Toyota Yaris Hatchback (03 - 05)

Used Toyota Yaris Hatchback 2003 - 2005 review

Our recommendations
(2003 - 2005)
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Which used Toyota Yaris hatchback should I buy?

Unless you spend your whole driving life in town or are determined to make every gallon go as far as possible, we'd recommend opting for the 1.3-litre petrol engine for its greater flexibility. We'd also choose the five-door body, as access to the rear seats in it is much better.

The basic S spec doesn't get power steering or twin front airbags, so is best avoided. GS, the trim we recommend, has the power steering and airbags, as well as a better stereo, while the GLS has a sunroof and the CDX has air-con. There's also the sporty SR with alloy wheels.

In early 2002, the trim levels were simplified in line with Toyota's other models, so T2 replaced GS, T3 arrived in place of GLS and T-Spirit took over from CDX, although there were no changes to equipment.