Toyota Yaris Cross 1.5 Premiere Edition 5dr CVT [Safety Pack] Review

Category: Small SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP£28,835
Review

The Yaris Cross makes a strong case for itself against the crowd of small SUVs, especially if you value low running costs and Toyota’s impressive reliability record. That said, the Ford Puma still looks like the better overall option, offering a more dynamic driving experience and much more luggage space.

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Based on the Dynamic trim, the range-topping Premiere Edition trim adds all the bells and whistles. That includes special 18in alloy wheels, black leather seats, JBL premium sound system and a 10in head up display. As with the Dynamic trim, you can add the optional all-wheel drive system to this trim.

The Yaris Cross isn’t the fastest small SUV out there but its EV mode makes it one of the most efficient. The electric motor makes the Yaris Cross quick off the line and the engine easily accelerates it up to motorway speeds but the CVT automatic gearbox makes it a noisy affair. Unlike many rivals, there’s the option of all-wheel drive on the top trims.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

112

g/km

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