Toyota has unveiled the 2015 Yaris in the United States. It looks virtually identical to the European variant and features a new front fascia with a slender grille and a massive air intake.

Toyota has unveiled the 2015 Yaris in the United States.

Looking virtually identical to the European variant, the facelifted model has a new front fascia with a slender grille and a massive air intake. The car also has restyled headlights, a retuned suspension and an upgraded interior with a new dashboard and additional sound deadening material.

Three trim levels will be available and the entry-level Yaris L comes nicely equipped with air conditioning, power windows / locks and an Entune infotainment system with a 6.1-inch display.

Moving up to the Yaris LE adds cruise control, keyless entry, silver / metallic interior trim and 15-inch alloy wheels.

Last but not least, the Yaris SE boasts projector beam headlights, LED daytime running lights and 16-inch alloy wheels. The model also has a sport-tuned suspension, beefier brakes and a rear spoiler. Other highlights include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, gloss black trim and unique cloth upholstery.

Power is provided by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 106 bhp (79 kW) and 103 lb-ft (139 Nm) of torque. It can be paired to a five-speed manual or an optional four-speed automatic transmission.

The 2015 Yaris will go on sale later this month and pricing starts at $14,845.

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