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 …

Toyota Yaris GR hybrid compact city car on display at Brussels Expo
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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 …

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
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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 …

A grey Toyota Yaris drives down a road past a factory
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Why Does This Toyota Vehicle Look So Different From the Others?

The Toyota Yaris has arrived, and it doesn’t look anything like other Toyota vehicles because it’s not a Toyota. In an attempt to make vehicles as aerodynamic as possible, auto manufacturers are streamlining the look and feel of most models. Large front ends to enhance the safety features, big pillar side doors protecting passengers from rollovers, and a reduction in …

2020 Toyota Yaris parked in a glass panel garage
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This Toyota Model Is Great If You Hate Big Cars

In a time when most auto manufacturers are switching away from sedans in favor of bigger vehicles like SUVs and trucks, what’s left for drivers who prefer small cars? Even though bigger vehicles have recently become more and more popular, there will always be people who are more partial to smaller rides from manufacturers like Toyota. …

Toyota Yaris Hybrid compact city car on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2020 Toyota Yaris Is Efficient and Affordable

Did you know that Toyota has more sedans than just the Corolla and the Camry? Turns out, there are several other sedans, and the Toyota Yaris is one of them. It might not be one of the more well-known vehicles in Toyota’s lineup, but it’s definitely one of the cheapest. Critics are on the fence …

An orange 2020 Honda Fit EX-L driving around the city.

Cheap Cars You’ll Be Proud To Own

Luxury, performance, speed, all the things we say we want in a car. But sometimes you need to get from point A to point B without spending a ton and being reliable. Here is a list of some of the top reliable cheap cars out there right now. Cheap cars you’ll be proud to own …

Toyota Yaris GR hybrid compact city car on display at Brussels Expo
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The 2008 Toyota Yaris Is a Must-Avoid Vehicle

Buying a car is typically an exciting a momentous occasion. However, as some drivers now, the process doesn’t always go that way. Is there anything more disappointing than realizing a new car has a problem? Unfortunately, many 2008 Toyota Yaris owners found themselves in this position. Take a look at the three largest problems linked …

2020 Toyota Yaris lineup

Avoid the Toyota Yaris, Get the Honda Fit Instead

Although we can’t get the Mazda2 in the US, we can get the Toyota Yaris. It’s not only one of the cheapest new cars you can buy, but it’s also fun to drive. However, we can’t get the best version, the AWD GR Yaris, and the Yaris crossover is best avoided. Also, there’s another inexpensive …

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Toyota Unveils New Yaris Crossover SUV

Toyota recently unveiled its completely new 2021 Yaris Cross compact  SUV and it’s kind of a big deal. The Yaris Cross is a follow up to the regenerated lineage of Yaris compact cars back in October 2019. With the Yaris Cross, Toyota is promising incredible fuel efficiency stemming from its updated hybrid methodology and of …

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Hatchback

Toyota Is Bringing a Corolla Hot Hatch to the US

Toyota seems to be slowly regaining its performance mojo. While the Avalon TRD isn’t terribly sporty, the Camry TRD can have some racetrack fun. Unfortunately, US enthusiasts can’t get their hands on the GR Yaris. Like the Celica GT4 before it, the GR Yaris is a true AWD homologation-special hot hatch. But because it’s so …

A new Toyota Camry hybrid automobile is on display during the second press day of the Paris Motor Show

These Toyotas Achieve 40 MPGs or More

There are many reasons a person will replace a vehicle. For example, their current vehicle may be facing the end of a lease, or the vehicle may have become a mechanical nightmare, or the car is so old that the vehicle has had its wheels driven off of it. Regardless of the motivation to get …


Toyota GR Yaris: The Yaris of our Dreams

Here in the U.S., we’re used to being left out in the cold when it comes to really cool cars. Historically, Japan and Europe get all of the raced-out, high horsepower variants, leaving us to drool over pictures and consider moving abroad. Unfortunately, the Toyota GR Yaris is no exception, but here’s some information on …

Two Yaris hatchbacks side by side.

2020 Toyota Yaris: A Mazda in Toyota Clothing

Manufacturers colluding with one another when it comes to releasing new models is nothing new: Subaru and Toyota produced the FR-S and BR-Z, BMW and Toyota produced the new Supra, and Mazda and Toyota produced the new Yaris. Can anyone spot the lowest common denominator in this equation? New, but not new The Yaris has …

2019 Toyota Yaris
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Nissan Versa vs Toyota Yaris: Which Is Better?

For drivers looking for a car that is economical in terms of cost, MPG, and size, the Nissan Versa and the Toyota Yaris are two excellent choices. With both costing less than $20,000, these entry-level subcompacts offer considerable amounts of convenience and attractive, if simple, body styles. Both cars are front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-passenger, four-door sedans. …