Nissan Micra 2013 vs Toyota Yaris 2014

Nissan Micra
2013 - 2017
Toyota Yaris
2014 - 2017
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 80 HP99 HP
Torque: 110 NM125 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14.5 seconds12.3 seconds
Toyota Yaris is a more dynamic driving.
Nissan Micra engine produces 19 HP less power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 15 NM less than Toyota Yaris. Due to the lower power, Nissan Micra reaches 100 km/h speed 2.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.45.0
Real fuel consumption: 6.8 l/100km5.5 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Nissan Micra consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Nissan Micra could require 60 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Nissan Micra consumes 1.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 41 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 750 km in combined cycle840 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway930 km on highway
600 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption
Toyota Yaris gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 350'000 km280'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Nissan Micra engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 14 years16 years
Engine spread: Used also on Nissan NoteInstalled on at least 5 other car models, including Toyota Corolla, Toyota Auris, Toyota Verso
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Toyota Yaris might be a better choice in this respect.
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: 3.78 m3.89 m
Width: 1.67 m1.70 m
Height: 1.52 m1.51 m
Nissan Micra is smaller, but slightly higher.
Nissan Micra is 11 cm shorter than the Toyota Yaris, 3 cm narrower the height of the cars does not differ significantly.
Trunk capacity: 265 litres286 litres
Toyota Yaris has more luggage space.
Nissan Micra has 21 litres less trunk space than the Toyota Yaris.
Turning diameter: 9.3 meters9.4 meters
The turning circle of the Nissan Micra is 0.1 metres less than that of the Toyota Yaris.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4251`480
Safety: no datano data

above average
Toyota Yaris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Nissan Micra has serious deffects in 85 percent more cases than Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Yaris quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 68009800
Pros and Cons: Nissan Micra has
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
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