Announced the sales date of the most budgetary crossover Toyota

Announced the sales date of the most budgetary crossover Toyota

May 27, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The new Toyota Yaris Cross will appear on the global market in September this year.

Recall that the official online presentation of the new Toyota Yaris Cross crossover took place at the end of last month. In the lineup of the company, the car will occupy a niche in front of the C-HR crossover. The novelty is built on the basis of the lightweight modular platform TNGA-B, which provides a lower center of gravity, improved sound insulation and handling. It is worth noting that the distance between the axes of the Yaris Cross crossover remained the same as that of the Yaris soplatform model – 2560 mm. At the same time, the length of the compact SUV increased by 240 mm to 4180 mm, compared with the hatchback.

At the beginning of sales, the new Toyota Yaris Cross will have a hybrid power unit in its arsenal, which is based on a 1.5-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine with 80 hp. and an electric motor on the rear axle. Also in the car will be a set of lithium-ion batteries. The total performance of the hybrid will be 118 horses.

Under standard conditions, the compact crossover will move on the front-wheel drive, and if necessary, the rear axle, driven by an electric motor, will turn on. Toyota Yaris Cross will be launched at TMMF (Toyota Motor Manufacturing Factory) in France and Toyota Motor East Japan in Iwate, Japan. Its launch will take place first in Japan, from September to December of the current year, and then in Europe, in the middle of 2021.