Toyota will introduce the Auris in US markets as Scion, making debut at Geneva Motor Show while having eyes on New York
Toyota Auris will be offered in US markets as Scion hot hatchback with refined and retuned features. Refreshed Auris debuted at Geneva Motor Show. There are small changes made to the previous Auris. Toyota confirms that these changes are enough to give a refresh to the American version. Headlights, taillights, and bumpers are pinched to give a new look to Auris for 2015.
The Auris features a wide grille up-front, while cabin shows very limited changes. It offers an updated connectivity equipment to facilitate the infotainment system. It is the most leading change in the entire Auris. New infotainment system and central console offers a list of new instruments. Refreshed design offers prestige to the model with an upgraded interior, new comfort, and safety equipment features.
Apart from these small changes, Toyota has not do much with the Auris. You can check out when it will be offered as Scion iM at the New York Motor Show.
With all these features, Hybrid is still a range topper and remains at the heart of the Auris range. Toyota has established a leading powertrain for Auris in the entire Hybrid line-up. It proved itself by returning almost half of the Auris sales in the Europe in 2014.
New Auris also signs the arrival of new and improved engine line-up in both diesel and petrol variants. These engines are developed with a Focus on efficiency and performance. The immediate introduction of new Auris and Avensis follows on since the Aygo and the Yaris has completed their refinement process last year. Both of them are Toyota’s core European models. The Auris and the Avensis will continue to be built side by side at Toyota’s manufacturing facility in UK.