. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Driving If the 2012 Yaris is a step up in its exterior and interior styling, the driving experience is where it starts to stumble. Services provided exclude any parts required. That said, Toyota does tend to have conservative interiors, and the Yaris is no exception, but materials are competitive with the segment. Those inserts are hard plastic in the L.
My husband and I are very happy we chose this vehicle that is roomy inside and attractive outside, and it has a spacious truck. This is the first Yaris we've tested that didn't need more than 10 seconds to get to 60 mph 10. Vehicle Details The 2012 Toyota Yaris hatchback subcompact's interior is a bit of a contradiction. See Certified Warranty Supplement for warranty details. Two tests of a 2007 Yaris sedan were conducted, one with optional side airbags for the driver and rear passenger, and one without.
Others of different body shapes might see it differently. The trade-off comes in the form of a ride that is not only harsh and bumpy, but—thanks to modest insulation—loud, too. While the 2012 Toyota Yaris might not be the most feature-laden Toyota, it certainly carries the most simplified options list. The four-door Yaris has 15. Toyota's numbers for interim notification for this campaign are G1P Toyota Zone A , G1R Toyota Zone B , H1A Toyota Zone C , G2G Lexus Zone A , G2H Lexus Zone B and H2A Lexus Zone C.
Driving the 2012 Toyota Yaris hatchback is just what you might expect but with a few surprises. The hatchback gets a Camry-like front end and more steeply-raked rear lines. Side airbags optional front and rear head curtain airbags and optional front seat-mounted torso airbags Wheelbase 100 in. For the past few years, the Toyota Yaris subcompact sedan and hatchback have been trying to compete in this market against newer and more recently redesigned models. G Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight. A shabby entry will be left on dealers' lots. It accelerates normally, braking is quite good yet can get to you at times due to the quickness, and the handling is quite well.
Transmission choices remain a five-speed manual and a four-speed auto. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. Mileage A major reason buyers choose small body-type cars is because they get better mileage. The 2012 Toyota Yaris retains its bulldog stance, looking as though it is leaning forward ready to pick a fight. The 2012 Toyota Yaris has improved looks, ride, handling and cabin materials, but it's hurt by its highway performance and by gas mileage that doesn't match its segment's leaders. Currently the Toyota Yaris has a score of 8. And should any troubles arise, there's a comprehensive array of safety equipment ready to intervene, including nine standard airbags.
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. Yep, it had an accident. While the design is clean and modern, the materials look and feel rather low-budget, with lots of muted gray and black plastic bits, and seat fabric that is somewhat generic Toyota. As it is a new model, it has not been crash-tested. On the safety front, the Yaris has nine airbags including front and rear side-curtain airbags and a driver's knee airbag. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Not true but some of the not so gorgeous parts I could look past.
Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. To remedy the situation, Toyota has revamped the 2012 Toyota Yaris hatchback called a liftback in Toyota-speak , giving new life to its larger, more stylish and more content-heavy small car. Toyota has ditched the sedan version of this model-year Yaris, saying buyers chose hatchback versions 70 percent of the time. The Yaris' closet competitor, the Honda Fit, has 11 more horsepower, and the Kia Rio an additional 22. See your Toyota Certified Used Vehicles dealer for warranty details. The only soft-touch anything on base L models is the seat fabric, which actually is quite good.
It was a 2008 Passat. The Yaris is available as a two-door or four-door hatchback. All signs point to a smartly selected wheel and tire package. Now, for 2012, Toyota has redesigned its Yaris; the new version is slated to go on sale in October. The frontal ratings also apply to the 4-door hatchback 5-door version of the Yaris, beginning with 2009 models, when it was introduced, through the 2011 models.
Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. The 5-door model gets a rear wiper standard as well. Beginning with 2012 models, the sedan was available new only to fleets. After ruminating over the numbers, we'd presume the bigger wheel and wider rubber offers an advantageous footprint without the detriment of excessive rolling drag - too much tire in this segment means buzzy, diminutive powerplants like the Yaris' 1. The is the hardest to beat in the bang-for-the-buck category, but probably won't have the same strong resale figures as the 2012 Toyota Yaris hatchback.
Yaris in the Market The small-car field is getting much more competitive, to the point that carmakers have to evolve or die. Precisely 17 seconds after a pithy chirp from the front tires, the little hatchback will have covered 1320 feet, trapping at 80. Tested vehicle specifications Tested vehicle 2007 Toyota Yaris 4-door Weight 2,379 lbs. Exterior The new Toyota Yaris has a wheelbase that's 2 inches longer than the previous version, and the car is 3 inches longer overall. The switches and controls feel solid and well-connected. Injury measures Measures taken from the neck, chest, and both legs indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity.