2017 Toyota Auris Review

Introduction

Toyota is known for its hybrid technology and good reliability, and arguably the most recalled petrol-electric car in the Japanese company’s line-up is the Prius. However, while Toyota’s hybrid trailblazer can be divisive when it comes to looks, the Auris puts all that technology into a more conservative-looking series of family friendly five-door hatchbacks and estates.

 

Body Style: Hatchback/Estate             Seats: 5                            MRP from £16,495 - £26,975 

          

Did you know? The Auris is British-built at Toyota’s factory in Burnaston, near Derby, and the car is the best-selling hybrid model in Europe.

Verdict | Design | Interior | Technology | Performance | Safety | Specs | Running Costs | Pricing

Verdict:★★★★★★★☆☆☆ (6.9/10)

A choice of two petrol and two diesel engines, a petrol-electric hybrid, two body styles, as well as five trim levels mean there should be an Auris to suit most tastes. Conservative in both looks and driving style, Toyota’s family hatchback and estate enjoy a fuss-free demeanour and go about their business with minimum effort. If efficiency, practicality and reliability are among the strengths you prioritise, the Auris is a very sensible choice.

Design & Exterior

★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆ (5/10)

Interior & Comfort

★★★★★★★☆☆☆ (7/10)

Technology & Connectivity

★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8/10)

Performance & Handling

★★★★★☆☆☆☆☆ (5/10)

Safety Features

★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8/10)

Spec & Trim Levels

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