What’s Hot: Fresh and fun styling, easy to use touchscreen, standard reversing camera. What’s Not: Auto isn’t up to scratch, too thirsty for its size. X-FACTOR: Small, spunky and plenty of appeal for younger city drivers, the new Yaris is a big improvement on its ho-hum predecessor. Show More Summary
Little mixer won’t excite but it cuts the mustard in the city Vulture at the Wheel As befits the company most closely associated with the technology, Toyota/Lexus now has a hybrid for you, no matter what size car you're after.…
Assembled here are some of the best Oppositelock posts from March 22nd though the 28th. It includes a review of the Toyota Yaris, bitter realities of living with an electric car, Swedish Cars & Coffee and more. Read more...
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No, this isn't the Mazda2-based next-gen Yaris that's been rumoured, however Toyota sub-brand Scion's iA light sedan is definitely a Toyota/Mazda mashup of sorts. Spied by industry paper Autonews and "rendered" by TopSpeed (above), the iA is essentially a rebadged Mazda2 sedan with a different front bumper and unique headlight jewellery. Show More Summary
Toyota is taking its Yaris to the World Rally Championship, but in order to do so, it'll need to build a limited number of road-going hot hatches to satisfy FIA homologation regulations. Continue reading Toyota plotting WRC-inspiredShow More Summary
Find the Toyota Yaris a bit ho-hum? Thanks to FIA’s homologation rules for the World Rally Championship series, it soon won’t be. Motoring.au reports that Toyota’s return to WRC in 2017 after a near-two-decade absence will be pinned upon the second-gen Yaris/Vitz, set to hit showrooms for the 2016 model year. Show More Summary
The performance hatchback will borrow the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine from the Lexus NX, with 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, sources claim.
"The restyled 2015 Toyota Yaris packs undeniable value, but the driving experience and a lot of other aspects feel half-baked," says Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays. 2015 Toyota Yaris Expert Review Cars.com photo by Evan Sears
Buying a light car on an extreme budget is something that thousands of buyers do every year in Australia, and here we’ve assembled two of the picks of the crop to see which value-focused five-door hatchback deserves your dollar. The just-updated 2015 Kia Rio S has seen a range of changes inside and out – [...]
Cars don’t always need to have a gimmick. Sometimes they can just be straightforward and simple, with a clear mission for the duties they are destined for. If you’re in the city, commuting to work or chauffering around a small family, you don’t need anything too special. The Toyota Yaris ZR is pure, undistilled Affordable Motoring at its finest. More »
Saatchi & Saatchi + Duke teamed up with production company Wanda to celebrate France in its spot for the new Toyota Yaris France model. To illustrate the “Frenchness” of the car, they craft a version of La Marseillaise (the French national anthem) from the sound of machinery at the Toyota factory in Valenciennes, France. Show More Summary
Look at that big goofy car-grin. It's so happy. Toyota unleashed Stéphane Sarrazin and Eric Camilli last week in their new Yaris WRC car on the stages of Monte Carlo. Watch this little happy racer dart through the narrow, twisty stage roads and try not to smile. It's impossible. You can't. Read more...
The Yaris may have been assembled with a loose bolt, while the Tacoma was sent to Puerto Rico without a proper tire-inflation placard.
Toyota is announcing two, tiny recalls covering a total of 250 vehicles. One covers loose bolts on the 2015 Yaris, and the other is for a missing tire placard on the 2015 Tacoma TRD Pro. Continue reading Toyota recalls 250 vehicles in...Show More Summary
Competes with: Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Chevrolet Sonic, Toyota Yaris Looks like: Rio gets a dose of style with a restyled, more dramatic looking face Drivetrain: 138-hp, 1.6-liter four-cylinder; six-speed manual and six-speed automatic Hits dealerships: Early this year More...
Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says Toyota's smallest car is basic transportation, but the Yaris is compelling for its affordable price. Toyota redesigned the subcompact hatchback for 2015; watch the video for more. Watch on YouTube
A full 18 years after Toyota discontinued the WRC, the Japanese automaker is looking to make a comeback with this battle-ready Yaris. Plans are currently set to see the pumped-up subcompact make its competition debut in 2017, with development now proceeding under the guidance of Cologne-based motor racing team Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG). Show More Summary
With so much competition in the subcompact segment, it could be easy to forget about the 2015 Toyota Yaris. The Toyota 5-door SE Liftback we’ll be testing this week competes against other capable and efficient subcompact hatchbacks like the Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta, Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio and Chevrolet Sonic. Show More Summary
Toyota has announced it will rejoin the FIA World Rally Championship after a 17-year hiatus. The Japanese giant is hoping its WRC Yaris, which will make its competitive debut in 2017, can carry on the legacy left by cars like the legendary...Show More Summary