Geneva: 2013 Toyota Yaris Hybrid starts at EUR16,950 image

Toyota has recently announced the starting price of the new Yaris Hybrid, during the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, which has been set at 16,950 euros.

After being announced for the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, the 2013 Toyota Yaris Hybrid has been finally presented to the public and the small “green” hatchback is the first B-segment vehicle with a full hybrid powertrain. Toyota says that the Yaris Hybrid is powered by a 1.5 liter VVT-I petrol engine and an electric motor, which are generating a total output of 98 horsepower. The unit is mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) which is allowing the small model to burn just 3.5 liters of fuel every 100 km, while emit just 79 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The entry-level version of the 2013 Toyota Yaris Hybrid is coming with standard features such as seven airbags, including knee airbag for the driver, LED daytime running lights, electronic stability control, height and reach-adjustable steering wheel, electric front windows, central locking, power mirrors, height-adjustable driver’s seat and dual-zone climate control, all of these for 16,950 euros.

The mid-level “Life” is adding features like the USB connectivity, steering wheel controls, Bluetooth, rearview camera, ECO-Drive monitor, 6.1-inch color touch screen and the Toyota Touch multi-media system, for 17,900 euros, and for 19,200 euros, customers will be able to order the top of the line “Club” trim, which is coming with height adjustment for the passenger seat, glove compartment with cooling function, electric rear windows, heated mirrors, roof spoiler, fog lights, engine start/stop and 16-inch alloy wheels. The 2013 Toyota Yaris Hybrid will be launched in Germany on the 16th of June.