4 Jun 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on 2009 TOYOTA YARIS


In fuel-crunching times, it�s that things are tough all Almost every automaker a player in the subcompact niche, but few much excitement beyond a gas gauge. Toyota promises its new Yaris five-door hatch bring a little much-needed to the world of econocars.

The 2009 Yaris lineup gains a hatchback body style. is Toyota’s smallest car. offered as a 2- or 4-door hatchback or sedan, each in Base and S The sole powertrain is a 106-hp 4-cylinder engine.

It teams a 5-speed manual or 4-speed transmission. Available safety include ABS, curtain airbags, and front side Hatchbacks are available with a rear seat that and slides fore and aft.

options include remote entry and power windows, and mirrors.


emissions and fuel consumption better performance from new Optimal Drive powertrains


#149; New 1.33-litre Dual engine with automatic Start system, giving fuel economy � 55.4mpg

#149; Emissions now sub-120g/km for Yaris range

#149; ‘s best-selling model re-engineered for 2009 with new and rear styling details for dynamic appearance

#149; Optimal Drive applied to all to reduce emissions, improve efficiency and cut ownership costs

New six-speed manual and MultiMode

#149; New grade structure � T 2. TR, SR and T

#149; On sale now, from £8,585 on the road

Too motorists are expected to make in performance or comfort for the sake of considerations. Toyota doesn’t that needs to be the case and the launch of its 2009 Yaris that lower emissions and consumption can be delivered without

No model in the new 2009 Toyota range emits more 120g/km of carbon dioxide, to the successful adoption of Toyota Drive across the entire At the same time, Yaris is bit as well-specified, comfortable, reliable and as before.

Money-conscious motorists will be by Yaris’s value compared to its key Adjusting on-the-road prices in with equipment specifications, offers a significant saving. the 1.33 SR five-door model as an it represents a price advantage in terms of up to more than against its market rivals, as the below shows.

Toyota Drive

Toyota Optimal introduced at last year’s motor show, covers a of technologies that promote powertrain efficiency. In line Toyota ‘s guiding of kaizen � continuous improvement � have improved combustion reduced engine and transmission and reduced friction to produce that deliver more and are fun to drive, yet at the same time are efficient and economical.

The 2009 features a range of new and revised that benefit fully the technical advances delivered by Optimal Drive. The line-up a new 1.33-litre Dual VVT-i unit with a Stop system and improved versions of the 1.0-litre VVT-i three-cylinder unit and the 1.4-litre D-4D A new six-speed manual transmission debuts in Yaris.

Matched to the VVT-i and 1.4 D-4D engines, it is lighter and more efficient the five-speed gearbox it replaces.

New Dual VVT-i Engine

CO 2 emissions from 119g/km

55.4mpg combined cycle consumption

#149; Dual valve timing

#149; Start system standard manual transmission

Toyota 1.33-litre petrol engine is new to the range, having made its in Auris and new iQ at the end of last year. It state-of-the-art Dual VVT-i valve timing � intelligent), 100bhp (101 DIN hp) and has the highest ratio of any petrol engine on the at 11.5:1.

The in-line four-cylinder unit 132Nm of torque at 3,800rpm and 55.4mpg in combined cycle with both six-speed and MultiMode transmissions.

Applying Optimal Drive technologies the engine superior emissions and consumption performance compared to the 1.3-litre unit, reducing CO 2 by 22g/km and improving combined mpg from 47.1 to 55.4 figures for manual transmission Stop Start). The engine is smaller and lighter, but produces torque.

Advanced engineering was through the development of the new engine, streamlining of the intake channel, and of surfaces and rounding off of all angles and inside the block to improve and reduce turbulence.

Using a cylinder head and intake has yielded substantial weight and a new, highly rigid crank case is connected to the case, which improves the of the joint in the powertrain and reduces and noise levels.

Further that benefit all-round include a new camshaft profile, friction and weight in the valve and a maintenance-free hydraulic lash

Stop Start Technology

A new Start system is featured as on the 1.33 Dual VVT-i with six-speed manual This automatically stops the when the gear shift is to neutral and the clutch pedal is the engine restarts as soon as the is depressed again.

Immediate is made possible by a permanently gear mechanism and there is no in a rapid stop and start � the engine does not have to fully before firing life again. The system fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions, and smoothly and silently.

Leading on economy, performance and cost of

The introduction of the 1.3 Dual VVT-i with Stop Start Yaris a strong competitive in the B-segment, delivering performance and that its key competitors simply match. This advantage into on-going ownership benefits.

While the new engine’s and fuel consumption are better rival 1.2-litre units, and torque are also superior to 1.4-litre power plants.

In performance terms, the Yaris delivers 35 per cent more than the Renault Clio 1.2 and 25 per cent more than the 1.2 in Ford’s new Fiesta and the Vauxhall and the 1.4 unit in the Volkswagen Polo. At the time, official combined fuel consumption is 12 per cent than the next-best rival, the new 1.25.

Within the B-segment the 1.33 Dual VVT-i is the only model in its class to within band B for Vehicle Duty, giving an annual fund licence bill for of just £35.

In the longer the cost benefits quickly Working on the basis of 12,000 drive a year, with at an average 99.9p per litre, can save around £600 to over a three-year period in and road tax costs compared to competitor models, as the table illustrates.

Fuel costs at 99.9p per litre over miles driven per annum; VED based on current charges for 2009/10 and 2010/11. Competitor sourced from official web sites. All data correct at 2009.

Award-winning 1.0 VVT-i engine

#149; CO 2 emissions

#149; Fuel consumption (combined)

Toyota ‘s VVT-i petrol engine has been a category winner in the category of the International Engine of the Awards and enters 2009 even better fuel and emissions performance. Toyota have worked on the unit to the following improvements: –

A new cut-off system to save during gear changes

Improvements to the Electronic Fuel (EFI) management

#149; Use of low oil for less engine resistance

Adoption of an exhaust gas recirculation and cylinder block water spacer to increase efficiency

One of the engines on the market today, it class-leading specific power and with 68bhp (69 DIN hp) at 6,000rpm and at 3,600rpm.

TR versions of the 2009 Yaris on low rolling resistance tyres, contributing to lower fuel and CO 2 figures. Together the measures a reduction in CO 2 of close to 10 per cent to the previous model.

Upgraded 1.4 Diesel Engine

#149; CO 2 109g/km (manual)

#149; cycle fuel consumption (manual)

The 1.4 D-4D diesel features latest-generation common technology and an intercooled turbocharger. has been increased slightly to (90 DIN hp) and maximum torque is greater by at 205Nm, produced between and 2,800rpm, giving more power at lower engine

Official combined cycle consumption is substantially improved, cut 62.8 to 68.9mpg with transmission, 67.3 with the (M/M) gearbox. Likewise have been reduced, from 119 to a class-leading 109g/km with M/M).

New Six-speed and MultiMode Transmissions

As part of the Optimal Drive technology to the new 2009 Yaris. A six-speed has been developed for the 1.33 VVT-i and 1.4 D-4D 90 engines. new unit deliverS world-class and improved fuel economy, to a wider ratio for sixth

Driving performance is also And shift feel is better, a new shift structure that is and gives a smooth feel to operation.

A six-speed version of Toyota ‘s electrically (robotised) manual transmission has been developed and introduced in It uses two electric motors and an operated clutch to provide automatic or sequential gear using three operating M for sequential shifts; E for automatic and Es for quicker automatic gear

The system has been tuned to sportier performance than with a reduced clutch time and the addition of paddle on the steering wheel. With of an interruption in the driveline during shifts, the shift-shock effect has been reduced.

Evolutionary Design

Styling changes for the Yaris are evolutionary, designed to the car’s dynamic and sophisticated


The bonnet and bumper are closely integrated, and protection have been incorporated. the bumper design has increased the overall length by 35mm.

The grille has a new rippled mesh that radiates out from the Toyota badge. The larger spoiler, spats and changes to the design contribute to the car’s smooth aerodynamics.

The front have been re-sculpted for a hi-tech appearance, while at the the bumper and integrated LED combination have been refreshed.

Changes to the interior include a new finish for the centre console, titanium silver finish the centre console, gearshift and wheel trim. The steering cover gains silver and TR, SR and T Spirit models feature a finish for the side vent and parking brake release

Grade Structure

The Yaris structure has been revised two new focus grades, TR and SR, plus the T 2 and T Spirit trim levels.

T 2

The point to the range, the T 2 grade Yaris’s high specifications, standard features including a trimmed steering wheel tilt and telescopic adjustment and controls, electric front remote central locking, seats with slide and function and 60:40 split-fold, Easy Flat one-touch seat folding system, system with Aux-in and MP3/WMA file playing driver and passenger front and airbags and ABS with Electronic Distribution (EBD) and Brake (BA).

TR grade models are to account for around 68 per cent of all new sales, offering a strong of equipment features with a price. Among the key features are air electric door mirrors, a TR interior trim design chrome detailing, six-speaker system, driver’s knee and curtain airbags, and body-coloured mirrors and handles.

SR trim a sporty styling dimension to introducing 15-inch alloy front fog lamps, rear glass, dark-tinted headlight sports front grille amber-lit analogue speedometer and leather trimmed sports wheel and special interior design.

T Spirit

T Spirit is at the pinnacle of the range, equipped with alloys, front fog lights, air conditioning, Bluetooth, Smart and Start system and an exclusive trim design.


Yaris continues to be built at ‘s Valenciennes factory in The plant began operations in and now exports cars to 25 countries Europe. Production capacity was increased to a maximum 270,000 a year.

Valenciennes built its one Yaris in December 2006 and to has attracted investment of around million. Approximately 3,850 work at the factory.

Valenciennes was the Toyota plant outside to adopt the Global Body a configuration of robots that can be to build a number of different styles, without the entire having to be modified.

Although a single model is built it is produced in four derivatives: and right-hand drive, with or diesel engines. Each requires different parts and steps. The flexibility of the Global Line can also be harnessed to completely different models on the assembly line at the same

Environmental Management

Toyota Manufacturing France (TMMF) has a three-year plan target to and recycle 100 per cent of the waste from industrial and housekeeping Having achieved zero to landfill since the site in 2001, and a 50 per cent reduction in the of waste generated, the company has now even further by sending no for incineration.

Manufacturing a Yaris 9.5kg of waste, more 4kg of which is directly recyclable metal, oil solvents, etc). The 5.5kg are used as substitute for example in place of oil, in processes.

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