Terrible clear coat/paint peeling after only 5 years. No help from Toyota!
Red Yaris 9 years old, 63,000kms. Looks terrible, clear coat peeled in patches, requires $5000 paint fix. Regular carpark survey shows it's very common problem. Looks terrible makes car worthless.
Purchased in April 2012 at Toyota Dealers.
Paint started peeling
Car used for commuting to work. Mainly parked under cover.
Car used approx 5 days per week
Serviced as per schedule
No mechanical issues
Issue with paint peeling at approx 6 years old. Peeling all along bottom of back window and spots of peeling paint on roof and bonnet. It is the clear coat that is peeling. Can see this has occurred with many yaris cars by looking at other complaints online.
Purchased in March 2014 at Toyota Dealers for $18,000.00.
- Yaris XP130 Hatch YR (2011-2014)
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|Category||Cars and Hatchbacks|
|Transmission||Automatic and Manual|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||6.3 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||42 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 1.3L|
|Max Power||63kW @ 6000rpm|
|Max Torque||121Nm @ 4400rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||Japan|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 year(s)|
|Release date||Oct 2011|
|Discontinuation date||Aug 2014|
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