The new generation Toyota Yaris Sedan is already arriving in Latin America, imported from Indonesia. Peru is the first country to receive it.
New just a few months ago Toyota Yaris sedan debuted in Asia, and It is already starting to arrive in some Latin American countries. This is the case of Peru, which received it in its showrooms this week from Indonesia, the only nation where this car is currently manufactured. Needless to say, we are talking about the last generation Yaris Sedanwhich relieves the one we have today in Colombia.
Hay extraordinary evolution between the model we know and the one just launched in the Inca area, at least in terms of design. In the new one there is a much more aggressive and avant-garde look, adoption style closer to “fastback” with a soft-top roof and a third side window, abandoning the conventional styling of the previous Yaris.
This vehicle is built on DNGA platform from the Toyota group, used in the latest generation of Daihatsu; many stiffer and lighter but the one that carries the Yaris as we know it.
It is 4.42 meters long, ranked as one of the largest sedans in its category, in competition with the Nissan Versa, Mazda 2, Hyundai HB20S Accent, Chevrolet Onix and Kia Rio, among others. This also allows it to stand out with its spacious boot, at a price of Capacity 475 liters.
New Toyota Yaris Sedan in Peru
As reported by the brand’s Peruvian branch, the 2023 Toyota Yaris will be sold there in two equipment levels with manual or automatic transmission. Or even, with the possibility of factory installation of natural gas for vehicles.
It exists in the entire assortment six airbags, ABS+EBD, brake assist and stability and traction control. Additionally, the entire range features an 8-inch floating touchscreen, steering wheel controls and two rear USB ports. But in reality, the equipment available is very basic compared to what can be expected in Colombia.
The endowment includes a manual air conditioner, keyless accessfabric and front seats with manual adjustment, electric windows and mirrors, multimedia with Android Auto and Apple CarPlayreversing camera, height-adjustable steering wheel, ECO driving mode and luces frontales Full LED.
For the Peruvian market, this car will have 1.3 liter naturally aspirated engine and four cylinders, which can deliver up to 93.8 horsepower 6,000 revolutions per minute 120 Nm of torque at 4,200 rpm. It can be combined with a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic with seven simulated gears.
What is the price in Peru?
The range of the new Toyota Yaris in the neighboring country starts at US$17,290an amount corresponding to 69,160 sols or thereabouts 87,000,000 dollars to Colombians.
Finally, it is important to note that things could be noticeably different for this model in Colombia. It was recently confirmed that this new Yaris will be produced in Brazil and in fact, it will be a hybrid. But that won’t happen in two years. Exactly, it should come to our country from there.
It should be noted that brand not confirmed possible arrival of this new Yaris on the national market.
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Oscar Julian Restrepo Mantilla. Source: El Comercio, Toyota Peru.