Toyota Corolla 2004 vs Toyota Yaris 2007

Toyota Corolla
2004 - 2007
Toyota Yaris
2007 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.8 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 110 HP133 HP
Torque: 150 NM173 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.2 seconds9.3 seconds
Toyota Yaris is a more dynamic driving.
Toyota Corolla engine produces 23 HP less power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 23 NM less than Toyota Yaris. Due to the lower power, Toyota Corolla reaches 100 km/h speed 0.9 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.07.2
Real fuel consumption: 7.2 l/100km7.8 l/100km
The Toyota Corolla is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Toyota Corolla consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that by driving the Toyota Corolla over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Toyota Corolla consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 780 km in combined cycle580 km in combined cycle
760 km with real consumption530 km with real consumption
Toyota Corolla gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 280'000 km350'000 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 Toyota Yaris engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 12 years18 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota Corolla VersoInstalled on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota Corolla
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: 4.18 m3.80 m
Width: 1.71 m1.70 m
Height: 1.48 m1.53 m
Toyota Corolla is larger, but lower.
Toyota Corolla is 38 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, 1 cm wider, while the height of Toyota Corolla is 5 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: no data275 litres
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters9.4 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Corolla is 0.8 metres more than that of the Toyota Yaris, which means Toyota Corolla can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`3001`050
Safety: no data

Toyota Corolla has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Corolla quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 20002200
Pros and Cons: Toyota Corolla has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
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