Is the Toyota Yaris 1.0 prone to timing chain failure?

I'm looking to buy a 2004 Toyota Yaris with 47,000 miles on the clock. The engine is a 1.0-litre and the car has a full service history; however, your reviews say that timing chain failure is an issue with this model, should I look for a 1.3 instead?

Asked on 20 October 2014 by daveh

Answered by Honest John
That problem is quite rare. If the car has had an oil change every year it is unlikely.
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