The 2009 Yaris Hatch: Toyota's savvy, fuel-sipping subcompact adds new features and upgrades, and sports great attitude that Canadians love

    TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Canadians looking for the savvy urban
subcompact with attitude turn to the vibrant Yaris Hatchback. The Yaris Hatch
is the subcompact liftback that looks and performs like nothing else in its
class - squeezing an enormous amount of fuel-saving technology, innovation and
driving fun into the contours of its compact frame.
    "Whether it's the value-conscious three-door CE model, or a fully-loaded
RS, Canadians know there's something special about the Yaris Hatch," noted
Warren Orton, Director of Toyota Canada Inc. "The Yaris Hatch combines fresh
styling, fun-to-drive performance, and the benefits of an urban-friendly
subcompact. With new standard equipment and available features like a TomTom
personal navigation device, there's a Yaris Hatch for everyone."
    Canadians will recognize the Yaris Hatch as one of the best value options
on the lot. Slip into a well-equipped 3-door CE or step up to the Yaris Hatch
5-door LE for additional comfort and convenience features. Drivers will enjoy
surprising, sporty performance with the Yaris Hatch RS, in 3-door or 5-door
configurations. For 2009, Toyota makes things better with new standard
features, such as:

    -   Satellite radio-ready audio system featuring an auxiliary input jack
        for portable MP3 players;
    -   Power remote heated mirrors on five-door models;
    -   Additional airbag systems (standard on RS; available on CE and LE
    -   Cruise control on automatic transmission models (standard on RS;
        available on CE and LE models)

    Now also available for 2009 CE and LE models is a TomTom personal
navigation device. With its compact 9 cm touch panel display and convenient
detachability feature, the TomTom can go along with Yaris Hatch owners on any
    The 2009 Toyota Yaris Hatch is on sale in Canada now. The Yaris Hatch
3-Door CE carries a manufacturer's suggested retail price starting at $13,210.
The Yaris Hatch 5-Door LE starts at $14,360, while the Yaris Hatch RS starts
at $18,385 for the 3-Door and $18,815 for the 5-Door edition.

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For further information:

For further information: including a full product detail, please email or contact: Dawn Soulis, Public Relations Manager, Toyota
Canada Inc., (416) 431-8333

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