Toyota Motor Thailand to cease production of its Vios subcompact

Updated: Aug 10

Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT) has announced that it will no longer produce the 1.5 liter Vios subcompact passenger car. Instead, the company will focus on marketing the Yaris model range, of which the new-generation of both the Yaris (hatchback) and the Yaris Ativ (sedan) will be world-premiered in Thailand on August 9th, 2022 .


The new Yaris and Yaris Ativ will have two engine variants; 1.2 liter gasoline engine (3NR-VE) and 1.5 liter hybrid engine (M15A-FXE).


Initially the 1.2 liter version is only available at launch while the 1.5 liter hybrid version is expected to be introduced next year.


2023 Yaris Ativ Dimensions:

Length: 4,425 mm.

Width: 1,740 mm.

Height: 1,480 mm.

Wheelbase: 2,620 mm


Powertrain:

Engine: 3NR-VE (Gasoline)

Capacity: 1,197 C.C.

Bore & Stroke: 72.5 mm x 72.5 mm

Compression Ratio: 13.5:1

Horsepower: 92 PS at 6,000 rpm

Torque: 109 Nm at 4,400 rpm

Transmission: CVT (Super CVT-i)


Engine: M15A-FXE (Hybrid)

Capacity: 1,490 C.C.

Bore & Stroke: 80.5 mm x 97.6 mm

Compression Ratio: 14:1

Horsepower: 91 PS at 5,500 rpm

Torque: 120 Nm at 3,800 - 4,800 rpm

Electric Motor: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

Power & Torque output: 80 PS and 141 Nm

Battery type: Lithium ion

Transmission: CVT (eCVT)


At launch, the new-generation Yaris Ativ is available in 4 variants. Prices are as follow:

Yaris ATIV Sport - THB 539,000

Yaris ATIV Smart - THB 584,000

Yaris ATIV Premium - THB 659,000

Yaris ATIV Premium Luxury - THB 689,000