Body: Estate Year: 15/64
Fuel Type: Diesel
Quote Reference Number: 052-43042
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- Insurance Group17E
- Performance (BHP)126
- Number of Seats5
- CO2 (g/km)120
- Road Tax£30
"We have this lovey Toyota Avensis Diesel Tourer 2.0 D-4D Icon Business Edition that comes with its book pack. The features on this car include - ALLOY WHEELS, DAB RADIO, SAT NAV, BLUETOOTH, DUAL CLIMATE CONTROL, 6 SPEED, USB AND AUX INPUT, AUTO LIGHTS AND WIPERS, CRUISE CONTROL, ELECTRIC WINDOWS AND MIRRORS, ELECTRIC PARKING BREAK, ISOFIX AND REVERSING CAMERA. ONLY £30 A YEAR ROAD TAX. Please call a member of our team at Exeter Renault to book a test drive or to reserve this car."
Paul Thomas, General Manager
- Air Conditioning
- Climate Control
- Cruise Control
- Satellite Navigation
- Alloy Wheels
- DAB Radio
|Electric front windows|
|Electric rear windows|
|Front intermittent wipers|
|Rain sensor windscreen wipers|
|Active Traction Control (TRC)|
|Electronic parking brake|
|VSC with ABS and EBD|
|Touch 2 touchscreen satelite navigation + CD/Radio/MP3 player/ipod connectivity|
|Electric door mirrors|
|Heated door mirrors|
|Body colour door mirrors|
|Electrochrome rear view mirror|
|Titanium effect console|
|Chrome air vent surrounds|
|Silver centre console|
|Diesel particulate filter|
|Steering wheel audio controls|
|DAB Digital radio|
|Exterior Body Features|
|Body colour door handles|
|Body colour bumpers|
|Silver roof rails|
|Chrome window surround|
|Chrome garnish on boot|
|Front fog lights|
|Daytime running lights|
|Follow me home headlights|
|Dual zone climate control|
|Leather steering wheel|
|Rake/reach adjustable steering wheel|
|Centre rear armrest with through load facility|
|Leather gear knob|
|Cargo side rails|
|Front centre console with lidded storage|
|Driver and passenger airbags|
|5 three point seatbelts|
|Driver and passenger side airbags|
|Passenger airbag deactivate switch|
|Active front headrests|
|Tyre pressure warning|
|Drivers knee airbag|
|Rear curtain airbags|
|Front curtain airbags|
|Front and rear seatbelt reminder|
|Adjustable front seats|
|Electric lumbar support|
|5 height adjustable headrests|
|Isofix child seat preparation|
|60/40 split rear seats|
|Remote control central locking|
|Wheels - Alloy|
|17" Machine face finished alloy wheels|
|Wheels - Spare|
|Temporary spare wheel|
The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.
Ten Second Review
The Toyota Avensis gets another facelift, but this time the effects go deeper than superficial styling updates. The engines have been updated, the suspension and steering improved and there's a redesign for the interior. It cements the Avensis' position as one of the classiest cars in its sector.
If we were to nominate a list of ten cars on sale in the UK that deserve to sell a whole lot more than they actually do, there would be a few contenders that come to mind but right up there in one of the podium positions would be the Toyota Avensis. If ever a car could benefit from a name change, this is it. The first generation Avensis models were a bit lightweight and unexceptional and this very much set the template for people's expectations. The second-gen cars were a whole lot better, with really strong build quality and gutsy diesel engines but weren't much fun to drive. Toyota got things right with the third-gen Avensis, which really did feel like a little Lexus. That car appeared back in 2009, was facelifted in early 2012 and has been given the once-over again for the 2015 model year. What do buyers get this time round?
As you probably guessed, the engine changes haven't focused on making the Avensis more dynamic or exciting to drive, instead concentrating on improving efficiency. The engine range comprises 1.6 and 2.0-litre diesels with 110PS and 141PS respectively and the petrol options range from 1.6 to 2.0-litres, with power outputs between 130PS and 150PS. The old 2.0-litre D4-D that was the mainstay of the range is now Euro6 compliant and the 1.6-litre D4-D now takes up the heavy hauling. This Euro 6-compliant engine, working with a six-speed manual transmission, is 20kg lighter than its predecessor. It develops 110bhp at 4,00rpm and 270Nm of torque from 1,750 to 2,250rpm. This gives 0-62mph acceleration in 11.4 seconds and a top speed of 112mph. The suspension basics remain much the same, with a MacPherson strut up front and slick double wishbones at the back, but both elements have been tweaked to improve ride and handling. Steering feel and responsiveness have been improved by the use of a new intermediate shaft, a revised anti-roll bar and an increase in body shell rigidity through the use of a powerful urethane to bond the windscreen. Toyota has also put more sound insulation into the Avensis, as well as fitting thicker rubber seals. The air conditioning has even been made quieter.
Design and Build
The first thing you'll probably notice is that the Avensis has a fresh face. It's not the most sweeping of restyles, that's for sure, but there are neater headlight and tail light pods. Overall vehicle length has been increased by 40mm and the Toyota emblem is set more prominently with a smaller but sharper-styled upper grille. The grille itself has a chrome trim bar, while the lower grille has been made significantly larger and the fog lamp housings have been pushed out to the extremities of the bumper, making the vehicle appear broader. Revised designs for the alloy wheels and added brightwork on the sill helps the Avensis stand out a bit more. The cabin has been treated to some brightening up, with uprated trim finishes and colour schemes. Toyota hasn't done things by halves here, with a redesigned instrument binnacle, the tacho and speedo being separated by a 4.2-inch colour TFT screen on some models. The steering wheel, gear lever and switchgear have also been updated. Better consistency of typefaces and lighting are complemented by satin chrome highlights. Higher-grade seating fabrics also feature, with a revised front seat design that offers improved comfort. Build quality is a testament to the workers at the Burnaston plant near Derby, this facility routinely achieving some of the best ratings of any Toyota assembly facility. Remember, there's also a Touring Sports estate version on offer if you need a bit more hauling space.
Market and Model
Prices start at around £18,000 and there's a premium of around £1,200 if you want the Touring Sports estate bodystyle over the saloon. These are competitive figures for the medium range Mondeo-class segment. Buyers get a choice of 'Active', 'Business Edition', 'Business Edition Plus' and 'Excel' trim levels. Toyota has long striven to go beyond the class norm when it comes to the Avensis' equipment provision so entry-level models feature a black and grey interior colour scheme and are equipped as standard with manual air conditioning, cruise control with speed limiter, LED daytime running lights, a stereo with Bluetooth and USB and there's also the peace of mind afforded by Toyota Safety Sense system. Step up a grade and there's some rather pleasant Alcantara upholstery and a Dual Ambient colour scheme giving a choice of Terracotta or Light Grey interior finishes. Equipment includes automatic air conditioning, a 4.2-inch colour TFT multi-information screen, Automatic High Beam and dusk-sensing headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, combination fabric and Alcantara seat upholstery, an enhanced version of the Toyota Safety Sense system and the Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system, incorporating a rear-view camera. At the top of the range, the Avensis gets features such as smart entry, full-leather upholstery and Toyota Touch 2 with Go Plus, incorporating satellite navigation. Customers will be able to extend this specification with a premium pack, adding 18-inch wheels, LED headlamps with an Adaptive Front Lighting system, power-adjustable front seats with a memory function and a Skyview panoramic roof.
Cost of Ownership
Most British customers will doubtless turn to the diesel engines, drawn by their excellent fuel economy and low emissions. The 1.6 D-4D generates CO2 emissions of just 108g/km and even if you step up to the 2.0-litre engine, you'll still only be faced with 119g/km to tax - a 24g/km reduction on the performance of the outgoing 2.2-litre unit. An increase in service intervals to 12,500 miles and a reduction of about 20% in the 56,000 mile/three-year servicing costs for both units have helped make the diesels cheaper to run. The petrol engines have seen their fuel injection systems revised for better efficiency, while lower friction has been achieved through the uses of Teflon components and auto-tensioning the accessory belt. A further 4% improvement in fuel economy has been realised through extensive revisions to the Multidrive S continuously variable transmission available with the 1.8 and 2.0-litre engines. Figures for the 1.6-litre manual improve from 43.5 to 46.3mpg; for the 1.8-litre manual from 43.5 to 47.1mpg; and for the 2.0-litre Multidrive S from 40.9 to 46.3mpg. Carbon dioxide emissions improve too. The 1.6-litre manual falls by 8g/km to 142g/km, the 1.8 manual sees figures drop 14g/km to 139g/km while the 2.0-litre Multidrive S reduces by a whopping 19g/km to 142g/km.
Electric front windows, Active Traction Control (TRC), Bluetooth system, Cruise control, Dusk sensor, Trip computer, Electric door mirrors, Titanium effect console, Diesel particulate filter, 6 speakers...
|0 to 60 mph (secs)|
|0 to 62 mph (secs)||10|
|Engine Power - BHP||126|
|Engine Power - KW||93|
|Engine Power - PS|
|Engine Power - RPM||3600|
|Engine Torque - LBS.FT||229|
|Engine Torque - MKG||32|
|Engine Torque - NM||310|
|Engine Torque - RPM||1800|
|Emissions - ICE|
|CO2 (g/km)||120 (g/km)|
|Noise Level dB(A)||72|
|Standard Euro Emissions||EURO 5|
|Fuel Consumption - ICE|
|EC Combined (mpg)||61.4|
|EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies|
|EC Extra Urban (mpg)||70.6|
|EC Urban (mpg)||50.4|
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