Toyota Yaris Cross first appeared in public in August final 12 months. This can be a product completely for the European market. Nonetheless, within the context that the small SUV phase is getting hotter and warmer in lots of Southeast Asian international locations, it appears that evidently Toyota has began planning to “break” the Vietnamese market.
The potential for the SUV coming to Vietnamese clients is brighter than ever, after the Nationwide Workplace of Mental Property of Vietnam has simply granted a certificates of business design safety for this mannequin. Though Toyota Vietnam has not made any official transfer on the distribution of Yaris Cross, however based mostly on the case of the earlier Raize, which was additionally registered for design safety and was launched to the market in early November.
Together with his physique, configuration, anticipated Toyota Yaris Cross will compete instantly with names akin to Ford EcoSport, Honda HR-V, Hyundai Kona, Mazda CX-3. Particular dimensions of the automotive are 4,180 x 1,765 x 1,560 (mm), wheelbase 2,560 mm.
Yaris Cross is developed on the TNGA-B platform, offering the power to beat many terrains and troublesome street circumstances. The entrance finish of the automotive has a pitiful design, primarily making use of the horizontal format philosophy. The grille has an oblong mesh that’s distributed fairly evenly, giving it an opulent and real look. The lighting cluster on the automotive is totally LED expertise.
The physique of the automotive stands out with 18-inch multi-spoke legs, sturdy plastic wheel arches. All automotive columns are painted black to create synchronization. The physique of the automotive is kind of sq. and seamless. The taillights are elongated in a contemporary fashion.
Contained in the automotive’s inside, you possibly can solely depend on the picture of the product line being distributed in Europe to evaluate. It’s probably that the tools system will nonetheless change when the Yaris Cross arrives in Vietnam to turn into extra appropriate.
The cockpit of the automotive is spacious, however the lack of armrests will typically make the driving force really feel fairly drained if touring on lengthy journeys. The rear seat has 3 separate headrests, the seat measurement is just not too spectacular. A “money-making” element of the Yaris Cross in comparison with its opponents is the spacious, versatile, split-half trunk that’s fairly useful for a lot of wants.
Toyota Yaris Cross has 2 engine choices. The primary is a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine, with a capability of 118 horsepower, mixed with a CVT repeatedly variable transmission (front- or 4-wheel drive). The second is a hybrid engine, a mixture of a 1.5-liter gasoline engine and an electrical motor, with a complete capability of 171 horsepower. Gas consumption for the hybrid model is introduced at solely 3.2 liters / 100 km.
Lastly, the present promoting worth for small SUVs ranges from 1,798 to 2,815 million yen (400-600 million dong). Most certainly, if returning to Vietnam, the automotive will likely be distributed within the type of CBU imported vehicles.