Toyota has released some new details about the 2014 Yaris. It features revised styling, an upgraded interior and a sportier suspension.
Toyota has released some new details about the 2014 Yaris.
Described as more "dynamic and emotive," the facelifted model adopts an "Under Priority" design which echoes the Aygo. As a result, the car has been equipped with a new front fascia that has a smaller grille and a larger trapezoidal intake. The hatchback has also been equipped with LED-infused headlights, a new rear bumper and restyled 15- and 16-inch alloy wheels.
The interior in instantly recognizable but features a new dashboard, a revised center console and higher quality materials. Other highlights include additional soft-touch plastics, satin chrome trim, updated upholstery and an optional Toyota Touch 2 infotainment system with a larger seven-inch display.
In Europe, four different engines will be available and choices include:
- A 1.0-liter three-cylinder petrol with 69 PS (51 kW) and 95 Nm (70 lb-ft) of torque
- A 1.33-liter four-cylinder petrol with 99 PS (73 kW) and 125 Nm (92 lb-ft) of torque
- A 1.4 diesel four-cylinder diesel with 90 PS (66 kW) and 205 Nm (151 lb-ft) of torque
- A hybridized 1.5-liter four-cylinder with a combined output of 100 PS (74 kW)
Besides the aforementioned upgrades, the 2014 Yaris has a stiffer structure, new shock absorbers and an upgraded electric power steering system. There's also a redesigned rear suspension that "improves ride comfort whilst maintaining good body roll control."
Check out the press release for additional information