Toyota Yaris Facelfit 2012 More Sporty – PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), re-introduced the Yaris “facelift” in Gandaria City, South Jakarta. Before the launch of the procession, had a peek at the same time perpetuating KompasOtomotif mini hatchback Toyota’s flagship during loading. Although the camera is just a variant terbidik TRD Sportivo as the highest variance.

However KompasOtomotif glimpsed for a moment the other variants and no significant difference. In the new Yaris chrome accents next to logo (smaller dimensions) attached to the grille is missing. Refresher done on the bumper air dam there now (previously only for TRD) and fog lights are messing the house with a larger size. While the rear, only the display of lights and bumpers with fog lamps vertical box.

Well, for the TRD Sportivo variants as shown in the photograph, the use of the patch components (add-on) appears to have started from the front spoiler, side skirts, rear spoiler and the upper and larger exhaust tip. Rim also was not replaced as found in the photos. While the suspension is still using the same material as before.

According to sources from the TAM, the components are attached to a local product that has obtained a license directly from Japan. Embossed logo also remain embedded in the component.

Cockpit space – such as cultural facelift Toyota – very minimal changes. Yaris is a bit different from that adopted the look on the steering wheel to the center of the Vios’s wider and lower circumference is rounded.

Toyota All-New Yaris 2012 – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) introduced the All-New 2012 Yaris or Yaris that will be marketed in North America. For Europe itself was introduced last month. For the North American market, introduced two models, namely the Yaris with 5 and 3 doors each with variants (based on level), L (standard), LE (medium), and SE (Sport).

According to this 2012 Yaris 75mm more than the current version, while the height of the roof is lowered 15 mm. Interior also re-designed so as to produce a more spacious luggage space. In fact, for the 5-door version, the volume of the trunk space grow 68 percent compared to the Yaris being marketed right now today. Space for passengers is also becoming more relieved.

Meters in the Middle

To make the interior quieter, Toyota reported using a better fabric material with better insulation. The basic ingredients of the dashboard has been replaced and now it feels tender when touched.

Remains the most three-wheel with a larger grip plus silver ornaments in the fingers. The underside of the steering wheel is more flat so they no longer obstruct the driver’s knees. It is said that the new design was adopted from racing cars.

No less interesting, the Yaris 2012 no longer use the combination meter in the middle of the dashboard, but has been moved to the front of the driver (conventional model). Changes were made because many consumers do not like the instrument panel in the middle, including in Indonesia.

Instruments are not only equipped with twin tripmeter and clock, as well as the temperature outside, the information of fuel consumption, average speed, and indicators of Eco-Driving.

For type L, folding rear seat backrest in one section. Whereas the LE and SE are divided 60/40. Luggage space is extended 145 mm and 53 mm wider.


For the engine, fixed-capacity 1.5-liter, 16 valve, DOHC four-cylinder with VVT-i with the same abilities as the machines used today. Yaris engine is marketed in the United States produces PS@6.000 106 rpm (109 PS version of Indonesia) and torque of 14.2 kgm@4.200 rpm (14.4 kgm Indonesia) which was considered quite competitive.

Further, 4-speed automatic transmission with a new lighter, so fuel consumption is also more economical. As for type L and SE are offered with 5-speed manual transmission. Version of the sport, the diameter of the tire and wheel changed from 15 to 16 so it look more stylish. This variant is only for 5-door model.

Price of All New Yaris 2011

In the United States, the Yaris three-door priced starting from U.S. $ 14,115 with 5-speed automatic transmission, while the five-door SE 17 200 dollars for 4-speed automatic transmission, is the most expensive level.

To Asean has been no word when the Yaris 2012 will be introduced and marketed for sure. However, it is quite interesting is the expression of the CEO Auto2000, Jodjana Jody, some time ago. “I am sure, will the Yaris will be number one in Indonesia to beat its competitors today. His appearance is more attractive, “he explained without mention All-New Yaris

Currently, in the compact segment of the medium, the Yaris is still under the shadow of the Honda Jazz. However, the difference is very thin. During 2011, Honda Jazz report on retail sales have reached 11,358 units, while the Yaris 10 675 units.

In this segment pretty much brand with a market share battle is not so great. Medium compact hatchback only gain category share of 10.6 percent for passenger vehicles or 7.4 per cent for all types of vehicles sold in Indonesia during 2011.

Brands that compete in this segment is the Chevrolet Aveo, Daihatsu Sirion, Ford Fiesta, MK2 Geely, Honda Jazz, Hyundai Grand Avega, Hyundai i20, Kia Pride, Mazda2, Nissan Livina 1.5, Nissan X-Gear 1.5, Peugeot 206, Proto Gen2, Proton Neo, Suzuki Swift, Suzuki Sx-4, and the VW Polo.

Toyota New Camry 2012 – Earlier this month, Toyota missed because of the new generation Camry figure photo had circulated on the internet. However, now the largest car manufacturers in Japan began opening up. Through Twitter account @ Toyota, they display piece design 2012 Camry headlights are sharper.

In their message, Toyota promised to provide further information in the near future. “Check out an official pic of the all-new 2012 Camry and stay tuned for more info on the upcoming launch,” wrote Toyota on their Twitter account.

Earlier, Toyota President Akio Toyoda was revealed that the latest generation Camry will be present in the spring of this year in North America. From the scattered information on the Internet, mid-size sedan that had a shorter body dimensions of 20 mm and equipped with early versions of the same engine, 4-cylinder 2.5-liter and 3.5 liter V6 with 6-speed transmission.

Toyota All New Avanza (New Generation) -Toyota Avanza rumors that a new generation will be launched in the fourth quarter. try to say hello to the Chief Engineer of Product Planning Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Kaoru Hosokawa during the introduction of the Kijang Innova and Fortuner Theater in Jakarta, yesterday.

Head-Xenia and Avanza project Innovative Multipurpose Vehicle (Kijang Innova, Hilux and Fortuner) was leaked, “Avanza soon introduced the second generation in the near future. Looks like everyone already knows when to launch,” Hosokawa said when referred to a November 2011 launch of All New Avanza .

When asked what changes in appearance, he made sure the main focus of the second generation is still at a comfortable family vehicle and keep it for entry-level market. Unfortunately, this bespectacled man would not mention specific physical changes.

Hosokawa also ensure that, despite continued increases in market prices, remain positioned under the Avanza Kijang Innova. “Indeed, the price continues to rise, but keep it competitive. Occasionally, a product must be marketed at fixed prices,” said Hosokawa.

Toyota Hilux Turbo Diesel 2.5L VNT – Toyota Astra Motor (TAM) has finally launched the new Hilux in Menteng, Central Jakarta, July 13, 2011. In addition to experiencing refreshing design, the mainstay of the Toyota pickup is also equipped with new engines. Johnny Darmawan, President Director of TAM said the presence of New Hilux to answer market demand particularly in the commercial segment.

View changes made on the grille and headlamps new model. Hood is more symmetrical with the airways (airscoop) right in the middle. Other changes include the front wheel fenders, wheel design, rear-view mirror with turn signal and rear lights.

Special interior, only the steering wheel is turned. Now equipped with buttons for audio control. “This is the first in-class wheel pickup equipped with a button,” said Johnny Darmawan.

Prominent changes actually performed on diesel engines. If you previously used the 3.0 liter diesel engine, is now changed to 2.5 Common Rail Turbo Intercooler VN (VTN). This machine is also used for a single cabin variants. As for the double cabin keep using the new diesel engine.

“Indeed, we lower the engine capacity and power to be influential on the decrease from the previous 144 PS 163 PS. Torque remains the same 35 kg-m and remain competitive because there is still above the competitor,” said Joko Trisanyoto, Marketing Director of TAM on the sidelines of the launch, today . Joko continue, the results of testing of TAM, the level of fuel consumption is better to be 15.31 km per liter, 16 percent more efficient than previous models 11, 84 km per liter.

If summarized, the Toyota Hilux New markets in five models, three single cabins and two double cabins.

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