What’s new?It might not hog the limelight like Ford’s Fiesta but Toyota’s Yaris is a big deal for its Japanese maker. In refreshed guise this supermini boasts a useful list of improvements plus the added bonus of a hybrid variant that’s easy to live with and pleasingly enjoyable to drive.
Sporting a variation on the smaller Aygo’s funky nose plus a thorough refresh of its cabin - softer touch plastics and a low cost infotainment system are the interior highlights - the hybrid Yaris also boasts reduced emissions down from 79 to 75g/km CO2 and a retuned driving experience.
Looks and image
In recent times Toyota’s small car offerings have lacked the sparkle of some its closest rivals. That’s changed thanks to the firm’s dramatic visual overhaul of its Aygo city car. The good news for prospective ...