2017 Toyota Yaris iA  RealSafeCars56Safety Rating

#92 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#167 of all 2017 vehicles


The Yaris iA, introduced by Toyota in 2017, is a mini sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Yaris iA packs some oomph. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Toyota Yaris iA 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 2017 Toyota Yaris iA has a score of 56, implying a 0.073% chance of driver death (6.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0729% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.3279%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0729% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.3279% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA is 52% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA is 42% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8625Hyundai AccentToyota Yaris iAKia RioChevrolet SonicHonda FitNissan Versa NoteFord FocusSubaru ImprezaToyota CorollaMazda 3Hyundai ElantraHonda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 25 to 86. The 2017 Toyota Yaris iA is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Accent and less safe than the 2017 Kia Rio, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2017 Honda Fit, the 2017 Honda Civic, the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, the 2017 Mazda 3, the 2017 Toyota Corolla, the 2017 Subaru Impreza, the 2017 Ford Focus, and the 2017 Nissan Versa Note.

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