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The Toyota Yaris is a subcompact car produced by Toyota since 1999, replacing the Starlet. Between 1999 and 2005, some markets received the same vehicles under the Toyota Echo name. Toyota has used the "Yaris" and "Echo" names on the export version of several different Japanese-market models.
Origin of the name
First generation (XP10; 1999–2005)
First generation models were marketed between 1999 and 2005 under the "Yaris" and "Echo" names depending on the market. Hatchback, coupe, and sedan body variants were offered.
- Hatchback: versions derive from the Japanese-market Toyota Vitz (XP10).
- Coupe and sedan: versions derive from the Japanese-market Toyota Platz (XP10).
First generation hatchbackMain article: Toyota Vitz (XP10)
First generation coupeMain article: Toyota Platz (XP10)
First generation sedanMain article: Toyota Platz (XP10)
Second generation (XP90; 2005–2013)
Second generation models have been marketed since 2005 under the "Yaris" name worldwide. Hatchback and sedan body styles were offered. The hatchback version was discontinued in early 2014 for Asian markets.
- Hatchback: versions derive from the Japanese-market Toyota Vitz (XP90).
- Sedan: versions derive from the Japanese-market Toyota Belta (XP90).
Second generation hatchbackMain article: Toyota Vitz (XP90)
Second generation sedanMain article: Toyota Belta (XP90)
Third generation (XP130, XP150; 2011–present)
Third generation models have been marketed since 2011 under the "Yaris" name worldwide. Originally available only as a hatchback, a sedan body styles arrived in 2013.
- Hatchback: versions derive from the Japanese-market Toyota Vitz (XP130), introduced in early 2011.
- Sedan: versions derive from the Asian-market Toyota Vios (XP150), introduced in 2013.
Third generation hatchbackMain article: Toyota Vitz (XP130)
Third generation sedanMain article: Toyota Vios (XP150)
Third generation (XP150; 2013–present)
Toyota Yaris (XP150)
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||5-door hatchback|
|Layout||Front-engine, front-wheel drive|
|Platform||Toyota B platform|
|Wheelbase||2,550 mm (100.4 in)|
|Length||4,115 mm (162.0 in)|
|Width||1,700 mm (66.9 in)|
|Height||1,475 mm (58.1 in)|
|Curb weight||1,010–1,040 kg (2,227–2,293 lb)|
Since 2013, a unique version of the Yaris based on the Toyota Vios (XP150) was launched for the Asian market, including China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam.
The Chinese market also released the regular Vitz-based Yaris produced locally by the GAC Toyota joint venture. China also sells the Vios-based model as the Yaris L, available in 1.3- 6NR-FE and 1.5-liter 7NR-FE versions.
In Thailand, this Yaris was released in October 2013, using the 1.2-liter 3NR-FE engine, granting the Yaris as part of the "eco-car" program in Thailand. Models offered are as follows: J ECO, J, E, G and TRD Sportivo.
For the Indonesian market, the XP150 model was revealed in December 2013, and launched on 17 March 2014, with assembly at Karawang, Indonesia. This Indonesian Yaris is similar to the Thai version, thus bigger than the Yaris in other markets, and uses the 1.5-liter 1NZ-FE engine. Trim levels offered are: E, G, and TRD Sportivo with manual or automatic transmission.
For the Philippines market, the XP150 Yaris was launched in late 2013 sold in two trim levels: the 1.3 E and the 1.5 G.
Canada and Mexico
As announced at the 2015 New York Auto Show, the sedan version of the Toyota Yaris sedan sold in Canada and Mexico (Toyota Yaris R in Mexico) from mid-2015 will be a rebadged version of the Mazda2 (DJ). Toyota de México announced production R Yaris model in Mexico, on the ground of Salamanca, Guanajuato where the company has a partnership with Mazda. The same vehicle will be sold in the United States as the Scion iA.
For the Mexican market, the car will be named Toyota Yaris R because it will not replace the Belta-based Yaris sedan.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Toyota Yaris.|
- "Toyota Traditions". Toyota Global Site (Press release). Retrieved 2015-06-09.
- "Yaris L specs in China". ChinaAutoWeb. Retrieved 2013-11-26.
- "Toyota Yaris". Thailand: Toyota. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
- Elmer, Stephen (2015-03-15). "Scion iA Announced as Brand’s First Sedan". AutoGuide. Retrieved 2015-04-07.
- Mañón, Héctor (2015-04-01). "Scion iA 2016, el nuevo sedán subcompacto que Toyota venderá en México" (in Spanish). Autocosmos. Retrieved 2015-04-07.
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