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 classget the best price
It might look sporty with 17in wheels, stiffer suspension, black accents, a sports steering wheel and sports seats, but there’s no more power under the bonnet. Too stiff and too expensive to recommend.
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.