2015 Toyota Yaris review, MSRP, specs, colors

The 2015 Toyota Yaris is compact hatchback that is on the market since 1999. Despite its subcompact size new Yaris is one of the leaders when we speak about interior space and comfort. The new Toyota Yaris 2015 with its advanced technologies and great maneuverability can be a vise choice for your next car.

2015 Toyota Yaris review, MSRP, specs, interior, mpg, colors

2015 Toyota Yaris interior

Inside the cabin, there are two main upgrades. First thing is soft touch trim that improves overall impression of instrument panel and front doors. Beside interior design that gives more premium feel there are also improved sound insulation, and reduced vibration and harshness. Second major interior upgrade is Entune Audio system with 6.1-inch touch screen, radio/CD player, 6-speaker surround system, HD Radio, USB port with iPod connectivity, voice recognition, etc. With 2015 Toyota Yaris LE there are additional features like cruise control, steering wheel with remote audio controls, keyless entry, interior metallic details while SE trim level gets sporty trimmed front seats, leather trimmed steering wheel and shift lever, sport analog instrument gauges.

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2015 Toyota Yaris interior colors review

Toyota Yaris 2015 colors

The Toyota Yaris 2015 hatchback comes as 3- and 5-door model, but despite its size now it has improved functionality. The 2015 Yaris has new front fascia with bolder look. Horizontal large chrome grille is surrounded with narrow headlights and it gives it a new aggressive design. Rear side comes with small changes but overall impression is that new Yaris is distinctive for sure, especially SE trim level with new looking alloy wheels, integrated foglights, new LED daytime running lights, rear spoiler and 16-inch alloy wheels. There are six different 2015 Toyota Yaris colors: Absolutely Red, Black Sand Pearl, Blue Streak Metallic, Classic Silver Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic and Super White.

Wheelbase 98.8 in.
Overall Length 155.5 in.
Overall Width 66.7 in.
Overall Height 59.4 in.
Tread Width (Front/Rear) 58.5 / 57.9 in.
Ground Clearance 5.5 in.
Coefficient of Drag 0.29


When it comes to safety all Toyota Yaris 2015 models comes with Star Safety System that includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), ABS, Traction Control (TRAC), Brake Assist (BA), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Smart Stop Technology. Beside that there are also nine airbags, Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), engine immobilizer, etc.

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Toyota Yaris 2015 review, MSRP, specs, interior, mpg, colors

2015 Toyota Yaris specs

The 2015 Toyota Yaris comes with only one power choice, 4-cylinder engine with 1.5-liter of displacement and VVT-i technology. This powerplant delivers 106 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 103 lb-ft of torque at 4,200 rpm. Standard for all models is 5-speed manual transmission with hydraulic clutch, while 4-speed automatic transmission is available as an option. The Toyota Yaris 2015 has EPA estimated fuel economy rated at 33 mpg combined (30/37 city/hwy) for Yaris with manual transmission and 32 mpg combined (30/36 city/hwa) with automatic transmission.

Type 1.5-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC with VVT-i
Valvetrain 4-valve/cylinder with VVT-i
Displacement 1.497 cc
Bore x Stroke 2.95 x 3.33 in.
Compression Ratio 10.54:1
Horsepower 106 hp @ 6.000 rpm
Torque 103 lb – ft. @ 4.200 rpm
Transmission Type 5-speed manual / 4-speed ECT automatic
Ignition System S-TDI (Transistorized)
Fuel System MPI (Multi-Port Injection)
Fuel economy (city/hwy/combined) 30/37/33 (5MT)
30/36/32 (4AT)

2015 Toyota Yaris review, MSRP, specs, interior, mpg, colors

2015 Toyota Yaris MSRP price

The Toyota Yaris 2015 price starts just under $15,000 for 3-door hatchback with manual transmission. On the other end of price list is 5-door Yaris SE with automatic transmission, and it has price tag of $17,620 without destination charge. Those prices are in mid among competition such as Nissan Versa, Kia Rio, Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit.

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2015 Toyota Yaris MSRP
L Liftback 3-Door 5M $14.845
L Liftback 3-Door 4ECT $15.570
L Liftback 5-Door 4ECT $15.945
LE Liftback 3-Door 4ECT $16.505
LE Liftback 5-Door 4ECT $16.880
SE Liftback 5-Door 5M $16.820
SE Liftback 5-Door 4ECT $17.620

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