2017 Toyota Yaris: Second XP130 facelift designed in Europe for Europeans

Costing €90 million, the second facelift for the XP130 Toyota Yaris hatch was designed in Europe, and has over 900 new parts.

The new front and rear ends of the facelifted Yaris are more harmonious, and include new lights, grille, bumpers, and tailgate. There’s also a new 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine to replace the 1.33-liter engine. The new engine makes 82kW (110hp), and 136Nm (100 lb-ft).

Toyota Safety Sense is standard with autonomous emergency braking, automatic high beams, and lane departure warning. Available in Entry, Mid, Mid+, Bi-Tone, and Chic trim levels. Top spec models have LED taillamps and 16-inch wheels.

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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.