THEY COULD be the same cars. Hard on the heels of its new baby brother, the Aygo, a facelifted Yaris has been unveiled that shares its distinctive, angular styling.
The revitalised model enters the supermini fray with new trim levels (Active, Icon, Sport and Excel), extra equipment and a more sophisticated multi-media system.
This last, called Touch2, is available on Icon models and above. It includes a 7in display, Bluetooth for hands-free communication and a rear-view camera. Optional Touch2 Go adds navigation and connected services providing information on fuel prices, weather and parking availability.
A range of option packs intended to help the car appeal to a broader range of customers, and featuring titles such as Style Pack, Appearance Pack and Smart Pack, completes the offer.
As before, power is provided by a choice of 1.0, 1.3 and 1.5-litre VVT-i petrol engines, a 1.4 diesel and a 1.5 VVT-i hybrid.
Prices for the facelifted three and five-door model range begin at £10,995 for the Active 1.0 VVT-i 3dr. Deliveries start next month.
Meanwhile, can you tell the difference?