TOYOTA YARIS & YARIS HYBRID
The Toyota Yaris Is a supermini with its fresh face and very distinctive looks and like the Aygo it’s packed full of tech, with its swept back headlights and the high intensity LED running lights this car would look great parked in any driveway or cruising on any road.
The distinctive X that cuts through the front of the car brings the dynamic design up to date giving any other supermini a run for its money.
VARIANTS AND DETAILS
The Yaris is available with three or five doors, as well as a choice of four engines: 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol, 1.33-litre four-cylinder petrol, 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol/electric hybrid and 1.4-litre four-cylinder diesel.
You can opt for the Active, Icon, Design and Excel. All come with a height-adjustable driver’s seat, USB connectivity and steering wheel-mounted audio controls as standard. Top-spec cars don’t lose their focus on value adding 16-inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, rear view camera display, LED daytime running lights and a Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system.
There is also a panoramic roof option available on Sport and Excel grades.
The Yaris has a roomy interior packed full of equipment, and an impressive amount of legroom for you and your passengers. All models come with split-folding rear seats to give you a little extra room when you need it. With the Icon trim you get the touch-screen control system, a reversing camera, Bluetooth, and air con. Sports models come with larger alloy wheels, Daytime LED running lights, spoiler and DAB radio. Excel versions have climate control, part leather seats and auto lights and wipers.
Fall in love with driving again. The Yaris Hybrid combines a 1.5-litre petrol engine with an electric motor to great effect, claiming 81mpg fuel economy and CO2 emissions of just 75g/km.
1.4-litre diesel is still impressively efficient. 81mpg fuel economy, while its CO2 emissions remain low enough – at 91g/km.
The 1.0-litre petrol engine returns 67mpg, while the more powerful 1.33-litre petrol achieves 58mpg. The 1.0 is still exempt from road tax, thanks to its 99g/km CO2 emissions, while the 1.33-litre car emits 114g/km and falls into band C for VED, which means you’ll pay £30 a year.