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2008 Toyota Yaris Engine Problems and Repair Histories

123 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Toyota Yaris. 21 of these members (17.1%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 9 engine repairs to 2008 Toyota Yarises--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Toyota Yaris problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Toyota Yaris problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 Toyota Yaris problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 Toyota Yaris repairs by problem area

14% of the 2008 Toyota Yaris repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 21% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 33% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 63 repairs.

2008 Toyota Yaris engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2008 Toyota Yaris engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 25% cost less than $100, 42% between $100 and $499, 17% between $500 and $999, 4% between $1000 and $2499, and 13% more than $2500.

Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2008 Toyota Yaris Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Toyota Yaris 4dr Sedan

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 50840    
89460 150 Leak in the exhaust pipe 
94860  
Toyota Yaris in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 81000    
122000 100 belt whine on startup 
144000  

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2008 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Toyota Yaris in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 14000    
80000 80 Replaced noisy water pump. Also coolant and accessory belt just because. 
90000  
Toyota Yaris in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 41000    
46000 0 Needed $1200 for repairs to the evaporative cannister and associated evaporative system parts. Parts replaced and cost covered by the company with much customer persuasion. 
Toyota Yaris in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 21000    
70700 380 Found pink spray under hood and pink inside water pump pulley. Water pump was leaking and needed replacment. 
92000  
Toyota Yaris in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 3000    
67000 120 Replaced Gasket between Manifold and exhaust 
81000  
Toyota Yaris in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 31000    
34000 0 Noticed that car was leaking coolant. Dealer replaced water pump to correct issue 
90000  

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2008 Toyota Yaris 2dr Hatch

106-horsepower 1.5L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Yaris in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 30000    
30700 226 This has to do with the low mpg I have been getting. Was 38 mpg city driving now 25. Inspected air filter throttle body and monitored engine performace with scan tool. Repl air filter. Fuel induction serv and power flush fuel injectors 
43000  
Toyota Yaris in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 3000    
34000 208 Water Pump leaking 
44000  

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