Good for what it is
It's no V8 or V6 so the handling and comfort can be a serious downgrade especially if you are driving on Melbourne's horribly maintained highways. Going over bumps and potholes and shoddy roads is way more noticeable.
Biggest driving issue is the front window does tend to fog up easily.
Negatives out the way. Planned on just using this as a stop over car in 2020-2021 and selling but I've been happy with it so far. Happy enough that I intend to keep it for at least 5 years anyway. Most issues are cheap to repair and I expect if you are car ...savvy you will be truly laughing at how easy things are to repair. It's tiny so it is easy to park. Fuel economy is great. I think it's anywhere from 5.5-7.2l/100km. The sound system is actually decent.
Purchased in July 2020.
Economical and easy to drive
I love this car.For a micro it is roomy and well powered.It has been reliable.Only fault was an oxygen sensor at 110,000 k which made it stop revving when it had run for about 1/2 hr.Easy fix.No other mech probs in 140'000 ks
Purchased in August 2017 for $5,000.00.
Love my little Yaris
I bought this car brand new and its still going strong. never had any issues with her and would recommend buying a Yaris to anyone looking for a small car
Purchased in June 2005 for $20,000.00.
Good reliable car. Driving dynamics average
We bought this car a few years ago and has served us well. The only disappointment is the poor driving position and handling. The high drivers seat feels quite unnatural
Purchased in September 2017 for $4,999.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
2013 Toyota Yaris
Really strong for a 1.3L. Great for parking in the city as it is a tiny car. A lot of space for shopping and a shoe wardrobe if you need. Very quiet too. Good legroom if you want to have a nap on a lunch break. Reliable car and really good fuel efficiency.
This is perfect
Excellent small car. Great for travelling. Nice soundsystem. the Yaris was pretty well equipped with standard air-conditioning, an MP-compatible stereo with a CD player, remote central locking, power mirrors and window. the Yaris was pretty well equipped with standard air-conditioning, an MP-compatible stereo with a CD player, remote central locking, power mirrors and window. Overall it is great car.
Satisfied customer, spacious and easy to park. Good mileage so easy on saving. Not a luxury car but first car to start with, helpful in each way. The boot is small but over all a great car for family.Even when driving on a high speed their is no bubbling and its a smooth drive.
Good budget car
I love this car. It’s small and cosy. Suitable for a small family. It’s inexpensive side on maintenance, fuel efficiency makes it a cost saver.
I have travelled far with it without issues and have always followed Toyota guidelines making it more reliable even in the long run.
I would recommend it for families who want to save cost and yet enjoy the luxury of a car.
Remember, You won’t have issues in parking!!
Perfect small car
I bought this car for my wife. She loves it. This is on of the best small car. Very cheap to run. Cheap servicing and very reliable. Never had any problem with this car. Drives smoothly with nice air con. Small hatchback car but spacious inside. Good family car.
Awesome small car for wifey
No one needs an introduction to Toyota they just keep on running and running..you have to sell it to get a new car.
Usually Toyotas are boring to drive but 2012 Yaris YRS has a lot to offer
Bluetooth speaker phone
We got the car service hand and have driven it for few days now..i will soon pass it onto my wife for driving around
Milage is good 6.9/100kms
Great little car
The Yaris is economical, drivable, nimble, surprisingly comfortable, relatively quiet and reliable
The Yaris is not a performance vehicle in terms of torque, power or extreme handling. However, it can tow light loads.
The cup holders, seat folding and a range of other internal aspects are actually better than current model corollas. However, the 2006 model, as expected has a very old style stereo system. It is a cheaper car second hand than a corolla of the same vintage by a significant margin so depreciation was and perhaps is not good...for Yaris. That said, a point worth noting is that the all expensive 100K service is not expensive as it uses a timing chain not a belt (eg Corolla) and thus the chain will last the life of the car.. Overall, buy for the right price and enjoy trouble free if underwhelming performance.
never a disappointment after driving for more than 8 years
I'm currently considering getting a new car so I though might as well do a review for my dear Yaris who served me well in the past years, taking me to work everyday, taking me on road trips with friends, moving me from one city to another, moving flat packed furnitures from Ikea back home... I have lots of good memory with this little car, which is my first car. It looks cute for a female driver, and I love the funky digital dashboard. Its compact size means it's easy to snuggle into a small parking spot. It does not have a big engine (meaning ...you‘ll find it work very hard to help you climb over a sloppy hill), but it's economic for my purpose of use, a little petrol goes a long way. It has lots of room inside, and the back seats can be put down to make even more room. It's time for me to say farewell due to the need of a bigger car for my growing family. I'll miss our memories together.
2005 3-door YRS
I bought this as my first car two years ago with just over 90k on the clock and it has been a fantastic little car. So easy to drive and cheap to maintain. It's been from Sydney to the Gold Coast and back a few times and was perfect. Everyone who drives it loves it. Definitely getting another Yaris when I'm ready for a new car.
terrible - will lose $3000 off resale due to paint peeliing, which is a well documented world wide p
YRS 3 door Auto. Neat to park. Terrible to drive.
Very disapointed with around town fuel effiency- reason why we bought it. Took back to Toyota for there help (they were great) but they couldnt get it down around town either 6.1 on open rd and 7.8 around town- from memory did this in 2008 when we bought.
Very hard to keep to level speed. (wonder if this is only a complaint with the autos???) accelarator has no resistance just flops so you are constantly watching (along with all in car thanks to central dash) the speedo. For me it takes the...
Great little car.
I purchased my Yaris Yrx (1.5L, 5 door manual), brand new late in 2007. Which makes it about 3 years that I've been driving the car. My previous cars were a Mazda3 (2004 model) and a Ford Tesla (1984 model).
The car is responsive (0-100km in... no idea) and is fairly stable for a small car on the road. You do feel the occasional bumps (not more then the Mazda3) but for a car of this size it's still smooth. Parking the Yaris is a joy, the places you can fit it into is surprising. It is a bit noisy on the inside especially on highw...
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|Category||Cars and Hatchbacks|
|Transmission||Automatic and Manual|
|Drive Type||Front Wheel Drive (FWD)|
|Release date||Oct 2005|
|Discontinuation date||Dec 2011|
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