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Low-spec Toyota Yaris Cross spotted, do you like what you see?

Often times when manufacturers showcase a new vehicle, they will use a range-topping variant, as it includes all the bells and whistles.Curiously, Toyota did the polar opposite with the Yaris Cross, as they showcased a base variant of the model ahead of its official by parking one unit in front of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF) plant in Onnaing, France.Compared to the decked-out top spec variant, the base model loses out of several features, like the large 18-inch alloy wheels, bla

Eric

Eric

Apr 29, 2020

Honda Jazz Hybrid vs Honda Jazz V vs Toyota Yaris; combing through the spec sheet

We’ve compared the Honda Jazz and Toyota Yaris multiple times. But we’ve never really looked closely at the equipment list that each car has. So, we decided to go through the equipment list with a fine-tooth comb!Here’s a quick reminder of each car’s variant equipment list:For this guide, we’re comparing the top spec Toyota Yaris G with the top spec Honda Jazz V variant and the Honda Jazz Hybrid as well.In terms of safety equipment, the Yaris far outshines both Jazz

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 28, 2020

Facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris teased - Toyota Safety Sense, December launch, from RM 71k

A couple of weeks back, we broke the news that the facelifted 2020 Toyota Vios is coming in December and with it, a go-faster Gazoo Racing (GR) variant. Now, Toyota has set off another ticking timebomb by teasing the facelifted 2021 Toyota Yaris. Left to right: Toyota Malaysias teaser and the Thai-spec Toyota Yaris.Its still a small teaser, with only an image of the upcoming Yaris LED headlight plastered on Toyota Malaysias website and social media. The design is very similar to the Thailand-spe

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 31, 2020

Which is better for you: 2017 Honda Jazz or 2019 Toyota Yaris?

The B-segment hatch market is the most popular market in the Asian region, so it is not a surprise that there are plenty of options for the picking.Out of all the options, the Honda Jazz and the Toyota Yaris reigns supreme, with only the Mazda 2 being close to holding a candle next to these two.Disclaimer: The Perodua Myvi don’t count. The car sits in a class of its own!Between the Honda Jazz and the Toyota Yaris’s offerings, many are hard pressed to determine which car is better sui

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 26, 2019

Leaked! Patent images of the Toyota Yaris facelift

Images of a black and white patent filing of a hatchback that looks like the Toyota Yaris has surfaced on the internet. The images are leaked from a patent image submission to the National Institute of Industrial Properties of Argentina.According to Funtastiko, the images were leaked by Brazilian news site Parabrisas. The patent images are said to be of the Toyota Yaris facelift that will be launched in 2021.The current Toyota Yaris on sale in Malaysia There is no mistak

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 19, 2020

Toyota Yaris is Thailand’s best-selling B-segment hatchback for Oct 2020

Unlike the B-segment sedan, the B-segment hatchback isn’t as popular in Thailand. But it is definitely heating up.Topping the B-segment hatchback sales chart for the month of October is the Toyota Yaris which was given a facelift back in August. Toyota sold 2,538 units of the Yaris in the month of October.The Thai-spec Yaris facelift, just like the incoming Malaysian-spec, is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense ADAS suite including pre-collision system (AEB) and lane departure warning.Howeve

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 5, 2020

2021 Toyota Yaris Cross to make ASEAN debut in Singapore later this week

Just like the all-new Honda Jazz (which Malaysia is missing out), Singapore is set to be the first market in ASEAN to get the all-new 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross this week.Borneo Motors, the official distributor of Toyota vehicles on the island, has set up an inquiry page on its website. The Yaris Cross will be unveiled virtually via Facebook on Thursday, 14-January 2021 at 8.30 pm.It is still unclear what are the variants on offer for the Singaporean-spec Yaris Cross. In Japan, the Yaris Cross is o

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 11, 2021

2021 Honda City Hatchback vs Toyota Yaris facelift – Should you wait or not?

After an absence of 26 years, the Honda City nameplate returns to the hatchback body style.Following its global debut in Thailand, the question among many Malaysians would be whether to decide on the 2021 Honda City Hatchback or the upcoming Toyota Yaris facelift.Granted, it would take a while before the City with a shorter booty comes to Malaysia. Meanwhile, the Yaris facelift is expected to be launched in December but nevertheless, we love comparing cars here at WapCar.Without dragging on for

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 24, 2020

Spied: JDM 2020 Toyota Yaris got lost in Thailand? Is it coming to Malaysia?

So Im in all the WapCar WhatsApp groups (you should join, theyre the best if you want to meet other car people) and shortly after the handsome 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift broke cover, some members were abuzz with this question: "Why arent we getting the JDM, TNGA-based 2020 Toyota Yaris here?"But this set of pictures tells a different story, or at least it seems on the surface. What is this Japan/European-spec Yaris doing in Thailand? Wearning no camo and with manufacturer trade plates

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 9, 2020

Toyota Yaris outsells Honda Jazz in Thailand in 2020, but for how long more?

With 26,240 units sold in 2020, the Toyota Yaris is Thailand’s best-selling B-segment hatchback, outselling all its rivals by a rather comfortable margin.According to headlightmags monthly sales report, the Toyota Yaris commanded a 32.6% of Thailand’s B-segment hatchback market, ahead of rivals such as the Honda Jazz (15,568 units), Suzuki Swift (10,320 units), Mazda 2 Hatchback (7,342 units), and MG 3 (4,856 units).Although the numbers may seem impressive, keep in mind that the Yari

Eric

Eric

Feb 9, 2021

Now Can Drive Toyota Yaris Hatchback Home For $18,705(RM 78,168)?

 Toyota's pricing strategy for 2020 Yaris hatchbacks is very unusual. Why? The new Yaris hatchback is no more expensive than a usual four-door sedan!The 2020 Yaris Hatchback LE will start from $18,705 (RM 78,168) with destination fee and RM 4k more for upgrading to the XLE trim. Both variants gain a six-speed automatic transmission, but no additional packages are offered except limited accessories for owners to choose."Since the LE and XLE trims have shared spec across the two

Gemma

Gemma

Aug 8, 2019

Review: 2019 Toyota Yaris – the best of both worlds in 1 interesting package

(2019 Toyota Yaris 1.5G Prices & Specs | Gallery)After a long absence from the Malaysian market, the 2019 Toyota Yaris is back to shake up the Honda-Jazz-dominated-segment with a loud bang.With local artists leading the marketing campaign, it is clear that Toyota is aiming at a fun lifestyle concept rather than a practical daily people mover.But car enthusiasts flocked to showrooms all the same to rediscover the hatchback, eager to see if the Toyota Yaris could live up to the Honda Jazzs sol

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 6, 2020

The Filipino-spec Toyota Vios GR-S is missing one key feature

Ever since its world debut in Malaysia, the 2021 Toyota Vios GR-S has been making waves around South East Asia. Following the Malaysian and Vietnamese launch, the next stop for the sportier variant of the B-segment sedan is the Philippines.It looks sporty but it is missing something from the Malaysian Vios GR-S which well get to later.Also read: Priced from RM 95k, the 2020 Toyota Vios GR Sport is launched in MalaysiaThe Toyota Vios is one of the most popular cars in the Philippines in 2020 with

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 11, 2021

New Toyota Yaris Ativ facelift (Malaysia’s Vios) launched! ADAS and Apple CarPlay

Yet another strong competitor has jumped into the mix of Thailand’s B-segment sedan market! Toyota Motor Thailand has launched the new 2020 Toyota Yaris Ativ 1.2L facelift. The Toyota Yaris Ativ in Thailand is sold in Malaysia as the Toyota Vios but with a different, larger 1.5-litre engine.Cosmetically, the Yaris Ativ bares the same changes as the 2020 Toyota Vios facelift introduced in the Philippines last month. The Ativ will feature new automatic LED headlamps with follow-me-home syste

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 19, 2020

In Brief: Toyota Yaris 2019 - A Welcomed Rival

(Toyota Yaris 2019 Model | Gallery)The Toyota Yaris 2019 is a B-segment hatchback, aimed squarely at the Honda Jazz, Mazda 2, Kia Rio, Peugeot 208, and Volkswagen Polo.What Is the Toyota Yaris 2019 price? Prices start from RM 70,888 for the base 1.5J variant. The mid-spec 1.5E costs RM 76,888, while the range-topping 1.5G costs RM 83,888. All prices are on-the-road, without insurance.All variants of the Toyota Yaris 2019 share a 1.5-litre four-cylinder naturally-aspirated petrol engine that outp

Jack

Jack

Aug 30, 2019

Toyota Yaris outsells Honda Jazz in Thailand - Captures 31% market share!

In Malaysia, we all know the Perodua Myvi easily outsells every other hatchback (and car) but up north in Thailand, it’s the Toyota Yaris that is dominating the hatchback market.According to sales data by Headlightmag, the Vios-based hatchback sold 2,139 units in June 2020, making its total cumulative figure to 10,679 sold in 2020 so far. That makes up 31.1% of the hatchback market, easily dominating the rest of the competition.Following the Toyota Yaris are the Honda Jazz and Suzuki

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 3, 2020

2021 Toyota GR Yaris is heading to Malaysia, makes pit stop at TIME 2020

The award-winning 2021 Toyota GR Yaris hot hatch has been launched at the 37th Thailand International Motor Expo (TIME) 2020 ahead of its Malaysian debut on 17-December. Lucky Thai car enthusiasts!The rally car for the streets is definitely one of the biggest highlights at the Toyota booth. Placed front and centre, the GR Yaris differs from the regular Yaris not just in looks but also in terms of power.The entire body is bespoke and the GR Yaris is the only 3-door Yaris that’s currently av

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 4, 2020

2021 Toyota Yaris facelift coming to Malaysia - can it beat the City Hatchback?

UMW Toyota Malaysia recently opened order books for the new 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift in Malaysia. In this article, we take a look at what you can expect in the facelifted version of Malaysias best-selling non-national hatchback. When will the 2021 Toyota Yaris facelift go on sale?Much like the 2020 Toyota Vios facelift, the new Yaris is expected to hit showrooms in December. Stocks of the current Yaris is depleting fast, and our sources tell us that buyers who have had their loans approved wil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 15, 2020

In Brief: Toyota Yaris - proof that a quiet cabin doesn't have to be expensive

After years of absence, the Toyota Yaris made a roaring return in 2019, shaking up the B-segment hatchback market with its stylish looks and superb list of features.We use the term “roaring” because the Yaris’s comeback saw the car pioneer safety features that have never been seen on any B-segment hatchbacks - blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, 360-degree camera (panoramic view monitor) plus 7 airbags.The Yaris is now assembled in Toyota’s Bukit Raja plant. And

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 6, 2020

Toyota Rush to end Indo production in 2022, replaced by Yaris Cross?

As the next-generation Toyota Avanza moves on from a rear-wheel drive (RWD) set-up to a front-wheel drive (FWD) set-up, this could spell the end for the Toyota Rush.Indo-spec Rush shownAccording to a report by OtoDriver, the Rush could be killed off once the FWD Avanza debuts around the end of 2021.The Rush currently shares the same platform as the Avanza. With the Avanza being replaced, that could spell the end of the Rush as its donor platform ceases production.According to sources close to th

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 16, 2020

2021 Toyota Yaris vs Honda Jazz - Ageing Jazz still worth buying?

Set to launch at the end of 2020, the facelifted Toyota Yaris is already generating tremendous interest among new car buyers. Available in three colours, the facelifted Yaris sports a more aggressive bumper with the black accents now extending to the grill. As of most Toyota-Honda rivalry, this segment sees the Toyota Yaris going up against the Honda Jazz.How do they stack up against each other? Let’s a have a showdown of these two B-segment hatchbacks.Price - The Jazz is cheaperPrices of

Arif

Arif

Nov 3, 2020

The brilliant 2020 Toyota GR Yaris in Malaysia - not for those with outdated ideas of cars

We know, we know, you really, really like the 2020 Toyota GR Yaris. Granted, its RM 299k price tag (update: RM 286k until 30-June 2021) in Malaysia have left some saying "better buy a Mercedes-Benz/BMW/Audi" but truly, this is a car unlike those. All of them fit certain moulds, but only the GR Yaris fits in the one labelled roadgoing rally car. The GR Yaris was launched alongside the 2020 Toyota Vios GR Sport.Hype for this little B-segment hot-hatch is comparable to the 2020 Proton X50

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 22, 2020

Cheaper than Civic Type R! 2020 Toyota GR Yaris launched in Malaysia, priced from RM 299k

Its here, its angry and its not going to be cheap: UMW Toyota Malaysia (UMWT) has launched the insane, fully-imported from Japan (CBU) 2020 Toyota GR Yaris in Malaysia through an online event barely half an hour ago, alongside the 2020 Toyota Vios GR Sport.2020 Toyota GR Yaris price and variantsThese wheels are part of the Performance Pack.Built on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, UMWT has brought in just one variant of the GR Yaris - but it comes with the Performance Pack. Go

Sanjay

Sanjay

Dec 17, 2020

Rendered: Perodua GR Axia  - The poor man's GR Yaris

The Toyota GR Yaris has been launched in Malaysia, starting from a staggering price of RM299k. The tiny Toyota GR Yaris is the car we never asked for, but we all love. For those of us dreaming of the GR Yaris (but couldnt afford one), photo manipulator, Theophilus Chin has blessed us with renderings of a Perodua GR Axia instead.Apart from the number of cylinders and the number of wheels, both the Toyota GR Yaris and Perodua Axia share very little in common.The Toyota GR Yaris produces 261 PS @ 6

Arif

Arif

Dec 18, 2020

Owner Review: A Car That I Can't Resist- My Story With My Toyota Yaris

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Toyota Yaris owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Mike MaximilianoI fell in love with the Toyota Yaris the moment Toyota has teased it to the world. Being a college student, my options were limited by my parents. During the 2019 Malaysian Autoshow, I was taken aback by its design and features it has. Air conditioning, headlamps with follow-me-home function, an infotainment display, and electrochromic rearvie

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 2, 2020

Toyota Yaris Cross debuts in Japan - 1.5L Dynamic Force engines with hybrid and 4WD variants!

Toyota adds yet another compact-crossover to their lineup as they unveiled the all-new Toyota Yaris Cross yesterday, which is essentially a small-SUV version of the B-segment Toyota Yaris hatchback.Chassis and powertrainThe Yaris Cross rides on Toyota’s TNGA-B platform and is offered with two powertrains and drive options: 2020 Toyota Yaris Cross Variant B-Package (Base) X G Z Hybrid X Hybrid G Hybrid Z Engine M15A-FKS (1.5-liter Dynamic Force E

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 1, 2020

Singapore is first in ASEAN to launch 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross - hybrid only, TSS, from SGD 102k

The 2021 Toyota Yaris Cross has just been launched in Singapore, making the island the first ASEAN country to get the all-new crossover. Two variants are offered, and prices range from SGD 102k (~MYR 311k) to SGD 107k (~RM 326k).Toyota Yaris Cross Variants and SpecsAs mentioned, the Yaris Cross comes in two variants there: the Active, and the pricier Excite. Active Variant pictured.Whats similar between them is the Toyota Corolla Cross/RAV-4-inspired look, especially with the gaping (albeit rela

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 14, 2021

How fuel efficient is the Toyota Yaris?

The 1.5-litre naturally aspirated heart of the 2019 Toyota Yaris is a familiar unit. The 2NR-FE engine is one that powers the Toyota Vios and has been in use since UMW Toyota gave the sedan an update in 2016. Back then, UMW claims that the new engine was an effort for better fuel efficiency, and the Yaris definitely proves itself to be a fuel sipping car. Mated to a CVT with seven sequential gears, the Yaris’ engine produces 107 PS and 140 Nm, 13 PS less than Honda Jazz. It&

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 10, 2020

GR Yaris too expensive? Here's a cheaper, track-focused Toyota Yaris Cup Car

Over the past couple of weeks, the Toyota GR Yaris stole much of the Internet’s limelight and rightfully so. Brilliant car it may be, but with a price tag that hovers around the RM 300k mark, it’s not something for the average car buyer out there.Enter the Japan-only Toyota Yaris Cup Car. Yes, it may lack the GR badging like its 3-door sibling, but there’s still much to love about this up-and-coming race car.For starters, the little Yaris Cup Car is fitted, from the factory, wi

Eric

Eric

Jan 22, 2021

The TNGA Toyota Yaris (and Yaris Cross) may not come to Malaysia. Here’s why

The recently-introduced TNGA-based Toyota Yaris Cross (and its Yaris hatchback sibling) has garnered a lot of attention lately, as many readers love the way the design of the new model.But for many of us, the Yaris and Yaris Cross will remain as images or videos on our screens, as these two models are unlikely to come to Malaysia.Here's why.Wait, just how small is it?The first reason why the models aren’t destined for Malaysia is because of their size.Compared to the Yaris we’re

Eric

Eric

Apr 29, 2020