2012 Toyota Yaris Hybrid review What Car?

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2012 Toyota Yaris review

The Toyota Yaris is essentially a compact version of the . using the same type of hybrid drivetrain to maximise efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.

At a under £15k it’s the cheapest hybrid currently on undercutting the entry-level version of the Jazz IMA by £1300.

What’s the Toyota Yaris Hybrid to drive?

Tickle the throttle and you can short distances on electric alone.

Ask for anything other than progress, however, and you’ll be by a big increase in noise as the petrol cuts in, the revs soar and the CVT gearbox attempts to synergise and electric power.

Even it’s hard not to be underwhelmed by the performance, and it’s just as to ignore the whining from the and the whirr of the regenerative brake as the Yaris Hybrid comes to a

You also have to put up with a amount of wind noise around the big windscreen and the door even at moderate speeds.

Still, it’s not all bad news, the handling feels secure and the steering makes it easy to busy city streets. On the surfaced Dutch roads of our route, the suspension felt compliant, too.

What’s the Toyota Yaris Hybrid inside?

Like other of the Yaris, the Hybrid has space for adults, and while its boot exactly massive at 286 litres, it have a false floor, additional storage space

All-round visibility is good, thanks to the Yaris’s large area and elevated seating.


you won’t want to spend time staring at the interior and fittings; most of the plastics and feel cheap, while the is devoid of any flair, making the cabin feel utterly and cheerless.

The cheapest model comes dual-zone climate control and airbags, but we’d spend £900 to get T4-trim, which modern-day essentials such as iPod connectivity and a DAB radio.

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I buy one?

The Yaris Hybrid is priced, and its compact size and power output mean it just 79g/km of CO2, it in the lowly 10% company car tax band.

Hybrid buyers also get the of an automatic transmission. However, if it our choice we’d shift our manually and go for a diesel Ford Econetic instead. True, the costs around a thousand more, but it’s almost as and infinitely better to drive.

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