2nd Generation (2007—2013) Yaris Problems

Yaris owners with a 2007—2013 model year have the most problems with the body (35%), hvac (10%), and the engine (7%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Clear Coat and Paint Peeling 23 complaints at an average of 66,046 miles in the 2008 Toyota Yaris.
  2. Clear Coat Peeling 23 complaints at an average of 80,972 miles in the 2007 Toyota Yaris.
  3. Lost Control at Highway Speed 2 complaints at an average of 64,525 miles in the 2008 Toyota Yaris.

What Yaris Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2013 4 1 136 1.44
2012 8 4 129 3.52
2011 3 2 98 1.07
2010 17 8 106 7.62
2009 17 9 88 4.63
2008 46 9 88 18.21
2007 92 9 92 22.16
2006 2 5 76 0.34

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