of the 2016 Toyota Yaris. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Many standard features in value-priced base trim
- City gas mileage
- Turning circle (except SE model)
- Current generation's reliability
- Unrefined automatic transmission
- Modest cargo room
- Turbulent highway ride
- Backup camera not offered
- Steering wheel doesn't telescope
Two- or four-door hatchback
Manual or automatic transmission
Bluetooth streaming audio standard
What Is the 2016 Toyota Yaris?
The 2016 Toyota Yaris is a subcompact, five-seat hatchback available in two- and four-door configurations. It competes with the Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Honda Fit, Nissan Versa Note and Chevrolet Sonic. Trim levels include the L, LE and SE.
What's New on the 2016 Toyota Yaris?
There are no significant changes for 2016.
How Does the 2016 Toyota Yaris Compare to Other Hatchbacks?
The Yaris stands out in its class for its reliability, and even with the affordable price of the Yaris L drivers can enjoy features like an optional automatic transmission, touchscreen stereo and Bluetooth. To get these features on several competing models, drivers must spend significantly more. However, when you move up to the Yaris' higher trim levels you can find competitors offering more space and better performance at a lower price.
What Features in the 2016 Toyota Yaris Are Most Important?
The Toyota Yaris is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 106 horsepower and is paired with a standard five-speed manual transmission. A four-speed automatic transmission is optional, and all Yaris models are front-wheel drive. Significant standard features include air conditioning and a split-folding backseat. As is required on all new vehicles, the Yaris is equipped with front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.
Significant optional features include alloy wheels, a rear spoiler, cruise control, power side mirrors, steering-wheel mounted audio controls and fog lamps.
Should I Buy the 2016 Toyota Yaris?
The value-priced base Yaris offers many standard features, and the vehicle delivers impressive fuel economy, but a lack of cargo space or an available backup camera may cause some drivers to look elsewhere.
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I really enjoyed driving this vehicle. It gets great gas mileage and goes fast. The Toyota Yaris is a smooth ride. I would recommend to a friend! Read full review
Reliable and confortable
Small, practical, reliable, good for a small family, gas saver, comfortable, and do not have to worry to find a big spot where to park this vehicle Read full review
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24 months / unlimited distance
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer Certification Required
160- or 174-point inspections