The development has gone beyond the simple renewal of the model, to receive a major investment of 85 million euros. Centers that Toyota owns in Brussels and Nice have been responsible fully redesign the compact Japanese, introducing substantial technical improvements and a style more akin to European tastes.
Every year are sold in the old continent, including Russia, nearly four million Yaris. Backed by a 20.4% of the total market share, the Yaris is a vital model for Toyota in the popular segment B.
Toyota Yaris 2014 Review – Makeover
Thinking about making a more competitive and attractive to the public European Yaris, Toyota has revised the aesthetics. Now, with its front double grill X, redesigned headlights, a more stylized silhouette thanks to a side trim, shaped rims 15 or 16 inch and a more recognizable rear topped with new optical groups of LEDs, the Yaris stands out better among numerous models of its class.
Access to inside we see a big difference with his predecessor, to have changed completely the dashboard, more daring design and a better perceived quality. The door panels have been replaced by others more attractive forms. The interior now benefits from a wide range of colorful and tapestries that rejuvenate the appearance of the Yaris at the sight.
Driving also we found a marked difference in ergonomics, since the central console has risen 23 mm, significantly reducing the length of the shift lever and making quick and precise handling. Information on board is best read, since system Toyota Touch 2 touch screen has grown 6.1 to 7 inches.
Unlike its predecessor, the Yaris will have version 2014 of the same bodywork ‘hatchback’ for all versions, including the Hybrid. Its manufacture is made in the French plant of Valenciennes, exclusively specialized in this model, from where it is exported to the rest of the markets.
Toyota Yaris 2014 – For easy riding
In our first touchdown, we note that, despite the major changes experienced by the Yaris, quantified in more than 1,000 new pieces, his approach has not changed. It is a car first and foremost seeking docility in their responses and safety in their reactions.
The suspensions have been redesigned, but always in search of a better handling and an increase of comfort on board. The rear axle is more robust, which has allowed to incorporate a softer rear suspension. The same is done with front shock absorbers, which have gained in filtering on the irregularities of the asphalt. On the other hand, the address has changed its regulation of assistance, being now somewhat faster in their responses.
However, the most decisive change in the behavior of Yaris 2014 (http://www.sbtjapan.com/) is an increase of rigidity in its structure of 20% over the previous. It has been gotten to base strengthen specific points, adding materials in its construction and improve the union solders. All this without any meaningful increase in weight.
Anchors of mechanical elements, gaskets and seals have been replaced by others more effective in terms of insulation of the cockpit’s internal vibration and external aerodynamic noise.
The range continues to offer three types of motorization with four variants. The supply of gasoline is double, with a cylinder 1.0 70 horses with five relations change recently reviewed in depth and premiered at the new Aygo, in addition to the four-cylinder 1.3 100 HP with six-speed transmission that has also received improvements focused mainly to make its smooth and quiet operation. Very efficient in consumption, not notable however for answers, especially the small three cylinder block, which should be required high regimes frequently attending the shift in order to maintain a satisfactory cruising speed.
The diesel option, 1.4 D-4 d, also with gearbox six relations, further reducing their already low consumption, obtaining approval of 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers, being the best option to travel by road to the new Yaris range. Better recovery to midrange than the petrol version 1.3 we end up convince to be preferred for those who travel frequently with the Yaris.
The hybrid version takes increasing prominence in this model of Toyota sales. While in Spain it already reaches one fifth of sales of the Yaris, the rest of the markets means for Toyota make a sale in three version