Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced the launch of the enhanced version of the Yaris-‘The Happenin’ New Yaris’. This stylish enhanced version of the B-High sedan is loaded with flaunt-worthy features and has been redesigned for extra comfort. Built on Toyota’s renowned philosophy of QDR (Quality, Durability & Reliability), this world-class sedan is now more spacious while retaining its luxury and comfort.

In line with its customer-first philosophy, Toyota has been listening to customer needs and constantly evaluating the rapidly changing expectations of Indian Car customers to offer the right product to the Indian market. The New Happenin’ Yaris is targeted at young and suave audience who are brand conscious, travel enthusiasts seek status and values luxury. Toyota studied the customer feedback and made the improvements in new Yaris in terms of the exteriors and interiors to give a ‘cool and sophisticated’ feel to the millennial car owners. The new dual-tone (first in segment) option adds to the distinctive looks of this world-class sedan, giving it an uber-stylish quotient to appeal to the taste of suave young car buyers. Yaris sets a benchmark in the industry in terms of safety features, which has appealed not only men but also woman customers.

Toyota has also not introduced a diesel engine in the Yaris. As per the company, the mid-size segment comprises mostly of petrol cars and the demand for diesel is going down in this segment. N. Raja, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motors said, “The Yaris will cater to the new demands of the customers and match their discerning needs. The segment is equally competitive and we understand that customer demands are changing with them being exposed to more global products lately.The C-segment space is growing and we aim to expand the market and get the fair share that Toyota deserves. We are not primarily looking at big sales numbers,”

Toyota is aiming to grab market share from the trio – Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz. It has created quite a buzz. The car gets many first-in-class features and also offer very good space. The Toyota Yaris is powered by a petrol engine only. Manual and Automatic (CVT) transmissions are available in this sedan.  There will be no diesel engine offered, as of now. Read further to know more about the 2019 Toyota Yaris. Will it be a worthy buy?

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Toyota Yaris Price in India 2019

The Toyota Yaris is priced between Rs. 9.27 lakhs to Rs 14.07 lakhs. This is decent pricing for a vehicle which falls into the premium sedan category. The Yaris gets 4 variants. with each variant available with a CVT gearbox. The car is available in petrol fuel type. The option of dual-tone will be available on the V variant. The dual-tone treatment can also be seen on the roof.

Dual tone
J9.27 Lakhs9.99 Lakhs
G10.56 Lakhs11.76 Lakhs
V11.7 Lakhs12.9 Lakhs11.97 Lakhs13.17 Lakhs
VX12.85 Lakhs14.07 Lakhs


Toyota Yaris 2019 Mileage

Road Condition



11 km/l


16 km/l

One aspect, which we cannot gauge right now. But we expect this engine to return about 11 km/l in the city and close to 16 km/l on the highway, depending on your driving habits. The CVT shall be efficient too and will return similar mileage or maybe 5-10% lower.

Toyota Yaris Variant wise Features

Toyota Yaris J

  • Halogen projector headlamps
  • Body coloured ORVMs and door handles
  • Electric adjustment for ORVMs
  • Shark Fin Antenna
  • HSEA glass (IR cut)
  • Keyless entry
  • Manual AC
  • Driver seat height adjust
  • Power windows (front and rear)
  • Day & night IRVM
  • Optitron Meter with LCD MID
  • Cooled glove box
  • 60:40 split seats
  • Audio system with 4 speakers
  • Room lamp/map lamp
  • Rear armrest with cupholder
  • Power steering with tilt adjustment
  • 7 airbags
  • ABS with EBD and BA
  • Central locking

Toyota Yaris G (all features of J) and

  • Chrome grille
  • Electrically adjustable and retractable ORVMs with integrated turn indicator
  • Acoustic & vibration control glass
  • Smart entry
  • Optitron Meter with TFT MID
  • Auto AC
  • Push-button start
  • Steering audio controls
  • 7-inch AVX infotainment system with four speakers
  • Roof-mounted air vent with ambient lighting
  • Rear parking sensors (two)
  • Front fog lamps
  • Rear fog lamps
  • Rear defogger
  • Speed-sensing auto door lock
  • Impact sensing door unlock

Toyota Yaris V – all features of G and

  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • Auto headlamps with Follow-Me Home function
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • LED rear combination lamps with line guide
  • 7-inch AVX infotainment system with 6 speakers
  • Cruise control
  • Front parking sensors (two)
  • Rear parking sensors (four)
  • All-wheel disc brakes

Toyota Yaris VX – all features of V and

  • LED DRLs
  • Chrome door handles
  • Paddle shifters
  • 7-inch AVN infotainment system with 6 speakers
  • Leather seats
  • 8-way power adjustment for driver’s seat
  • Rear sunshade
  • VSC
  • HAC
  • TPMS

Toyota Yaris Interior

Toyota Yaris 4

The 2019 Toyota Yaris sold in India will get black and beige colour interiors. The steering wheel is somewhat similar to the Corolla Altis and not like the Thailand Vios. The interiors look bright. A 7-inch touchscreen system will be in the offering. This will have Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, reverse camera, Mirror Link and even navigation. There are also hand gesture controls offered. The driver seat has electric adjustment.

2018 Toyota Yaris India rear AC vents


  • 2 Tone Interiors with Waterfall Design Instrument Panel ­ ­ ­ ­
  • Seat Upholstery Fabric
  • Leather Package Steering Wheel, Gear Knob
  • Navigation & Gesture Control in Audio
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Fully Automatic with Temperature Controlled
  • Multi Information Display (MID) + Eco Indicator
  • 7.0 LED Touch Screen System, USB, Bluetooth, Remote Control, SD Card, Mirror Link, Miracast, HDMI, Wi-Fi

In terms of space, it is as good as the City. This is spacious like the Etios but a lot more comfortable. The seating is better, the fabric and the leather used will be higher quality and the ride will be pliant. Toyota Yaris 2019 sedan will have rear AC vents but on the roof and even rear arm rest too. There shall be dual airbags and ABS as a standard offering and higher variants will get upto seven airbags. In boot size, this should be close to 590 litres, similar to the Etios at 595 litres.

Also Read: Toyota Cars at 2018 Auto Expo

Toyota Yaris Safety Features

  • Airbags – 7 [Driver + Passenger +Driver Knee + Front Side (2) + Curtain(2)]
  • Airbags – 3 [Driver + Passenger +Driver Knee]
  • Hill Start Assist Control ­
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • ABS + EBD + BA ­ ­ ­ ­
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Front & Rear Parking Sensors
  • Front & Rear Fog Lamps  ­ ­
  • ­Follow-Me Home Headlamps ­
  • Driver + Passenger Seat Belt Reminder ­ ­ ­ ­
  • High-Speed Alert

Toyota Yaris Exterior features

toyota Yaris 1

  • Dual Tone Exterior Color Combination
  • Piano Black Finish on-Grille, ORVM, Fog Bezel
  • Projector Headlamp ­
  • LED DRL & Rear Combination Lamps
  • Chrome Grille ­
  • ORVM Turn Indicator

Toyota Yaris 2018 Walkaround Video in Hindi

Toyota Yaris Images

Toyota Yaris 2019 Specifications

Toyota Yaris 3

Engine1.5-litre petrol
Power105 bhp
Torque140 Nm
Transmission6-speed manual / CVT with 7-speed paddle shift
Fuel Tank40 litres
Boot space590 litres

The 2019 Toyota Yaris comes only with a petrol engine. This 1.5-litre engine will be churning about 110bhp of power. It is a new-gen petrol engine, while the Etios had the older gen one. The same block has been modified and gets many changes. This engine will come mated to a six-speed manual transmission. There will also be a CVT on offer. A diesel engine will not be offered as of now, as the demand for frugal petrol engines is growing in this segment.

 2018 Toyota-Yaris-India

Toyota has the Etios, which is spacious but never was premium. This will be the company’s premium sedan. The Yaris will be competing with the Honda City, Maruti Ciaz and the Hyundai Verna. This new sedan shares its platform with the Etios and so will the new one do. There is also the new-gen Honda city in the works already.

Toyota has seen a strong player in the premium segment, but it seems to have missed out somewhere. The Corolla Altis has been doing well, but the segment has shrunk. The 2019 Toyota Yaris will be highly localized sedan and Toyota is looking at adding this to its list of best sellers.

2019 Toyota Yaris Design

Toyota Yaris 2

2019 Toyota Yaris a new-generation sedan. The design language isn’t anywhere close to the Etios or the Corolla Altis. There are some elements that are shared, like the front grille styling seen on most of the Toyota sedans sold in other markets. The headlamps are pulled back and are projectors. There is a large grille on the bumper for air intake. The fog lamp is round and the daytime running LEDs are on the bumper. The hood has a crowned design


The side profile of the 2019 Toyota Yaris is subtle and it will come with 15-inch wheels. There is a crisp line running across the silhouette. The door handles will have chrome and the wing mirrors have turn indicators. The rear continues with the same styling. There are LED tail lamps and this is something like the Kizashi at the rear. There shall be a thin chrome strip too. The radio antenna will be mounted at the rear.

2019 Toyota Yaris sedan competition

The competition for this sedan are on a rise. There is already the Honda City, Hyundai Verna and Maruti Ciaz. These take up about 80% of the market share. This is followed by the VW Vento and the Skoda Rapid. There will be new entrants like the Tata X451.


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