2024 Toyota Yaris Cross: What’s changed?

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross

Our multi-award-winning compact SUV has been gently but significantly enhanced, with the aim of maintaining the model’s position as the segment leader in Europe. This article reveals what has changed within the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross line-up in the keys areas of technology, power and style.

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross: technology

The revised model introduces a completely new digital user experience. This includes new instrument displays that be configured and customised to suit the driver’s preference, and a new Toyota Smart Connect multimedia system that is more powerful, quicker to respond and offers a wider range of functions. The size of the displays are now class-leading: up to 12.3-inch for the driver’s combimeter and up to 10.5-inch for the multimedia touchscreen (both grade dependent).

In addition to wireless smartphone integration for both Apple and Android devices, a function of the new multimedia system is its ‘always connected’ cloud-based navigation, which uses up-to-the-moment information on routes, traffic and delays to offer optimal journey planning. The system also offers speech recognition through an on-board voice agent that can recognise and react to natural, conversational language and requests. For example, by saying, “Hey Toyota, I’m cold,” the system will automatically realise the need to raise the climate control temperature.

Convenience and security is enhanced with the availability of a new smart digital key (grade dependent). Linked to the MyToyota app, this digital key grants access to the vehicle through the user’s smartphone, and can be used to lock, unlock and start the vehicle without directly interacting with the phone. The app provides other useful functions, including remote locking/unlocking, pre-journey climate control operation, and activation of the hazard lights to help locate the vehicle, such as in a busy car park.

The revised car is also equipped with the latest generation of Toyota Safety Sense. The advanced features of this system – now with increased scope for detecting risks thanks to a new camera and radar set-up – are provided as standard throughout the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross range. It is linked to a new data communications module that allows seamless, over-the-air software updates.

Protection is also offered when the car is stationary with the availability of a system that provides a visual and audible warning to help guard against a door being inadvertently opened into the path of approaching vehicles and cyclists.

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross: power and driving pleasure

The 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross joins its hatchback sibling in offering a second, more powerful version of its fifth-generation hybrid electric powertrain to further increase the model’s appeal.

This means that in addition to the established 1.5-litre full hybrid electric system, higher grade GR Sport and new Premiere Edition (see subheading below) models will be equipped with an upgraded system that features a new transaxle and a larger, more powerful motor-generator. Together with adjustments to the power control unit, output rises by 14% (from 114 to 130bhp), and maximum torque increases by 30% (141 to 185Nm). Acceleration from rest to 62mph is now reduced by half a second to 10.7 seconds, while emissions from the revised powertrain remain at a best-in-class 103-122g/km.

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross
High-spec GR Sport model (above) is one of two grades to feature new 130bhp hybrid electric system

Statistics are only part of the story; equally significant is the impact the new powertrain has on the driving experience. It gives the 2024 Yaris Cross a more dynamic and responsive feel, with drive motor assistance also having been tuned to deliver a more linear relationship with accelerator input for faithful feedback.

Improvements have also been applied to how occupants are isolated from noise and vibrations through the powertrain. A dynamic damper has been added to the left-side engine mount; a resonator has been fitted to the intake hose; the inner dash silencer has been changed from a single layer to a three-layer construction; and an extra layer of felt has been added to the cowl top silencer. To combat wind and road noise, thicker glass is used across the windscreen and side windows.

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross: added style with new Premiere Edition

The new Premiere Edition represents the halo model of the 2024 range. Among the body colour options is an exclusive new Urban Khaki bi-tone paint finish (below and lead images), which is paired with exclusive new 18-inch machine-finished five-spoke alloy wheels. Inside, upholstery stitching and deco lines on the instrument panel and doors coordinate with the green paintwork.

2024 Toyota Yaris Cross

When will the new Yaris Cross arrive?

UK pricing and ordering details for the 2024 Yaris Cross will be announced before the end of the year.

All information was correct at the time of publishing

154 comments

  1. Hi
    According to the article dated 22nd November 2023 the new price for the New Toyota yaris cross 2024 will be announced before end of year. January still nothing…..Toyota you needs to improve your communication! Dealership was not made aware of this new update version available widely on Web.
    So pls adv when will be announced new prices for the 2024 version? Stop teasing the customers they may take their business to competitors…..

    1. Hi Catherine,
      Thank you for your patience.
      A letter has gone out to Toyota Centres this week with more information on the 2024 Yaris Cross.
      If there is anything else that we can help you with, please let us know.
      Thanks.

      1. Hi Alex,
        Thanks for your interest in the 2024 Yaris Cross.
        It is worth noting that flat batteries can be a common issue with any vehicle if it is not used frequently.
        We would recommend following proper maintenance guidelines to ensure optimal battery performance.
        If you have any specific concerns or questions about the Yaris Cross, please let us know.
        Thanks.

  2. Is there any update on the Toyota magazines suggestion that the 2024 Yaris Cross 130 details will be available in Dec 2023. We are now into January with no further information. I note that the Yaris 130 is featured on the Toyota’s UK website but not the Yaris Cross 130.

    1. Hi Philip,
      Thanks for your question.
      A new second, more powerful powertrain will feature on the 2024 Yaris Cross.
      This 130hp engine will be available on GR Sport and Premiere Edition grades only.
      Please let us know if you have any further questions.
      Thanks.

  3. I’m eager to learn about the opening of bookings and pricing details for the 2024 model of yaris cross. I currently have an order for the Yaris Cross, set to be delivered in March. However, I’m also interested in the new 2024 model. Could you please provide information on when the bookings will commence for the 2024 model, as well as any estimates on the waiting period after its official launch?

    1. Hi Manish,
      Thanks for your question.
      Order books for the 2024 Yaris Cross will open in February, with customer deliveries to commence from June.
      Please let us know if you have any other questions.
      Thanks.

    1. Hi Robin,
      Thanks for your question.
      The Premiere Edition is a grade for the 2024 Yaris Cross!
      If there is anything else that we can help you with, please let us know.
      Thanks.

      1. I have ordered in mid January an Aircross Excel can I cancel and order a 2024 Premier?

      2. Hi John,
        Your nearest Toyota Centre would be best placed to assist you further with this.
        Thanks.

  4. Many buyers don’t want big wheels, flashy paintwork and complicated electronics – they do want a comfortable, quiet, gentle riding, easy to use, easy to drive, sensibly priced and reliable car, the last four of which Toyota have always done well. Perhaps as well as ‘sport’ related harder riding themes Toyota might consider ‘comfort’ softer riding themed grades?

    1. Hi Richard,
      Thank you very much for this feedback, we will be sure to pass it onto our Product Team.
      Which Toyotas have you owned in the past?
      Thanks.

    1. Hi Richard,
      Sales for the 2024 Yaris Cross will commence next month!
      If there is anything else that we can help you with, please let us know.
      Thanks.

  5. Hello,

    Will the new version of the Yaris Cross restore the option of a glass roof? I think the removal of this option puts a section of buyers off.

    Regards,

    David

    1. Hi David,
      Thanks for your question.
      The Toyota Skyview Panoramic Roof will be available on Excel, GR SPORT and Premiere Edition grades of the 2024 Yaris Cross.
      Please let us know if you have any further questions.
      Thanks.

    1. Hi MP, thanks for your interest in the new Yaris Cross.

      Some specification and pricing information is now available, with the full car configurator going live soon. Your local Toyota Centre will also be able to provide further information.

      Thanks,

      Toyota UK

    1. Hi Alex,
      A letter has now been sent out to all Toyota Centres regarding the new 2024 Yaris Cross.
      This model will start from £25,500.
      Please let us know if you have any further questions.
      Thanks.

  6. Due to the current state (3rd world) of roads in the UK.
    Would Toyota please add the option of air suspension to your vehicle range, please.

    I have the amazing air suspension feature on my reliable RX SUV vehicle, and when i occasionally drive my sons newer Yaris, the difference in suspension and pothole experience is worlds apart and bone jarring. There are customers that would definitely pay for for the Air Suspension feature, even if its an aftermarket mod advertised and available at your reasonably priced UK dealerships. Its a no brainer business win-win for everyone concerned!
    I remain keen to avoid the deutsch flash trash competition since i switched to your brand, and never looked back. Toyota exterior styling has picked up in past 5 years thankfully.
    thank you

    1. Hi there,
      Thank you very much for your feedback.
      We are always looking to improve our product offerings, so we will pass this feedback onto our team.
      Thanks.

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