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2012 Toyota Yaris

2012 Ford Fiesta

  2012 Toyota Yaris 5dr LB Auto LE (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Ford Fiesta 4-door HB SES Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$14,115
$13,200
Invoice $13,551 $12,788
MPG
City/Highway
30/38 28/38
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Toyota Yaris is fuel-efficient in the city without hybrid hardware, and it has an nicely appointed interior that feels cheerful but not cheapskate; but its weak performance and highway refinement aren't up to current class standards. Read Full Review You could do better if you most value space and comfort, but the 2012 Ford Fiesta packs in a lot of style and substance. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Good real-world city mpg
  • Nicely weighted steering
  • Ride quality
  • Well-integrated Bluetooth
  • Much-improved seats

Dislikes:

  • No telescopic steering adjustment
  • Engine noise
  • Automatic has just four speeds
  • Weak acceleration on the highway
  • Less-distinct exterior style

Likes:

  • Great styling—especially the five-door
  • Responsive, nicely weighted steering
  • Good safety ratings
  • Cutting-edge features like SYNC

Dislikes:

  • Cramped cabin compared to others its size
  • PowerShift automatic balkier than it should be
  • Odd dash layout
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