Toyota Corolla 2005 vs Toyota Yaris 2007

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


Power: 225 HP133 HP
Torque: 230 NM173 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.8 seconds9.3 seconds
Toyota Corolla is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota Corolla engine produces 92 HP more power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 57 NM more than Toyota Yaris. Thanks to more power Toyota Corolla reaches 100 km/h speed 2.5 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.07.2
Real fuel consumption: 9.3 l/100km7.8 l/100km
The Toyota Yaris is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Toyota Corolla consumes 1.8 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 270 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Toyota Corolla consumes 1.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 610 km in combined cycle580 km in combined cycle
590 km with real consumption530 km with real consumption


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 only for this carInstalled 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: 310 litres275 litres
Toyota Corolla has more luggage capacity.
Toyota Corolla has 35 litres more trunk space than the Toyota Yaris.
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 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
Rating in user reviews: 8.4/10 10.0/10
Pros and Cons: Toyota Corolla has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
  • higher ratings in user reviews
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