Drivers in need of a small, affordable vehicle perfect for commuting to work, parking in tight places and getting good gas mileage, then a compact hatchback is the perfect category to start searching. The compact hatchback has become more popular over the last few years because of its price and versatility. Drivers get everything they’ll need at a price they can afford when they purchase a compact hatchback. We’ll be comparing two popular vehicles in this category: the 2015 Toyota Yaris and the 2015 Ford Fiesta. Both vehicles are reasonably priced with five doors and seating for five.
Comparing the hatchback base trims of the 2015 Toyota Yaris and the 2015 Ford Fiesta, we found a few differences worth noting. The 2015 Toyota Yaris is equipped with an automatic 4-speed transmission. The 2015 Ford Fiesta comes standard with a 5-speed manual transmission, although an automatic transmission is optional for an additional cost. The 2015 Ford Fiesta is slightly more affordable with a starting price of $14,365 compared to the 2015 Toyota Yaris coming in at $15,945. Both vehicles have good fuel economy, but the 2015 Toyota Yaris comes out on top with an estimated 30 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.
|2015 Toyota Yaris||vs||2015 Ford Fiesta|
|15.6 cu.-ft.||Cargo volume||14.9 cu.-ft.|
|30 city/36 highway||MPG||28 city/36 highway|
The 2015 Toyota Yaris and the 2015 Ford Fiesta have very similar warranties and safety features that come standard on the vehicles. They both have rear split bench seats and six speakers throughout the cabin. The 2015 Toyota Yaris stands out when it comes to convenience features that are not offered on the 2015 Ford Fiesta such as power windows and an outside temperature gauge. The 2015 Toyota Yaris is more spacious overall offering more room for both passengers and cargo.