Toyota introduces the all-new Yaris Cross compact SUV

Published On : 24 April 2020
By Tarashekhar Padhy

Toyota has released its new compact SUV and it's called the Yaris Cross. The vehicle changed into at first deliberate to be discovered at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show and became to make its international debut then. The Yaris Cross could be released in Japan soon and it'll go to the European markets with the aid of 2021. Yes, given the reality that the fashion for compact SUVs in India is big, Toyota is possibly bringing it to India as well however we're going to know more on that front very soon. One look at the Yaris Cross and you may understand that it's a car made for the city lifestyle. Globally it might be positioned underneath the C-HR and this one is quite the looker too. The Yaris Cross receives the signature LED DRLs and the rest of the design may be very conventional, given the reality that the C-HR changed into an obtained taste. The Yaris Cross then looks easy and makes an assertion too.

Coming to dimensions it is 4180 mm long, 1,765 mm wide, and 1,560 mm high. Now, the handiest connection to the 'Yaris' badge we have in India is with the compact sedan that Toyota released in 2018. Compare these dimensions to the Yaris sedan and you will notice that the compact SUV is 245 mm shorter, narrower by means of 35 mm however 65 mm taller. Now one expected it to be tall besides given its proportions and SUV frame type. On the wheelbase the front, the Yaris Cross has 2560 mm of space among the wheels and this is 10 mm more than the sedan.

A closer examines the cabin and you may see that it interprets into a good enough area on the rear. The rear seats break up into a 40:20:40 configuration and that makes it a piece extra bendy whilst it comes to space on offer. The Yaris Cross is based totally on the TNGA platform (GA-B) for compact automobiles and it's going to adopt the all-new hybrid system.

On the powertrain front, The Yaris Cross might be supplied with a 1.5-litre, three-cylinder petrol hybrid engine operating collectively with an electric powered motor. The SUV can be had with only the front-wheel drive or with an electric all-wheel-drive option. Expect electricity to be in the range of 116 bhp. Toyota could be imparting the Yaris Cross with a CVT or a 6-speed guide transmission.

We wait to know more about the automobile and if at all it's going to make its way to India, which is very probable and it could be the auto that makes waves in the compact SUV section here in India.