Facelifted Toyota Yaris Due In SA Soon

Toyota Yaris Facelift

Some brochure images of the  facelifted Toyota Yaris have surfaced around the Web.

The upgraded Yaris hatch is said to embark on a new era when it is released exclusively as a five-door model to Australian buyers in September. South African customers can expect this model in the second half of 2014.

Contemporary 'keen look' design language

The upgrade brings a new “keen look” design language which incorporates a full-width upper grille that extends into new triangular headlamps.

The front design is derived from the all-new Aygo with the large trapezoidal lower grille and its distinctive frontal X-graphic. At the rear, the new Yaris features restyled LED taillights which have been integrated within the darkened headlights, a diffuser and a reshaped license plate area.

It also appears the model will feature new alloy wheel designs along with an upgraded interior which will provide more space and include the latest version of the Toyota Link infotainment system.

Engine line-up and additional details will be revealed closer to launch. The new five-door Toyota Yaris hatch will be sold alongside the four-door sedan.