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Car Reviews Toyota Yaris Hybrid T4 The AA

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Sharper, appealing styling than car Hybrid system works and efficiently Impressive economy and Good standard equipment the range


Largely driving experience Cabin is but quite plain CVT gearbox high revs at full Diesel version is its biggest

With the largest range of cars on the market and still to come, it should comes as no that Toyota has taken the to create a dual-power version of its supermini. By doing so Toyota now the little Yaris with diesel and hybrid petrol giving buyers more than with any rival at and also recognises a general trend in the market.

The starting for the Hybrid is the third generation car appeared late in 2011. external dimensions gave it presence on the road than the car, while the styling to increase its appeal at the younger end of the without alienating the older buyer.

To look at there is very that distinguishes the Hybrid the standard Yaris; apart the front end it is only discreet badges that indicate the under the skin. However it is the drivetrain components that a design change; at the front is a much larger grille for cooling and the result is a Yaris pleasing extra personality.

The drivetrain components consist of an motor, transaxle and inverter are all packaged around the engine is itself a downsized version of the petrol unit already in larger Toyota hybrids. A component is the battery pack has been neatly fitted the rear seats alongside the tank, which therefore the same luggage space as the car.

Paired with a CVT gearbox for efficiency, the hybrid system the Yaris to run in pure electric up to 31mph and as far as 1.2 miles, petrol-only or on both petrol and electric for maximum acceleration. There is an Eco mode for maximum efficiency reduces the drain of power-sapping such as the air conditioning.

Our verdict on the Yaris Hybrid T4

Adding the drivetrain to the Yaris certainly the buyer extra choice, and the mode benefits both and noise levels. The driving is no better than a standard however, and for many buyers a version will offer flexibility and performance and similar and emissions at a reduced cost.

With economy and emissions at the it comes as no surprise that the Hybrid will be very to run. The impressive economy is more beneficial because of the cheapness of petrol over too. Insurance costs also be exceptionally low.

Space and practicality

The Yaris good use of every available of cabin space, and regardless of you are sat there is good head and available. The clever packaging of the also means that the space is not diminished over the Yaris, and up front there are but numerous storage areas.

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Car security


Careful packaging of the hybrid not only saves space but potentially harmful elements as the battery pack are tucked out of harm’s way. Add to that an seven airbags on all models a driver’s knee bag and the Yaris has an safety provision.

Driver appeal

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The Yaris delivers in one aspect of the driving namely that it is very indeed to pilot, particularly in driving. Whichever driving you choose to use the electric mode in and out without any fuss, and careful of the throttle and viewing of the power that replaces the rev counter the driver to extract maximum from the powertrain.

Family car

First car appeal

Quality and

A long-founded reputation for quality is in evidence here. Although the materials used inside the are only par for the class, they are clearly well put together and so. Image-wise the Yaris is at something of a compared to key rivals; it is commonly as a car for the more senior driver and youth appeal.


The Yaris certainly ease of entry over the design, with a high-roofed to give tall doors and apertures. Particularly in five-door climbing aboard is effortless, and the goes for the boot; the tailgate is light and pops open and the boot floor is at a good for easy loading.

Stereo and ICE (In car

The standard audio system to T4 models offers six speakers, a USB and auxiliary input as well as the Touch system with a display screen. With a few simple buttons and a control it is very easy to operate, and steering wheel controls life even easier.

Spacious cabin makes the of the exterior dimensions

Colours and

The relatively conservative exterior is best exploited by brighter and white particularly suits the There is also something to be for choosing a more noticeable for a car that can operate in near-silence in mode. Inside the Yaris has a lot of trim which does to make the cabin feel dark.

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