Setting new standards for the compact sedan segment, Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bahrain, announced the launch of the new exciting and stylish Yaris sedan.
Featuring advanced design and offering superior comfort along with an uncompromising blend of quality and durability, the new Yaris delivers a true Toyota experience to reinforce the car’s position in Bahrain.
“The Toyota engineers team has created the new Yaris under the concept ‘New Value Pioneer’ with the ultimate goal of developing a car that excels in serving the preferences of active people who follow trends and innovation,” said Toyota Yaris chief engineer Takatomo Suzuki.
“The new Yaris delivers optimal performance and fun driving experience while maintaining great fuel economy and intense driving pleasure.”
Meanwhile, Ebrahim K Kanoo Toyota Marketing senior manager Ayman Shehadeh said: “The Yaris has always been a popular car in Bahrain due to its reliability and dynamic design.
“The 2018 Yaris Sedan takes this further with an even more impressive design, spacious and comfortable interior and advanced safety technologies, setting a new standard for compact sedans.
“The focus is on an active and lively lifestyle with special attention to safety and fuel economy which we are confident our customers will appreciate.”
The new Yaris demonstrates remarkable attention to detail in the design and engineering of the vehicle, encompassing its flashy exterior, class-leading interior design and state-of-the-art passenger cabin to its responsive driving dynamics.
The overall length has been increased by 1.5cm and the overall width of the vehicle has grown by 3cm.
The result is a highly aerodynamic body with a wider and more masculine stance.
Cutting-edge design defines the exterior, with its dynamic angles as well as sharp headlamps.
The front of the new Yaris has been updated with a horizontal grille for a wider yet more aerodynamic appearance, and slimmer rear combination tail lights adorn the rear of the car for a unique look.
The addition of the newly introduced Shark Fin antenna adds to the aerodynamic design of the car.
It is available in eight distinctive exterior colours, two of which have been newly-developed
The new cabin owns an exclusive profile, as the interior renders a feel of luxury. The front cup holders are equipped with an LED shower light, providing a sense of advanced technology.
In addition, the central console has been redesigned to create a greater sense of integration.
The cabin has been adorned with a range of enhanced features and is available in ivory, making the interior feel even more spacious and sophisticated.
Delivering a dynamic driving experience, the new Yaris comes with a 1.5-litre and a 1.3-litre engine.
The 1.3-litre four-cylinder engine generates a maximum output of 98hp and 12.6kg-m of torque and is mated with a multi-drive 7S advanced automatic transmission.
The 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine can churn out a maximum output of 105hp and 14.3kg-m of torque and is mated to the multi-drive 7S automatic transmission.
As with any other Toyota model, safety remains a top priority for the new Yaris, which includes a comprehensive array of safety features to protect its occupants including Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist (BA), Traction Control (TRC), High Mount Stop Lamp and an enhanced body and platform structure, among many others.