Japanese automaker Toyota has finally announced the official launch date for the 2018 Yaris sedan in the Indian market. The sedan will be launched on 18th May 2018 in the country and the official advanced bookings for the 2018 Yaris will commence from 22nd April 2018 but the advanced bookings for the sedan has already begun for Rs. 50,000 at selected Toyota showrooms across the country. The sedan was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo for the first time in the country.
Under the hood, the upcoming Yaris will come powered by a 1.5-litre VVT-i petrol engine which makes 107 BHP of maximum power and 140 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties will be carried out by either a six-speed manual or a seven-step CVT automatic as an option while the engine is expected to return the fuel efficiency of 21kmpl. However, Toyota might opt for an uprated 1.4-litre diesel mill from the Corolla as well at a later stage of time, but initially only petrol motor will likely be sold in the country when launched.