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Toyota Auris

What is New in Toyota Auris from the previous Corolla?

Dynamic engine range, more practical and excellent safety features of Toyota Auris

Do you know the hugely popular model of Toyota back in 2007? Yes, it is the Corolla. Toyota Auris is a rebranding of this popular model. It takes the qualities of Corolla like reliable and well-engineered transport, however aimed to improve its level by adding more upmarket feel in both Toyota engine as well as overall performance.

Auris Engine Range

Toyota Auris Engine

Toyota Auris Engine

Back into 2015, Toyota Auris upgraded its outlooks to remain its competitiveness with renewed looks, improved cabin tech and new materials. New engines were also added by taking BMW-sourced 1.6-litre D-4D oil-burner and a new 1.2-litre four cylinder petrol turbo. No changing is found in the entry-level 1.3-litre petrol engine whereas 1.8-litre VVTI hybrid with a CVT automatic gearbox and a 1.4-litre diesel engine is also added to boost the Toyota Auris engine Line.

The new 1.6-litre BMW-sourced diesel engine is far better than the 1.4-litre unit and is punchy enough. Its economy figures are also improved.

Interior and Design

Toyota Auris Interior

Toyota Auris Interior

Toyota Auris design is impressively improved. It is pretty angular and the grill is reduced in size as well as sharp looking headlights are smartly adjusted. The Toyota badge is also dominating on the front grill with full shine.

Reliability and Safety

Toyota Auris Rear View

Toyota Auris Rear View

Toyota Auris is practically spacy. There’s plenty of room available when you enter in it, and the leg room is also improved and increased from the previous one. It is also a complete package for safe and sound drive as it is equipped with seven airbags including driver’s knee airbag. In addition to the other safety kits, traction control, Isofix child seat anchors, brake force distribution and brake assistance are also added in the safety features.

Toyota Starts The Production of All New Auris in Burnastone

Toyota has shown its commitment to the UK market by starting the production of its new Auris in the company’s Burnastone, Derbyshire,  plant.  The move follows a £185 million  of investment and creationof 800 jobs in supply chain and other areas despite the uncertainty of sales figures across the Europe.

Business Secretary  Vince Cable has described Toyota’s move as “significant milestone” in the Japanese car manufacturer’s history in the UK. The move follows a reported net profit of 257.9bn Yen (£2bn) for the quarter ending in September. It is worth noting that company reported 80.4bn Yen (£0.27bn) profits for the last year, when its production was affected by the Japan’s tsunami. Sales have certainly picked up globally, including Europe where 412,000 cars have been sold. However, Toyota has revised its sales target for the year from 8.8 million cars to 8.75 million for the year.

About the beginning of the Auris Production in Burnastone, the president and chief executive of Toyota Europe said, “The new Auris is at the heart of our European strategy and we expect it to strengthen our sales performance in the family car market,” he said.

“Our Toyota Motor UK members at Burnaston and at the Deeside engine plant continue to demonstrate they can deliver the superior quality and efficiency that are vital for building our presence in a highly competitive marketplace.”