2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Toyota Yaris Competitors

$15k car, designed & built in Japan 29 city / 35 hwy 321-388 mile range, gas engine
106 hp 91 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2011 Toyota Yaris is also often compared to hybrid cars, luxury cars, sports cars and minivan and SUVs. The 2011 Toyota Yaris's top rivals come from Mazda (such as the 2 Touring and the 3 i Touring) and Honda (such as the Insight and the Civic Si)

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Yaris compared to other car competitors include: it slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (130 ft vs 145 ft) and has standard front air conditioning (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly more sluggish (22.3 lb/hp vs 17.4 lb/hp), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (388 miles vs 456 miles), has significantly less spacious front seats (47.2 ft3 vs 51.8 ft3), has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year) and has a slightly shorter basic warranty (36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile).

2011 Mazda 2 Touring

2011 Mazda 2 Touring
$16,430

Significant advantages of the 2 Touring (vs the Yaris )

  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack
  • CD player comes standard
  • Roof rails comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 2 Touring (vs the Yaris )

  • None found

common strengths of the 2 Touring and Yaris

  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 35 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 32.2 ft vs 30.8 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 2 Touring vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Honda Fit

2011 Honda Fit
$15,870

Significant advantages of the Fit (vs the Yaris )

  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack
  • CD player comes standard
  • Roomier front seats: 50.9 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Fit (vs the Yaris )

  • Fewer airbags: 4 vs 5

common strengths of the Fit and Yaris

  • Both very efficient in the city: 27 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $15,870 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Fit vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Mazda 3 i Touring

2011 Mazda 3 i Touring
$19,745

Significant advantages of the 3 i Touring (vs the Yaris )

  • Much tighter turning radius: 17.1 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the 3 i Touring (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 145 ft vs 130 ft

common strengths of the 3 i Touring and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 17.1 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • Inexpensive: $19,745 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 3 i Touring vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2012 Fiat 500 Pop

2012 Fiat 500 Pop
$16,000

Significant advantages of the 500 Pop (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 500 Pop (vs the Yaris )

  • Fewer seats: 4 vs 5
  • More cramped back seats: 30.3 ft3 vs 37.4 ft3
  • Child door locks must be bought separately

common strengths of the 500 Pop and Yaris

  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 38 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 30.6 ft vs 30.8 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Fiat 500 Pop vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T

2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T
$28,855

Significant advantages of the Sonata Limited 2.0T (vs the Yaris )

  • Much roomier front seats: 58.2 ft3 vs 47.2 ft3
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 629 miles vs 388 miles
  • Better brakes

Significant disadvantages of the Sonata Limited 2.0T (vs the Yaris )

  • Worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 35.8 ft vs 30.8 ft

common strengths of the Sonata Limited 2.0T and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 34 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2012 Hyundai Accent GLS

2012 Hyundai Accent GLS
$13,205

Significant advantages of the Accent GLS (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the Accent GLS (vs the Yaris )

  • Front air conditioning not available
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 153 ft vs 130 ft
  • Keyless entry not available

common strengths of the Accent GLS and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 40 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $13,205 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2012 Hyundai Accent GLS vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

compared to hybrid car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Yaris compared to hybrid car competitors include: it has slightly more seats (5 vs 2), has slightly more gears (4 vs continuously variable), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 1), has standard power outlets (standard vs not available) and has standard child door locks (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (29 mpg vs 43 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 43 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is not a hybrid car and gets significantly less from a tank of gas in the city (322 miles vs 512 miles).

2011 Honda Insight

2011 Honda Insight
$18,970

Significant advantages of the Insight (vs the Yaris )

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the Insight (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 4
  • Cruise control not available
  • Sluggish performance: 27.7 lb/hp vs 22.3 lb/hp

common strengths of the Insight and Yaris

  • Inexpensive: $18,970 vs $15,015
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Insight vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Toyota Prius Four

2011 Toyota Prius Four
$28,080

Significant advantages of the Prius Four (vs the Yaris )

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 607 miles vs 322 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Prius Four (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 4

common strengths of the Prius Four and Yaris

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 17.1 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • Inexpensive: $28,080 vs $15,015
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the Prius Four vs the Yaris

2011 Honda CR-Z

2011 Honda CR-Z
$20,115

Significant advantages of the CR-Z (vs the Yaris )

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the CR-Z (vs the Yaris )

  • Number of rows of seating: 1 vs 2
  • Fewer seats: 2 vs 5
  • Child door locks must be bought separately

common strengths of the CR-Z and Yaris

  • More gears: 6 vs 4
  • Inexpensive: $20,115 vs $15,015
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 122 ft vs 130 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda CR-Z vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Lexus CT 200h

2011 Lexus CT 200h
$29,995

Significant advantages of the CT 200h (vs the Yaris )

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the CT 200h (vs the Yaris )

  • Power outlets not available
  • Child door locks must be bought separately
  • Significantly fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 4

common strengths of the CT 200h and Yaris

  • None found
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compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Yaris compared to luxury car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (29 mpg vs 19 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 28 mpg), costs less ($15,015 vs $44,675), significantly tighter turning radius (30.8 ft vs 36.7 ft) and has standard child door locks (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is significantly more sluggish (22.3 lb/hp vs 12.1 lb/hp), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (388 miles vs 555 miles), has significantly less cargo space (9.3 ft3 vs 39.0 ft3), is slightly less powerful (106 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 300 HP @ 5,800 RPM) and has significantly less spacious front seats (47.2 ft3 vs 53.3 ft3).

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$29,625

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • CD player comes standard
  • Much more cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 9.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the Yaris )

  • Worse highway mileage: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Wider turning radius: 35.1 ft vs 30.8 ft

common strengths of the A3 Premium and Yaris

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $29,625 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Acura TSX

2011 Acura TSX
$31,845

Significant advantages of the TSX (vs the Yaris )

  • Much more cargo room: 60.5 ft3 vs 9.3 ft3
  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the TSX (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly wider turning radius: 36.7 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • Worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the TSX and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $31,845 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2011 Acura TSX vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2012 BMW 135i

2012 BMW 135i
$44,675

Significant advantages of the 135i (vs the Yaris )

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.98 g vs 0.76 g
  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the 135i (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly worse city mileage: 19 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Worse highway mileage: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 28.3 ft3 vs 37.4 ft3

common strengths of the 135i and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $44,675 vs $15,015
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 35.1 ft vs 30.8 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 BMW 135i vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Yaris compared to sports car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (29 mpg vs 22 mpg), has slightly more spacious back seats (37.4 ft3 vs 28.4 ft3), significantly tighter turning radius (30.8 ft vs 35.4 ft), significantly more ground clearance (5.5" vs 4.5") and has slightly more seats (5 vs 4).

However, on average it significantly slower 0-60 time (10.9 seconds vs 9.1 seconds), slightly slower 1/4 mile time (18.4 s s @ 76.0 mph mph vs 17.0 s s @ 83.0 mph mph), slightly lower top speed (112 mph vs 124 mph), significantly worse cornering ability (0.76 g vs 0.86 g) and is slightly more sluggish (22.3 lb/hp vs 14.3 lb/hp).

2012 Honda Civic Si

2012 Honda Civic Si
$22,975

Significant advantages of the Civic Si (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • CD player comes standard
  • Many more gears: 6 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Civic Si (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 35.4 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • Child door locks must be bought separately

common strengths of the Civic Si and Yaris

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $22,975 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2012 Honda Civic Si vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

2011 MINI Cooper Countryman
$22,350

Significant advantages of the Cooper Countryman (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • Much more cargo room: 41.3 ft3 vs 9.3 ft3
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper Countryman (vs the Yaris )

  • Much less ground clearance for rough terrain: 4.5" vs 5.5"

common strengths of the Cooper Countryman and Yaris

  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 28 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 35 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Good city range: 347 miles vs 322 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper Countryman vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 MINI Cooper

2011 MINI Cooper
$20,100

Significant advantages of the Cooper (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly better cornering ability: 0.86 g vs 0.76 g
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 9.1 seconds vs 10.9 seconds
  • Faster 1/4 mile time: 17.0 s s @ 83.0 mph mph vs 18.4 s s @ 76.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly wider turning radius: 35.1 ft vs 30.8 ft
  • More cramped back seats: 28.4 ft3 vs 37.4 ft3
  • Much less ground clearance for rough terrain: 4.5" vs 5.5"

common strengths of the Cooper and Yaris

  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 37 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Good city range: 383 miles vs 322 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Yaris compared to minivan and SUV competitors include: it is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (29 mpg vs 21 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (35 mpg vs 28 mpg), slightly tighter turning radius (30.8 ft vs 39.4 ft), has standard folding rear seats (standard vs not available) and has an automatic transmission (automatic transmission vs manual transmission).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (9.3 ft3 vs 56.1 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), is slightly more sluggish (22.3 lb/hp vs 17.2 lb/hp), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (388 miles vs 437 miles) and is slightly less powerful (106 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 188 HP @ 5,600 RPM).

2012 Mazda 5 Sport

2012 Mazda 5 Sport
$19,990

Significant advantages of the 5 Sport (vs the Yaris )

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Better brakes
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the 5 Sport (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Worse highway mileage: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • : Manual transmission vs Automatic transmission

common strengths of the 5 Sport and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $19,990 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2012 Mazda 5 Sport vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan S

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan S
$24,540

Significant advantages of the Tiguan S (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • Tiguan S's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 7.7 seconds vs 10.9 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Tiguan S (vs the Yaris )

  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 26 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 39.4 ft vs 30.8 ft

common strengths of the Tiguan S and Yaris

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Inexpensive: $24,540 vs $15,015
arrow Compare the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan S vs the 2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Nissan JUKE SV

2011 Nissan JUKE SV
$21,640

Significant advantages of the JUKE SV (vs the Yaris )

  • Better brakes
  • JUKE SV's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Has an auxiliary audio input jack

Significant disadvantages of the JUKE SV (vs the Yaris )

  • Power mirrors not available
  • : Manual transmission vs Automatic transmission

common strengths of the JUKE SV and Yaris

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 35 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 24 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $21,640 vs $15,015
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