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2015 Toyota Yaris

Advertising firms have done an admirable job convincing consumers that the easiest way to find a best-in-segment car or truck is by looking at a few key metrics. In the most elementary terms, the vehicle with the highest horsepower, most gears in its transmission housing, lowest acceleration times and best fuel economy most certainly must be the class benchmark. Yet as the commercials and billboards continue to drive that deceitful message, Toyota is betting shoppers in the subcompact segment are a bit more discerning. The Japanese automaker has just launched its updated 2015 Yaris, a... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
1.5L I4
Power:
106 HP / 103 LB-FT
Transmission:
4-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$14,845
As-Tested Price:
$18,455
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    Toyota UK reveals new Yaris hatchback
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    Toyota UK has dropped the curtain on the new Yaris. The subcompact hatch – likely identical to the 2012 Yaris arriving in the States this fall – benefits from a more dynamic design and additional standard equipment on all but its entry-level model. All UK-bound Yaris models, 'cept for the T2 base version, feature Toyota's "affordable ...

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    Official: Toyota UK reveals new Yaris hatchback
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    Toyota UK has dropped the curtain on its new Yaris. The subcompact hatch – likely identical to the 2012 Yaris arriving in the States this fall – benefits from a more dynamic design and additional standard equipment on all but its entry-level model. All UK-bound Yaris models, 'cept for the T2 base version, feature a new Toyota "affordable ...

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    Toyota confirms redesigned 2012 Yaris will hit U.S. showrooms by year's end
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    Japanese automakers focus on fuel-efficient subcompact cars
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    Toyota Yaris HSD concept to bow in Geneva
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    Toyota Yaris HSD concept to bow in Geneva
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    Toyota plant in Japan designed to cut energy demands
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    Toyota opens first new plant in Japan in almost 20 years
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    Toyota to debut Yaris hybrid, Prius+ at Geneva Motor Show
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    Toyota has officially confirmed that it will unveil its long-awaited and much-rumored Yaris hybrid concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The Japanese automaker didn't reveal any specs for the hybridized Yaris, but did state that the gas-electric concept will sport design cues that will make it stand out from the conventional Yaris. From what ...

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    Toyota confirms Yaris HSD concept gas-electric for Geneva
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    Toyota reveals new JDM Vitz - that's Yaris to you, fellah
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    Never heard of the Toyota Vitz? It's one of the auto giant's biggest sellers in the Japanese Domestic Market, accounting for over 1.4 million units since its introductory model in 1999. But the compact hatchback isn't exclusive to Japan: in export markets, it's known to us as the Yaris, and Toyota's sold more than 3.5 million of them around the world. ...

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    Spy Shots: 2012 Toyota Yaris looking more aggressive
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    Spy Shots: 2012 Toyota Yaris looking more aggressive
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    Toyota leads the way in 2010 Motorist Choice Awards
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