New 2019 Toyota Yaris iA Review.
New 2019 Toyota Yaris iA Review
In order not to lag behind its competitors, the Japanese automaker Toyota announced the release of the updated Yaris model of the 2019 model year, which will soon go on sale in the North American continent.
According to the manufacturer, changes have affected the exterior, equipment of the cabin, as well as the technical part, more than 900 parts were replaced, which cost the concern 90 million euros. So what do the Japanese want to offer the selective buyer?
In the front of the car now has a massive trapezoidal grille, which took up almost the entire front bumper. And only from the side we can see round fogs, which are separated by chrome-plated “fangs”. Front optics also underwent a change, receiving a “lightning” of daytime running lights. The rear part has been completely redesigned: the lanterns have increased and now they come to the sidewalls. In top-end trim levels, they can be equipped with a Led filling.
In the interior of the new Yaris, the update is even more noticeable. The main task of engineers is to improve the quality of materials and add a wide range of colors, which they did, without changing the overall layout of the controls. On the dashboard, a full-color 4.2-inch TFT screen appeared between the two dials. The displayed data is changed by means of a steering wheel which became three-spoke. The front panel has got new deflectors and a control unit. The multimedia system remains the same – the Toyota Touch 2 with a 7-inch display.
In the power units there was a replacement, so, the 1.3-liter engine was replaced with a 1.5-liter atmospheric engine with 113 hp. and a torque of 136 Nm. Coupled with the engine are a 6-speed manual transmission and a variator. But in the range of engines there is another 1.0-liter 3-cylinder unit with a capacity of 69 hp, as well as an electric motor (45 kW) in tandem with a variator. The 1.4-liter diesel was also excluded..