Kicking off at $16,490 for the five-speed manual version and $18,490 for the six-speed automatic, the Barina Sedan enters the range above the Hatch, which starts at $15,990.
The Sedan shares the Hatch's 1.6 litre four-cylinder petrol engine, producing 85kW and 155Nm of torque. Fuel consumption is listed at 6.8 l/100km in manual form, and 7.3 l/100km with the six-speed auto.
On the styling front, the new Barina Sedan carries the same overall design worn by the Hatch, with the roofline dropping away at the C-pillar into a short rear deck.
In the boot, the Sedan offers 502 litres of storage space, compared to 290 litres in the Hatch with its rear seats up (653 litres seats down).
Standard features mirror those of the Hatch, including Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, USB and iPod connectivity, steering-mounted controls, cruise control and follow-me-home headlights.
The Barina Sedan carries the same ANCAP 5 Star safety rating as the Hatch, and standard safety f eatures include driver, front passenger, front side and curtain airbags, dual front seatbelt pretensioners, front seatbelt reminders, Electronic Stability Control, a collapsible pedal release system and head restraints for all seats.
- Barina Hatch with 5-speed manual transmission - $15,990
- Barina Hatch with 6-speed automatic transmission - $17,990
- Barina Sedan with 5-speed manual transmission - $16,490
- Barina Sedan with 6-speed automatic transmission - $18,490
Note: all prices are Manufacturer’s List Price and do not include dealer delivery or on-road costs.