Test drive: Yaris Premier is top of the league, but others might be better value

The Toyota Yaris has already won multiple awards and this new hybrid is thoroughly enjoyable to drive, but other non-hybrid versions make a better all-round choice

The Toyota Yaris Premier is the top trim level in the range

Congratulations to the Toyota Yaris, one of the most-awarded small cars of the moment. Topping its list of achievements so far is the prestigious 2021 European Car of the Year title, announced on March 1, while the GR Yaris was named as the 2021 UK Car of the Year earlier this week.

Ostensibly, the latter tops the line-up but, as we’ve already reported on these pages, that’s a rather specialised car. It was built to ...