For those drivers looking for a subcompact car that combines an economical price tag with a well-built car and long list of standard features, the 2016 Toyota Yaris is a great option for you! It offers generous interior space, lots of cargo room, and a long list of standard equipment that will make this a great car for your daily commute around sunny Southern California. Here at your Toyota dealers serving San Diego, Toyota Chula Vista, our team loves this great hatchback and can’t wait to answer some questions about what it has to offer!
Are there multiple trim levels?
Yes! The subcompact is offered as either a two-door or a four-door hatchback and is offered in L and LE trims for both two- and four-door models while the SE is only offered on four-door models.
What comes under the hood?
The 2016 Toyota Yaris comes powered by a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that generates 106 horsepower and 103 pound-foot of torque. It comes paired to front-wheel drive and drivers have the option of one of two transmissions: either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic. The manual is standard on the two-door L and the four-door SE, while the four-speed is optional. Drivers only have the option of the automatic on the four-door L and all LE models.
How did it do in safety testing?
Great! The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration gave it an overall rating of four out of five stars, while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded it their top score of Good in four out of five safety crash tests.
Tell me about the cargo space.
The two-door 2016 Toyota Yaris has 15.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the back seat and even more when the split-folding rearseat is folded down.
It also comes equipped with some standard tech features including the Toyota brand’s Entune telematics system with a touchscreen interface, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a USB input. To find out more about the 2016 Toyota Yaris, head on down to Toyota Chula Vista to take it out for a test spin today!