2018 Toyota Yaris - A Redesigned Affordable New Car in the UAE

The new 2018 Toyota Yaris a perfect affordable new car for daily commuting in style with good fuel efficiency and a price tag affordable enough for the buyers. The UAE petrol heads are fond of stylish sedans even for everyday commuting which makes the redesigned 2018 Yaris a perfect buy for them. Finding an affordable new car with latest features, advanced technology, convenience and offering ultimate comfort has made Yaris one of the most favourite of the UAE car enthusiasts. The 2018 Yaris features a new design showing the curves and edges of this sedan making it more appealing.  Toyota is famous for its elegant, affordable and workable cars for day to day use and thus has a huge fan following in the UAE car market too.

Toyota Yaris 2018 sedan is available in two trim levels, SE and SE+, offering automatic and manual transmission both. Moreover, it is an IIHS Top Safety Pick which adds more value to this sedan. Offering luxury, style, affordability and fuel-efficiency at one place, the Yaris 2018 is the new favourite sedan of the UAE car buyers.

The redesigned Yaris is not only having good looks but offers a great fuel efficiency too. It gives a smooth ride in your budget even when the fuel prices keep on fluctuating every other month. The redesigned Yaris offers better performance as compared to its predecessors and has many new safety features, making it an affordable and safe ride for everyone.

Design of the 2018 Yaris – An Affordable New Car

The 2018 Yaris affordable new car falls in the budget-friendly category of Toyota and just received some major design updates making it more premium and sharper in outlook. The design updates make the new Yaris 30mm wider and 15 mm longer. The wheelbase has increased the length which provides more room in the cabin making it comfortable for driver and passengers equally.


Toyota engineers made the front end and sharp styling of the Yaris affordable new car more dynamic and impressive. Updating this affordable sedan’s looks to a more premium looking car, the front fascia has bold horizontal chrome plated grille making it look more impressive. The Halogen headlamps and the sharp headlights of the Toyota Yaris perfectly blend the style and modernity at one place. The overall appearance of the sedan is impressive and makes it a perfect ride for young drivers due to its good looks and more functionality. The modern and sleek front fascia of the affordable sedan is due to the sharp lines on hood giving other sedans in the category major design goals.

Design of the 2018 Yaris - Exterior

Having a muscular stance in base trim level SE and the SE+ Trim level having sportier looks provides diversity and functionality to the owner under the price tag of an affordable car. The LED Daytime Running lights in the SE+ trim level to enhance the visibility on road and makes it safer as compared to other trim levels.

The 14-inch steel wheel and 15-inch alloy wheel in SE+ provides a muscular and premium look to the sedan. The 2018 Toyota Yaris is available in 5 colours including white, black, silver, red and dark blue colours. So if you want a sportier version or a family car, the brand has provided your needs already.

Design of the 2018 Yaris - Wheels

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Interior of 2018 Toyota Yaris

2018 Yaris has some significant updates to cater the changing needs of the owners making it more comfortable, wider, roomier and workable for everyone. The upholstery of Toyota Yaris has been done with a high-quality fabric which offers comfort and elegance both. To increase the cargo capacity of this sedan the rear 60/40 split folding seats could serve the purpose efficiently. The Yaris 2018 has more ergonomic seats which provide more comfort to the passengers.

The steering wheel is leather-trimmed, a 4.2-inch TFT Multi-Information Display is near to driver and provides control over all infotainment functions. Other than that it has features which provide ultimate comfort and convenience to the driver, the features include Power steering and Power Windows, Central Door Locking, LED-Lit Cup holders and manual air conditioning. Additionally, 2018 model has technological features like USB Port, CD player, auxiliary audio jack, Siri Eyes Free, 6-speakers, Toyota’s Entune system, Weather and Traffic Radio, HD Radio, hands-free phone capability, Bluetooth and many more other features which will provide more connectivity and convenience to the driver.

While the SE+ trim level has Chrome inside door handle and automatic air conditioning as standard features. 2018 Toyota Yaris has a spacious cabin in two colours options to choose from, which are Ivory and Black. The high-quality materials made to create the cabin brings more luxury to this affordable segment sedan.

Design of the 2018 Yaris - Interior

Performance of Toyota Yaris 2018

The 2018 Yaris is a fun to drive sedan laced with a 1.5-litre inline-4 engine. The engines feature Dual Variable Valve Time, 1.6 horsepower and 140Nm of Torque. The engine is paired with 7-step CVT transmission, has keyless ignition and offers fuel efficiency of 20 Km/L. Which makes it a suitable ride for daily commuting on the UAE roads. The fuel tank capacity of this affordable and fuel-efficient sedan is 42-litres. It can reach the top speed of 175 Km/h.

As the sedan has received some major design changes, the chassis is not changed for the 2018 model.

2018 Toyota Yaris - Performance

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Safety Features

It is now an essential feature in all latest cars to have up-to-date safety features to ensure all rides safer. Thus, Toyota has not neglected the importance of safety features in Yaris 2018 as well. As this sedan is loaded with many essential safety features, which not only helps you to enhance the driving skills but also ensures the safety of driver and passengers both.

These are some of the main safety features of Toyota Yaris 2018 sedan are:

  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Cruise Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Hill Assist
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • ISO-Fix Child Restraint System
  • Rear Fog Lamps
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Rear View Mirrors

Price and Availability of the 2018 Yaris in the UAE

The price tag of Yaris 2018 affordable sedan depends on its trim levels. Starting from AED 59,900 for SE trim level, the price can go up to AED 79,900 for the SE+ trim level of 2018 Toyota Yaris.

Price and Availability of the 2018 Yaris in the UAE