Toyota’s excellent vehicle Yaris was completely changed last year but yet the company is launching the 2018 model. Of course we don’t expect that there will be significant changes and upgrades, but there will definitely be some tweaks that will make the car even greater. The upcoming model will bring some minor changes in terms of exterior and interior. It appears that there won’t be changes in terms of engine. The Toyota’s new Yaris is going to be unveiled at the Auto Show in Canada. It is important to mention that this vehicle will be sold as the 2018 Scion iA in the U.S. while in Canada it will be named Yaris. Let’s check what the 2018 Toyota Yaris or the 2018 Scion iA has to offer to its buyers.

Redesign

The upcoming vehicle is going to be built in France, just like the vehicle it replaces. It will have a more attractive, sharper and bolder appearance. The customers will be able to choose between three-door or five-door versions. When you compare the look of the previous model and the upcoming one, you will notice only few changes. The newcomer will have a newly designed hood. The front fascia will get a new look because the vehicle sports a refreshed grille and new front bumper. LED taillights and headlights will remain the same, but the fog lights will be implemented into the front bumper this time. If you decide to buy higher trim levels, you will get the Yaris with chrome details on the exterior. Most of you will agree that the Toyota Yaris looks much alike Mazda 2 sedan. The influence of Mazda 2 style is quite obvious, especially when it comes to the wheel arches.

Interior

As far as the interior design of the 2018 Toyota Yaris is concerned, there will also be some minor changes and improvements. The surfaces inside of the cabin will be more soft-touch so Yaris’s users will be offered premium feel. This kind of cars usually don’t offer much legroom and headroom and that will be the case with the upcoming model. However, the new Yaris will have decent cargo space when you fold the rear seats. The 2018 Toyota Yaris comes with excellent infotainment system; 6.1-inches touch screen, USB connectivity, HD radio, Bluetooth connectivity and voice recognition. Standard equipment also includes: keyless entry, air conditioning, and power windows. Higher trim levels arrive with leather steering wheel, navigation system, cruise control, etc.

2018 Toyota Yaris Engine, Price and Release Date

The new 2018Toyota Yaris will be offered with the same engine as its predecessor. Namely, it will be a 1.5-liter 4-inline drivetrain with Variable Valve Timing with intelligence technology. It will be capable of producing up to 106 horses and 103 pond feet of torque. The customers will be able to choose between a six-speed automatic transmission, five-speed manual transmission, and CVTi-S automatic transmission. The fuel economy of the engine is rated at 30 mpg in city and 37 mpg on highway. The base model will be priced at $16,000. The newcomer will go on sale in the second half of 2017.