Toyota Yaris 2011 vs Mazda 2 2010

Toyota Yaris
2011 - 2014
Mazda 2
2010 - 2015
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.0 Petrol1.3 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 69 HP75 HP
Torque: 93 NM119 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 15.3 seconds14.9 seconds
Mazda 2 is a more dynamic driving.
Toyota Yaris engine produces 6 HP less power than Mazda 2, whereas torque is 26 NM less than Mazda 2. Due to the lower power, Toyota Yaris reaches 100 km/h speed 0.4 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.85.1
Real fuel consumption: 5.6 l/100km6.0 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Toyota Yaris consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 2, which means that by driving the Toyota Yaris over 15,000 km in a year you can save 45 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Toyota Yaris consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mazda 2.
Fuel tank capacity: 42 litres43 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 870 km in combined cycle840 km in combined cycle
1000 km on highway1000 km on highway
750 km with real consumption710 km with real consumption


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km330'000 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 Mazda 2 engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 20 years13 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 5 other car models, including Citroen C1, Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 107, Peugeot 108Used also on Mazda 3
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: 3.89 m3.92 m
Width: 1.70 m1.70 m
Height: 1.51 m1.48 m
Both cars are similar in size. Toyota Yaris is 4 cm shorter than the Mazda 2, width is practically the same , while the height of Toyota Yaris is 4 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 286 litres250 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data787 litres
Toyota Yaris has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Toyota Yaris has 36 litres more trunk space than the Mazda 2. The Mazda 2 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 9.4 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Yaris is 0.4 metres less than that of the Mazda 2, which means Toyota Yaris can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`4301`485
The Toyota Yaris scores significantly higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.
above average

Mazda 2 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Toyota Yaris has serious deffects in 35 percent more cases than Mazda 2, so Mazda 2 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 46003200
Pros and Cons: Toyota Yaris has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • better safety assist technologies
Mazda 2 has
  • more power
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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