Toyota Yaris Cross

Toyota Yaris Cross News in Malaysia

  • Weird but true: Toyota has to suspend sales of some models because they were tested using HIGHER than necessary standards

    Toyota will suspend sales three models in Japan effective immediately. The models affected are the Japanese market-only Corolla Fielder, Corolla Axio, as well as the Yaris Cross. The latter is a Toyota-developed TNGA-B platform model sold in Japan and Europe. Despite the same name, this Yaris Cross is totally unrelated to the Daihatsu-developed Yaris Cross sold in Southeast Asia. Seven other models no longer in production, including the previous generation Crown and Sienta, were also found have


    Jun 3, 2024

  • From RM 145k, drive the 'real' TNGA-based (XP210) Toyota Yaris Cross in Malaysia

    If you're in the market for a reliable and stylish compact SUV in Malaysia for around RM 150k, you might be looking at the usual suspects – the Honda HR-V or the Mazda CX-30 for a bit more exclusivity. While they’re all great choices, you could be totally different and pony up your cash for a recond Toyota Yaris Cross, but not the ASEAN market ‘D03B’ version, the 'real' (XP210) Yaris Cross that is sold in Japan, Europe and Australia. Browsing WapCar’s new ‘Cars for Sale’ page conveniently throws


    Apr 16, 2024

  • Last Daihatsu-developed Vios: Toyota terminates EMCC, takes over ASEAN models development

    The Toyota-Daihatsu jointly owned internal company; Emerging-market Compact Car Company (EMCC) will be dissolved effective today. The company was previously responsible for models like the AC100 generation Toyota Vios and the ASEAN market Toyota Yaris Cross. The reorganization comes after Daihatsu was revealed to have fudged vehicle homologation and crash testing data for many of its models, including those sold in Southeast Asia. Also read: Chairman Akio Toyoda is furious, suspends shipment of


    Apr 8, 2024

  • D66B Perodua Nexis twin, Toyota Yaris Cross enters Thai Rally, takes 1st place in category

    The RAAT Thailand Rally Championship kicked off the 2024 season at Chacheongsao Province over the weekend and Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand (TGRT) fielded a Toyota Yaris Cross for this year’s competition. TGRT crossed the finish line on 7 April in 18th place overall out of 52 entries but took home first place in its category. The team entered the RC 2.1 category which is for turbocharged 2WD entries and was also the only team representing that category. Despite the ‘turbo’ in the category name, t

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    Apr 8, 2024

  • D66B Perodua Nexis rumoured to be launched next month but we don't think so, here's why

    One of the most highly anticipated cars to be launched in Malaysia is Perodua’s next SUV model. Rumoured to be called the Perodua Nexis, the upcoming SUV will slot above the Perodua Ativa in the highly competitive B-segment market. Codenamed D66B, it might seem that the wait is nearly over as cited by an analyst for Kenanga Research. The analyst told Berita Harian that Perodua is expecting to launch the DNGA-based SUV next month. This is to explain Perodua’s sales forecast for 2024 further. The

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    Mar 22, 2024

  • Priced at circa RM 100k, Malaysia's D03B Toyota Yaris Cross to enter production this year alongside D66B Perodua Nexis

    Following the success of the Perodua Alza’s / Toyota Veloz’s contract manufacturing arrangement, Perodua is set to build another Toyota-badged model at its Rawang plant. According to materials sighted by WapCar, Perodua is working on a yet-to-be-launched D03B model. Said model was also mentioned alongside the D66B, which we already know is the project code for the Perodua Nexis. The Nexis name is yet to be confirmed by Perodua but it is believed to be D66B’s marketing name, based on trademark fi


    Jan 18, 2024

  • Toyota Malaysia to launch 3 hybrid models in 2024; Vios Hybrid, Yaris Cross Hybrid, and Camry Hybrid

    UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has just announced that it ended 2023 with 108,107 units sold, its highest ever since 2012, when it sold 105,151 units. Within the announcement is a quote from President Datuk Ravindran K., which provided some hints on what new Toyota models the company plans to launch in 2024. “As we look forward to 2024, our focus will be on introducing more models, particularly with an emphasis on xEV technologies.” xEV is an umbrella that encompasses battery electric vehicles (BEV), p


    Jan 6, 2024

  • Outselling HR-V, Toyota Yaris Cross holds nearly 40% market share in its debut sales month in Thailand

    It seems that the Toyota Yaris Cross is becoming a massive hit in Thailand as it became the Kingdom’s best-selling compact SUV in October 2023 which was its first month of sales with 2,399 units sold. According to Autolife Thailand, it holds a 39.1% market share in the segment and thanks to the sales spike, the Yaris Cross is also the sixth best-selling subcompact SUV of 2023 so far. Its closest rival, the Honda HR-V is October’s second best-selling subcompact SUV in Thailand with 1,451 units so

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    Nov 28, 2023

  • DNGA 2023 Toyota Yaris Cross trademarks filed in Malaysia; Perodua D66B's (Nexis?) cousin coming soon?

    Plenty is happening within Malaysia's trademark office, and this time another new model is clued in – we've found trademarks filed for a certain Toyota Yaris Cross. Filed by Toyota Motor Corporation themselves late last year, the mark was registered in Class 12, encapsulating 'Automobiles and structural parts thereof.' Although not all trademarks come to eventual fruition, this one for the Yaris Cross is a little more grounded in reality as this refers to the ASEAN-spec model that made its debut


    Nov 6, 2023

  • Despite being hybrid-only, Toyota Yaris Cross nets 5,000 bookings in Thailand within 1 week

    Nothing seems to be appealing Thai buyers like a subcompact SUV especially if it bears a Toyota badge. According to Autolife Thailand, the 2023 Toyota Yaris Cross received 5,168 orders within a week of its launch, far exceeding the projected sales target of 2,000 units a month. Sitting on the DNGA platform like the all-new AC100 Vios, the Yaris Cross for the developing markets has been a hit in Indonesia and it seems Thai buyers are sharing the sentiment. The Thai-spec Yaris Cross is assembled l

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    Oct 20, 2023

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