The Yaris will slot in between the RunX and Tazz ranges and pricing will kick off at about R108 000.
Five models will be launched here with all of them getting a 1.3-litre petrol engine.
This four-cylinder unit develops 63 kW at 6 000 r/min while torque is 121 Nm at 4 400 r/min.
The engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission and the top model gets an automatic gearbox.
All derivatives come with power steering, a CD front-loader and digital instrumentation. A number of other convenience features such as air-conditioning and central locking are also available depending on the model.
The standard safety feature package includes dual front airbags, ABS brakes with EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) and BAS (Brake Assist System).
Yaris T3: R108 320
Yaris T3 with Air-con: R115 920
Yaris T3 Plus: R123 520
Yaris T3 Spirit: R137 320
Yaris T3 Spirit (auto): R147 320
*Pricing are indicative and subject to change
Pricing includes a 60 000km/4-year service plan