The Toyota Echo was introduced in 1999. This rating applies to variants fitted with dual frontal airbags.
Vehicles tested after 1 January 2008 require Electronic Stability Control in order achieve a 5 star rating. This vehicle was tested prior to this date and may or may not meet this new requirement.
The left-hand-drive European Toyota Yaris was tested by EuroNCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.
A driver's airbag is standard equipment in Australia. A passenger airbag is standard in Europe but optional in Australia. The front seat belt buckles are mounted on the seats. This feature improves the fit of the seat belt. Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.
Published: 30 September 2006