Standard seating 5 Exterior Length 150. This is just one of the Yaris' contradictions. The key must be used when opening the trunk from the outside. A conspiracy to make this the bitchiest review ever? All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice. Larger than the Echo, the Yaris is nearly as big as the Corolla and bears the snub-nosed look of the restyled 2007 Camry. Toyota's archrival, Honda, includes both items standard in the Fit, along with some high-value safety features. Features No features are glaringly absent from the Yaris.
The Yaris replaces the Echo, which missed the mark from the moment it hit salesrooms in 2000, appealing more to seniors than to the young drivers it was aimed at. The parade of ergonomic bungles continues. It propels the flyweight Yaris to 60 mph in about 9 seconds, which is competitive, and delivers exceptional gas mileage. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data.
Powering the Toyota Yaris Liftback is a double overhead camshaft, 1. Some of the 2007 Camry's trim levels have no folding-seat feature, and those that do also have a smaller opening than do many competitors. The Inside The Yaris' interior is perhaps the least evolved aspect, post-Echo. A drop down menu will appear. Actual down payment and resulting monthly payments may vary depending upon type and use of vehicle, regional lender requirements, and the strength of your credit.
Not taking advantage may mean years of stagnancy as the competition evolves further — and faster. Could this be another casualty of a bias toward right-hand drive? Note in the photos that the opening into the cabin is small relative to the trunk's width, which is nothing new for Toyota. As for the braking, the hardware is what you'll find in almost all subcompacts: power front- and rear- brakes. The Yaris includes them in an option package along with power windows. But ads are also how we keep the garage doors open and the lights on here at Autoblog - and keep our stories free for you and for everyone. The instrument panel is still in the center of the dashboard, a location that has garnered a level of disdain nearing violence for both the Echo and the Saturn Ion.
And that's not a bad thing. Still, I'm astounded it wasn't changed. And so far, I have no regret picking this car as my daily commute vehicle five years ago. It's strange that it's tucked into a storage bin on the right-hand side of the center control panel, where it would best be reached by the passenger. Increasingly the norm in this class, air conditioning is standard. The engine transmits power to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual set of gears.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Fifteen-inch alloy wheels come in some option packages. The Toyota Yaris Liftback is a 3 door hatchback-bodied car with a front located engine powering the front wheels. This car has a 4 door saloon sedan type body with a front mounted engine driving through the front wheels. Overall we have had a great experience with our Toyota Yaris! We notice you're using an ad blocker.
Modestly powered four-cylinders with automatic transmissions are a worst-case scenario; if my expectations are high, it's because Toyota has proved to be better than many at building responsive four-cylinder automatics. . Exterior The Yaris comes in two body styles: a two-door hatchback and a four-door sedan. The exact text will differ depending on the actual application you have running. While the driver's seat has the very important height adjustment, complete with the easily operated ratcheting lever, the cushion is shorter than it should be, and I couldn't get as far as desired from the pedals without getting too far from the steering wheel. The 2008 Toyota Yaris was a new model last year, and as such is virtually unchanged. Little of substance has changed with this year's model.
As long as this car is regularly maintained, owning car is in fact quite affordable. They definitely do the job, but I'm disappointed by the mushy, numb pedal. The sedan, the basis of this review, is the more conservative-looking. The Hyundai Accent is tough competition, as are the Kia Rio and Chevy Aveo. However, despite its European-based design, increased storage space and roomier interior, the 2008 Yaris lacks the refinement and driving performance now expected of even budget-class cars.