New New Yaris Yaris makes makes the the grade [Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England)]
(Newcastle Evening Chronicle (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TOYOTA has opened the order book for its new Yaris, which is set to maintain its position as one of the UK's best-selling, mainstream family models.
Costing from just under Pounds 11,000, first deliveries will arrive next month, with new grade structures to widen the car's appeal even further.
The latest line-up offers more choice, increased equipment options and a greater number of advanced technology items to enhance comfort, communications, safety and style.
The already established grades are Active and Icon, which are now joined by new Sport and Excel trims. The Yaris Hybrid can be specified in Icon and Excel versions.
Each grade has its own character, differentiated by details such as the interior trim and materials and treatment of various interior and exterior elements, including the lower grille, wheels, seats, centre console and instrument panel.
w system fitted as standard from Icon grade. Climate control air conditioning is standard for all Hybrid models and the Excel.
Toyota Touch 2 is an updated version of Toyota's touchscreen multimedia system with a higher resolution seven-inch display.
The package includes Bluetooth for hands-free phone calls, sending and receiving text messages and audio streaming, a rear- view camera, vehicle information including trip data, climate control and management of settings for door locking and reception when there is no DAB signal. Toyota Touch 2 is also MirrorLink- ready, allowing users to connect compatible smartphones and operate them entirely using the touchscreen Toyota Touch 2 with Go is available as an option on Icon, Sport and Excel grades, adding navigation, connected services and access to a range of applications, including real time Traffic and services such as fuel prices, weather and parking information.
There are also extra-cost ptions, such as Elements, which includes a panoramic oof, LED daytime running lights nd rear lamps, rear privacy ass and the Toyota touch 2 with o multimedia system with avigation. Sport models come ith vibrant Piri Piri red interior m, including door panels, front at upholstery inserts and the ft- touch instrument panel. The Pounds 700 Protection Pack for on, Sport and Excel models dds mud flaps, rear bumper otection, front and rear parking sensors and carpet mats, while the Pounds 500 Style Pack for Icon and Sport versions adds aluminium scuff plates and bumper protection plate and a chrome finish for the door sills, boot and diffuser trims and tailpipe. Icon models can be further upgraded with the Pounds 350 Design Pack, adding LED daytime running lights and rear light clusters, plus rear privacy glass.
Exclusively for Excel models, the Pounds 750 Appearance Pack introduces a rear spoiler, rear privacy glass and a panoramic
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