Driven: Toyota Yaris Hybrid Information

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Model Tested: Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Price: £17,195.

The Toyota Yaris Hybrid range starts at £15,195 for the T3 spec, rising to £17,195 for the T-Spirit. The standard Yaris range starts at £9,995 for the T2, rising to £14,870 for the T-Spirit.

Good and Bad

Good Stuff: City economy, spacious interior, easy to drive.

Bad Stuff: Whiny CVT gearbox noise, handling designed for comfort rather than corners.

Performance

Maximum Speed: 102 mph
0-62 mph: 11.8 seconds

Economy and Costs

Official combined cycle fuel economy: 81.0 mpg
Front Seat Driver Test Route economy: N/A
CO2 Emissions: 79 g/km
Road Tax Band: A / £0
Company Car Tax at 40%: £687.60

Technical Details

Engine: 1.5 litre four cylinder multi-point electronic injection petrol with 45 kW electric motor
Power: 99 bhp (101 PS)
Torque: 82 lb-ft (111 Nm)

Length: 3,905 mm
Width: 1,695 mm (exc mirrors)
Height: 1,510 mm
Wheelbase: 2,510 mm
Kerb weight: 1,150 kg

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Phil Huff

Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, DAD.info and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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