All-new Toyota Yaris 2020 revealed!

Updated Feb 24, 2022 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The all-new 2020 Toyota Yaris is revealed to the world! Check it out!

1. Toyota Yaris 2020 revealed

While the Yanks currently have the Mazda 2 based Toyota Yaris, we here in the Philippines, of course, have the one more or less shares the same platform as the Toyota Vios known as the XP150. The current generation model, however, has aged quite a bit.

Recently, however, Toyota has just revealed the all-new, fourth-generation Yaris. How new is it? Well, it now rides on the TNGA-B platform and it the first Toyota vehicle to ever do so. And yes, it’s no longer related to the current model Vios.

2020 Toyota Yaris

The two-tone scheme especially looks great in red

2. Toyota Yaris 2020: Radical style changes

As you can see, the new 2020 Yaris looks a bit like the Mazda 2. Despite that strange circumstance though, it looks really fetching.  It also looks quite similar to the new Toyota Corolla for sale which in of itself is a great looking car.

Upfront, the new Yaris sports a very curvy front fascia which is dominated by a huge blacked-out grille. Needless to say, the grille is definitely angrier looking that any of the ones on the older Yaris due to its frowning shape. Note also that the pillars are blacked out providing a two-tone paint scheme for the new hatch.

Overall, we’re quite certain that the 2020 Yaris will pump you up more than its predecessor ever did through its looks alone.

Toyota Yaris 2020

The radical new style continues on towards the 2020 Yaris' rear end

>>> Related: 2021 Toyota Yaris: Expectations and what we know so far

3. Toyota Yaris 2020: Engine options

Powering the 2020 Toyota Yaris is a 1.5 liter inline-4 “Dynamic Force Engine.” As to what that means, we’ll have to wait up until the car is presented at the up-coming 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. As for transmissions, it will either come with the direct-shift CVT and thankfully enough, a six-speed manual.

Apart from the 1.5-liter mill, Toyota is also offering a hybrid version of this new Yaris. It will come with a 1.0-liter engine mated to a CVT but as of now, there’s no news yet about the electric half of its hybrid system.

4. Toyota Yaris 2020: More tech aboard

The all-new 2020 Toyota Yaris now comes with the latest version of the Toyota Safety Sense. Included in this new version is are the Turn Tilt Seats which, as the name implies, will turn and tilt to provide easier ingress and egress. Also included is the Advance Park feature which you can learn more about by watching this video:

The all-new 2020 Toyota Yaris now comes with the latest version of the Toyota Safety Sense

So. Are you interested in the all-new fourth-gen Toyota Yaris? Would you want Toyota Motor Philippines to introduce the model here?

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Know more about Toyota Yaris 2022

Toyota Yaris

Like its brothers in other Southeast Asian markets, the Philippine-spec Toyota Yaris is a five-door subcompact hatchback based on the Toyota Vios sedan. Locally, it is available in two variants: the Yaris E 1.3 AT and the Yaris S 1.5 AT. Toyota Yaris price Philippines starts at ₱973,000 for the entry-level E 1.3 AT, while the top-of-the-line Toyota Yaris S 1.5 AT is priced at ₱1,114,000

Both trims of the 2021-2022 Toyota Yaris Philippines utilize a 1.5-liter inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making up to 106 horsepower and 140 Nm of torque. For both Yaris variants, both come with a continuously variable transmission with a paddle shifter manual-mode. 

Size-wise, the Toyota Yaris measures 4,140mm long, 1,730mm wide, and 1,500mm in height. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,550mm, and a ground clearance of 140mm. 

In the local market, the Toyota Yaris’ competitors includes the likes of the Volkswagen Santana GTS, Honda City hatchback, Mazda2, Suzuki Swift, etc. 

₱ 973,000 - ₱ 1,114,000

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Cesar G.B. Miguel

Cesar G.B. Miguel

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Cesar Guiderone B. Miguel was born and raised in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. He previously worked as a freelance writer for various websites, as a member of the Iligan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management's training staff, and as a medical sales representative.

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