The only thing I don't quite like is that the steering wheel doesn't smoothly return back after you made a turn. Body roll is excessive, however, and is the one real detractor in the driving experience. By using the gears properly, I have been able to receive 40+ miles to the gallon. The most impressive thing about the Toyota Yaris is its safety package, which includes technology that automatically cuts off fuel to the engine when the brake is applied. Excellent fuel economy is another plus. Yaris in the market With such tough competition from Honda and Nissan, it's hard to recommend the Yaris over its roomier competitors. The sedan's body style is very traditional; it doesn't stand out on the road.
The Yaris replaced the Echo in Toyota's lineup three years ago and has done much better in general—thanks to a lineup that includes both hatchbacks and sedans. My money and time wasted but not surprised. I can fit my entire drum set in this car and still take my wife with me to a band job. For 2010, Toyota Yaris comes standard with the full Toyota Star Safety System. Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in May 2014 to advise owners of the recall.
Electronic stability control isn't offered. The first generation was available until 2005. One day, I just automatically looked to the center of the dash. It gets 29 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. Editor's note: This review was written in April 2009 about the 2009 Toyota Yaris. They distort, have major blind spots.
However, the Yaris is noisy and uncomfortable, with a driving position none of our testers liked. All three models also have a choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission. That short wheelbase also lets you easily make a U-turn on narrow side streets, which comes in handy if you live in an urban area. I have read complaints about engine noise. So I went to another car dealership and got a better car. I live in the hills and never have been stuck in the snow, or had to even worry about the hard winters in Buffalo.
Would definitely buy from Sam again. However, if you're looking for a vehicle with even modest levels of convenience, like power windows, there are better options. I wouldn't complain if there weren't a huge area in front of the shifter where Toyota could have easily put two more cupholders. The Toyota Yaris is in this segment, and this is the first year the smallest Toyota has been available as a four-door hatchback; previously, only a two-door hatch and a sedan were offered. In the event of a vehicle crash, the seat could move increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant. Toyota's numbers for interim notification for this campaign are G1P Toyota Zone A , G1R Toyota Zone B , G2G Lexus Zone A , and G2H Lexus Zone B.
Handling is superb and exactly what you'd expect from a tiny runabout. Of course, that zippiness was most often with just one person in the car, though I didn't notice any decrease in performance when driving with my wife and 1-year-old son. The interior is a contrast of elements good and bad, desirable and tacky, as Toyota obviously is trying to make a fashionable cabin while watching its price very carefully. Overall, the Yaris is a sensible choice for those on a budget. The mission was always simple: Go big or go home. More notably, the Yaris Sedan offers six-way adjustable front seats with driver's seat height adjustment, something not usually found in the subcompact segment.
It gets the full complement of air bags all around. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. The Toyota Yaris is a sub-compact car. The Yaris still manages to look quite stylish compared to most other models in its class—especially as a hatchback—even though it's been three years since its U. Roadside Assistance: The level of service differs greatly with this warranty, but many manufacturers offer a toll-free number that helps provide assistance in case you run out of gas, get a flat tire or lock your keys in the car. The most pronounced difference between the Yaris Liftback and the Yaris Sedan is that the Sedan is nearly 19 inches longer. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737.
Adding the comprehensive Power Package brings an upgraded sound system and interior, alloy wheels, keyless entry, engine immobilizer and power door locks, windows and mirrors. The gas milage is great 40 mpg. General Motors sent notices to the Pontiac Vibe owners on September 15, 2014, that a remedy is available. Missing from the standard equipment list is a radio and a split-folding rear seat, but both can be had by opting for the Convenience Package. Thanks again Premium Motors …. Units Affected 116126 The Introduction The Toyota 7.