At this point in time, not much is known of the totally redesigned 2012 Toyota Yaris except that it will hit U.S. showrooms by the end 2011 and start at a base price of $14,115 (plus $760 in destination charges) in three-door guise.
Toyota says the redesigned 2012 Yaris will continue to be a bang-for-your-buck type of vehicle with more than $1,000 of additional standard equipment when compared to the 2011 Yaris. Toyota says the bottom-end MSRP is for the L trim, three-door with a five-speed manual transmission. The Yaris tops out at $17,200 for the SE five-door liftback with a four-speed automatic. Part of what you get for the extra money is that the SE comes equipped with an "enhanced tuned suspension."
The Japanese automaker says production of the 2012 Yaris will start on August 31 and that complete details on the subcompact will be announced in the "near future."
TORRANCE, Calif., August 8, 2011 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. today announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the all-new 2012 next-generation Yaris subcompact. Also announced were MSRPs for the 2012 Tundra full-size pickup truck, Sequoia large sport utility vehicle (SUV) and Sienna van.
The Yaris liftback enters its second-generation with an all-new redesign. The new Yaris will again offer the Toyota Star Safety System as standard equipment and an array of enhancements including a new SE model with an enhanced tuned suspension. Complete details for the new Yaris will be announced in the near future.
Yaris will continue to be an excellent value with more than $1,000 of additional standard equipment. Pricing for the all-new 2012 Yaris will be comparable to a Convenience Package-equipped current generation Yaris. The base MSRP will range from $14,115 for the L grade three-door liftback with a five-speed manual transmission to $17,200 for the SE grade five-door liftback with a four-speed automatic transmission. The prices for the 2012 Yaris will go into effect with the start of production on August 31.
The 2012 Sequoia adds an extra measure of towing safety with the addition of a Trailer Sway Control system as standard equipment. In addition, a new Blind Spot Monitor is standard on the Sequoia Platinum grade. The interior of all Sequoia models will include a black upper instrumentation panel and black carpet, regardless of exterior and interior colors. One new exterior color, Sizzling Crimson Mica, replaces Cassis Pearl.
Pricing on most Sequoia models remain unchanged. The MSRP for the 2012 Sequoia ranges from $40,930 for the 4x2 SR5 with a 4.6-liter V8 to $61,805 for the 4x4 Platinum grade equipped with the 5.7-liter V8, reflecting an increase of $239, 0r 0.4 percent. Prices for the 2012 Sequoia will go into effect beginning with its start of production on August 29.
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Like the Sequoia, the 2012 Tundra full-size pickup will also include a black upper instrumentation panel and black carpet, regardless of exterior and interior colors. Styled steel wheels are now standard equipment on all Tundra models. Other features that are now standard equipment include a Cold Area Package, daytime running lights and heated mirrors. A backup camera is now standard on Limited grades and Super White exterior color is available on the Limited grade.
Pricing for the 2012 Tundra ranges from $27,115 for the 4x2 Tundra Grade Double Cab V6 with a five-speed automatic transmission to $43,345 for the 4x4 CrewMax Limited with a 5.7-liter V8 and 6-speed automatic, reflecting an increase of $348, or 1.1 percent. Prices for the 2012 Tundra will go into effect beginning with start of production on September 1.
All-new in 2011 model year, the Sienna van carries over virtually unchanged. Pricing for the Sienna will range from $24,520 for the front-wheel-drive Base grade to $40,570 for the all-wheel-drive Limited, reflecting an overall increase of $174 or 0.5 percent. Prices for the 2012 Sienna will go into effect beginning with the start of production on September 6.
The MSRPs for the 2012 Yaris, Sequoia, Tundra and Sienna do not include the delivery, processing and handling (DPH) fee. The DPH for the Yaris is $760, Sienna $810, and Sequoia and Tundra at $985. The DPH fee for vehicles distributed by Southeast Toyota (SET) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) may vary.