The Yaris has long been Toyota's most affordable model and with its high fuel economy and spacious interior, it has been a great option for shoppers. Toyota added to the Yaris family by adding the all-new 2017 Yaris iA which is similar to the Yaris in all ways expect that it is a sedan body style instead of a hatchback. Take a look as we compare the 2017 Toyota Yaris vs 2017 Toyota Yaris iA to give shoppers a better glance at the all-new Yaris iA and how it differs.
As mentioned above, the Yaris is a hatchback and the Yaris iA is a sedan. Being that they are different body styles, the Yaris has a larger cargo area which measures in at 15.3 cubic feet. The Yaris iA's truck still offers enough usable space but is less than the Yaris, as it measures in at 13.4 cubic feet. The 2017 Yaris iA is priced similar to the 2017 Yaris as well, which makes it another great option for shoppers looking for affordability without sacrifice.
Difference Between the 2017 Yaris and 2017 Yaris iA
The 2017 Yaris and 2017 Yaris iA are powered by the same 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. The Yaris iA is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission while the Yaris is equipped with a five-speed transmission. The Yaris iA's transmission is compact and lightweight which gives the Yaris iA a more sport like drive and increases fuel economy, that is why the Yaris iA can get up to 40 highway mpg. The 2017 Yaris is available in five models total, there are two 3-door models, L and LE and three 5-door models L, LE and SE. The Yaris iA is available as one well-equipped model but an automatic transmission is available.
Of course, the Yaris and Yaris iA feature different design styles inside as well. The Yaris is more traditional and modern with a fluid dashboard while the Yaris iA features sport-contoured front seats with blue inserts and matching blue stitching located on the dashboard, where the 7-inch touchscreen sits on top of the dashboard. Take a look at the photos below to get a better view on the style and design differences. The 2017 Toyota Yaris and 2017 Toyota Yaris iA are both available now at Arlington Toyota. Feel free to contact us with any questions or to schedule a test drive in the Chicago, Arlington Heights and surrounding areas.