really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
111,994 miles

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problem #6

Jun 172020


  • 185,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that while driving approximately 10 mph, the driver's side rear axle fractured making the vehicle inoperable. The vehicle was towed to the residence. The cause of the failure was not determined. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer were notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 185,000.

- Chillicothe, OH, USA

problem #5

Oct 312019


  • 110,000 miles
I was in an accident going 55 mph in the process my car clipped a curb and it snapped my axel causing the car to go head on into an object across the road my car also flipped none of the airbags deployed.

- Clovis, CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 212019


  • 133,000 miles
I noticed that my car would not brake properly if I happened to be breaking over an uneven service years ago. So, I drive to avoid having to do so. But, then recently it started making a squealing noise along with breaking. It comes and goes. Then, a clunking noise started when reversing. Now, the clunking noise comes in either direction. The squealing has graduated to scratching and scraping when I accelerate or decelerate. It comes from my front, passenger side tire and when I turn my steering wheel all the way to the right, it gets very loose - whereas turning all the way to the left still feels appropriately tight. I think the looseness is connected to the front right passenger side wheel, as if a piece has broken or is loose - because it comes and goes. This all happens when I'm moving, no matter what terrain it is (highway, city street, etc.) and whether I am turning or not.

- Montclair, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jan 022018

Yaris 4-cyl

  • 108,261 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that the vehicle drifted to the left while traveling 55 mph. The contact had an alignment performed, and the rims and tires changed; however, the failure continued. The contact called byrider dartmouth (331 state rd, dartmouth, MA 02747, (508) 992-0000) and was informed that they would never sell a vehicle that was damaged. The dealer stated that they did hot have vehicles with salvage titles. The contact researched the vehicle on carfax and found that it had structural damage. The dealer refused to buyback the vehicle because it had structural damage, and accused the contact of engaging in a crash. The contact currently refused to make any more payments on the vehicle and disputed the condition of the vehicle with the dealer. The contact did not know that the VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 18V024000 (air bags). The vehicle was not repaired and remained parked. The failure mileage was 108,261.

- New Bedford, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 232015


  • 70,600 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. While driving at 30 mph and attempting to engage the brakes, an abnormal sound emitted from the vehicle. The contact noticed that the front suspension lower control arm bolt number two fractured and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure.the vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 70,600.

- Epson, NH, USA

problem #1

May 222015


  • 65,100 miles
I have recently noticed some strange clunking, popping and squealing noises coming from my car. After having my mechanic look at it I have been informed that the passenger side lower control arm rear bolt was broken and part of it remains but is no longer connected to the control arm. My passenger side front wheel was moving in and out approximately 2inches. In my research I have found no recall notice for this issue and feel it is a large safety issue.

- Murrysville, PA, USA