Toyota has the largest market share among car manufacturers in KSA, at 35%, according to a report in Arab News in March 2016. This brand offers a wide variety of vehicle choices sold under the four modules of passenger, commercial, SUV and vans. If you are planning to buy a sedan in Riyadh, then you must consider buying a Toyota. Camry, Corolla and Yaris are three of the most preferred sedans of this automobile maker.
The Toyota Yaris 2016 comes in two 4-cylinder engine variants to choose from, the base 1.3 litre and high-end 1.5 litre engine. It is a front wheel drive. The engine comes mated with a 4 speed transmission automatic gearbox. Some of the high-end models also come mated with a 5-speed transmission manual gearbox.
The 1.3 litre variant is available as fleet, standard, Y and YCX trim, while the 1.5 litre variant is available in Y and YX trim. The 1.3 litre engine is capable of generating a maximum power output of 86hp and torque of 121Nm. It can go 0-100 km/hour in 14 seconds and offers top speed of 165 kph and a fuel economy of 6.5l/100 km.
The 1.5 litre variant on the other hand is capable of generating a maximum power output of 107hp and torque of 141Nm. It can go from 0-100km/hour in 11.5 seconds and offers top speed of 175 kph and a fuel economy of 7.3l/100km. This version has a fuel tank capacity of 42 litres.
The car is a 5-seater sedan with a trunk capacity of 476 litres. Some of the standard features in the Toyota Yaris sedan include power steering, manual windows, manual A/C, fabric seats, radio, USB support, as well as CD and AUX support with 2 speakers. The sedan boasts steels wheels and halogen lamps.
The sports version has been enhanced a bit more with audio controls for steering wheel, leather steering wheel, sportier seats, analogue dashboard meter and a body kit with spoiler. The 15-inch alloy wheels also add to its sportier exterior.
Safety features on the Yaris include front driver and passenger airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system), brake assist and electronic brake force distribution. The 2016 Yaris sedan stands out amongst its competitors because of its cabin space and better fuel economy. If you are planning to buy a sedan in Riyadh, then you must test drive the Toyota Yaris 2016. It is sure to enchant you.