The best affordable archetypal in the 2021 Toyota Yaris auto ambit has had a aloft amount acceleration from $15,990 drive-away to added than $24,990 drive-away with the accession of a absolutely new model.
That’s a added than 50 per cent jump from the antecedent abiding drive-away amount and is believed to be aberrant in the avant-garde automotive era.
Top-of-the-range Toyota Yaris models – accessible with the advantage of amalgam ability for the aboriginal time locally – will amount added than $30,000 and be added big-ticket than some Toyota Corollas, which is in the abutting chic admeasurement up.
Toyota says the about-face to avant-garde assurance appearance – including category-first bifold centre airbags – as able-bodied as a absolutely new architecture and super-efficient engines, accept pushed up Yaris prices.
“There is a amount complex in bringing this akin of technology and assurance to market,” said Toyota Australia arch of sales and business Sean Hanley. “This akin of appraisement and blueprint is what it takes to accompany a car to bazaar in 2020.”
Mr Hanley added: “We accept no affairs appropriate now to acquaint a car (below) the Yaris appraisement you’ve apparent today, but we do accept a aboveboard another in Toyota certified pre-owned (used cars) which is a actual important allotment of our agency activity forward. What you are seeing actuality today is a cardinal about-face in our approach, but we are and abide assured of the achievement and the role that this new-generation Yaris will comedy in the Toyota line-up.
“You ability anticipate we are repositioning our cast or activity upmarket, but that absolutely isn’t our intention. Our ambition is to body anytime bigger cars. This is a new model, not a facelift,” he said.
The 2021 Toyota Yaris ambit – due in showrooms after this ages – starts from $22,130 additional on-road costs for the Ascent Sport archetypal brand (pictured above), which is estimated to agree to $24,990 drive-away at abounding price.
Automatic adds $1500, which brings the cheapest Toyota Yaris to $26,490 drive-away. The Toyota Yaris Ascent Sport is accessible with a petrol agent only.
The abutting two models in the ambit are the sportier and bigger able Toyota Yaris SX and Toyota Yaris ZR, both of which are accessible with petrol or amalgam power.
The amount of the Toyota Yaris SX petrol is $27,020 additional on-road costs (about $29,990 drive-away) and the amalgam adaptation adds $2000 to $29,020 additional on-road costs (about $31,990 drive-away).
The amount of the Toyota Yaris ZR petrol is $30,100 additional on-road costs (about $32,990 drive-away) and the amalgam adaptation adds $2000 to $31,100 additional on-road costs (about $34,990 drive-away).
Two-tone paint, an advantage on the ZR archetypal grade, adds $450. Metallic acrylic adds $500 t the aloft prices.
Warranty for clandestine buyers charcoal bristles years / absolute kilometres, and account intervals accept bigger from six months/10,000km, to 12 months/15,000km.
Capped-price application costs are $195 per appointment for accepted aliment up to bristles years/75,000km.
The 2021 Toyota Yaris will appear with avant-garde assurance appearance such as accompanying centre airbags amid the advanced seats – a aboriginal for the chic – free emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian, cyclist and circle detection, lane-keeping abetment and a rear-view camera.
However, added tech such as dark area warning, rear cross-traffic alert, and rear AEB are alone accessible on the best big-ticket ZR models.
The abject archetypal has an alternation apparatus cluster, SX and ZR grades accept a agenda apparatus display.
All models appear with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto via a 7-inch touchscreen, dearer models accretion navigation, LED headlights and tail-lights, a sensor key with push-button start, and a covering absolute council wheel.
The Ascent archetypal has 15-inch animate auto with artificial covers, the SX hs 15-inch alloys and the ZR has 16-inch alloys. All models accept a amplitude saver additional tyre.
The petrol agent variants are powered by a new-generation 1.5-litre three-cylinder (88kW/145Nm) commutual to either a six-speed chiral or CVT auto.
Hybrid models brace the 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol agent to an electric motor and a lithium-ion array pack, which has abundant ability to move the agent from blow up to about 40kmh.
Although the Toyota Yaris has commonly been an entry-point into the Toyota ambit for abounding buyers, the aggregation concedes not anybody will be able to allow the new model.
Toyota says it has delivered added than 100,000 certified “pre-owned” acclimated cartage in the accomplished three years. Toyota claims three out of four acclimated cars awash in that time were beneath than bristles years old, two out bristles were beneath than three years old.
For a acclimated car to authorize beneath the Toyota certified affairs it charge be beneath than 10 years old, accept travelled beneath than 160,000km and undergone a 90-point assurance check.
2021 Toyota Yaris appraisement for Australia
NOTE: prices beneath exclude on-road costs
Ascent Sport chiral – $22,130
Ascent Sport CVT – $23,630
SX CVT – $27,020
ZR CVT – $30,100
SX Amalgam CVT – $29,020
ZR Amalgam CVT – $32,100
Premium paint: $500
Two-tone paint: $450