TORONTO, ON – November 13, 2018 – Discover the 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan – the small car that punches way above its weight by combining unexpected features with dynamic style in a sedan that delivers outstanding value.
“Drivers love the efficiency and easy-to-drive nature of small cars – and with vehicles like the Yaris Sedan, Toyota proves that small cars can also be stylish, fun and filled with popular features and technologies,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. “Our 2019 models include many upgrades over the previous year’s line-up, at prices that make the Yaris Sedan the small car that’s big on value.”
The Yaris Sedan is designed for life on the go, and for 2019 this subcompact makes an immediate impression with a new race-inspired honeycomb front grille that anchors a sculpted front fascia and promises to move drivers swiftly and in style.
Inside, the Yaris Sedan welcomes driver and up to four friends to sit back and enjoy the ride, with a roomy cabin featuring surprisingly ample legroom in a subcompact. Bucket seats hold front row occupants in a confident embrace while 60/40 split fold-down rear seats make it easy to make room for extra gear. New for 2019, all models now feature a six-speaker Display Audio system with 7” screen, USB audio inputs, Bluetooth® connectivity and steering wheel-mounted audio controls.
Additional standard features include air conditioning, power windows and door locks, dual vanity mirrors, a tilting/telescoping steering column, digital clock, keyless entry with push button start, power adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, and more.
Under the hood, the Yaris Sedan’s spirited 1.5L four-cylinder engine delivers a peak 106 horsepower for plenty of driving fun. This is coupled to either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive. The electric power steering is responsive and efficient and provides the Yaris Sedan with a hairpin tight turning radius of 5.1m for agile urban handling.
The Toyota Yaris Sedan also features an impressive bundle of safety technologies. New for 2019, all models are equipped with cruise control and a back-up camera. These accident avoidance systems including dynamic stability control, antilock braking system, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist and brake override, plus a pre-collision system and six airbags.
The 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan is offered in a selection of models and trim levels, as follows:
The 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan is available with a choice of six-speed manual transmission (Starting MSRP: $16,595) or six-speed automatic (Starting MSRP: $17,700). This model features 16” steel wheels, intermittent wipers, reflector-style halogen headlamps, and more.
The 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan XLE (Starting MSRP: $19,205) is offered with the six-speed automatic transmission plus a number of comfort, convenience and premium features. New for this year, these include 16” unique dark finish alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, LED headlamps and a rear spoiler. Other features on the XLE model include fog lamps, premium XLE badging and heated front seats.
The 2019 Toyota Yaris Sedan is now on sale at Toyota Dealers across the country. For complete and up to date details and specifications, visit www.toyota.ca/yaris
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than seven million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.