Toyota Yaris: First generation (XP10; 1998–2005)

First generation (XP10; 1998–2005)

First generation (XP10; 1998–2005)

The first generation XP10 series Toyota Yaris, designed by Sotiris Kovos at Toyota's ED2 studio in Europe. Production began in late 1998, with a Japanese on-sale date of January 1999; European sales commenced two months later as the "Toyota Yaris". When introduced to Australasia in October 1999, the "Toyota Echo" name was used, as was the case in Canada when released there in 2003. The "Echo" and "Yaris" names were also given to the export version of the related Japanese market Toyota Platz sedan.

    Second generation (XP90; 2005–2010)
    Toyota redesigned the Yaris in early 2005, going on sale in Japan that February. The Toyota Belta sedan, shares underpinnings with the Yaris. However, while the Vitz was designed at Toyota's European ...

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    Break-in period
    Drive gently and avoid high speeds. Your vehicle does not need an elaborate break-in. But following a few simple tips for the first 1600 km (1000 miles) can add to the future economy and long lif ...

    Cruise control
    Use the cruise control to maintain a set speed without depressing the accelerator pedal. Indicators Cruise control switch ■ Setting the vehicle speed Press the “ON-OFF” button to ...

    Steering wheel
    The steering wheel can be adjusted to a comfortable position. Hold the steering wheel and push the lever down. Adjust to the ideal position by moving the steering wheel. After adjustment, pull ...