Toyota's 2016 Yaris subcompact isn't the most advanced car in its class, but if simple and cute do it for you, there's no arguing with the Yaris' strong reputation for reliability and good fuel economy. No longer Toyota's most anonymous car, the Yaris still falls short of what rivals from Ford, Chevy, Nissan and Kia have to offer.
You'll Like The 2016 Toyota Yaris If...
While it's easy to be tempting with bells and whistles, there's a certain comfort investing your money in a known commodity. The 2016 Toyota Yaris has an excellent reputation and good resale, two very attractive attributes to budget-conscious buyers.
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The Yaris is rather Spartan when it comes to power and features, and its stellar reputation is not exclusive. A Honda Fit holds equally strong values, while the Ford Fiesta and Kia Rio offer more power and curb appeal.
My Yaris is very comfortable if you are small. Larger people have a harder time fitting in the passenger seat. However, it has a large amount of cargo space. I am a reenactor and I regularly fold down the back seats, take out the trunk cover, and put 7 1/2 ft tent poles plus my entire campsite in the car. My Yaris gets about 37 miles to the gallon, although it has a very small gas tank. I also love that the car has a Bluetooth that can understand me. You do not have to yell for it to pick you up. Something that I do not like about it is that the front bumper is so close to the ground. I cannot even straddle a dead squirrel. A lot of times it scrapes going into parking lots or over speedbumps. I also do not like that the windshield wipers only have three speeds. The first one wipes about every five seconds, the second one wipes about once per second, and the third setting wipes about two times per second. Another thing that some people complain about is how you feel everything in the car. When you drive down the road you feel every bump and the whole car moves over the smallest cracks.
Toyota Yaris is an economy sized gem.
I have had the car for just over a year and I haven't had any problems. The car handles really well and the brakes are super reactive. The only issue I have with the car is cosmetic and barely noticeable, the back panel of the car on the passenger side is slightly offset and protrudes a little bit. The car is super comfortable to ride in though I would recommend having anyone in the back seat for long car rides. The trunk space is lacking but if you fold down the backseat you are not going to notice a difference from any other car.
It is super fuel efficient.
I drive a glossy black 2016 Toyota Yaris hatchback. Although it is small, it can get up and go. It is an economy car so the gas mileage is wonderful. My Yaris gets 38 mph highway. Which is really good and affordable where I am at. I had some issues with the tires and I had to replace them right out of the get go, but I did purchase the car "quality used". Should've just purchased brand new honestly. But if you are looking to buy as student in college, perfect car for you. As a single mother with two kids. . . Not so much.
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ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
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Low Tire Pressure Warning
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Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point and Pretensioners
Rear Child Safety Locks *
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Safety Recalls (1)
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2016 Toyota Yaris, Rav4, Land Cruiser and 4Runner vehicles, and Scion FR-S, iM, and TC vehicles manufactured January 28, 2016, to March 14, 2016. The Load Carrying Capacity Modification Label may not reflect the correct added weight of the installed accessories. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims for Passenger Cars."
An incorrect label may result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.
SET will notify owners, and provide them a corrected label to be installed over the inaccurate label, free of charge. The recall began on June 3, 2016. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET16A.
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