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About The Toyota Yaris

Vehicle Summary

Since 1999, the Toyota Yaris has been offered in North America as a subcompact vehicle with both hatchback and sedan configurations. Its two most recent generations span from 2005-2013 and 2013-present, respectively. With its sleek profile and compact design, the Yaris offers excellent handling in tight spaces and a smooth, quiet ride. 

A popular vehicle for commuters and city-dwellers, the most recent Yaris generation also offers a variety of trim options to suit each buyer's needs. Specifically, the Yaris is available in three trim configurations (L, LE, and SE) for the 2013-2018 model years and four configurations (L, LE, SE, and XLE) for the 2019 model year. While the overall look and feel of the Yaris hasn't changed drastically over the past several years, recent model year releases (including 2018 and 2019) have seen the introduction of some popular standard features, including lane-departure warning, forward-collision warning, and automatic emergency braking as well as Bluetooth® smartphone integration. 

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Q: Is Toyota still making the Yaris?

A: Yes, the Toyota Yaris is still in production and has been since its initial North American release in 1999. The Yaris is currently in its third generation of production, and has been since 2013. 

Q: Is the Toyota Yaris a Mazda?

A: The Yaris is still released and marketed under the Toyota name. However, starting with the 2020 model year, Mazda will be taking over production of the Yaris on Toyota's behalf.  

Q: Is the Toyota Yaris a hybrid?

A: Hybrid versions of the Toyota Yaris do exist, but none have been released in the United States. Specifically, the 2012 and 2013 Yaris saw hybrid options that were sold in Europe and Japan.  

Q: Is the Toyota Yaris a compact car?

A: All generations and model years of the Toyota Yaris fall into the classification of "subcompact car," which is considered smaller in size than a traditional compact car. Specifically, the 2019 Toyota Yaris measures 171.2 inches in length and 66.7 inches in width. 

Q: Is the Toyota Yaris a hatchback?

A: Since it was first released in the late 1990s, the Toyota Yaris has been available in both hatchback and sedan body options. The Yaris hatchback features four passenger doors and an upward-swinging rear door that opens to offer shared space between the passenger and trunk/cargo areas. In some model years, a basic three-door hatchback was available as well. 

Toyota Yaris Trim Configurations

From 2012-2018, the Toyota Yaris has been available in three trim configurations: L, LE, and SE. For the 2019 model year, the Yaris saw the introduction of the XLE trim. The following is a list of trim-specific features for the 2018 model year, with the exception of the XLE trim (which covers 2019 specifically). 

Toyota Yaris L

  • Power doors, windows, and locks 
  • Bluetooth connectivity 
  • 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system 
  • Lane-departure and forward-collision warning with automatic braking 

Toyota Yaris LE

  • 15-inch alloy wheels 
  • Upgraded interior trim 
  • Standard cruise control 
  • Power side mirrors 
  • Remote lock control 

Toyota Yaris SE

  • Larger 16-inch alloy wheels 
  • Larger seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system 
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel 
  • LED running headlights and foglights 

Toyota Yaris XLE (2019 Only)

  • "Sport mode" offers faster acceleration 
  • Automatic climate control 
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers 
  • Leatherette upholstery (front seats) 

Reliability Research


RepairPal gave the Toyota Yaris an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks the Toyota Yaris 1st out of 21 among subcompact cars.

  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Toyota Yaris is $333, compared to an average of $520 for subcompact cars and $719 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Toyota Yaris owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.4 times per year, compared to an average of 0.3 times for subcompact cars and 0.5 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 6% for the Toyota Yaris, compared to an average of 11% for subcompact cars and 13% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2010-2019 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features.

*RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 12/31/2018. Learn more.


Reviews for Toyota Yaris

Overall Rating

4.3 out of 5 (15 reviews)

2011 Yaris is a great, reliable vehicle that is easy to work on

The car has a timing chain, not a belt. (When belts break, they disable the vehicle and are expensive to replace). Toyota thought of just about everything on this car. When you have to work on this car, it is easy to do (there is room for your hands and the parts are cheap; it takes almost no time). Also, you will rarely have to do anything but maintain the vehicle and it will run like a charm!


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  • Dashboard: Speedometer placement is ridiculous

- Monique Yaris, 2011 Toyota Yaris

This is just a fine car, not even a single problem

Nice econoimy, dependable car, very good vehicles for young as well as old, always dependable ready to take you where you want to go at a few cents per mile, with good resale value, looks good and sexy.


  • Safety: Feel very safe when you drive with absolutely no problem
  • Fuel Economy: Giuves good milage intown and highway, 30/38
  • Reliability: So dependable, never and never had any problems within town or HWY


  • Interior Space: Naturally, it is a compt car, comfortable for 4 to 5 passgeners
  • Cargo Space: Enough and may not be enough to haul a piano and is not meant for it

- Ramu Rao, 2014 Toyota Yaris

Great econobox and fun to drive - 2012 Toyota Yaris

It's a small car so expect those limitations. I bought the car mainly for gas economy. In that regard I'm very impressed by fuel economy I'm getting both in town and on the highway (both better than EPA ratings). It's a fun car to drive, handles great, and gets in and out of traffic good. Just do not expect 0-60 mph times under 13 seconds.


  • Fuel Economy: If you can drive with a light foot I've gotten over 35mpg around town and over 40mpg on the highway.
  • Ride and Handling: Small car allows nimble handling in town. Great in small spaces (parking lots, garages,etc) for in town commuting.


  • Cargo Space: It's a small car so storage (trunk space) is very limited.
  • Cabin Noise: You can hear some wind noise at highway speeds. Around town not an issue.
  • Value: Fit and finish on both front and rear bumper covers is not the best. Both do not fit tightly and have gaps.

- Anonymous , 2012 Toyota Yaris

This price does not include tax, title, and tags. Additional fees may also apply depending on the state of purchase.