What class of car is a Toyota Yaris?

I need to buy a new car, and I’m hoping to get something small and relatively inexpensive. I’ve been looking at the Toyota Yaris but I’m not sure if it’s too small. What class of car is a Yaris?

Andrea Barrett · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
You’re right—the
Toyota Yaris
is small, which is why it’s classified as a subcompact or supermini car. That said, for a car of its size, it does have a good cargo capacity and can comfortably seat four adults.
Although it’s small, it offers more than you’d expect from a car of its size and budget. It’s available as either a sedan or a hatchback, and it offers an exceptional fuel economy to help you save more.
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