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Parallel Universe: 3-Cylinder Toyota Yaris Dynos 472 HP

Toyota likes to get as much grunt from diminutive engines as it can. That goes for the tiny three-cylinder engine found in the GR Yaris, a model not sold in the US. Available here until last year, maybe it should have advertised the potential this pocket rocket has. An Australian tuner just got a whopping …
A red 2021 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 next to a gray Litchfield-tuned 2021 Toyota GR Yaris on an airstrip

Can the 2021 Toyota Supra 3.0 Out-Run Litchfield’s GR Yaris?

Until the hinted-at Corolla hot hatch finally arrives, the only GR car Toyota offers in the US is the Supra. But overseas, the GR Yaris has been making plenty of waves—and that’s even before the tuners got a hold of it. Specifically, UK-based Litchfield. However, the six-cylinder Toyota Supra 3.0 has also gotten a power …
An image of a red Toyota GR Yaris out on the road.

Tuned 2021 Toyota GR Yaris Shows Just How Far $900 Goes

The 2021 Toyota GR Yaris is already one of the best hot-hatchbacks we’ll likely never get in the U.S. market. However, since this rally-inspired Toyota houses a turbocharged engine under the hood, tuners can increase boost and extract more power. In a new video posted by Carwow on YouTube, we see a tuned Yaris face …
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The Toyota GR Yaris Is Great and That Is Really Annoying

The Yaris is very nearly the most boring car ever. Well, maybe not as boring as the Kia Rio, but that’s different. It is plastic-y, ill-equipped, and looks like a doorstop. That is all we have to go on here in America, and that is frustrating. Take a short trip across the big water, and …
Toyota Yaris GR hybrid compact city car on display at Brussels Expo

A Future Classic Car Sadly Isn’t Even Sold in the U.S.

There are many valuable, unique cars that sadly aren’t available in the United States. Who wouldn’t want an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio with a manual gearbox or a flashy Renault sports car? Another fast car you won’t be able to find in the States is the Toyota GR Yaris. The GR Yaris is a sportier …
The rear 3/4 view of a white 2021 Toyota GR Yaris on a racetrack
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2021 Toyota Yaris Ad Gets Banned In Australia For Absurd Reason

As Elvis Costello once said, “What’s so funny bout peace, love, and drifting?” Well, His verison was slightly different, but that’s beside the point. The point is, giving your car a little sumpthin, sumpthin in the corners, ain’t so bad, is it? Well, as drifting becomes more and more popular in the automotive world, Toyota’s …
A white 2021 Toyota GR Yaris vs. a black ST205 Toyota Celica GT-Four

Watch the Toyota GR Yaris Take on Its Rally Predecessor

Thanks to a rally racing touch, the Toyota GR Yaris is shaping up to a truly hype-worthy hot hatch. But it’s not the Japanese automaker’s only all-wheel-drive hatchback rally entry. Before the GR Yaris, Toyota had the Celica GT-Four. But how does the new kid on the block compare to the old guard? The YouTube …
Toyota Motor Corp. logos are displayed outside one of the company's dealerships on May 8, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan
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What Is Toyota’s Worst-Selling Car?

American car buyers’ preferences have dramatically changed, and Toyota’s sales figures reflect that. For the last few years, the RAV4 has been the best-selling Toyota. But on the flip side, what is Toyota’s worst-selling car? Toyota’s worst-selling car  As recent auto sales data shows, American buyers have gravitated more toward compact SUVs. Compact SUVs provide an elevated driver’s …
A red 2021 Toyota GR Yaris slides on a track
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Let’s Hope the Corolla Hot Hatch Is as Cool as the Toyota GR Yaris

Here in the US, the Yaris hatchback serves—or rather, served—as Toyota’s cheapest car. But its strengths don’t include performance. So Gazoo Racing, the Japanese automaker’s performance division, stepped in to correct that. In doing so, it created the Toyota GR Yaris, an all-wheel-drive throwback to the brand’s rally days. It’s not coming to the US—but …
2019 Kia Rio is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place

1-2 Finish – the 2020 Kia Rio vs the 2020 Toyota Yaris

Consumers are on the neverending journey of finding decent cars that are safe, reliable, and comfortable without spending piles of cash. As we know, that can be pretty hard to do. It’s easy to find cheap cars. It’s easy to find reliable and comfortable cars. However, it can be tough to find a car that …