Toyota Yaris Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Toyota Yaris reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
What cars with high seats and a big boot do you recommend?
My Dad has mobility limitations and found the Toyota Yaris (2006) suited him (as a passenger) as the seats were higher which made it easier to get in and out, plus it had a big boot for the ...Read more
Toyota Yaris 2011 and Honda Jazz 2005: Engine longevity
How many kilometres can a 2011 Toyota Yaris engine and a 2005 Honda Jazz engine run till they die, assuming they are serviced regularly? Read more
Toyota Yaris: Is it suitable for off-road driving?
I'm in the market for a new/used car and was thinking of getting a Toyota Yaris but was wondering if it's suitable for the occasional dirt road adventure, in particular, the Oodnadatta Track via ...Read more
Toyota Yaris 2006: Doors will not open
The rear passenger side door on my 2006 Toyota Yaris will not open either from inside or outside the vehicle. I have tried both electronic key and manual opening of doors including the internal ...Read more
Toyota Yaris 2008: Why aren't my brake lights working?
I have a 2008 Toyota Yaris, the brake lights aren't working and it's stuck in shift lock. The only way to get it out of this is to turn it off. I have just replaced the brake switch and fuses and it' ...Read more
Which small hatch should I buy for $15,000?
I’m weighing up between a 2018 Barina and others vehicles close to the mark for $15k. Is the Spark any comparison (considering I’d prefer reverse camera, and cruise control)? And how does the Barina ...Read more
Toyota Australia pushes on with Takata airbag recall
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia (TMCA) has said that approximately 71.7 per cent of its vehicles caught up in the Takata airbag recall had already been rectified. Read more
What's a safe first car?
I am a student looking for my first car. I'm currently undecided between a secondhand 2014 VW Polo 66TSI with 45,000 km at $12,000, a new Mazda 2 or Toyota Yaris with AEB. Safety is my priority, ...Read more
Safe hatchbacks for a learner driver?
My daughter is turning 17 and I want to get her a car now, so she has a year to drive it before she gets her licence. I have a set budget of $13,000 drive away. What suggestions do you have in the ...Read more
Bubbling paint on Toyota Yaris
The paint on my Toyota Yaris is bubbling like wildfire. I have taken it to the spray painter for a quote, but there is nothing they can do short of a whole car spray paint job. What can I do? Read more
What should I be aware of purchasing a used car?
I came across a 3-month-old 2016 Toyota Yaris Ascent auto with only 60 km and 9 months rego from a private seller. It was advertised for $15,000 without government charges. It is a brand new ...Read more
Best first small car under $13k
My daughter attends university in Melbourne and lives on campus, and her photography course requires her to lug a lot of equipment around to different sites. She will also make regular visits home to ...Read more
Best first car options?
I am turning 18 in a few months and looking to buy my first car. I would like one that is automatic, reliable and built in the late 2000s-early 2010s. I like the Mitsubishi Lancer, but are there ...Read more
Used Toyota Yaris review: 2005-2016
Ewan Kennedy road tests and review the 2005, 2006, 2011, 2014 and 2015 Toyota Yaris as a used buy. The Toyota Yaris is a smaller brother to the big selling Toyota Corolla but is still a reasonable ...Read more
Yaris servicing problems
We took our 2009 Toyota Yaris in for the airbag recall on May 24. There was nothing wrong with it, but when and we brought it home there was a problem with the central locking not working, and the ...Read more
Best small car for city driving?
I want to buy a small car, I think they are referred to as city cars, that is suitable for myself at 75 years and my petite wife at 60. I would appreciate your opinion on the likes of the Mazda2, ...Read more
Aussie link to China car parts sting
A discovery of bogus car safety parts in Sydney and Melbourne has led to an unprecedented raid on a factory in China. Read more
Sensible to buy another Yaris after recalls?
I have a 2006 Toyota Yaris which looks good and runs well. However, it has had four recalls that have caused me a great deal of distress. Do you think it would be sensible under these circumstances ...Read more