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Toyota Yaris, 2012: New look, price for subcompact, siblings

The 2012 Toyota Yaris sub-compact, redesigned for 2012, will have a base price of $14,115 for the L grade three-door liftback with a five-speed manual transmission
and increase to $17,200 for the SE grade five-door liftback with a four-speed automatic transmission.

Prices for the 2012 Yaris will begin with the start of production on August 31 and new prices for 2012 Tundra full-size pickup truck, Sequoia large sport utility vehicle (SUV) and Sienna van will begin in the same time frame.

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.

Toyota Yaris, 2012: New look, price for subcompact, siblings 1
Toyota Yaris 2012 (interior)

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 4×2 SR5 with a 4.6-liter V8 to $61,805 for the 4×4 Platinum grade equipped with the 5.7-liter V8, reflecting an increase of $239, or 0.4 percent.

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 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 4×2 Tundra Grade Double Cab V6 with a five-speed automatic transmission to $43,345 for the 4×4 CrewMax Limited with a 5.7-liter V8 and 6-speed automatic, reflecting an increase of $348, or 1.1 percent.

The Sienna, new for 2011, 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.

The MSRPs for the 2012 Yaris, Sequoia, Tundra and Sienna do not include delivery, processing and handling (DPH) fee. The DPH for the Yaris is $760, Sienna $810, and Sequoia and Tundra at $985.

Read the review of the 2009 Toyota Yaris

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