Volkswagen Polo 2009 vs Toyota Yaris 2011

Volkswagen Polo
2009 - 2014
Toyota Yaris
2011 - 2014
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.4 Diesel


Power: 75 HP90 HP
Torque: 195 NM205 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 14 seconds11.8 seconds
Toyota Yaris is a more dynamic driving.
Volkswagen Polo engine produces 15 HP less power than Toyota Yaris, whereas torque is 10 NM less than Toyota Yaris. Due to the lower power, Volkswagen Polo reaches 100 km/h speed 2.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.23.9
Real fuel consumption: 4.7 l/100km4.9 l/100km
By specification Volkswagen Polo consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Polo could require 45 litres more fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Volkswagen Polo consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Yaris.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres42 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1070 km in combined cycle1070 km in combined cycle
1250 km on highway1230 km on highway
950 km with real consumption850 km with real consumption


Length: 3.97 m3.89 m
Width: 1.68 m1.70 m
Height: 1.49 m1.51 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Polo is 9 cm longer than the Toyota Yaris, 1 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Polo is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 280 litres286 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
952 litresno data
Despite its longer length, Volkswagen Polo has 6 litres less trunk space than the Toyota Yaris. This could mean that the Volkswagen Polo uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: no data9.4 meters
Gross weight (kg): 1`6501`525
Volkswagen Polo is better rated in child safety tests. The Toyota Yaris scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.

above average
Toyota Yaris has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Polo has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Toyota Yaris, so Toyota Yaris quality is probably better
Average price (€): 40004400
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Polo has
  • higher children safety
  • lower price
Toyota Yaris has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • better safety assist technologies
  • fewer faults
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