The 2008 Toyota Yaris was introduced with three-door hatchback coupe or four-door sedan in two trim levels. For standard type, only equipped with 14-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, a tilt steering wheel and intermittent wipers. While the S-trim fixtures between the sedan and coupe, comes with 15-inch steel wheels, body kit effect, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary audio jack. In addition, many other models get an upgrade package and includes 15-inch alloy wheels, accessories, cruise control (only for the sedan), 60/40 split-folding rear seat (special sedan), rear window defroster and improved interior trim. Then there are additional features are foglamps, rear spoiler, remote keyless entry are offered as an option on the overall model.
In addition, All of Toyota Yaris models have 1.5-liter four cylinder engine that capable of generate 106 horsepower dan 103 pound-feet of torque. With the manual gearbox, Toyota Yaris is able to accelerate quite well. While using automatic, Yaris 2008 slightly felt plodding. An optional feature for four-speed automatic transmission or standard five-speed manual delivering a power to front wheels. The 2008 Toyota Yaris mpg is 29 on city and 36 on highway just with manual transmission to estimate fuel economy. These amounts are one of the best ever found in the economy car segment.
The Toyota Yaris sedan has efficient and spacious room between other subcompats. This thing is affected by 3 more inches of wheelbase and 20 replenishment inches from entirety of length in comparison with the hatchback. As you can see that the sedan version is more styling than the other, especially for inside and outside. And then, the hatchback provides sliding and reclining rear seats to give flexibility and equilibrate for the rear seat room that is bounded.
For the hatchback dashboard is slightly different with sedan. It’s consist of three gloveboxes and extraordinary center stack that arranged much better to show more exciting exterior design. But, not pleasant in the interior. The instrument attached on the center will pull your eyes from the road surface, but for the tall drivers can easily have good driving position like an sit on their a bench.
The 2008 Toyota Yaris has a good safety equipments such as antilock brakes and front seat attached side airbags. When crash testing is examined, the 2008 Yaris sedan has 4 stars of 5 for the safety protection when frontal impacts. In Insurance Institute for test of Highway Safey, Toyota Yaris obtains high rating (Good) both for the frontal-offset smash up and side impact with optionally of side airbags.
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