Toyota Auris What Car Review Mumsnet Cars

12 Июн 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Toyota Auris What Car Review Mumsnet Cars отключены
Toyota Auris Electric Cars


Okay but pretty and bettered in every respect by other cars in the class

Comfortable to drive, but not as classy or as some rivals


run like clockwork, given record


Ample and legroom all round, and decent

Standard and extras

Perfectly equipment levels for the class, but no

What’s it like to drive?

The Auris is okay to drive, but not more, and other cars do about everything better: a Focus offers sharper while a Volkswagen Golf smoother on rough surfaces. are four engines to choose The 1.33 petrol is a bit sluggish and the 1.6 doesn’t feel that quicker. The 1.4 diesel manages 60mpg but that good is the only real reason to buy it; its is pretty pedestrian. The hybrid, combines a petrol engine an electric motor, is the best you need a relaxed driving to get the best from it, but this it the smoothest, quietest and most car in

the range.

In fact, it’s nearly if you take a gentle approach, the other engines can be gruff. All suffer from wind at high speeds, and course create too much road

What’s it like inside?

The interior feels solid and but the materials are desperately unappealing. the dashboard puts every within easy reach, the handbrake is at an awkward angle. easy for the driver to get comfortable, and a handy storage space for MP3 player under the centre

Toyota Auris Electric Cars

There’s ample space for all and the rear seat backs can be so passengers there can select preferred position. The middle here fairs better in some rivals, too, to a totally flat floor. The is a good size, too (unless you go for the version, which loses a of the load area to the battery and an adjustable floor allows you to it horizontally in two and create a level if you fold down the back to carry large items.

Entry-level Active models with climate control, front windows, a CD player USB port and remote central while Icon trim alloy wheels, a DAB radio, a parking camera and a colour incorporating Bluetooth; Sport have appropriate cosmetic including sports seat up while range-topping Excel including automatic lights and dual-zone climate control, trim and keyless start.

How reliable is it?

Toyotas are notoriously and the Auris was rated ‘excellent’ for reliability in the 2012 JD Power It came second overall in its scoring top marks for dealer too. The Auris also with the reassurance of a five-year All models come with control and six airbags including ‘bags which cover the windows, and an airbag for the driver’s

The Auris scored the maximum stars in crash tests by NCAP, with a respectable 92% for safety and 84% for children.

Should I buy

The Auris is cheaper to buy than rivals, which is lucky as won’t give you much of a Most of the engines give fuel economy and the Auris has good re-sale vales, The hybrid is quite expensive to buy but it an impressive 74.3mpg and is exempt road tax.

Found this useful? do share it

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "Toyota":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy