2017 Toyota Yaris

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$15,250

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2017 Toyota Yaris
2017 Toyota Yaris

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Many standard features in value-priced base trim
  • City gas mileage
  • Turning circle (except SE model)
  • Handling
  • Current generation's reliability

The bad:

  • Unrefined automatic transmission
  • Modest cargo room
  • Turbulent highway ride
  • Backup camera not offered
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope

3 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • L

    $15,250

  • LE

    $16,910

  • SE

    $17,200

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2017 Toyota Yaris trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Standard pre-collision braking
  • Two- or four-door hatchback
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Bluetooth streaming audio standard
  • Seats five

2017 Toyota Yaris review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The Yaris hatchback serves as an entry-level model for Toyota and is available in two- and four-door body styles. Toyota has discontinued its Scion brand and rebadged the Scion iA sedan as the Yaris iA, which is covered separately in the Cars.com Research section.

All models use a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and are available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. The front-drive Yaris hatchback competes in a busy field of small cars that includes the Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent and Chevrolet Sonic.
New for 2017
The Toyota Safety Sense C package, which includes pre-collision braking, lane departure warning and automatic high beams, is standard on all models.
Significant Standard Features

  • 106-horsepower, 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Five-speed manual transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Air conditioning
  • Split-folding rear seat
  • Pre-collision braking
  • Lane departure warning
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Four-speed automatic transmission
  • Alloy wheels
  • Power side mirrors
  • Rear spoiler
  • Cruise control
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Fog lamps

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.7
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.7
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

Perfect commuter

Haven't had the car very long, but love it. I like the exterior styling and the interior dash and radio display are nice, just keep in mind it's 4 years old so not as fancy as a brand new car - but pretty good sized touch screen. Engine has more power than I thought it would. With 3 adults, I got up to 60mph within the on-ramp for the highway and merged without issue.

5.0

Most and best reliable easy to drive car!

It definitely met all i need with easy driving and parking thanks to it’s size and light weight! Less gasoline too which is the best!

5.0

A great econmical car

I like this car because its small economical and some safety features . I love the black interior with comfortable seats. The car runs really quiet and great on gas.

See all 27 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Toyota
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
160- or 174-point inspections
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

Have questions about warranties or CPO programs?

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