Five stars is the highest rating.
The 2017 Yaris, which is on the way to Toyota dealerships, received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.
Standard safety equipment includes antilock brakes, traction control, stability control and nine airbags. New for 2017 is the addition of Toyota Safety Sense C as standard equipment on all models. It includes a pre-collision system, automatic high beams and lane departure warning.
The 2017 Toyota Yaris iA compact sedan has not been rated by the NHTSA.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2017 Yaris.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2017 Fiat 500 earned a four-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA. The 2017 Chevrolet Spark and Honda Fit have not been rated.