New Yaris Hybrid: UK prices and specification

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

The launch of Yaris Hybrid marks another breakthrough for Toyota in the UK. It brings low emissions, refined performance and the proven reliability of Toyota hybrid technology to supermini buyers for the first time.

Available to order now, the all-new Yaris Hybrid will be on the road in the UK from early July, priced from £14,995, making it Britain’s lowest-priced hybrid car.

What’s more, Toyota’s newest, smallest hybrid hatchback will offer zero road tax (VED), 80.7mpg and exemption from the London congestion charge.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

It may be compact, but it is big on clever technology: every element of the hybrid system has been made smaller and lighter so that it can be fitted to Yaris without reducing the space available in both the cabin and the boot.

The new development of Toyota’s smooth, quiet and highly efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive, uses a 1.5-litre VVT-i petrol engine in combination with a compact electric motor, hybrid battery pack and e-CVT automatic transmission.

CO2 emissions are 79g/km for the T3 and T4 models and 85g/km for the T Spirit. The official combined cycle fuel consumption figures are 80.7mpg and 76mpg, respectively.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Equipment highlights
The Yaris Hybrid is available in three model grades: T3, T4 and the top-of-the-range T Spirit. All versions have five doors.

Yaris Hybrid T3 includes dual-zone air conditioning, front electric windows, six-speaker audio system, ABS with EBD and brake assist, VSC (switchable) and TRC, and is fitted with seven airbags.

Yaris Hybrid T4 adds the following: 15-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, front fog lamps, rear LED lamps, Toyota Touch audio control, Bluetooth, USB/Aux-in, rear-view camera, leather steering wheel and gear knob trim, colour-matched door mirrors and door handles.

The range-topping Yaris Hybrid T Spirit takes the T4 features and adds 16-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, smart start system, electric rear windows, rain-sensing wipers, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, dusk-sensing headlights, ventilated glove box, leather parking brake trim, part leather upholstery, passenger seat height adjustment, front footwell illumination and a rear spoiler.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Four option packs are available for T4 and T Spirit versions of Yaris Hybrid, neatly bundling complementary style and protection elements.

The Protection Pack (£250) provides mudflaps, Hybrid-branded floor mats, black side mouldings and a boot liner. The Protection+ Pack (£525) provides the same items, plus rear parking sensors and a black rear bumper protector.

The Style Pack (£300) adds Hybrid-branded aluminium scuff plates and chrome-finished side sills and tailpipe trim.

Toyota Touch and Go
The Toyota Touch system can be upgraded to Toyota Touch and Go, adding satellite navigation and advanced Bluetooth features, plus the ability to access Google Local Search and connected services, such as live parking and fuel price information and local weather forecasts (enabling these services requires registration via Toyota’s customer web portal, plus compatible mobile phones with appropriate data plans and tethering). The Touch and Go upgrade is available for £650.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Yaris Hybrid is available in eight colours: Cirrus White, Eclipse Black (mica), Glacier Pearl (pearlescent), Tyrol Silver (metallic), Burning Red (metallic), Decuma Grey (metallic), Sintra Blue (metallic) and Deep Aqua (metallic).

As we announced here, on-the-road prices for the range start at £14,995 for the T3 grade, rising to £15,895 for the T4 and £16,995 for the T Spirit.

All models are in Band A for road tax (VED), which means a zero annual charge; likewise their sub-100g/km emissions gain exemption from the London congestion charge. For company car drivers the benefit-in-kind (BIK) tax rate is just 10%.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid

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  1. I had daytime running lights fitted to my new Yaris and wanted to know if it is normal for them to switch off when the headlights are turned on? I have seen other vehicles with daytime running lights that remain on day or night. At night when I switch off my headlights the daytime running lights come on, no way of turning them off unless I turn on my headlights. Have my lights been fitted properly? They were fitted by the Toyota dealer that sold me the vehicle.

  2. Hi Derrick,
    It sounds like your DRLs are working just fine. They work while the vehicle is running and will automatically switch off when you turn the headlights on. They are a feature on all modern cars homologated after February 2011 which offer additional lighting for both yourself and drivers around you. We hope this explains that they have been fitted correctly and are working just fine.
    Many thanks.

  3. We have just taken delivery of a 9 month old Yaris T-Spirit HSD in Glacier Pearl White to replace my wife’s Prius T-Spirit. As I ALWAYS like to ensure my cars are kept in top condition and one of the very first things I do is to obtain a correct touch-up paint to make sure all of the stone chips that are inevitable and guaranteed with UK roads are fixed ASAP.
    Imagine my dismay when I am told by my parts department that the 084 Glacier Pearl is not available and to contact Toyota Customer Care. So I phone and am told that because of the way the paint is made and is a 3-part paint, it will not be made available as a touch-up and – get this – that for tiny minor paint chips, I SHOULD TAKE MY CAR TO A TOYOTA APPROVED BODY SHOP WHERE THEY WILL BE ABLE TO FIX MY STONE CHIPS.
    This is WHOLLY unacceptable – how much do Toyota think that will cost me?
    I really regret now buying one in this colour, but too late.
    I don’t particularly CARE whether the paint is 100% the same stuff as put on at the factory as I’m not going to be painting a big area – I just want a paint that is the SAME COLOUR so I can spot in the tiny stone chips.
    I am appalled at the lack of care or support by Toyota, and to just tell me to go away and see a body shop is just not acceptable.
    What are you playing at Toyota? And why do the dealers not know about this with this colour that you are PUSHING as a ‘special’ colour?

    1. Hi Mark,
      We’re very sorry that you’re having trouble with sourcing this touch-up paint.
      We’re currently making some internal enquires to try and help and will reply back to you once we have an answer.
      Many thanks.

      1. Hi Mark,
        We’ve just been in touch with the relevant department. They confirmed what you already know; The pearlescent coating isn’t available as a touch up paint and in order to provide a solution, you’d need to visit an accredited body shop who’ll be able to do the work for you. We apologise that there isn’t an easy fix to this however your concerns have been raised here for future reference.
        We really do appreciate your feedback and please do let us know if you’ve any further questions.
        Wishing you a good weekend.

  4. Had a look yesterday at the Yaris T-Spirit and want to buy one. My wife is disabled and the car is available on Motobility. She requires an armrest in the front passenger seat for support. Can we get one fitted? if not I won’t be getting a Yaris or any other Toyota. Would appreciate a quick reply as if the answer is no to the armrest I will go and order another Nissan Note – the 3rd one as it has an armrest.

    1. Hello David,
      Toyota don’t supply or fit an armrest to the Yaris. Unfortunately we won’t be able to assist you this time, for which we apologise, as we understand the necessity of having an armrest in whatever car you choose. Alternative models may be available with an armrest, on Motobility, and we suggest you speak directly with your nearest Toyota Dealer who’ll happily help you. Please find their details here:
      Kind regards.

  5. Hi
    I am shortly due to replace my mobility car.I have test driven the yaris t spirit hybrid and am really impressed.Can you tell me if it has Rmote central locking? I know it has smart start.If remote central locking is standard I WILL be ordering one ?

    Many Thanks

    1. Hi Terry,
      Thank you for taking the time to contact us.
      All new Yaris have remote central locking. We would just like to double check this was your query as we often get questions regarding the differences between Remote Cental Locking and Smart Entry. The Yaris Hybrid has Remote Cental Locking (button on the key) and Smart Start (button on dashboard to start / stop engine), but does not have Smart Entry (sensor on the key which unlocks the car when you pull the handle, without needing to press a button).
      Hope this helps,
      Many thanks.

  6. I would like some clarification as to whether or not all yaris hybrid models (I’m looking at the t4) come equipped with smart start?

    1. Hello Mark
      Thanks for post.
      Only the T Spirit Yaris hybrid comes equipped with Smart Start, it would be a key for the T3 and T4 grades.
      Hope this helps and if you need any more information let us know.
      Best wishes

  7. I took delivery of my Yaris hybrid in April this year. Until recently I have had no reason to drive much in the dark. My perception of the headlights is that they are extremely dim to the point of almost being dangerous! On unlit regions of motorways I need to reduce speed to about 45mph for safe driving. On a rural road such as the A24, where unlit, maximum safe speed in my opinion is 35mph. My previous two cars were standard non-hybrid Yaris and I had no problems with the headlights.
    I took the car back to the dealer that sold me the car and their response was that the headlights were correctly aligned and they would not be drawn on the subject of brightness.
    What can I do?

    1. Hi Bill
      Thanks for your post.
      Sorry to read of your disappointment with your Yaris headlamps. If you would like to take this matter further then we would recommend that you contact our customer relations team who can be reached via the attached link.
      Hope this helps.

  8. During May 2014 I took delivery of a new Yaris ICON+VVT. VIN Number VNKKJ3D3XOA200011.
    I have recently realised that it does not have working daytime running lights. In view of the fact that my previous two cars did have DRLs I have two questions.
    1. could I have accidently disabled the DRLs on my car?
    2. Was my model of the Yaris fitted with BRLs ?

  9. Hello John
    Thanks for your post.
    It is not possible to disable the DRL’s so it is likely they would not have been fitted. They were not a standard feature on the Yaris Icon grade but could be specified as part of a option pack at the time of ordering. Hope this helps clarify but please let us know if you have any other questions.

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