The 2008 Toyota Yaris combines good looks, peppy performance and a neat interior in a solid entry-level automobile. With its great gas mileage, small size, and fun personality, the Yaris is the car you can afford to drive and the car you may actually want to drive.
Available as a liftback or sedan, the Yaris comes with a 1.5 liter inline 4 putting out 106 horsepower. A 5-speed manual comes standard, with a 4-speed automatic with overdrive optional.
Standard features like an AM/FM/CD player with auxiliary audio input jack for you iPod, energy-absorbing steering column, and LATCH child restraint system adorn the Yaris.
Side and side curtain airbags, ABS, and full power features are all optional.
The Toyota Yaris has seating for 5, and a 0-60 time of about 10 seconds.
Mileage estimates are 34 miles per gallon in the city, and 40 on the highway, terrific for a non-hybrid.
Value pricing is one of the aspects that keep the Yaris desirable. Starting at just $11,300, the Yaris, when optioned out, might take you past $14,000.
For its size, fuel economy, and price, the 2008 Toyota Yaris is an exceptional value.