Toyota Yaris was first introduced in the United States in 2007, and replaced the Echo. Cheap and economical in every sense of the word, the year 2010 Toyota Yaris can seat up to five passengers and is available as a two-door hatchback, four-door hatchback (introduced last year) or four-door sedan that is 20 inches longer than the hatchback and also has a wheelbase more length, providing more space for rear passengers.
Compete against the Chevrolet Aveo, Honda Fit and Hyundai Accent, 2010 Toyota Yaris is powered by a capable-106 horsepower, 1.5-liter inline-4 engine with variable valve timing is paired with a four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission and new. EPA estimated fuel economy ratings are sprinkled with stars come out at 29 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. New standard features for 2010 include an electronic stability system, traction control and rear defroster. Yaris offers a tight turning radius of 32.6 feet to 30.8 feet for the sedan and the hatchback.
The 2010 Toyota Yaris sits on 14 - or 15-inch wheels and exterior options, including the hatchback rear wiper, fog lamps and power lock, windows and mirrors. Inside, an available 60/40-split rear seat reclines for hatchback and slides forward and backward. Options include cruise control, keyless remote entry, CD player with additional jacks and 60/40-split folding rear seat (sedan only).
Sedan S model gives a sporty look for the Yaris, featuring vibrant colors front and rear under-bumper spoiler, illuminated tachometer, sport cloth seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift keys, AM / FM / CD player with MP3 capability and satellite radio.
Standard safety features include front-seat side impact airbags and curtain airbags. The driver and passenger advanced dual-stage front airbags inflate according to collision severity. A front passenger seat sensor detects a heavy chair to determine whether the airbag should inflate and how much. Additional standard safety features include anti-lock brakes with electronic force distribution and brake-daytime running lights on the hatchback model. All seating position offers a highly-adjustable headrests and three-point seatbelts.
With features class-leading safety standards and fuel economy is excellent, entry-level subcompact 2010 Toyota Yaris is the perfect vehicle for the first time a young car buyers.