The New Toyota Auris will emerge at the Paris Motor Show 2012. The car will launch in Britain in December; the hybrid model will be priced at Rs 12.54 to Rs 18.82 lakh. There will be four variants of the model with the Toyota Touch and Go theme with satellite navigation and Skyview panoramic roof.
The Toyota Auris comes with four engine options with both petrol and diesel variants. The variants will be equipped with a 1.33 litre engine with a brake horse power (bhp) of 98, the 1.6 litre petrol engine will have 130 bhp. The diesel variant produces 1.4 litre D-4D diesel producing a power of 88 bhp and the 2 litre D-4D produces 122 bhp and 1.8 litre petrol-elastic hybrid produces 134 bhp.
The petrol and diesel variants have a 6-speed manual transmission as standard. The hybrid will have an exclusive E-CVT automatic and 1.6 litre petrol variant and an option of Multidrive S CVT. The other important features include Hill-start Assist Control, Vehicle Stability Control, LED daytime running lights, seven airbags and the new follow-me-home lighting system.
The base trim model has automatic air conditioning, electric front windows, an audio system with USB, and Aux connection and MP3 file player and exterior mirrors which can be heated and electrically adjusted. The Icon trim model will have a 6-speaker audio system with DAB tuners, rear view camera, leather covered gear lever and steering wheel, rear electric windows, front fog lamps and so on. The hybrid will be fitted with a push-button start. Other available features will be Toyota Touch multimedia control screen with Bluetooth. The Sport trim will be fitted with a sport front seat, rear diffuser, grille, exhaust trim, 17-inch wheels, and a rear privacy glass. The Excel trim will have a dual zone climate control, Smart entry and Start, Cruise Control, park assist, electric folding mirrors, rain and light sensors, heated front seats and so on. The lumbar support will be provided for the driver’s seat.
New Toyota Auris 2013 has already been launched in the Japanese and European markets. The New Toyota Auris has undergone considerable improvement based on the theme ‘Smart Dynamism.’
The body of New Toyota Auris has a neat trendy look. The external features of the car have been engineered with good dimensions to accommodate many people. The high end audio system will provide passengers with a comfortable and pleasurable drive, there is nothing more exciting than having a good audio system in your car. Other features which make the New Toyota Auris a success are the presence of a Cruise Control, rain sensors, which will make it easier for the driver during pouring rains, the presence of light sensors that will optimise the climate control in vehicles enabling easy drive during extreme weather situations, and heated front seats that will provide comfort during winters.
This model has marvellous multiple features, the Indian subsidiary of Toyota should bank on this model, which would surely be a good seller in India.
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