There are lots of compact cars that are out on the market this year. If in case you don’t know, compact cars are somewhat smaller and lighter compared to usual cars due to the fact that they only feature a sitting capacity of at least four or five persons, along with some cargo. This makes them the most fuel-efficient in their own right. This is the most usual reason why people buy compact cars nowadays. One of these compact cars that hit the market is none other than 2016 Toyota Yaris Automatic itself.
Under the Hood
When compared to the previous one, there are only a few improvements that the 2016 Toyota Yaris Automatic features for this year. Being a sub-compact car, the 2016 Yaris Automatic features a DOHC 16-valve four-cylinder engine along with a four-speed automatic transmission. After the necessary benchmark tests, car experts have found out that the engine has a 106 horsepower and 103 pound-foot of torque. If you’re looking for a powerful sub-compact, it’s somewhat safe to say that this is definitely not for you. However, if you’re a Toyota fan, you will definitely enjoy the 37 mpg combined fuel efficiency of its engine. So if you’re living in an area where there are strict speed limitations, choosing this car will definitely be your best bet.
Exterior and Interior
The red and black color combination of this car makes the metal body look somewhat cheap, and the interior spaces may be somewhat cramped-up for a typical American or European. However, the insides are somewhat impressive since it still has the standard Infotainment systems that cars nowadays usually need. Having a 6.1-inch touchscreen monitor along with Bluetooth connectivity, USB Ports and an auxiliary jack, this car can entertain you as you drive. The interior gives the driver an aesthetic appeal as a whole, given the fact that it’s just a budget car. However, for an additional $1260, you can get leather trims for your steering wheel, a shifter if you’re not used to using automatics, and a six-way adjustable driver’s seat.
- Category : Sub-compact Car
- Engine : DOHC 16-valve Inline-4
- Transmission : 4-speed automatic
- Drivetrain : FWD
- Power : 106 hp @ 6000 rpm
- Torque : 103 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm
- 0-60 mph : 10.2 seconds
- Top Speed : 108 mph (drag limited)
- Mileage : (City/Highway) 30/36 mpg; (C/D Observed) 30 mpg
- Price : Starting at $16,930 – $18, 265 (as tested)