Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 Hybrid Design 5dr CVT Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

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  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 rear
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 interior dashboard
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  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 interior infotainment
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 front tracking
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 overhead view
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 front static
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 rear static
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 alloy wheel detail
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 interior front seats
  • Toyota Yaris Cross 2021 boot open
RRP£24,140
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The Toyota Yaris Cross makes a strong case for itself against the crowd of small SUVs, especially if your top priorities are low running costs and reliability. That said, the Ford Puma still looks like the better overall option, offering a more enjoyable driving experience and superior practicality.

Design trim builds on the generous equipment of entry-level Icon by upgrading the alloy wheels to 17in and adding LED headlights, privacy glass, roof rails, and 40/20/40 split rear seatbacks.

The Yaris Cross isn’t the fastest small SUV out there, but its hybrid technology makes it one of the most efficient. Besides, the electric motor does make the Yaris Cross quick off the line and the engine has enough grunt to accelerate you up to motorway speeds, albeit with plenty of accompanying noise. Unlike many rivals, Toyota offers the option of four-wheel drive on the top trims.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

62.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

102

g/km