Toyota Yaris 1.0

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Toyota Yaris 1.0

Toyota present the Yaris Colour Collection 1.0 VVT-i 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

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Review of "Toyota Yaris 1.0"

published 28/06/2011 | Sian3830
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Pro Good fuel consumption, easy drive, cheap insurance, roomy
Cons Handbrake, seat movements
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"Cracking little car!"

I have owned mine for nearly 2 years, and with a driveway full of Vauxhalls i must say this little car stands out! not only for it’s looks, but for it’s amazing reliability. I can honestly say it has NEVER let me down, or even had me worried. I would have another one of these cars at the drop of a hat!
There are no swish gadgets, but i think simplicity is better... less things that could go wrong!

Good points:

- Good on fuel, £30 fills the tank and is very economical (Gets me to work & back (34 mile round trip) 5 days a week & a bit extra running round.)
- Very easy to drive
- Good all round visibility, you seem to sit quite high up
- Seats 5 people comfortably, quite a roomy little car!
- CD player doesn't skip & jump over every bump
- Good sized boot - very deep
- Folding rear seats
- Happily cruises at 60mph at 2,100rpm
- Looks great (Mine still does & is a 51 plate)
- Very quiet - a few times not realised the engine was actually on!
- Hold their value! - I paid £4000 for mine 3 years ago as an 8 year old, and it’s still valued at around £3500-700
- Cheap insurance as a 1.0 litre
- Nice stylish interior, digital dashboard is easy to read.
- Easy to handle, even carrying 5 people it feels sturdy.


However, there are a few small bad points:

- Temperamental handbrake - does require some extra strength sometimes!
- The 3 door - The chairs don’t drop back to their original position once moved forwards, you have to hold the leaver and push it back which can make it awkward sometimes when you have your hands full.
- Brake disks do seem to corrode rapidly & need looking at/replacing almost every year
- Not very good in the snow & ice... i live down back lanes and have found myself sideways a few times!

Overall: Great little car.. well worth the money!


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Toyota present the Yaris Colour Collection 1.0 VVT-i 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

Product Details

Body Type: Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol

Range: Toyota Yaris

Range + Engine Type: Yaris 1.0, Yaris 1.0 VVT-i

Manufacturer: Toyota

Wheel Base (mm): 2370

Combined Fuel Consumption (mpg): 50.4

Service Interval: 10000 miles

Avg Price: 8595, 9095, 10095, 10595, 7295

Release Date: 01-02-09

Warranty: 3 years / 60000 miles

Cylinders: 4

Fuel Capacity (litres): 45

Torque: 66@4100 lb/ft

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Height: 1500

Width: 1660

Length: 3640

Weight: 965, 975

Type: Car

Power: 64

Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, 5 Speed Manual; MMT Automatic, 5 Speed - (Man) / MMT - (Auto)

Classification: Compact Car

Country of Origin: Japan

CO2 Emissions: 134 g/km - (Man), 134 g/km - (Man) / 129 g/km - (Auto)

Emissions Class: EU4

Number of Doors: 3, 5

NCAP Rating: NCAP 4 Star Rating

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 13.6 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 96

Insurance Group: 2

Engine Size (cc): 998

Towing Limit (kg): 650

Boot Capacity (litres): 950

Available Trims: Blue; Colour Collection; T Spirit; T2; T3; TR

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