Crazy redline, over 1000bhp, and Prius-like efficiency all confirmed. No, really
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The Top Gear car review:Toyota Yaris
For:Compact, honest, bombproof quality
Against:Still a poster boy for pensioners
What is it?
The latest Yaris is bigger, sharper and less blobby than before, but it remains a straight and sensible supermini rather than something radically leftfield. It is, furthermore, small. A given, you’d think, with it being a supermini and all that. Not necessarily though, as most of its rivals have swelled in recent years. But the Yaris remains compact, which pays dividends in town.