Here's what the new Toyota Yaris Cross looks like in the metal

Updated Apr 13, 2021 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

This would be a great addition to the Toyota Motors Philippines lineup.

Numerous leaked images of the new Toyota Yaris Cross have surfaced online – this is only a few days after it was first revealed for the first time in its studio pictures.

The 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross is reinforced by the GA-B version of the TNGA platform and is related to the MK4 Toyota Yaris hatchback, which is sold mostly in the Asian market except in Southeast Asia.

A picture of the Toyota Yaris Cross in the metal in white

Real-life photo of Toyota Yaris Cross

In terms of dimensions, the new Yaris spans 4,180 mm in length, 1,765 mm in width, and 1,560 mm in height – comparable with the Volkswagen T-Cross. Other exterior features include LED headlights, LED taillights, and 18-inch alloy wheels.

The Toyota Yaris Cross will be offered with gasoline and hybrid variants. The ICE variants will use an M15A-FKS 1.5-liter direct-injection 3-cylinder gasoline engine that is capable of producing 118 hp and 145 Nm of torque.

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A rendered pic of the Toyota Yaris Cross

Studio photo of the Toyota Yaris Cross

On the other hand, the Yaris Cross hybrid variant will use an M15A-FXE 1.5-liter direct-injection 3-cylinder petrol engine combined with an electric motor producing a total power of 169 hp and 261 Nm of torque.

The gasoline engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a CVT gearbox. The AWD version of the gasoline Yaris Cross is paired exclusively with the CVT option. Lastly, the hybrid variants, regardless of the drive type, are available with an e-CVT unit.

Inside, the Yaris Cross is installed with a 10-inch color head-up display, 40:20:40 split rear seats, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple Carplay, Android Auto compatibility, and a built-in navigation function.

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A view of the side of the Toyota Yaris Cross in the metal

We are hopeful to see this drive on Philippine highways one day

As of now, we have no reports on whether the Yaris Cross will be brought in the country. Although the Yaris Cross would be a great addition to the Toyota Philippine lineup since it is unlikely to be priced high in consideration to its leaked specs.

The Yaris Cross is said to be launched in Japan in late 2020 and enter the European market by 2021.

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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

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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