Australia In Australia, the Yaris is available in hatchback and sedan forms. It comes in a 1.5-litre powered petrol engine. Engine available ranges from 1 to 1.5-litres starting with the basic B variant to the sporty RS variant featuring a sports package and minor cosmetic bits on its interior and minor tweaks to its suspension. From 2011 to 2013, Daihatsu sold the XP90 generation Yaris under the «Daihatsu Charade» name as a Thai-produced five-door hatchback. The 1.5S variant comes with 15″ solid disc brakes for the front wheels, front and rear bumper spoilers, side skirt and rear spoiler, amber Optitron meter, a black center cluster, leather wrapped gearshift. The Yaris received minor changes for 2009 model year with new bumpers, grille, tail lights, and revised interior. Power options on the Echo are a rare find.
The models which have automatic transmission adopt a 4WD layout while the manual version use a standard front 2WD layout. The facelift has been led by Toyota Europe, as opposed to all previous generations that had been designed so far in Japan. Retrieved 2010-12-24. ^ Louka, Haney (2003-10-07). «Test Drive: 2004 Toyota Echo Hatchback». Autos.ca. Retrieved 2012-07-31. ^ a b Toyota Europe Press Release (2013-01-09). «Toyota Motor Europe 2012 Sales Up 2% (+15,583 Units) In A Sharply Declining Market». Toyota Europe. Third generation (XP130; 2010–present) This section is about the Yaris hatchback.
After its facelift in 2010, the 1.5 E automatic was the only variant available. The facelifted Vitz RS/Yaris TS was also a basis for the 2012 Yaris facelift for Indonesian, Thai and Philippine markets. The XP130 comes with up to nine airbags: driver and front passenger airbags, front-seat mounted side airbags, a knee airbag for the driver, first and second row side-curtain airbags and two front seat cushion airbags. Across the model lineup, a seven airbag package is available as part of the Enhanced Safety Pack option. The previous 4-cylinder 1.0 VVT-i engine was replaced by the 3-cylinder engine also found in the Toyota Aygo.