|Crossover Price in the Range of IDR 400 Million|
Within that price range, the Yaris Cross will compete with other crossovers from Korean and Chinese brands. One of Yaris Cross' tough competitors is the Chery Omoda 5, which has been officially available since March 2023.
The Chery Omoda 5 offers features and engine performance that are almost flawless. It also comes with an attractive price, with the official price of the Chery Omoda 5 RZ being sold at IDR 399,800,000. Within that price range, the Omoda 5 will compete with the All New Yaris Cross 1.5 S CVT, which is sold at a price of IDR 407,700,000.
With a higher price and Toyota's strong reputation, can the Yaris Cross 1.5 S CVT surpass the Omoda 5 RZ in terms of specifications? Let's compare the two and see if the Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 S CVT becomes the most comprehensive option in the non-hybrid gasoline variant.
Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 S CVT, the Most Comprehensive Option in the Non-Hybrid Petrol Variant
Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 S CVT, the Most Comprehensive Option in the Non-Hybrid Petrol Variant.
The All-New Yaris Cross adopts the "Solid & Dynamic" concept with an outstanding appearance and the distinctive features of a modern Toyota SUV. In terms of the exterior, the Yaris Cross is equipped with LED Headlights with DRL, LED Fog Lights, and LED Rear Combination Lights, which provide a futuristic and modern impression at the front and rear.
In the S variant, there are features such as Automatic Headlights + Follow Me Home, Roof Rail, Electric & Automatic Folding Side Mirrors with Welcome Lights, and Automatic Rear Door with Kick Sensor, which is the first of its kind in its class, facilitating the opening and closing of the trunk. Additionally, the Yaris Cross is also equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels to enhance its rugged appearance.
Interior of Toyota Yaris Cross: Sporty Style with Comfortable Ambience
|Interior Toyota Yaris Cross Bergaya Sporty Namun Tetap Nyaman|
TNGA platform used in the development of Yaris Cross emphasizes spaciousness and a sporty impression. The seats are upholstered in black synthetic leather with blue stitching.
Optimal comfort can be experienced through QUOLE MODURE technology, which reduces heat on the seat surface. There is also an Electric Seat Adjuster feature for the driver's seat. To maintain temperature stability inside the cabin, the S variant of the All-New Yaris Cross is equipped with Rear Air Vents at the back.
The driving sensation is enhanced by a driver-focused layout with a 7-inch TFT instrument panel that provides a sporty and customizable display in 4 patterns. Behind the steering wheel, there are paddle shifts for a sporty gear-shifting experience.
The multimedia features include a 10.1-inch HUD screen with wireless smartphone connectivity, which is the largest in its class, ECO/Sport Drive Mode, and Auto AC. The car is also equipped with a Push Start System, Immobilizer, and Smart Entry System, as well as 12-volt power outlets and Type B and Type C charger connectors for front and rear passengers.
The Engine Performance Isn't Particularly Outstanding.
|The Engine Performance Isn't Particularly Outstanding.|
In the S variant, only the automatic CVT transmission is available, providing satisfying performance and responsiveness, and Toyota states that this transmission is fuel-efficient.
The Yaris Cross S variant already has TSS (Toyota Safety Sense)
|The Yaris Cross S variant already has TSS (Toyota Safety Sense).|
Toyota Safety Sense (TSS), an advanced technology, has been equipped with various important features including Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Pre-Collision Warning and Braking (PCWPCB), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Departure Warning (LDP), Lane Departure Prevention (LDP), Lane Keeping Assist (LKC), Pedal Misoperation Control (PMC), and Front Departure Alert (FDA).
In addition, standard safety features are also available, such as Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold, 6 airbags, ABS+EBD+BA brakes, Parking Sensors, Emergency Stop Signal, Hill Start Assist (HSA), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), and Panoramic View Monitor, providing convenience in visibility when maneuvering in limited areas.
Chery OMODA 5 RZ, Futuristic Design with Impressive Features
|Chery OMODA 5 RZ, Futuristic Design with Impressive Features|
The design of this car showcases flexible yet distinct lines, with a rear section that exudes aggression. To enhance the sporty impression, Omoda 5 is equipped with 18-inch wheels.
Modern Interior with Complete Features
|Modern Interior with Complete Features|
The interior side also captures attention, with a widescreen 20-inch display integrated from the center to the driver's area. Multi-color LED ambient lighting is also present to create an atmosphere that matches the driving mode and music rhythm.
In addition, the OMODA 5 is equipped with a multifunction leather D-shaped flat-bottom steering wheel, complete with buttons that facilitate multimedia settings. The car also supports voice command feature to operate the AC, open windows and sunroof, and activate the music player with just a voice command. The seat adjustment is also done using an electric system for more practical comfort.
Although not in the premium car class with higher prices, the features in the Chery Omoda 5 give the impression as if this car is valued above Rp500 million. The advanced features available include Automatic Driving, 8 Sony speakers, heated door mirrors, acoustic glass, intelligent voice assistant, sequential LED turn signals, and several other features.
Under Rp400 million, Chery OMODA 5 already has ADAS
|Under Rp400 million, Chery OMODA 5 already has ADAS.|
With a more affordable price, Omoda 5 offers competition in terms of feature completeness. The safety features of Chery Omoda 5 also need to be noted, as it is equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and electronic parking brake (EPB) + Auto Hold.
The ADAS available in this car includes:
- lane keeping system (LDP),
- traffic signal recognition system (TSR),
- adaptive cruise system (ACC),
- Integrated Cruise Assist (ICA),
- Autonomous emergency brake,
- Front collision warning,
- Rear cross traffic alert,
- Blind spot warning,
- Emergency lane keeping.
The engine performance is good with a turbo.
|The engine performance is good with a turbo.|
In terms of engine technology, the Omoda 5 features a 1500cc Turbo engine that is capable of producing a maximum power of 145 Hp and a maximum torque of 230 Nm. This car is also Chery's first global product built according to international standards to meet the needs of markets in various countries.
ConclusionThe Toyota Yaris Cross comes with the renowned reputation of Toyota, known for its extensive dealer network throughout Indonesia. In terms of price, the Yaris Cross may still face competition from Chinese brands that offer more affordable prices.
However, for consumers, ease of access to after-sales services is an important consideration compared to cheap prices but difficulty in finding quality workshops.
For those living in major cities and looking for a car with a variety of quality features, the Chery Omoda 5 can be a suitable choice. Furthermore, it also delivers good performance as this Chinese-made car is supported by a turbocharged engine.