2017 Toyota Yaris Columbus IN
In a world where vehicles seem to be following the “bigger is better” motto, you don’t need that much space. Instead, you’re simply looking for a reliable commuter car, and preferably one in which you can fit all your purchases from the local farmer’s market. That’s really not too much to ask, and we know we have the right model for you in the 2017 Toyota Yaris, available outside Columbus IN here at Carver Toyota. This model is slim and easy to maneuver, while still offering plenty of legroom and comfort.
The 2017 Toyota Yaris is still part of the third generation for the car, and having been refreshed in 2015, this vehicle did not receive a major update for this model year. This isn’t to say there aren’t any worthwhile new features, as the compact hatchback now comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense C package. This package includes the Toyota pre-collision system, lane departure alert and automatic high beams. The 2017 Toyota Yaris is the first model in its segment to standardize these features.
It’s true, the 2017 Toyota Yaris is a subcompact car. This means it’s naturally fit for those who don’t need as much space, but are more concerned with maneuverability and fuel economy. Passenger volume sits at 84.4 cubic feet with seating for five, and cargo volume is measured at 15.3 cubic feet.
The Toyota Safety Sense C package is the most impressive set of new features for the 2017 Toyota Yaris, making it safer as the features work to prevent collisions. Other standard features include A/C, a 6.1-inch Entune Audio system with Bluetooth, fabric-trimmed seats, and power windows and locks.
If you’re looking at compact cars, you very likely are considering your options in comparison to your current ride. The 2017 Toyota Yaris receives an EPA-estimated 30 city and 36 highway mpg rating, which amounts to a 33 mpg combined rating. Considering its low starting price, this is a budget-friendly option.
Is the 2017 Toyota Yaris right for you?
Who drives the 2017 Toyota Yaris? Typically, those who pick this model are looking for something small and simple. A vehicle that will get them from place to place for many miles to come. Toyota has a solid reputation for creating dependable options, which is why so many look to the brand first when seeking a practical daily driver. The Yaris is the entry to the Toyota lineup, so there can be little doubt that its starting price is a huge draw. The interior is outfitted with high quality materials, and you get all the necessities you want in a new vehicle without paying extra for luxuries.
Which isn’t to say there aren’t any premium features to be found in the 2017 Toyota Yaris. For most brands, the new driver assistance features now found standard in the Yaris are considered premium and only available on higher trims. Accident prevention is important to Toyota, which is why the automaker is working to make safety features like these standard across the lineup.
The 2017 Toyota Yaris coms in three trims: L, LE and SE. The three-door option is only available in the first two trims, while the five-door option is available in all three. This brings your total choices for the model up to five. A five-speed manual transmission comes standard, paired with the 106-horsepower 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, but a four-speed automatic is available.
Not sure if you’re sold on the 2017 Toyota Yaris? Schedule a test drive and stop by Carver Toyota to take the model for a spin.