Mitsubishi Colt 2007 vs Toyota Yaris 2005

Mitsubishi Colt
2007 - 2008
Toyota Yaris
2005 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.5 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 109 HP87 HP
Torque: 145 NM121 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10 seconds11.5 seconds
Mitsubishi Colt is more dynamic to drive.
Mitsubishi Colt engine produces 22 HP more power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 24 NM more than Toyota Yaris. Thanks to more power Mitsubishi Colt reaches 100 km/h speed 1.5 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.26.0
Real fuel consumption: 6.7 l/100km6.3 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Mitsubishi Colt could require 30 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Mitsubishi Colt consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 47 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 750 km in combined cycle700 km in combined cycle
700 km with real consumption660 km with real consumption
Mitsubishi Colt gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 310'000 km350'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 20 years25 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Mitsubishi Lancer, Smart ForFour, Mitsubishi XpanderUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: noyes
The Toyota Yaris engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 3.87 m3.75 m
Width: 1.70 m1.70 m
Height: 1.55 m1.53 m
Mitsubishi Colt is 12 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, width is practically the same , while the height of Mitsubishi Colt is 2 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 220 litres275 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
854 litresno data
Toyota Yaris has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Mitsubishi Colt has 55 litres less trunk space than the Toyota Yaris. This could mean that the Mitsubishi Colt uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters9.4 meters
The turning circle of the Mitsubishi Colt is 1.4 metres more than that of the Toyota Yaris, which means Mitsubishi Colt can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data900
Safety: no data
above average

above average
Toyota Yaris has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Mitsubishi Colt, so Toyota Yaris quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): no data2400
Pros and Cons: Mitsubishi Colt has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
Toyota Yaris has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
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