Toyota has confirmed that it is working on a compact crossover that will be built on the basis of the Yaris hatchback new generation. Model debuts this year.
Vice-President of the European division of Toyota Matt Harrison said that the new product will not just “Yaris” with increased ground clearance, and a fundamentally new model, with its unique design. The basis of the SUV will go the same platform GA-B, which today is the most compact version of the global architecture, TNGA.
According to the published teaser, the novelty will really get larger donor Yaris. However, in the lineup of crossover take a position below the CH-R and size, and cost. In the “Toyota” expect that by 2025 this model will account for 30 percent of all European sales of the brand.
Manual Toyota promises not to delay the presentation and says that fans of the brand will not have to wait long. Production of the new crossover are planning to launch in France on the same Assembly line with the new generation Yaris.
The name crossover has not been disclosed. According to representatives of Toyota, the final decision on this matter is still pending. Closer to the date of start of sales is planned to announce a launch date and price of new items.