Ford Fiesta 2002 vs Toyota Yaris 2001

Ford Fiesta
2002 - 2005
Toyota Yaris
2001 - 2003
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.5 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: 100 HP106 HP
Torque: 146 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds9 seconds
Toyota Yaris is a more dynamic driving.
Ford Fiesta engine produces 6 HP less power than Toyota Yaris, but torque is 1 NM more than Toyota Yaris. Due to the lower power, Ford Fiesta reaches 100 km/h speed 1.6 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.66.9
Real fuel consumption: 7.5 l/100km7.1 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 Ford Fiesta consumes 0.3 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that by driving the Ford Fiesta over 15,000 km in a year you can save 45 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Ford Fiesta consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle650 km in combined cycle
860 km on highway770 km on highway
600 km with real consumption630 km with real consumption


Engine production duration: 11 years25 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Ford C-Max, Ford FusionUsed also on Toyota Urban Cruiser
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.


Length: 3.92 m3.64 m
Width: 1.68 m1.66 m
Height: 1.46 m1.48 m
Ford Fiesta is larger, but slightly lower.
Ford Fiesta is 28 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, 2 cm wider, while the height of Ford Fiesta is 2 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 284 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
947 litresno data
Turning diameter: 9.8 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Ford Fiesta is 0.8 metres less than that of the Toyota Yaris, which means Ford Fiesta can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`540900
above average

Toyota Yaris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Ford Fiesta has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Yaris quality is probably better
Average price (€): 10001200
Pros and Cons: Ford Fiesta has
  • timing belt engine
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • timing chain engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • fewer faults
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