Toyota has recently revealed a new version of its Auris model in Japan which has been given a proper facelift to look fresh and amazing. But to us it still looks as dull and boring as literature class! They’ve changes the bumpers and the front grille over the old gen, but honestly those were the only good parts of that car! They just made it worse!
2010 Auris also gets new higher quality material for the interior and comes in three trim levels. First it the T2 in which you get standard equipments like 15-inch steel wheels, 4-speaker sound system with radio and CD player, USB and Aux-in connection, Air conditioning, Electric door mirrors, Flat bottom leather-trimmed steering wheel, Leather gearknob trim, Electric front windows, Seven airbags, Optitron instrumentation, Remote central locking.
Then in the TR model you get a few extra garnish such as 16-inch alloy wheels, Climate control air conditioning, Front fog lights, Body colour door handles and mirrors, 6-speaker sound system, Electric, retractable door mirrors, and Rear electric windows. As for the SR, which is the top of the range model, you get 17-inch alloy wheels, Dark-tinted rear privacy glass, Rear roof spoiler with integrated stop lamp, Darkened headlamp glasses, Amber-lit analogue instrumentation, and Tatami sport seat trim.
Toyota Auris comes with the choice of three engines, a 1.33-liter Dual VVT-i petrol engine, a 1.6 liter Valvematic and a 1.4 D-4D diesel. You also can have a manual or a multimode gearbox.
The new Auris starts at £14,463 for the basic three-door model and goes up to £16,495 for a fully loaded five-door. It’s not a bad car really, you can consider it as a Corola for younger people.