Japanese automaker announced that the newly refined 2009 Mazda Verisa is going on sale on their home market today. Compaired to the model it replaces the 2009 Mazda Verisa received a new set of seats which offer more comfort, a leather-wrapped steering wheel (for the Verisa C version), Audio-less specification along with three new body colors. The 2009 Mazda Verisa is powered by a 1.5L DOHC engine with two types of transmission available, the standard FWD or the optional e-4WD.
The 2009 Mazda Verisa price will start at 1,560,000 yen for the C version while the L model equipped with leather seats will cost 90,000 yen more.  
Mazda press release :
Mazda Motor Corporation has launched the freshened Verisa compact car for sale in Japan. The newly refined model features high quality interior and exterior improvements and goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships nationwide. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including taxes) start at 1,560,000 yen for the Verisa C, with its high quality fabric seats, and 1,650,000 yen for the Verisa L, which offers leather seats as standard.
Improvements to the Verisa C grade include new Lilac Grey fabric seats. The door trim and glove box lid have a matching color, invigorating the cabin space. Three exterior body colors are also newly available, including Lilac Silver Metallic.
Main features of the freshened Mazda Verisa
– A new feature is Lilac Grey fabric seats with orange stitching. The new design features matching color door trim, parts surrounding the meter panel, and glove box lid (Verisa C)*1.
– The addition of three new body colors – Lilac Silver Metallic, Metropolitan Grey Mica, and Sparkling Black Mica – brings the available exterior range to eight colors.
– High quality leather-wrapped steering wheel as standard (Verisa C).
– Vehicle immobilizer fitted as standard equipment (all grades).
– Audio-less specification as standard. (To best match each driver’s needs, the space for a head unit in the center panel is left open. The Audio-less spec allows for a variety of audio systems) (all grades).
*1  The existing Black Red interior color combination is still available for the freshened Verisa C.

Source: Mazda