TOYOTA Yaris Hybrid 1.5 VVT-i Active CVT

  • OTR £15,295
  • Petrol Hybrid, Supermini
  • 1497cc (1.5 litre), Continuously Variable, 5 door
CO2
75 g/km
MPG
90 mpg
NGC Rating
27

TOYOTA Yaris Hybrid review

NGC verdict 01.10.2012

Being both smaller and less expensive than most hybrids, the new Toyota Yaris brings new technology motoring to more people. It makes Vauxhall's Ampera look very expensive and will tempt some people away from diesel power.

It may be 'supermini' size yet at times the Yaris feels eerily like a limousine as it glides smoothly away under electric power. The extra weight of the batteries, electric motor and associated equipment (some 201kg) makes the car feel more solid than the standard Yaris. As usual with nickel-metal hydride batteries the range in all-electric mode is extremely short. Still pricey compared to a base Yaris at £10,635.

Review by Russell Bray

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Fuel
Economy

Official MPG
90 mpg
3.1 litres/100km
Real MPG
62 mpg
4.6 litres/100km
Fuel cost
8.7 p/mile
Fuel price
118 p/litre

Vehicle
Emissions

Official CO2
75 g/km
Tailpipe only
Euro Std
6 euro
NOx:27 mg/km
PM:0 mg/km
NGC Ratings
35GHG
AQ16
0 least polluting

Vehicle
Taxation

First Year
£15 17/18
Reg from 01/04/17
Standard
£130 17/18
Reg from 01/04/17
BIK rate
13% 17/18
16% (18/19)
19% (19/)

TOYOTA Yaris Hybrid 1.5 VVT-i Active CVT key information

  • Practicality
    5 door, 5 seats
  • Engine Size
    1497cc (1.5 litre)
  • Transmission
    Continuously Variable
  • Engine Power
    100 HP / 101 PS
  • Acceleration 0-60
    11.8 seconds
  • Top Speed
    103 mph / 166 kph
  • NCAP Safety Rating
  • Congestion Charge
    100% Discount ULED

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