toyota yaris

Recall Alert: 2012-2015 Toyota Yaris

By Jennifer Geiger on March 24, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 17,000 model-year 2012-15 Toyota Yaris vehicles manufactured Aug. 31, 2011, to Feb. 9, 2015, and sold in Puerto Rico. The Problem: The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a roof headliner that does not meet U.S.… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012-2015 Toyota Yaris

By Jennifer Geiger on March 24, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 17,000 model-year 2012-15 Toyota Yaris vehicles manufactured Aug. 31, 2011, to Feb. 9, 2015, and sold in Puerto Rico. The Problem: The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a roof headliner that does not meet U.S.… Read More

2015 Toyota Yaris First Look

By Kelsey Mays on July 23, 2014

Competes with: Nissan Versa, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Sonic, Honda Fit Looks like: The 2012-2014 Yaris got some Darth Vader treatment Drivetrain: 106-hp, 1.5-liter four-cylinder with five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Aug. 3 Toyota calls the… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas on July 21, 2014

  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris, 2008-2010 Scion xD

By David Thomas on April 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 158,000 model-year 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris hatchbacks, 250,500 model-year 2007-2010 Toyota Yaris sedans and 64,000 model-year 2008-2010 Scion xD hatchbacks. The Problem: The seat rails for the driver in all models as well as the seat rails for… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4, 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris

By David Thomas on April 9, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million Toyota vehicles including model-year 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris The Problem: Electrical connections to a spiral cable assembly can be damaged when the steering wheel is turned.… Read More

Toyota World Hybrid Tour Shows What We're Missing

By Aaron Bragman on September 4, 2013

Toyota is flexing its hybrid chops with a special traveling road show of the company's hybrid cars. The automaker recently brought the automotive media to a private test track in southeast Michigan to try out not only the cars it… Read More

The Top 10 Smallest Recalls of 2013

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2013

We recently counted down the top 10 biggest recalls reported by KickingTires in the first half of 2013. This week, we're out to show it's not always size that counts. As we demonstrated last time out, among the many millions… Read More

Recall Alert: 2012 Toyota Yaris

By Jennifer Geiger on July 3, 2013

Toyota is recalling just 74 model-year 2012 versions of the Yaris due to a problem with the electronic power-steering system, the automaker announced today. In the affected vehicles, moisture contamination in the power-steering control module could cause the relay to… Read More

Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Mazda2

By Matt Schmitz on December 11, 2012

You might have dated someone like this: attractive looks and fun to be around, but dealing with problems inside that are revealed as you get to know each other better. Cars.com reviewer Jennifer Geiger says the 2013 Mazda2 offers potential… Read More

The Cars.com Redesign Index

By Kelsey Mays on November 14, 2012

It can cost up to $1 billion or more to develop a new or redesigned car, so sales success — and not just a little bit of it — matters. Determining which of those new cars hit the mark with… Read More