On September 19, the Toyota Yaris Cross was officially launched in the Vietnamese market in Hanoi.
The chassis used by the Yaris Cross is similar to that of the Raize, which is of the DNGA type. However, the design of the Yaris Cross is completely different from the Raize with slim light clusters, clean grille and taillights reminiscent of the RAV4 model in the upper segment. The high-end version uses 18-inch milled wheels – Photo: Le Hoang
The interior of the Toyota Yaris Cross has some similarities with the Rays and Corolla Cross like a large electronic screen behind the steering wheel and a 10-inch floating touch screen. Some other notable equipment includes automatic air conditioning, panoramic sunroof, wireless phone charging and 8-way electric seats. Some equipment that only the Yaris Cross has in its segment – Photo: Le Hoang
Apart from the B-shaped SUV/crossover models already present in the Vietnamese market, the Toyota Yaris Cross is also going to compete with the Mitsubishi Xforce. It is considered a tough competitor as the Xforce is a “hot” product in Indonesia, having sold approximately 1,100 cars in just 10 days. This car model is also expected to sell well like the Xpander – a car model that is often the best-selling model every month.
Yaris has the power of hybrid engine or modern technology, while Xforce stands out with its futuristic design and superior off-road capabilities with ground clearance of up to 222 mm, which is on par with many large SUVs.
Although focused on off-road operation, the comfort equipment of the In comparison the 9 is a 10. Yaris Cross.