Al Futtaim Motors has just launched the 2014 Toyota Yaris Sedan in the UAE. It gets a completely new exterior design, but under the hood the same engine choices have carried over from the previous generation Yaris Sedan.
The Thai-built Yaris receives two 4-cylinder engines to choose from. The base gets a 1.3-litre unit, where as the higher models gets a 1.5-litre engine. They both get a 4-speed automatic transmission.
The 1.3-litre is available in two packages – the S and SE, whereas the 1.5-litre gets a SE+ as well as a Sport option to choose from. New exterior colours have also been introduced.
Standard options in the Toyota Yaris Sedan include power steering, manual windows, fabric seats, manual A/C, radio with AM/FM/CD/AUX/USB support with 2 speakers, steel wheels and halogen lamps.
In addition to the above, the SE gets central locking, power windows and 4 speakers.
For the Sport, the Yaris Sedan gets a leather steering wheel, sportier seats, 15-inch alloy wheels, smoker metallic plating, different analogue dashboard meter, steering wheel control for audio and a body kit.
The SE+ get automatic air-conditioning, smart entry and push-button start system, 6 speakers for the audio entertainment system, steering wheel control for audio, 15-inch alloy wheels, projector headlights and better quality seats.
In terms of safety, the base Toyota Yaris Sedan gets a single airbag, whereas the higher models get front driver and passenger side airbags. All the models get ABS, Brake Assist(BA) and Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD).
Prices for the 2014 Toyota Yaris Sedan start at a competitive Dhs 48,500 for the 1.3-litre model, whereas the 1.5-litre model starts off at Dhs 53,500. The Toyota Yaris Sedan Sport is selling at Dhs 56,900. The full options SE+ model tops out at Dhs 57,900.
For detailed prices and specs, check the Toyota Yaris Sedan buyer guide.