- Species: Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)
- Gender: Female
- Alignment: Good
Yaya is a girl panda who lives in a bamboo forest. Her home was threatened when Nitros Oxide intended to destroy it for his own, selfish purposes, and she was forced to join Crash Bandicoot and some other new friends in a race competition to prevent that from happening.
Yaya is the only main character to have been created for a mobile game (Crash Nitro Kart 2).