Friday, June 2, 2023

Indonesia’s Toyota Yaris Cross has nothing to do with European

It is not very common, but sometimes a brand gives the same name to different models. This is usually the case with cars that are dedicated to very different markets (for example the West and emerging markets) and the last case is the Toyota Yaris Cross, which has made a presence in Indonesia.

The only aspect in which they are similar is the name, since they are similar in size, they are not identical, and they do not develop on the same platform or offer similar mechanics.

Starting with the obvious, its design has nothing to do with the Indonesian model, it is easy to appreciate the similarities between the Toyota HighlanderPlus and some features reminiscent of the Toyota RAV4.

Regarding size, it Yaris cross measures 4,310 mm in length, 1,770 mm in width, and 1,615 mm in height with a 2,620 mm wheelbase. It is 130 mm longer in length than the model marketed in Europe (as well as Japan and Australia).

It should also be noted that it has been developed on platform DNGA From Toyota, rather than from TNGA on which From the Old Continent is based.

Another aspect in which it differs is mechanical motion. The Toyota Yaris Cross Indonesia There is a gasoline Access version with a 1.5 aspirated engine that develops 106 hp and 138 Nm of maximum torque, mated to either a five-speed manual gearbox or a CVT with always-on front-wheel drive.

The interior finish is somewhat simpler than the European one, but it still has a 7-inch digital instrument panel, a 10.1-inch screen, and a wireless charger for a smartphone or ambient lighting.

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