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
The Yaris is well equipped, even in the Icon entry-level trim; as well as Toyota’s Safety Sense package, you also get rain-sensing windscreen wipers and powered front windows. The 7.0in infotainment system with Bluetooth and a six-speaker audio system are also fitted across the range. Hybrid models additionally feature automatic air conditioning and projector headlights.
Engine: 1.5 VVT-i
The pick of the engines. This 1.5-litre petrol version is quicker than the 1.0 from 0-62mph, and is smoother in general. It’s worth going for, despite its higher CO2 output and distinctly average fuel economy figures. It’s available with either a manual or automatic gearbox.