2016 Toyota Yaris  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#85 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#155 of all 2016 vehicles

The Yaris, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 2007, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. The Yaris has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. The Toyota Yaris packs some potency, exceeding the average 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 2016 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 2016 Toyota Yaris has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Toyota Yaris has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0638% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.2869%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0638% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.2869% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Toyota Yaris is 37% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Toyota Yaris is 26% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8429Hyundai AccentToyota iAFIAT 500Chevrolet SparkKia RioToyota YarisNissan Versa NoteFord FocusFord FiestaKia SoulChevrolet SonicHonda FitComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Toyota Yaris with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 29 to 84. The 2016 Toyota Yaris is safer than the 2016 Hyundai Accent, the 2016 Toyota iA, the 2016 FIAT 500, and the 2016 Chevrolet Spark and less safe than the 2016 Honda Fit, the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2016 Kia Soul, the 2016 Ford Fiesta, the 2016 Ford Focus, and the 2016 Nissan Versa Note.

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