2020 Toyota Yaris  RealSafeCars57Safety Rating

#82 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#178 of all 2020 vehicles


The Yaris, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 2007, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 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 2020 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 2020 Toyota Yaris has a score of 57, implying a 0.073% chance of driver death (6.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Toyota Yaris has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0729% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.3199%, 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 8.3199% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Toyota Yaris is 52% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Toyota Yaris is 42% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

7949Hyundai AccentToyota YarisNissan VersaKia RioMitsubishi MirageHyundai VenueNissan Versa NoteSubaru ImprezaKia SoulKia ForteHonda FitChevrolet SonicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Toyota Yaris with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 49 to 79. The 2020 Toyota Yaris is less safe than the 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage, the 2020 Hyundai Venue, the 2020 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2020 Honda Fit, the 2020 Kia Forte, the 2020 Kia Soul, the 2020 Subaru Impreza, and the 2019 Nissan Versa Note. It is about as safe as the 2020 Nissan Versa.

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