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Toyota Yaris Base Variant Is Now Expensive Than City, Ciaz & Verna

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Now, the Toyota Yaris J manual and CVT variants cost Rs 9.29 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh respectively.

In April 2018, Toyota Kisloskar Motor (TKM) introduced the all-new Yaris mid-size sedan at an introductory price of Rs 8.75 lakh (ex-showroom). After five months of its launch, the Japanese carmaker has increased prices of the sedan’s base trim ‘J’. Now, the Toyota Yaris J manual and CVT variants cost Rs 9.29 lakh and Rs 9.99 lakh respectively.

That means, the manual version gets pricier by Rs 54,000 and the automatic variant is now expensive by Rs 4,000. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. One must also note that the prices of the other trims remain unchanged. The Yaris G, V and VX manual variants are available Rs 10.56 lakh, Rs 11.70 lakh and Rs 12.85 lakh respectively. The automatic trims, on the other hand, cost Rs 11.76 lakh (G), Rs 12.90 lakh (V) and Rs 14.07 lakh (VX). Read: Toyota Yaris Vs Honda City – Which One Is Better?

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In May 2018, the Toyota Yaris outsold its arch rival Honda Aamze. The former registered sales of 2,843 units and the latter sales stood at 2,763 units. From the last few months, however, the mid-size sedan has been witnessing a constant drop. In September 2018, the Japanese carmaker managed to sale only 595 units of the Yaris. It’s rivals – the Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna and Honda City – recorded total sales of 6,246 units, 3,501 units and 2,564 units  respectively. Read – Upcoming Toyota Cars In India

The Toyota Yaris is available with a 1.5-litre petrol engine and two transmission options – a 6-speed manual and a CVT. The gasoline unit generates a top power of 106bhp at 6,000rpm and 140Nm of torque at 4,200rpm. The Yaris comes with several first-in-segment features such as roof mounted air-vents with ambient illumination, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with gesture control and 7 airbags as standard safety fitment.

Related Video – Toyota Yaris First Look Review

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