At this year’s Geneva Motor Show, Toyota has arrived with a refreshed Auris, with which he hopes to make a big difference in the market. In terms of the 2016 Toyota Auris that will surprise you in many ways. We will try to bring you closer to this model as much as possible and give you useful information so that they can have a look what you are buying.
2016 Toyota Auris Facelift
Auris was the first Japanese car manufacturer’s vehicle, which was developed exclusively for European customers, a first generation debuted in 2006. The second generation came three years later with excellent results, and in 2014, the Corolla has attracted 128.905 customers, which was the best year in the short history of this car. However, this figure was only enough for eighth place in the class, and they found themselves in front of the Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus, Skoda Octavia, Opel/Vauxhall Astra, Peugeot 308, Seat Leon and Renault Megane. Refreshed Auris brings several design changes as well as two brand new engines, which should be a lot more competitive car in its class. The biggest design changes may be observed in the form of masks, headlamps and bumpers with whom Auris offers a more aggressive design, and the extra money a buyer can obtain and LED headlights and chrome few lines.
A lot of major changes are in and comes to interior of 2016 Toyota Auris design that has been done in quite a large premium style, with significantly higher quality materials and richer selection of standard and optional equipment, a hybrid model provides a new touchscreen of 4.2 inches. There are also new security measures, including a package that Japanese automaker Toyota called Sense Safety Pack, and it provides a strong warning to the driver when the system notices that there are chances of a collision.
Engine of 2016 Toyota Auris
On the mechanical side, 2016 Toyota Auris has received a modified suspension with the aim to better behave in curves, but also to increase comfort, while Toyota says it will provide several improvements to isolate noise greatly. As we mentioned, Auris has received several new engines, one of which is the gasoline of 1.2L, which with the help of turbo developing 114 horsepower, and should replace the current aspirated 1.6L engine. Acceleration to 100 km/h is ten seconds from a top speed of 166 km/h and a combined consumption of 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers. There is a new 1.6L diesel, which changes the current 2.0L, and its power is 110 horsepower.
It is enough to accelerate to 100 km/h in 10.5 seconds with a top speed of 189 km/h and a combined consumption of four liters per 100 kilometers. There are still 1.3L, 1.5L and 1.8L petrol engines and a 1.4L diesel and petrol has reduced CO2 emissions at very low 84 g/km.
Prices of 2016 Toyota Auris have not yet been published, but it would not be changed significantly. This means that the starting price to be about 16,600 US dollars, which is in itself a par with its competitors. Besides Europe, the Auris will be exported to North America, where it will be sold as a Scion iM. Production starts now, and the first copies will begin to arrive in showrooms this summer.