No new-vehicle market segment shed more sales over the first quarter of 2016 against the same period last year than Light Cars, home to the Mazda 2, Hyundai Accent and Toyota Yaris. In what constitutes a sharp decline, light car sales over the period of January 1 to March 31 dipped 13.9 per cent, from […]
The Bangkok Motor Show ran from March 23rd to April 3rd this year, and as always, there was a number of manufacturers set up to show their latest and greatest. Toyota had a decent little booth set up in between Chevy and Lexus this year. Show More Summary
Scion is dead, and the little Scion iA (a rebadged Mazda2 with a sad button ) and Scion iM (a rebadged global-market Corolla Hatchback) are now the Yaris iA and Corolla iM. Praise be Corolla. Praise its power of absorption. Read mor...
The two newest Scions will continue to prosper after the brand is consigned to history, albeit with Yaris and Corolla badges.
The Scion iA and iM will live on as the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA and Corolla iM. Here's why rolling those cars into existing model lines is a good idea. Continue reading Scion iA and iM rolled into Yaris and Corolla lineups for 2017 Scion...Show More Summary
If you consider things objectively, buying a 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser makes absolutely no sense. For one thing, it’s $85,000 for a Toyota, the same automaker that sells the subcompact Yaris to people whose primary requirement for a new car is that it exists. Read more...
The best-selling Toyota subcompact in America is a Mexican-built Mazda that’s sold as a Scion and will soon be sold as a Toyota. It’s a car that’s already called the Yaris R in Mexico and the Yaris Sedan in Canada. Meanwhile, Toyota’s...Show More Summary
And then I saw this Japanese-market ad. Read more...
nearly 10 per cent of all australians buying a new car last year purchased one officially classified in the ‘light’ segment. what that means is the one beneath the toyota corolla and mazda3 class that snared double the volume; it’s where the yaris and mazda2 play. Show More Summary
Next week’s Tokyo Auto Salon will see the unveiling of this sharp SUV concept: the Toyota ViRa, said to be conceived as a hybrid of the light Vitz (Yaris) hatch and the mid-sized Rav4 SUV. The concept might ordinarily hint at another new styling direction for the Japanese carmaker, but before you go clamouring to […]
The Yaris on steroids is expected to get a 200-hp turbo four.
Toyota has recalled six of its most popular models in Australia due to a potential problem with the electric windows. The models in question are the Camry and Aurion twins, the Corolla, the Yaris light car along with the Kluger and RAV4 SUVs. Show More Summary
It wouldn’t make sense to have a Toyota Yaris WRC car without a go-fast version of the hatchback that buyers could take home, according to the man responsible for sports cars for the Japanese company. Tetsuya Tada, Toyota chief engineer of sport vehicle management division – and the man behind the Toyota 86 – told […]
Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall 6.5 million vehicles globally to fix a defect in the power window switch in models including the Yaris/Vitz subcompact, Corolla, Camry and others.
There’s just something oddly special about subcompact run-abouts that intrigue me. Perhaps it’s the small size and nimbleness that comes along with it, or maybe it’s the whole value proposition idea. Or maybe it’s just how wildly juxtaposed they are from some of the high-dollar machinery that often graces my driveway. Show More Summary
There's nothing amazing about the Toyota Yaris, but it's still a totally competent vehicle that's actually kind of entertaining to drive. We spend a week with one for a full test. Continue reading 2015 Toyota Yaris Quick Spin 2015 Toyota Yaris Quick Spin originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 06 Aug 2015 11:59:00 EST. Show More Summary
The Toyota Yaris driven by 20-year-old Lewis Laville had not been outfitted for use by a disabled person, a court in Wales heard.
Rally legend Tommi Makinen will lead Toyota Gazoo Racing’s charge into the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2017, the outfit has confirmed today. Makinen will be joined by Toyota president Akio Toyoda, noted motoring enthusiast and the driving force behind the launch of the 86 sports car, as team chairman. Known best for his time […]
Toyota Australia has announced it is extending its recall over the Takata airbag problem for its Yaris and Avensis Verso models. A statement from Toyota Australia said the company is “extending the range of vehicles involved in the passenger side front airbag safety recall that was previously announced on certain vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators”. The […]
A student driver blindly pulled out in front of a column of British armor that was cruising along a hardened road in the Lippe district of Germany yesterday. A collision ensued and yes, you guessed it, the one ton Toyota Yaris lost the fight to the 60+ ton Challenger II Main Battle Tank in a big way. Read more...