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Toyota Yaris: developments for 2024 in detail

The Toyota Yaris is getting some new features for 2024, with a new, more powerful 130-horsepower hybrid engine, as well as new technologies.

A new 130 horsepower hybrid engine

The fourth generation of the Toyota Yaris was launched in 2020, and to celebrate its 4th anniversary, the Japanese manufacturer has not yet planned a restyling! The famous city car made in France, however, offers a good dose of new for 2024 whether under the hood or in terms of on-board technologies.
The range of engines for the Yaris is enriched with the arrival of an engine 1.5 liter self-charging hybrid with 130 horsepower, which completes the already existing 116 horsepower block. This Hybrid 130 engine stands out with its new hybrid transaxle assembly, with a more powerful electric motor-generator of 62 kW, instead of 59 kW.
The Power Control Unit (PCU) has also been optimized, allowing it to offer 12% more power, with 130 horsepower (96 kW) in total, and +30% torque from its electric motor, going from 141 to 185 Nm. In practice, 0 to 100 km/h is carried out in 9.2 seconds (i.e. 0.5 seconds better), while accelerations from 80 to 120 km/h are now covered in 7.5 seconds, all for emissions of 87 to 98 g/km of CO2 depending on the finish, and a consumption ranging from 3.9 to 4.3 l/100 km according to the WLTP mixed cycle.

Toyota Yaris 2024: new technologies on board

Inside, the 2024 Toyota Yaris offers a new digital instrument cluster customizable for the driver, 7 or 12.3 inches depending on the version, as well as a new, faster and more powerful multimedia system, equipped with 9 or 10.5 inch touch screens depending on the version. There digital key Smart Digital Key is available as standard on the Première finish and as an option on the GR Sport finish, and allows users to access and start the car using a compatible smartphone.
The Toyota T-Mate driver assistance systems are enriched with the arrival of acceleration control assistance, proactive driving assistance, a new camera and a radar which can scan further and wider than before, while the PCS pre-collision system is now capable of detecting motorcycles, in addition to pedestrians, cyclists and other objects and vehicles.
Aesthetically, the 2024 Toyota Yaris offers new alloy wheels, new seat upholstery and even new exterior colors, including the new Neptune Blue.

On the price side, the Toyota Yaris 2024 with its Hybrid 130 engine is displayed from €30,450 in GR Sport finish.

Read also :
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