Toyota Yaris 1.5 Hybrid Excel 5dr CVT [Nav] Review

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Toyota Yaris 2018 front tracking

Although it’s well equipped and has a hybrid engine option, the Toyota Yaris doesn’t excel in enough areas to stand out in the tough small car class

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Trim: Excel

Excel builds on the Icon and Y-20 trims with even more luxury, including dual-zone climate control and keyless entry.

Engine: 1.5 Hybrid

This engine is borrowed from the Prius, albeit with a smaller battery pack. It is probably the quickest Yaris in-gear, thanks to the extra assistance from the electric motor, but the CVT gearbox is noisy, sending the revs flaring when you try and accelerate.

Key information

0-62 MPH11.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure


Urban: 76.3Motorway: 65.7
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?



EmissionsOfficial emissions rating