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2012 Toyota Yaris Review

September 8th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Toyota being the most well known name among the car lovers is freshening up 2011 Toyota Yaris. Toyota Yaris is successfully riding in the market since year 2007. Around mid of year 2011 the refreshed car will be seen as the 2012 Toyota Yaris. The 2012  Yaris is expected to arrive with slightly polished style but it will retain its major attributes. Toyota offers 2012 Yaris in three trim levels. All the trims will arrive in oval shape thereby enhancing the interior. This design will facilitate taller roof-line as well as spacious leg-room to offer extra comfort. 2012 Toyota Yaris Base model offers the choice to enhance its looks with a sport package. This package comprises of leather wrapped steering wheel, a knob for transmission shifting, Front seats with sporty looks wrapped in classic fabric and a set of alloy wheels. It is said to be the smallest subcompact of its class.  The less bulky and compact styled 2012 Yaris is easier to drive and park in cities. 2012 Yaris is the first to be presented in 3 different designs 2 door with a liftback, 4 door with a liftback and a Sedan style.

The mechanism of 2012 Toyota Yaris will remain same as that of its predecessors. The 2012 Yaris will work with 1.5 liter and 4 cylinder motor having capacity to produce the momentum of 106 horsepower. This motor comes paired with five speed gear-box with manual transmission mechanism with the choice of 4 speed automatic transmission which is bit out of style these days. Toyota keeps its mark by furnishing the vehicle with its unique electric override control. Accidentally, if acceleration and brakes are applied at a same time then this system gives first chance to the brakes.

All the 2012 Yaris models will be furnished with tilted steering wheel and air conditioning system as the standard amenities. It offers a pack of optional amenities which can exceed the cost of the vehicle. The set of options include mirrors, safety locks, rear defogger, power window, cruise control and the simplest available music system with audio auxiliary slot. The dashboard is additionally equipped with USB port for iPod connectivity and the wireless phone connectivity supporting Bluetooth technology. 2012 Yaris adds up the safety features like antilock disc brakes, antiskid system to maintain grip on roads during steep turns and traction control system to maintain stability on slippery roads. Safety feature also include front and side curtain airbags to avoid internal collision. The back seat allows the seat to move to and fro by few inches thereby providing space for passengers comfort or cargo depending on requirement.

2012 Yaris with manual transmission is expected to perform better with the mileage of 29 mpg in city and 36 mpg on highways. Whereas the model with 4 speed automatic transmission is expected to offer the mileage of 29 mpg in city and 35 mpg on highways. This is the best mileage offering in its class.

Though it has tough competition in the market from Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Honda Fit with comparatively better options, 2012 Toyota Yaris offers the best affordable range of pricing rolling around $13,800 upto $15,400. 2012 Toyota Yaris proves to be the best first subcompact to be owned.

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