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2-Door Manual 1.8T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Manual 1.8T 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual 2.5L 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T 24 33 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 31 $19,483 $20,295
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 25 33 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 29 $20,539 $21,395
2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T w/Sun 24 33 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L w/Sun 22 31 $21,979 $22,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sun 25 33 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sun 22 29 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $23,611 $24,595
2-Door Manual 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 33 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 31 $23,899 $24,895
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line 23 31 $23,995 $24,995
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 29 39 $24,667 $25,695
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sun/Sound/Nav 25 33 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sun/Sound/Nav 22 29 $24,955 $25,995
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line 24 30 $25,051 $26,095
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 25 33 $26,261 $27,355
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 28 41 $26,395 $27,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 23 31 $26,779 $27,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sun/Sound/Nav 29 39 $27,451 $28,595
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound 24 30 $27,835 $28,995
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 29 39 $28,181 $29,355
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo GSR 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo GSR 23 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 23 31 $29,083 $30,295
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo GSR 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo GSR 24 30 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door DSG 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T Turbo R-Line w/Sun/Sound/Nav 24 30 $30,139 $31,395
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3-Door Liftback Manual L (TMC/CBU Plant) (SE)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Liftback Manual L 30 37 $13,853 $14,430
3-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,549 $15,155
5-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,837 $15,455
3-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,374 $16,015
5-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,831 $16,490
5-Door Liftback Manual SE 30 37 $15,877 $16,540
5-Door Liftback Automatic SE 30 36 $16,645 $17,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,483
$13,853
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$14,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$241 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Toyota Yaris is built for city commuting, but on highways it reveals some major weak spots.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49 51.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 52.5
Second Leg Room (in)
31.4 33.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.1 84.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
- 49.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 50
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
168.4 153.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
100 98.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.2 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
29.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.4 15.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 7.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P175/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2948 2295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 -
Engine
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6200 106 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1500 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 30
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.25
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.54
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Liftback
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Beetle Coupe Toyota Yaris
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 (Est) 5.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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