the fourth generationtwo days ago, but the new DNGA-based B-segment sedan has been sporting the usual Yaris Ativ badge.
Here in the Land of Smiles, the Yaris Ativ is a Thai eco-car with a 1.2-litre engine that makes 94PS and 110Nm of torque at 4400rpm. Compliant with E20 biofuel requirements, as it should be in Thailand, the 3NR-VE four-cylinder NA engine is mated to a CVT gearbox and has a claimed fuel consumption of 23.3 km/l.
Aside from what’s under the hood, and the, it is the same car as our Vios. The AC100 is flashy enough in metal, with a very bold grille and raked roofline, but if you want to stand out even more, Toyota’s official accessories brand (think Honda’s Modulo) has a proposition, and here it is. .
In Thailand, Yaris Ativ buyers can opt for a Modellista body kit consisting of front bumper skirts, rear bumper skirts, side skirts, a boot lid spoiler, 17-inch alloy wheels with 205/205 tires. 50 (Dunlop Enasave) and a Modellista badge on the trunk. . Modellista’s front lips usually have the logo in the center, as you may have noticed on JDM recond Alphards and Vellfires. The set can be purchased at 48,500 baht (RM6,301) plus any of the four variants, and in any color.
Sounds like good value for money since the package comes with wheels and tires, and since this is a factory-approved option, there’s a three-year/100,000km warranty. Speaking of wheels, the 17-inchers are the same size as our top-spec 1.5G and an inch larger than the. In any case, Modellista’s two-tone rollers have a unique blade design, which differs greatly from the fan design of our 1.5G.
What do you think of the new Vios as it is, and when fully equipped with the Modellista body kit and wheels? If you like it, we’re pretty sure it’s coming to Malaysia soon to serve new Vios owners, if it’s not already on its way. read ourand of the new Vios.
GALLERY: Toyota Vios with Modellista accessories