2024 Toyota Yaris Cross Euro Spec Unveiled

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross revealed for the European markets, the Euro spec model offers a ton of new features and an updated design

Toyota has unveiled the 2024 Yaris Cross with an array of enhancements, ranging from a more powerful hybrid engine to advanced safety features and cutting-edge technologies. The 2024 Yaris Cross follows in the footsteps of the updated Yaris hatchback, the Yaris Cross has undergone significant revisions in the European market and aims to captivate customers with its improved offerings.

Design and Aesthetics

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The 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross embraces visual enhancements which include a striking new blue paint scheme. The top-tier Premiere Edition takes it a step further with a bespoke Urban Khaki shade, redesigned 18-inch alloy wheels, and an interior theme that blends with the exterior aesthetics. The GR Sport edition is tuned by Gazoo Racing and boasts a stiffer chassis and incorporates the new hybrid powertrain.

Technological Advancements

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Inside the cabin, the Yaris Cross introduces a host of technological upgrades. A spacious 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system takes centre stage, accompanied by a sizable 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. The Toyota Smart Connect multimedia system receives Over-the-Air (OTA) updates, ensuring it stays at the forefront of technological evolution. The system also supports wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. A Smart Digital Key with added remote control functionality enhances the convenience factor. New upholstery and the improved Toyota T-Mate safety kit contribute to the overall refinement of the interior.

Improved Sound Insulation

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Toyota has focused on enhancing the driving experience by addressing sound insulation. The 2024 Yaris Cross incorporates a dynamic damper on the engine mount, a thicker windscreen, a resonator on the inlet hose, and triple-layer insulation behind the dashboard. These measures collectively contribute to a quieter and more comfortable cabin environment.

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Safety takes centre stage with the introduction of advanced driver assistance systems. The Yaris Cross now features a new camera and improved radar scanning, along with updated ADAS technology. Highlights include the Pre-Collision System, updated Adaptive Cruise Control, Acceleration Suppression, Safe Exit Assist, and a Rear Seat Reminder System.

Power and Performance

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Under the hood, the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid 130 boasts a 1.5L NA petrol engine paired with a more potent electric motor, resulting in a combined power output of 130 hp and 185 Nm of peak torque. The power boost enhances acceleration, allowing the SUV to go from zero to 100 kmph in an impressive 10.7 seconds. Additionally, the Hybrid 115 variant offers 114 hp and 141 Nm of torque. Notably, Toyota exclusively offers hybrid variants in Europe, emphasizing the significance of hybrid technology in the B-segment SUV market.

With official bookings set to commence soon in select European markets, the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross aims to redefine the standards in the competitive SUV landscape. Pricing details will be disclosed closer to the launch, promising an exciting blend of style, technology, and performance for discerning customers.

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