Toyota Corolla 2004 vs Toyota Yaris 2007

Toyota Corolla
2004 - 2005
Toyota Yaris
2007 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.8 Petrol1.8 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 192 HP133 HP
Torque: 180 NM173 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.4 seconds9.3 seconds
Toyota Corolla is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota Corolla engine produces 59 HP more power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 7 NM more than Toyota Yaris. Thanks to more power Toyota Corolla reaches 100 km/h speed 0.9 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.37.2
Real fuel consumption: 8.7 l/100km7.8 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Toyota Corolla consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Toyota Corolla could require 165 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Toyota Corolla consumes 0.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 660 km in combined cycle580 km in combined cycle
630 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: Used also on Toyota CelicaInstalled 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: 4.20 m3.80 m
Width: 1.71 m1.70 m
Height: 1.46 m1.53 m
Toyota Corolla is larger, but lower.
Toyota Corolla is 40 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, 1 cm wider, while the height of Toyota Corolla is 7 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`2001`050
Safety: no data

Toyota Yaris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Toyota Corolla has serious deffects in 90 percent more cases than Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Yaris quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20002200
Rating in user reviews: 8.4/10 10.0/10
Pros and Cons: Toyota Corolla has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
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