The recall began on February 1, 2017. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. The hood has also been restyled and now features two character lines. The dash has more of a horizontal, shelf-like orientation, and there are various bins built into the center tray as well as the doors and lower dash—plus a long tray at the bottom of the dash at the passenger side. While this engine is adequate with the five-speed manual, it's weak with the four-speed automatic, which is missing a gear or two next to the competition. Safety The new Yaris comes standard with nine airbags, including rollover-sensing, side-impact curtain airbags for both the front and rear seats, as well as a knee airbag for the driver.
The engine is, as the specs say, weaker than just about every other engine in this class. But alas, the Yaris will not be sold in a vacuum, so we brought along one of its newest competitors, the 2012 Hyundai Accent five-door, to our Toyota drive for an informal side-by-side comparison. It accelerates well from stoplights and out of low-speed corners. In front and in back, edgier air dams make the corners look a little more aggressive, and the dash gets more bins and practical goodness. Toyota Yaris L trims have four speakers, manual windows and a fold-down rear bench seat. But there is a modest amount of wind noise at highway speeds, and at about 70 mph the engine note becomes a constant presence inside the cabin.
I tested all Toyota Yaris trims in a mix of highway, city and Southern California hill country driving. In the year I've had it it hasn't let me down. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. The steel wheels were priced too low for U. Seating has been improved throughout, with front seat cushions longer and now better for tall people. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge.
The 2012 Toyota Yaris has been redesigned this year, but this small car is perhaps more muddled in purpose at least in the U. Extended warranty and optional service plan available. You'll also hear the engine and its coarse, not-so-sporty note whenever pressing it much above 3,000 rpm. Overall, it feels nicely buttoned-down, with much less of the buoyant fore-and-aft feeling we've noticed in former versions. Trade ins welcome and in house finance can be arranged. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Units Affected 116126 Toyota today announced pricing for the 2013 Yaris subcompact. In the front seats, we like the rather high seating position, where you get a good view out and yet have plenty of spare headroom. To sum, the Yaris is a great city car, not a highway hauler. I thought the previous Toyota Yaris had a lot of room to improve, and Toyota has proved me right by improving the 2012 so much. Toyota gave the Yaris a downward sloping belt line, so the car looks more aggressive when viewed from the side. Toyota has used techniques from the space optimised Toyota iQ in new Yaris.
Slight tweaks have been done to the transmission that results in improved fuel economy. All information should be verified by an official dealership. The 2012 Toyota Yaris has been redesigned this year, but this small car is perhaps more muddled in purpose at least in the U. I felt the previous model was a bit plain-looking, and many of the controls felt spindly and cheap. In our latest test of the 2012 Yaris, we averaged 30 mpg over nearly all city stop-and-go and short trips. As of January 30, 2018, Toyota is additionally recalling 3,347 model year 2010 Pontiac Vibe vehicles located in states listed above.
The trade-off comes in the form of a ride that is not only harsh and bumpy, but—thanks to modest insulation—loud, too. Understandable give that personnel from the iQ design and engineering team had a big hand in Gen 3 Yaris, out now. To sum, the Yaris is a great city car, not a highway hauler. When it has to downshift to 2nd, though, the engine makes a lot of noise before popping kind of quickly into 3rd. They're somewhat wider and noticeably longer, and have a little bit of natural contouring and side support, and they no longer feel like short benches, cutting off circulation to the thighs. Ahead of the front passenger is a shallow shelf--with no texturing at the bottom, leaving whatever small items are placed there to slide back and forth.
Toyota Yaris 3 5d 1. Toyota has ditched the sedan version of this model-year Yaris, saying buyers chose hatchback versions 70 percent of the time. A short circuit in the relay could disable power steering assistance. Toyota's numbers for this recall are G0R Zone B , and H0A Zone C , J0A Matrix Zone A , J0A Matrix Zone A , J0A Matrix Zone A. Chinese producers were selling steel wheels from 44. Just like the previous Yaris, the 2012 model is a joy to drive in tight urban areas. We see a pretty heavy Subaru influence in the beltline, with the big door handles and the side crease leading into flared-out taillamps—as well as the rally-racer-ish, chunky rear fascia.
Keep the revs up in manual versions and the Yaris feels perky enough. Also included in this recall filing is 98,194 model year 2003-2008 Toyota Corolla Matrix vehicles, located throughout the U. But the at first left us scratching our heads. But packaging remains far from the best in the class, with rear seats that don't quite fold flat; cargo space has been improved a bit, though. . But across the lineup, the Yaris sheds the 'Euro-chic' look of the last generation and actually looks a bit more conventional and ordinary, we think. The manual is a five-speeder while the auto is a four-speeder.
There's a lot to like in the new instrument panel and dash design, which includes several well-placed bins for storage--including one good for a wallet or smartphone just ahead and to the left of the driver. The Yaris 3 model is a Turismo car manufactured by Toyota, with 5 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 2012. On one side, it's styling. About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the Yaris 1 has Independent. The Toyota Motor Manufacturing France facility near Valenciennes, France has been making the Yaris since 2001, and can make about 270,000 units a year. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. The exterior features new sheetmetal with a new front fascia and new tire designs and the interior has been improved.