With a history starting back in 1999, the Toyota Yaris is one of the most successful city cars on the market. With its compact design, slow dimensions, and fuel efficient engines, the Yaris is the perfect car for today’s crowded cities. The Yaris is now entering its third generation with a more dynamic design and improved quality. Customers will have to choose between four grades – T2, TR, SR and T Spirit - with prices on the British market starting from £11,170, or $17,800 at the current exchange rates.

The engine line-up includes: a 1.0 and a 1.33-liter petrol units and a 1.4-liter D-4D turbo diesel. The three-cylinder 1.0-liter VVT-i petrol engine delivers a total of 68 HP at 6,000rpm and maximum torque of 68 lbs-ft at 3,600rpm. Fuel economy is now 58.9mpg. The 1.33-liter Dual VVT-i engine is also light and compact, with a small bore and long stroke to give it a very high power-to-weight ratio. It generates 98 HP at 6,000rpm and, at the peak of a gentle torque curve, 92 lbs-ft at 4,000rpm. When matched to the new Multidrive S transmission, fuel economy is 56.5mpg. And finally, the 1.4-litre D-4D engine is fitted as standard with a diesel particulate filter (DPF) and delivers a total of 89 HP at 3,800rpm and maximum torque of 151 lbs-ft between 1,800 and 2,800rpm. When mated to a six-speed manual transmission the engine delivers a fuel economy of 72.4mpg.

  • 2012 Toyota Yaris
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    three-cylinder VVT-i petrol engine
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    68 HP at 6,000rpm
  • Torque @ RPM:
    92 lbs-ft at 4,000rpm
  • Displacement:
    1000 L
  • body style:

The new model will be offered in both three and five-door body styles versions, and depending on the trim level it will be offered with 15-inch or 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Toyota Touch with touchscreen audio controls, Bluetooth and rear parking camera, rear roof spoiler, front fog lamps, part-leather upholstery, rear privacy glass and lowered suspension. All models will be offered with an affordable multimedia connectivity with Toyota Touch and Go.

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  (532) posted on 01.25.2012

Nothing has gone wrong with this 2011 Toyota Yaris. The Yaris seat is very comfortable for a long-hour expedition. It’s color is very attractive despite of its small size. This is the best example of “Small but terrible” quote.

  (498) posted on 01.5.2012

Yaris has a simple beauty, that I really love the most. Moreover, I’m so impressed with its quality, and its fuel-efficient engine is really quite impressive. 

  (429) posted on 11.29.2011

Yaris is already looks great and very attractive on its sleek body paint. However, I am hoping that they also add some interesting technology on its interior, so it will be more very exciting to drive with.

  (296) posted on 10.6.2011

The Yaris appearance looks so fabulous and awesome! The engine is quite good enough for it, but I just hope that Toyota really had a plan to put this one market production.

  (714) posted on 09.27.2011

Style and design Toyota Red Yaris is one of the best. Completely perfect interior and exterior. I even like the specification of speed generating unexpected smooth fast drive.

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