Toyota Yaris & Yaris iA Model Review

30/36  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
10.2  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
15.3  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New For the 2018 Toyota Yaris and Yaris iA?

The 2018 Toyota Yaris and the Yaris iA are entering the market as excellent vehicles for consumers that are looking a fuel-efficient family or commuting car. The Yaris lineup is an entry into the subcompact line of cars and the Yaris iA is a larger sedan. Both cars include great features on the exterior, interior, under the hood and in overall driver and passenger safety.

2018 Toyota Yaris

Major Trims and Features

The Yaris subcompact car comes in five trim packages in the 3-door L, 3-door LE, 5-door L, 5-door LE and the 5-door SE. The standard L package in both 3 and 5-door configurations features halogen headlamps with daytime running lights, 15-inch steel wheels, rear window wiper and defogger, air conditioning, the Entune Audio system with a 6.1-inch touch-screen, backup camera, 6-way adjustable driver's seat, tilt steering with audio controls, power windows, power locks, day/night rearview mirror, cargo area tonneau cover. The LE package adds to the L with cruise control, power outside mirrors, 15-inch alloy wheels, metallic interior accents and remote keyless entry. The 5-door SE trim package steps it up from there with projector-beam headlights, fog lights, LED daytime running lights, rear spoiler, 16-inch alloy wheels, sport-trimmed fabric seats and a leather steering wheel. The Yaris iA comes available as a sedan with many great features like 16-inch alloy wheels, power outside mirrors with LED turn signals, rear window defogger, chrome-tipped exhaust and halogen headlights with daytime running lamps. On the interior, the Yaris iA comes standard with air conditioning, backup camera, remote keyless entry with push-button start, tilt/telescoping wheel with audio controls, cruise control, 6-way adjustable driver's seat, 7-inch touch-screen display with audio, hands-free connectivity and voice recognition.

Impressive Drivetrain

2018 Toyota Yaris HeadlightAll of the 2018 Toyota Yaris trim packages come standard with a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that puts out 106 horsepower and 103 lb.-ft. of torque. This motor is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission in the 3-door L series and a 4-speed automatic in the rest of the lineup. The cars are all front-wheel drive. The Yaris lineup achieves up to 36 miles per gallon on the highway. The Yaris iA also comes standard with the same 1.5-liter 4-cylinder motor of the Yaris models. Drivers of the iA can opt for the manual or automatic transmission. In this car, the automatic transmission can achieve up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway.

Modern Safety Technology

2018 Toyota Yaris Wheels

Toyota takes safety seriously and both cars are loaded with great safety features. The 2018 Yaris and Yaris iA feature Toyota Safety Sense with a pre-collision detection system, lane departure alert and automatic high beams. The Star Safety System adds vehicle stability control, traction control, brake assist and smart stop technologies. The cars come stocked with an advanced airbag system featuring nine airbags throughout the cabin of the vehicle. For young passengers, the cars feature the LATCH car seat anchor system and child-protector rear door locks. The Yaris lineup is constructed with crumple zones and side-impact door beams to help minimize the impact of a crash on the interior of the vehicle. Last, a tire pressure monitoring system allows drivers to easily see if pressure is low in any of the tires on the vehicle.

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