175/65R15 tires. The SE trims looks more stylish with piano black look, 16 inches alloy and mesh grill with black shine. The car comes in about eight distinct colors that give the customer a wide range of options. These colors include Alpine White, Crushed Ice W Black Sand Pearl, Classic Silver Metallic, Magnetic Grey Metallic, Blue Eclipse Metallic, Absolutely Red, and a Black Sand Pearl. The roof of the car is the black sand pearl.

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Toyota Yaris 2018 Interior

The interior of the 2018 Yaris certainly looks delicious with its 3 spoke steering on L trims. It also comes with a sports analog instrument, speed, tach, fuel gauge LCD display along with an odometer. There is also an environmentally friendly indicator on top of it. Black or gray fabric can opt for the interior finish in L and LE variants whereas the SE variant holds more persona with the completely black interior. Front seats have sports fabric trim and the driver seat is 6 ways adjustable. The dashboard looks more refined and clean with the organized instrument cluster. All the variants come with standard power door locks with illuminated entry and 12V auxiliary power outlet.

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Another very interesting feature of this car is its music friendly system; it is billed to come with the sound system present on other Toyota models called the Entune Audio system. L and LE trims are featuring a 6.1 inches touchscreen interface, CD player, a MP3/WMA system, auxiliary audio jack input, USB 2.0 port that has iPod control and connectivity. It also has an advanced voice recognition system, a hands-free phone system, access to your phone book, the ability to stream your songs through Bluetooth. This load of musicals benefits is released through its six speakers mounted at strategic places in the car. Whereas the SE trim has HD radio plus SiriusXM satellite along with the 7.0-inch touchscreen. It also features a navigation app which can be linked with your Smartphone.

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2018 Toyota Yaris interior

Technological features

Furthermore, as promised by Toyota is a 2018’s model the car comes with Toyota safety sense as a standard suite, this is a combo of features aimed at helping the driver. Furthermore, it includes the pre-collision notification system, the lane departure notification and also the automatic beams.

Safety features

The new Yaris Hatchback offers 9 airbags for its passengers’ safety along with Star Safety System, catering six advanced safety features.
• Traction Control
• Vehicle Stability Control
• Smart Stop Technology
• Electronic Brake-force Distribution
• Anti-lock Brake System
• Brake Assist

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The Engine under the hood of 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine DOHC, 16-Valve which can generate 106 horsepower output at about 6000 revolutions per minute and 103 pounds-feet of torque at 4200 rpm. All the trims are mated with 4-speed automatic transmission (Electronically Controlled) except the 3 door L variant which features 5-speed manual transmission. The estimated combined mileage offered by new Yaris (manual) is 36 cty/43 hwy/39 com mpg and automatic 36 cty/42 hwy/38 com mpg.

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Price and release date

The Yaris begins with the L grade and begins at around 16,635 Dollars for the 3 doors manual and 16, 760 dollars for the five-door, also, there is the LE Yaris beginning from about 17,285 Dollars for the three-door, and 17,660 Dollars for the 5 door. Finally, you have the sporty Yaris SE. the SE begins from 18,260 dollars and gets up to 19,060 for the five doors.

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In other words, the new Toyota Yaris 2018 price range is between 15, 500 Dollars to 20,000 Dollars which are quite cheap for a car of its capabilities and looks. The fact that it is economic does not, however, mean that it is below quality as it comes with some incredible features that make one wonder why Toyota would sell such a machine at such a low price. It is expected to be unveiled for sales late summer 2017 although no official date has been fixed.

With all such advanced features, another good news for the buyers is that when you purchase or lease a new Yaris, Toyota offers a ‘No Cost Maintenance Plan’ including 24/7 assistance for roadside for twenty-five thousand miles or for two years.

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