Toyota Yaris 2020 - 2021 Overview
The current version of this subcompact hatchback looks stylish and modern compared to its predecessor. The redesigned front exudes a premium and very trendy look.
Inside, the five-seater Yaris features a 7-inch touchscreen entertainment display, and a 60:40 foldable rear seat to make additional room for the already spacious 326-liter cargo space.
This subcompact hatchback is known for providing exceptional in-cabin comfort levels. The spacious cabin, particularly at the rear part, is massively impressive, considering the car size. The seats also offer under-thigh support and great cushioning.
ABS with brake assist and brake distribution, complete set of airbags, and immobilizer with alarm are a standard feature in the Toyota Yaris.
Toyota Yaris provides two engine options. The first option is the smaller 1.3-liter with an output of 98 hp and 124 Nm of torque. The second one is a bigger 1.5-liter unit that produces 106 hp of power and torque of 140 Nm.
It comes in a total of three variants, with the Base prices at Php 900,000.
On December 20, 2017, the current-generation Yaris was introduced to the Philippine market. It marked the hatchback’s third generation in the Philippines. It was launched with two engines, the 1.3L and 1.5L engines similar to its Vios brother.
The Toyota Yaris is available in three variants: Toyota Yaris 1.3 E MT, Toyota Yaris 1.3 E CVT, and the range-topping Toyota Yaris 1.5 S CVT.
The base variant is powered by the 1.3-liter unit that can be paired with a 5-speed manual or CVT. On the other hand, the top S variant is powered by the 1.5-liter engine that comes with CVT only.
Styled by Takashi Matsuda and Kazuya Hasegawa, the Toyota Yaris exterior cops the right balance between smooth surfaces and sharp edges. It expresses the very fashion-forward personality of the vehicle.
The front fascia is the same as the Vios and takes on the hatchback shape. The front part of the Yaris is equipped with either projector halogen bulbs or a long multi-reflector that meets at the center with the brand’s logo.
Daytime running lights made of LED are available in higher-tier variants. It’s mounted at the car’s lower bumper.
The sleek headlamps, bolder front grille, aggressive rear-end styling, and the long-wheelbase make the overall appearance of the vehicle look prominent.
Toyota Yaris’ interior comes with a new design. It’s mainly a black-themed cabin accented by a silver-colored center console and air vents. The seats are also mostly black with white and red patterns in the middle part of the seats.
Higher variants get to have an advantage of an easy to understand single-zone climate control, while lower-tier models only have a simple dial setup.
Because of the substantial length upgrade given to the Yaris, it became more spacious and comfortable. The interior design is perfect for those with a busy and active lifestyle. It comes with extended legroom and upgraded cargo space for utmost comfort with every ride.
Technology & Safety features
The 7-inch touchscreen infotainment display provides the entertainment features of this car. It is mounted at the center of the interior. It features a head unit that supports AUX, USB, AM/FM radio, MP3, CD, and voice link for Android smartphones and IOS. It is also equipped with front and rear speakers and integrated 2DIN audio.
The Yaris' safety features include driver and passenger airbag, ABS, child safety locks, brake assists, EBD, Vehicle Stability Control, door ajar warning, and front and side-impact beams, and crash sensors. For additional security, this hatchback also has power door locks, central locking, engine immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, and anti-theft device..
Platform & Chassis
Toyota Yaris utilizes the Toyota B platform. It is a subcompact five-door hatchback with a front-wheel drive and front-engine layout.
It is equipped with McPherson struts for its front suspension, while the rear has torsion beams. The ventilated front and rear discs handle halting. It sits on 15-inch alloys with 185/60 R15 tire size.
The wheelbase is 2,550 mm. The car's length is 4,145 mm, 1,500 mm for the height, and 1,730 mm for the width. The current-generation Yaris is significantly larger compared to the previous generation. The exterior style adds to the more prominent appearance of this vehicle.
Engine & Drivetrain
There are two available engine options for this subcompact hatchback: 1.3-liter 1NR-FE gasoline and 1.5-liter 2NR-FE gasoline with the power outputs of 98 hp, 123 Nm of torque, and 106 hp, 140 Nm of torque, respectively. Engines can be paired with a CVT or five-speed manual transmission, depending on the variant.
Manual | Gasoline | 5 seats
Automatic | Gasoline | 5 seats
Automatic | Gasoline | 5 seats
When it comes to the price, a brand new Toyota Yaris could cost you ₱ 1,060,005 for the top-of-the-line Toyota Yaris S 1.5 AT or at least ₱ 900,000 for the entry-level Toyota Yaris E 1.3 MT. Still too pricey? Philkotse.com also offers a wide range of second hand Yaris cars for sale by either private sellers or car dealers across the country.
Make sure to bookmark our Toyota Yaris price list page to keep updated with the latest pricing changes of the 2020 Toyota Yaris in the Philippines. Please note that these prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.
Toyota Yaris 2020 Specifications
- 1.5 LNo106 hp, 98 hp
- 123 nm, 140 nmAT (CVT) , MTFWD
Suspension & Brakes
- MacPherson StrutsDiscDisc , Drum
- Manual (Hand)
- 4145 mm1,730 mm1500 mm
- 140 mm
- 4-Beam Halogen , Halogen , Halogen Projector15 inches
- FabricManualAutomatic , Manual
- Other AppsNoneWith
Safety & Security
- WithNone , WithWith
- None , With
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