New Toyota Auris Touring Sports
Auris Touring Sports range priced from £15,595
Pricing and specification has been announced for the Toyota Auris Touring Sports. The range starts from £15,595 for the Active, which is available with either a 1.33 Dual VVT-i petrol engine or a 1.4 D-4D diesel, both with six speed manual transmission.
The Auris Touring Sports is the first model in its class to offer the choice of a full hybrid powertrain; the Hybrid is priced from £21,095 with co2 emissions at just 85g/km. The full line-up is named after the Auris hatchback range; Active, Icon, Sport and Excel and is also built alongside the Auris and Avensis models at the Toyota factory in Burnaston, Derbyshire.
Standard specification on the entry model is impressive including Roof Rails, 15” steel wheels, follow me home headlamps, automatic single-zone air conditioning, 4 speaker radio/CD with USB connectivity, two way, roller type luggage net, class leading load space, 7 airbags, Vehicle Stability Control and Hill Start Assist Control. The Icon is next in line and is priced from £18,245; the full range of engines is available on the Icon, including the 1.8-litre hybrid system. A 1.6-litre Valvematic petrol is also available, with a choice of six speed manual or Multidrive S continuously variable transmission. Extra specification on this model includes 16” alloy wheels or 15” alloy wheels on the hybrid, front fog lamps, double level boot floor and storable tonneau cover, Toyota Touch touchscreen entertainment system, including Bluetooth connectivity, DAB Radio and a rear view camera.
Easy-Flat Seat system and plenty of load space
The sport models boasts sporting design cues to the interior and exterior, specification includes sport front seats and rear privacy glass plus a sport grille, rear diffuser and exhaust finisher which completes the sporty look. Prices start at £19,345 for the 1.6-litre Valvematic petrol, or £20,345 for the 1.4-litre D-4D diesel. There is a fantastic amount of load space available and the easy flat seat system is a great design.
The top of the range Excel models are priced from £20,345 for the 1.6-litre Valvematic petrol, and offers the highest standard specifications including 17” alloy wheels (16” alloy wheels with 1.4-litre D-4D), rain sensing wipers, dusk sensing headlamps, power fold mirrors, black velour seat trim with leather bolsters and seat heating function, dual-zone climate control air conditioning, smart entry and start system, Intelligent Park Assist plus Cruise Control with speed limiter (only on 1.6-litre petrol model). If you like the feel of even more space and light a ‘Skyview’ panoramic roof is also available on Excel models, priced at £550.