2010 Toyota Yaris  RealSafeCars54Safety Rating

#82 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#151 of all 2010 vehicles


The Yaris, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 2007, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. The Toyota Yaris has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Toyota Yaris is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Toyota Yaris has a score of 54, implying a 0.076% chance of driver death (6.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Toyota Yaris has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0755% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.627%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0755% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.627% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Toyota Yaris is 57% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Toyota Yaris is 47% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8220Chevrolet AveoChevrolet CobaltKia RioKia ForteToyota YarisHyundai ElantraKia SoulToyota Scion xDSuzuki SX4Honda FitMitsubishi LancerNissan CubeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Toyota Yaris with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 82. The 2010 Toyota Yaris is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo, the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, the 2010 Kia Rio, and the 2010 Kia Forte and less safe than the 2010 Hyundai Elantra, the 2010 Nissan Cube, the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2010 Honda Fit, the 2010 Suzuki SX4, the 2010 Toyota Scion xD, and the 2010 Kia Soul.

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