Despite its striking, memorable appearance, the Toyota Yaris hybrid hatchback won the European Car of the Year prize not for its beautiful … bumpers. First of all, we are talking about its hybrid power plant – a 1.5-liter three-cylinder internal combustion engine, paired with an electric motor.
She, as we checked, is able to demonstrate miracles of economy in an urban environment. But everything is learned in comparison, so we chose the Honda Jazz Hybrid to compete with the hybrid Yaris – with a completely different principle of hybridization.
Will Yaris still look as bright against his background?