Renault Clio 2001 vs Toyota Yaris 1999

Renault Clio
2001 - 2003
Toyota Yaris
1999 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.1 Petrol1.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming chain
Timing belt usually needs to be replaced more often than the chain, but it is usually significantly cheaper. Timing belt motors are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain motors.


Power: 75 HP68 HP
Torque: 105 NM90 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 seconds13.6 seconds
Renault Clio is more dynamic to drive.
Renault Clio engine produces 7 HP more power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 15 NM more than Toyota Yaris. Thanks to more power Renault Clio reaches 100 km/h speed 0.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.95.7
Real fuel consumption: 6.4 l/100km5.9 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice in terms of fuel economy based on user-reported consumption, although the specification shows otherwise.
By specification Renault Clio 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 Renault Clio could require 30 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Renault Clio consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 840 km in combined cycle780 km in combined cycle
1020 km on highway880 km on highway
780 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption
Renault Clio gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 17 years20 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 5 other car models, including Dacia Logan, Renault Kangoo, Renault Twingo, Dacia SanderoInstalled on at least 5 other car models, including Citroen C1, Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 107, Peugeot 108
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.


Length: 3.81 m3.61 m
Width: 1.64 m1.66 m
Height: 1.42 m1.50 m
Renault Clio is 20 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Renault Clio is 8 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 510 litresno data
Turning diameter: 10.3 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Renault Clio is 0.5 metres more than that of the Toyota Yaris, which means Renault Clio can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`500650
Safety: no data

Toyota Yaris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Renault Clio has serious deffects in 70 percent more cases than Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Yaris quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 10001200
Pros and Cons: Renault Clio has
  • timing belt engine
  • more power
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • timing chain engine
  • fewer faults
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