However, we have had this car for 10 years and it has been so reliable with over 100k+ miles. Having replaced the slow-selling Echo two years back, the Yaris has gained in popularity and, although it remains the smallest and least expensive vehicle in the Toyota brand line-up, it is still packed with value. Fuel economy is very good, at 29 mpg city, 36 mpg highway with the manual. Previous Toyota Yaris models scored unimpressive safety ratings, achieving only three-star ratings—the lowest mark typically awarded—for side impact, along with four- and five-star ratings for frontal impact. And usually the word hybrid crops up pretty quickly. The four-door Yaris Sedan styling seems rather traditional at first glance. Toyota is quick to… Toyota announced today duringits monthlysales conference call that it willintroducethefive-door version of its hot-selling Yaris subcompact to the U.
The 2009 Yaris Liftback Sport model is a new addition to the lineup. However, its price tag is surprisingly high, I wasn't very comfortable in it and its ergonomics are downright poor. More notably, the Yaris Sedan offers six-way adjustable front seats with driver's seat height adjustment, something not usually found in the subcompact segment. This little critter is clearly made for tight spaces, with a eye-opening 30. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Most of those less than 40 mpg tanks occurred on long highway trips against a really adverse headwind. Three Yaris body styles are available for 2009: a three-door Liftback, a five-door Liftback, and a four-door sedan. Toyota posted a sharp, 21. Toyota's number for this recall is C0M. If you're doing lots of stop-and-go urban driving, a hybrid is perfect. Although the Yaris responds remarkably well to conscientious driving, Toyota once again failed to include an instant fuel economy gauge as either standard or optional equipment for the 2009 model year. Which brings us to the 2009 Toyota Yaris.
Also, air conditioning is standard across the model line. It is very nice, and I heard that you can get 50mpg in it! Leave a Comment Name Mail Website. I would ask the shop if they have checked your coolant temperature sensor and analyzed your fuel trims for signs of weirdness. It is a zippy little go-cart. My wife always gets better fuel economy when driving than I do.
The tiny iQ trounced the competition, winning with more than twice the points of the second-place finisher, the Citroen C5. All of the above comments are relevant. The recall began on February 1, 2017. Let us know what percentage is city and how much you sit in traffic. The Yaris five-door liftback provides 9. In the affected vehicles, the springs used for the seat rails on the driver's seat and the seat rails of the front passenger seat of three-door models may break.
I have had no issues with this car and taken it on several road trips. Your waistline will benefit from this also. Front seats are rather small and skimpy, while the backseat on the Liftback is tough to get into but decent for space; kids should be just fine back there. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. If you're pretty tall, maybe this compact hatchback isn't for you size-wise.
When do you get this 25 mpg. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. The entire Yaris lineup is due to arrive at dealerships by the end of the summer, and will include the new-to-the-U. The 2009 Toyota Yaris isn't the only small car in the class, either. Of the three distinctly different Yaris models it's the Liftback that make the more expressive design statement and, although the Sedan is nearly 19 inches longer than the Liftback, all three vehicles share the same chassis, engine and drivetrain.
Gets 37 highway and 30 city. The only drawback with this vehicle was the placement of the speedometer and other gauges, in the middle of the dash instead of on the left like other cars because it was modeled after the European design. After that … hmm … dirty air filter, faulty fuel pressure regulator, spark plugs need replacing, etc …. Toyota will mail owners a second letter when remedy parts are available. . Remedy Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners.
Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. General Motors sent Pontiac Vibe owners an Interim letter on June 20, 2014 notifying them that parts are currently unavailable. The inline four is exclusively mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. I am concerned that the extra doors extra weight? Front buckets are comfortable and unlike most cars the dashboard instruments are situated in the middle of the dash. The big reason I recommend this model is because my previous Yaris was extremely reliable and very rarely saw the inside of a repair shop except for regular maintenance. Vehicle Details The 2009 Toyota Yaris Sedan and Liftback share many things, but the instrument panel is where they part ways with their domestic rivals.
That's not much, but considering the Yaris only weighs about 2,300 pounds, the power-to-weight ratio isn't bad. As our colleague reports, on his standard mixed-usage 44-mile test route. With this relatively small engine we found the Yaris a little lacking in performance when traveling at 60 mph-plus speeds on the highways. Depending on the vehicle model, dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, or replace the air bag assembly. Like many subcompact cars with small engines the Yaris sports a 1.