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Toyota Avensis Verso

Model Update

Need the ultimate in versatility? Perhaps the Toyota Avensis is the perfect match. A spacious interior provides relaxed transport for seven, the ride quality is excellent, and the 2.4-litre twin-cam, four-valve VVT-i engine has the power for both city and highway running in an effortless and smooth manner.

The suspension set-up has been enhanced to provide a quiet and supple ride. And you’ll find some new developments in the interior, as well. Things like the overhead directional vents in the 2nd and 3rd row seating area, tinted privacy glass in the rear and back windows, and close-safe windows – all of which add up to a pleasurable ride.

Peerless reliability, and rock solid service and back-up make owning a new Toyota Avensis all that more attractive.

Practical and roomy – that’s what the Toyota Avensis Verso is. The Toyota Avensis Verso is a very nice sized MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) for its class. This is large when compared with a number of its competitors. It is in room and practicality that the Toyota Avensis Verso takes the lead. High levels of comfort and safety make this almost untouchable. The Avensis Verso is capable of carrying seven passengers in pure comfort. The elegant exterior looks surprisingly roomy and, once inside, you can see for yourself that the Toyota Avensis Verso lives up to its spacious smooth looks.

The amount of passenger space, even for the tallest occupants, is outstanding. The very supportive cloth seats, adjustable steering column, air conditioning, adjustable driver’s seat, intermittent windscreen wipes, power windows, locks and steering, audio system and CD player, and a split folding third row seat make this vehicle a joy to own. For those prospective buyers who like things a little more luxurious, then the Ultima provides ultimate luxury. But both models boast climate control, power windows (front & rear), power steering, a six speaker MP3 compatible CD player, cruise control, power mirrors, central locking & keyless entry, driver & front passenger SRS airbags, front seat side curtain and front seat side impact airbags (Ultima only), ABS with BA (Brake Assist) & EBD (Electronic Brake-Force Distribution), the Toyota designed Safe-T-Cell, and a three year/100,000km warranty (whichever comes first). One of the main endeavours that the Avensis design team wanted to achieve was maximum packaging, efficiency and interior space. There are 18 different seating and load carrying configurations. I think they succeeded.

The Toyota Avensis Verso’s engine is well suited to the vehicle. The 2.4 litre petrol engine is an in-line dual overhead cam 4-cylinder motor that is sprightly in its action. With 118 kW, you are always equipped with grunty acceleration when you need it. I like the smooth refined delivery of power. It suits the purpose of the vehicle right down to a tee – and that purpose is to carry large groups of people quietly and smoothly. The engine is excellent for a large family who needs to perform transport duty for the local footy team. The relaxed on-road performance is complemented by the exceptional four-speed automatic gearbox that changes up and down the gears unhindered and unnoticed. The Toyota Avensis Verso has the power to climb steep hills or comfortably cruise down the highway at speed. The driver will enjoy the way the car handles well for this MPV type vehicle, and the way the brakes are powerful and effective.

Safety isn’t compromised. Every Avensis is fitted with driver and front passenger two-stage Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) airbags for added protection. The Ultima also features front seat mounted side airbags for even more comprehensive safety. Dynamic safety features onboard the Avensis are many. ABS brakes are standard on every model. ABS brakes prevent the wheels from locking up and sliding under heavy braking. Wheel lockup is a major cause of accidents because steering control is lost once the front wheels skid. The Avensis’s ABS braking system also features Brake Assist (BA) (which helps you apply optimum braking force during an emergency stop) and Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) which dynamically distributes braking force based upon the load inside the vehicle.

The Avensis not only gives Toyota a much more modern and more efficient entry into the people mover (or family wagon) class; it also provides a cheaper alternative to the larger eight-seater Tarago. With a sizable list of features and options, and the ability to carry seven passengers, the Toyota Avensis Verso is the right multi-purpose vehicle for you!

Current model series include:

  • Toyota Avensis Verso GLX
  • Toyota Avensis Verso Ultima

For any more information on the Toyota Avensis Verso, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!), we can submit vehicle quotes requests out to our national network of Toyota dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!

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