Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 Hybrid Dynamic AWD 5dr CVT [Pan Rf/Safety Pk] Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£29,805
Review

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.

Sitting between the Design and Excel trims, Dynamic gives you 18in alloy wheels, a 9.0in touchscreen infotainment system, heated front seats, electronically-adjustable lumbar support, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, dual-zone air conditioning and a stylish contrasting black roof. The optional four-wheel drive system can also be specced with Dynamic trim.

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 MPH7.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

115

g/km

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