Toyota Yaris 2019 is the third generation of Yaris being sold in automobile markets. It has made its debut in 2013 and it was first released in Asian markets especially in China, Taiwan and South East Asia. Its sale reached to a peak of 54,335 units sold in 2018. The 2019 Toyota Yaris is ranked on number five among other subcompact cars with overall eight stars rated out of ten and all thanks to its long list of features and eye catching cabin which make it a luxury car having excellent fuel economy, nimble handling and best quality of materials apart from its stylish appearance. It is a four door sedan which inherits Mazda’s stylish cabin.
The 2019 Toyota Yaris is available in 3 trim levels that include L, LE and XLE. All trims are powered by the same engine
While L is the base trim which is equipped with fifteen inches steel wheels, rear view camera, power mirrors and doors, adaptive cruise control, fabric upholstery, seven inches touch screen, 2 USB ports and 6 speakers audio system.
LE is an upgraded trim which features sixteen inches alloy wheels, LED indicators, keyless start and stop of engine, fog lights, heated side mirrors and rear spoilers.
XLE is the highest level trim which only offers automatic continuously varying transmission, high beam focus automatic LED headlights, automatic windshield wipers, automatic climate control system, leather covered seats and steering wheel and it offers 2 driving modes for driver’s facility. The driving modes are normal mode and sport mode which can be opted on our choice according to our needs. We will discuss the details of base level trim L of Toyota Yaris 2019 in detail.
Engine and performance of Toyota Yaris L:
It is powered by 1.5 liters four cylinder DOHC sixteen valve VVT-I engine generating horsepower of 106hp at 6000rpm and torque of 103 lb-ft at 4000rpm. It is available in both manual and automatic six speed transmission with front wheel drive only. It is a fuel economic car and it provides a mileage of thirty two miles per gallon in city and forty miles per gallon on highway.
It does not give a lot of thrust for acceleration and the automatic transmission is comparable slow from manual transmission while the manual transmission can accelerate the car from zero to sixty miles per hour in 9.1 seconds. The braking system of Toyota Yaris L is easily modulated and predicted while the emergency braking system is not adequate and only satisfactory. The steering control of Yaris is not very cool and rather lifeless, requires a lot of effort in turning and rolling around. The gripping of tires is relatively low and makes the handling of Yaris a bit rough at high speeds but the handling is fun and easy at low speeds in city drives. Toyota Yaris does not have an outstanding performance but its decent performance still makes you enjoy the journey.
Exterior and interior features of Toyota Yaris L:
Toyota Yaris L attracts everyone with its streamlined silhouette and a newly designed honey comb grille while the fog light accentuate the front end and provides more visibility when weather conditions become unfavorable. LED headlights are provided with daytime running lights that shine more bright with usage of less energy and it features automatic on and off that will automatically turn off the headlights when the night finishes. The body colored stylish side mirrors are provided with heating facility that ensures fog not being obstructing your view. The base trim L is equipped with distinctive fifteen inches steel wheels with darkened gunmetal finish that completes the assertive look of this Sedan’s sporty side.
Yaris has a large room space inside the cabin. The comfortable and relaxing cabin includes fabric covered seats that have contoured sport seats with cloth covered steering wheel, shift knob and parking brake. The cabin is astonishing with its piano black accents that runs all long the central console and air vents while the chrome finishing adds ultimate luxury to its style. The rear seats can fold down to load your luggage easily and effortlessly. There is a seven inches display touch screen fixed on the dashboard provides you with infotainment and comes with feature of Bluetooth connection, two USB ports and six speakers audio system.
The audio controls are also present on the steering wheel that makes the control of tunes within your finger’s reach. Automatic climate control keeps the temperature of the cabin comfortable as you desire. Smart key system help you in locking and unlocking the doors by touching the door handle only while push button start helps in starting and stopping engine easily. It is also equipped with standard safety features to ensure a safe drive. Low speed pre collision system scans road for avoiding any vehicle collision and if any vehicle comes near the car for collision then braking assistance will automatically activate to avoid accidents. Rain sensing windshield wipers help you in driving in heavy rainfalls too while the active safety system include dynamic stability control, traction control, braking assistance, electronic brake force distribution and Anti-lock braking system. Toyota care provides a no cost maintenance plan for your Yaris and there is the facility of 24 hour roadside assistance includes in your two year warranty plan.
Some of the major competitors of Toyota Yaris L 2019 include Toyota Corolla 2019, Honda Fit 2019 and Nissan Versa 2019.
The starting price of Toyota Yaris L 2019 is 15,600 US dollars while the automatic trim is available at a starting price of 16,700 US dollars.
Transmission: electronic 4 speed automatic with OD-inc: 4.237 axle ratio
Front wheel drive
Gas pressurized shock absorbers
Front anti roll bar
Single stainless steel exhaust
4-Wheel anti lock braking system-Brake Assist
Wheels: Steel with covers
Steel spare wheel
Compact spare tire mounted inside under cargo
Clear coat paint
Body colored front bumper
Body colored rear bumper
Black side windows trim and black front windshield trim
Body colored door handles
Body colored manual side mirrors with manual folding
Fixed rear window with fixed interval wiper-heated wiper park and defroster
Light tinted glass
Fixed interval wipers
Fully galvanized steel panels
Black grille with chrome accents
Light gate rear cargo access
Tail gate/rear door lock included with power door locks
Aero-composite halogen day time running auto high beam headlamps
Radio: entune audio-inc: 6.1” touch screen display-AM/FM/CD player with MP3/WMA play back capability-6 speakers-auxiliary audio jack-USB 2.0 port with iPod Connectivity and control-hands free phone capability-advanced voice recognition-phone access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology and siri eyes free
Radio with seek scan-clock-speed compensated volume control-steering wheel controls and radio data system
Integrated roof antenna
1 LCD monitor in the front
Front bucket seats-inc: 6 way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat with seat back pocket
60-40 folding bench front facing fold forward seat back rear seat
Includes manual rear seat easy entry
Manual tilt steering column
Gauges-inc: speedometer-odometer-tachometer-trip odometer and trip computer
Fixed rear windows
Front cup holder
Rear cup holder
Remote releases-inc: mechanical fuel
Manual air conditioning
Driver foot rest
Full cloth headliner
Vinyl door trim insert
Urethane gear shift knob
Interior trim-inc: metal look instrument panel insert-metal look console insert and metal look interior accents
Day night rear view mirror
Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors with driver and passenger auxiliary mirror
Full floor console with storage and 1 12V DC power outlet
Front map lights
Fade to off interior lighting
Full carpet floor covering
Carpet floor trim
Rigid cargo cover
Cargo space lights
Instrument panel bin-driver and passenger door bins
Power 1st row windows with driver 1 touch up down
Power door locks
Outside temp gauge
Seats with cloth back material
Manual adjustable front head restraints and manual adjustable rear head restraints
1 12V DC power outlet
Electronic stability control (ESC)
ABS and driveline traction control
Side impact beams
Dual stage driver and passenger eat mounted side airbags
Pre-collision system (pcs) forward collision
Lane departure alert (LDA)
Lane departure alert (LDA) lane departure warning
Low tire pressure warning
Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
Curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags
Airbag occupancy sensor
Driver knee airbag-driver and passenger cushion front airbag
Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: rear center 3 point and pretensioners