The Worst 2006-2013 Yaris Problems

Musty and Moldy A/C

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Toyota air conditioners smell like mold in numerous vehicles. So what's causing the musty smell and just how dangerous is it?…

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Rodents Chew Wires

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Somewhere in the mid-2000's there was an industry-wide push by automakers to replace plastic and glass-based wiring insulation with a more eco-friendly soy-based coating. It's biodegradable, commendable, and a complete disaster for owners. …

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Toyota Vehicles with Recalled Takata Airbags

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Parts supplier, Takata, manufactured defective, shrapnel-hurling airbag inflators that need to be recalled. The issue affects over 37 million vehicles spread out across 24 brands, making it one of the largest (and most dangerous) recalls in…

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Timeline of 2nd Generation Yaris News

By the Numbers

  1. 8 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 196 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 55th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 81 eligible generations.