Toyota GR Yaris vs Litchfield GR Yaris: DRAG RACE *results of a £640 tune*


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It’s time for a Toyota GR Yaris showdown! We’ve brought in the regular GR Yaris to take on a Litchfield-tuned GR Yaris.
We all know by now that the regular GR Yaris is powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine and that it’ll produce 261hp & 360Nm. However, the Litchfield edition has been fitted with a Piggyback ECU along with a special air filter, and as a result, it now produced 302hp & 390Nm!
So the tuned car seems like the clear favourite on paper, and when you consider it only cost £640 for the upgrade, we’re wondering whether a visit to Litchfield is the obvious choice for any GR Yaris owner?
There’s only one way to find out for sure - LET’S RACE!
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  • Mat Watson Cars
    Mat Watson Cars10 天 前

    Hi Mat here: do you wish I'd stop going on about the GR Yaris. Or do you want more content on it?

  • Miata Guy

    Miata Guy

    小时 前


  • yes I am GOD'S

    yes I am GOD'S

    3 小时 前

    S t o p

  • dramen


    17 小时 前

    Pls stop, it's boring.

  • Abraham Arthemius

    Abraham Arthemius

    天 前

    Now do a gravel road test with it?

  • Creighto’s Cars, dirt bikes and Gaming!

    Creighto’s Cars, dirt bikes and Gaming!

    天 前


  • dramen
    dramen17 小时 前

    Flat shifting?! Jesus Christ. RIP clutch, transmission and sense...please, no more.

  • mits5056
    mits505620 小时 前

    Pls dyno test... is not 40hp + fake!!

  • John Vic
    John Vic天 前

    *Finally these people know how to shift right*

  • Davy Bruneel
    Davy Bruneel天 前

    Does it always blips in high revs as you shift or you just kept the gas pedal floored as you shifted?

  • Carl Johnson
    Carl Johnson天 前

    100 hp per cylinder lol its 10 more than a 720s

  • Kamui〈:-D
    Kamui〈:-D2 天 前

    too bad this car is ugly and so expensive. Why they don't put this motor in the GT86 ? the car would then be almost perfect

  • Пп Пп
    Пп Пп3 天 前

    Stage 1 vs Stock

  • Anthony Finn
    Anthony Finn3 天 前

    The fucking state of them yokes, the back end looks like a hare ready to run for the hills

  • Kilian R
    Kilian R3 天 前

    To be fair, you should have a third person call in the countdown during your rolling races.

  • DSA Music
    DSA Music3 天 前

    100hp per cyl is flipping insane!!

  • Ab Ab
    Ab Ab4 天 前

    Please make a Audi S1 vs Toyota GR Yaris

  • nabil shohor
    nabil shohor4 天 前

    audi s1 vs yaris vs i30n pls

  • Lsx-H
    Lsx-H4 天 前

    Don’t u guys want a driver like the stig from Top gear show 🙂

  • Rock girl
    Rock girl4 天 前

    4:48 Now that is scary!!!!! I'm sleeping with the light on tonight.

  • TwoZero Twenty
    TwoZero Twenty4 天 前

    Ferrari S90 Vs 911 turbo s Vs 720s Vs Evolve M5

  • Brian R
    Brian R4 天 前

    Ain't worth the money

  • Relentless Pursuit

    Relentless Pursuit

    2 天 前

    It is if you have it!

  • Brian R
    Brian R4 天 前

    640 quid for a tune and filter for fucksake.

  • Rock girl

    Rock girl

    4 天 前

    Hi Mat here: do you wish I'd stop going on about the GR Yaris. Or do you want more content on it?

  • Socrates Zervas
    Socrates Zervas4 天 前

    Will you be reviewing the new Corolla Excel 2021, Sport Tourer? Happy to click the pop put banner or the link below the video, I am been to help me car wow, and I have liked and subscribed, so how about it Matt?

  • Shane Olivier
    Shane Olivier4 天 前

    For that amount of money I would expect a better quarter mile

  • Relentless Pursuit

    Relentless Pursuit

    2 天 前

    What quarter mile time would you expect from a new 30k car - it has a sub 12 second time which is pretty good

  • Gregory Sargent
    Gregory Sargent4 天 前

    Hp to weight ratio has to be insane 😳

  • Johnny Cnx
    Johnny Cnx5 天 前

    Matt pls put the stats in a little table as you call out the numbers plsssssss

  • Avicii Demos
    Avicii Demos5 天 前

    Thats not 40 hp more bs

  • Pyro-Lyro
    Pyro-Lyro5 天 前

    Dam now we wil have a hard time passing all the grandmas in ther yaris whit 300hp

  • yasio bolo
    yasio bolo5 天 前

    Imagine saying “got it!” Every gear shift you made...

  • yasio bolo

    yasio bolo

    5 天 前

    Hey guys- I just started a CNboth channel with my Mk7 golf R STAGE 2, please check it out if possible, thank you!

  • pbfloyd13
    pbfloyd135 天 前

    So mad we don't get these in the states.

  • nika shushanashvili
    nika shushanashvili5 天 前

    Is the countdown girl s girl or guy it’s been bugging me for a long time

  • Ben Stone
    Ben Stone5 天 前

    @matt please can you do this exact video with the RS6 🙏🏼

  • Alex Taylor
    Alex Taylor5 天 前

    Finally a tune that did not break a sweat and shows some good increase

  • Sebas987
    Sebas9875 天 前

    This is publicity for Lichfield!

  • Nik Gnashers
    Nik Gnashers5 天 前

    £640 to get Mat 1 car length ahead over a 1/4 mile. Bargain ! Bloated, expensive, over-hyped, nasty interior, sounds shit, but I'm still glad Toyota have made it.

  • Adrian Fuentes
    Adrian Fuentes6 天 前

    eres malisimo cambiando marchas

  • Adrian Fuentes
    Adrian Fuentes6 天 前

    pues asi casi todos los coches turbo

  • David David
    David David6 天 前

    Tuned vs Stock.? Complete waste of time. This smug acts like he's the one.

  • Bongumenzi Mtshali
    Bongumenzi Mtshali6 天 前

    Toyota should Supercharge this little missile like the previous yaris grmn

  • Hafet 22 Febrianto
    Hafet 22 Febrianto6 天 前

    Fansnya fitra eri

  • Pavel Stoyanov
    Pavel Stoyanov6 天 前

    Drag race, same car, one in comfort mode the other in sport mode? How big of a difference?

  • William Stewart
    William Stewart6 天 前

    Just send it already.

  • Rodrigo Miguel
    Rodrigo Miguel6 天 前

    Doblenlo al español, 😎

  • F. Adrian
    F. Adrian6 天 前

    640£ tune? That raise in power is worth like max 300£ in my country

  • Volkswagen Boy
    Volkswagen Boy6 天 前

    Hey guys- I just started a CNboth channel with my Mk7 golf R STAGE 2, please check it out if possible, thank you!

  • michael bieber
    michael bieber6 天 前

    Do a 2020 Honda Accord sport 2.0!

  • Mohamed Klako
    Mohamed Klako6 天 前

    I want to see race this modified Yaris vs mini Cooper JCW GP

  • b8alumrockb8
    b8alumrockb86 天 前

    What a waste of £640!

  • The Unspoken Truth
    The Unspoken Truth6 天 前

    Having watched this just get the air filter

  • Deschain 1999
    Deschain 19996 天 前

    I live in America. I have never wanted to trade my Corolla Hatch XSE for something so much. But we can’t get the good Yaris.

  • reinaldytees
    reinaldytees6 天 前

    I need money

  • justin s.
    justin s.7 天 前

    The only tuned car on this channel thats actually faster than the stock in a quartermile

  • Gee _Eye
    Gee _Eye7 天 前

    A BMW335i had the same amount of power!

  • mihkelsepp72
    mihkelsepp727 天 前

    Some power shifts were made... don't punish the MT ;)

  • Compte Youtube
    Compte Youtube7 天 前

    You mean that the same car with 40 more hp is faster ??! 😱😱😱 no one could have imagine

  • Chr Ps
    Chr Ps7 天 前

    Compare it with a car that it is at a same category and price ,like the mini gp, how much money Toyota give to all of you to not compare it with a car that cost the same? Good marketing from Toyota, because if someone see the Toyota get destroyed by a car that cost the same, they don't buy this palstic scam

  • Tee Miah
    Tee Miah7 天 前

    This moves bro rami gadiyaaa😂😂

  • Ricardo Inácio
    Ricardo Inácio7 天 前

    The extra oomp compensate the little amount of turbo lag in this tuning!

    DAJKI7 天 前

    Der fahrer kann fahren Trotz weniger Leistung musst du dich anstrengend

  • FamousFor Noreason
    FamousFor Noreason7 天 前

    you got 40hp more, and there is not much different?

  • 64 nemimin
    64 nemimin7 天 前


  • Hamilton Chauke
    Hamilton Chauke7 天 前

    Would it have performed much better had it bee tuned by the guys that tuned that BMW M5 to give it 1000hp? Unfortunately I can't remember their name.

  • Christopher Pettis
    Christopher Pettis7 天 前

    The fact that the tuned version did 12 seconds 😱😱😱😏

  • Liam Doyle
    Liam Doyle7 天 前

    Hardly worthwhile spending the money and also losing the warranty.

  • Fun Car Reviews
    Fun Car Reviews7 天 前

    Still prefer mine 🤣

  • Pubg Mania
    Pubg Mania7 天 前

    What's the point of this car? Overpriced, unpractical hot hatch, it's quick because it's small and light. Interior looks old and cheap, gauges are low resolution. For the same money you can buy Civic type R, GTI, Megane RS, Focus RS, the list goes on..

  • Relentless Pursuit

    Relentless Pursuit

    2 天 前

    Practicality and interior are two things that are utterly unimportant in a performance car like this - if you want those you can but a Ford Focus, Audi A3, Honda Civic etc, but they are in no way comparable to a homologation special

  • Kapa_ oke
    Kapa_ oke7 天 前

    When will be camaro drag

  • Zahimi Ibrahim
    Zahimi Ibrahim7 天 前

    A couple of car lengths at the end of a quarter mile drag race is hardy any difference in real world driving. I'd rather pocket the £600 amd keep the warranty and reassurance of the standard setup.

  • Alex Frankl
    Alex Frankl7 天 前

    Bang on about how fast they are yet still slower then the mini 🤔

  • Anjana Yehali
    Anjana Yehali7 天 前

    The normal GR Yaris launch was a GODSEND

  • Benz Uy
    Benz Uy7 天 前

    Not available in the US maybe cuz Toyota think it will not sell well?

  • Dallas Mellsop
    Dallas Mellsop7 天 前

    Can we have someone else to drive the manuals

  • Manuel Lopes RS
    Manuel Lopes RS7 天 前

    👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎 carwow

  • Ali Aulia Rahman
    Ali Aulia Rahman7 天 前

    Although it's a good car, I still prefer civic type r design 🤷

  • Taylor Rhodes
    Taylor Rhodes7 天 前

    I’m still peeved that the US doesn’t get this car.

  • Gregory UK
    Gregory UK7 天 前

    I enjoy these vids more when Mat loses.

  • John Cottrell
    John Cottrell7 天 前

    25 grand, and future sales royalties for this Matt 🙈 #JWW

  • areeb Hussain
    areeb Hussain7 天 前

    Well the tuned one is 2018 whilst stock is 2020 suspicious

  • Azz PRT
    Azz PRT7 天 前

    I love the idea. Sure a lot of people would appreciate you testing the big youtubers tuned cars against stock versions, to see if the extra money was really worth it. Be a few downsides to it but would be interesting

  • Mitchell Mackinnon
    Mitchell Mackinnon7 天 前

    These videos are so much better with sound off... Though watching Mat's unfortunate gear changing does take away from the visual experience.

  • Locomoto
    Locomoto7 天 前

    From what I've seen here the tune isn't worth the money and loss of warranty.

  • belizetj
    belizetj7 天 前

    Why's it always raining in Victoria?

  • Thivakar saravanamuthu
    Thivakar saravanamuthu7 天 前

    Nice these are great cars

  • Anthony Sach
    Anthony Sach7 天 前

    So, £160 for every 1/10 of a second on a 1/4 mile. Is it worth it? Do you ever look at Dyno graphs to see the best time to shift?

  • lukas middelmann
    lukas middelmann7 天 前

    why does the countdown man have a girl voice

  • Skyler Johnson
    Skyler Johnson7 天 前

    Tuned GR Yaris vs Audi S3 Sportback please thanks

  • Omegad30
    Omegad307 天 前

    do that on DRY road.... useless now. that piggybag is prob 15 hp more ali junk

  • Bobby G
    Bobby G7 天 前

    The long term bills will be a lot more than £600 when it blows up

  • Pedro Santos
    Pedro Santos7 天 前


  • bloffama
    bloffama7 天 前

    When 765LT???

  • Ryan O
    Ryan O7 天 前

    0:20 don't forget the stickers Mat

  • Giorgos petinarelis
    Giorgos petinarelis7 天 前

    Ridiculus tuning just for....loosing the validation of factory Garantee ! The performance seems only +10/12Hp but not even 1 horse more! Very bad effort and I' m suspecting to be fixed an extra chip case product like ''ChipTuning'' just connecting to the main c.b.u and giving pure tuning data

  • sam hall
    sam hall7 天 前

    Conclusion...the car with the more power wins. Bit of a pointless video2 b honest


    What's Toyota's reason for not bringing this to NA?

  • MTB MATT85
    MTB MATT857 天 前

    Mat Watson always raves about the cars a manufacturer lends him. He is literally the worst reviewer about. Biased to say the least.

  • BrandonV.2
    BrandonV.27 天 前

    *music* lmfao I love the captions

  • Zain Yar Khan
    Zain Yar Khan7 天 前

    How about Litchfield GR Yaris vs Civic type R...? Promising???

  • Dustin Larson
    Dustin Larson7 天 前

    Lmao the sad thing is a kia stinger gt stock would beat it


    Absolutely pocket rocket. Lovley #ToyotaGRYaris

  • aakashchoudhuri
    aakashchoudhuri7 天 前

    Some more observed facts: 1) Yianni launches faster than Mat 2) Mat always feels getting cheated in a brake test 😂😂😂

  • M A
    M A8 天 前

    Without this channel I would not know of a Yaris or a GR Yaris. I don’t make a lot of use with this knowledge though. With all the money in the world - this car wouldn’t be in my garage.

  • Luca
    Luca8 天 前

    3:08 diesel

  • Tom
    Tom8 天 前


  • Bader Alhammadi
    Bader Alhammadi8 天 前

    We want to see a C8 CORVETTE !!!!!!