The Toyota Auris has been nominated by the AA for the 'Family Car of 2011'. The first car with hybrid drive. In 2010 won the Toyata Verso and in 2003 the Toyota Corolla Verso. About testing and other features, advantages and disadvantages, and test results from the Toyota Auris Full Hybrid. And personal experiences with the Auris full hybrid.
To take part in the Family Car of the Year Election, the car model must meet four conditions:
Asking ≤ ?? 27500.00;
Market launch between May 2009 and May 2010;
It also looks at:
Value for money;
Repositioning rear seat and
The starting price of the Toyota Auris is ?? 22990.00. The number of seats is five. The dimensions are 424 cm x 176 cm x 151 cm. The contents of the luggage compartment is 279 liters with the rear seats up and 753 liters with the rear seats. The Toyota Auris has an engine including an electric motor and the energy A. According to the criteria of the ANWB Family Car of the Year Election is the Toyota Auris Full Hybrid ?? next to the Seat Ibiza ST ?? the cleanest car.
The ANWB cites advantages of the Toyota Auris:
Existing first car with hybrid drive;
High quality finish and
Basic version, already luxurious enough.
The ANWB cites drawbacks of the Toyota Auris:
Limited luggage by battery;
Not suitable for overly large families;
With an electric motor you can pull a trailer.
The Auris full hybrid has a 73 kW 1.8-liter petrol engine, which is coupled to an electric motor of 60 kW. According to information from Toyota, both units together deliver an output of 100 kW, with average - depending on the size of the rims - 3.9 liters of fuel per 100 km consumption and extremely low CO2 emissions of 89 g / km emissions. The full hybrid Auris has an electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission with three driving modes:
EV mode to drive completely emission-free and noiseless electric energy;
ECO for a blend of performance and efficiency;
Power mode for maximum power.
On May 31, 2010 concludes Auto News in a test ?? The full hybrid Toyota Auris Indeed, a blow not only to the cleanest car in its class, but also the cheapest in use ??. The Auris full hybrid is exempt from road tax and BPM, and has low fuel and maintenance costs. And for driving business, an addition of only 14%.
On July 20, 2010 Rijtesten.nl publishes the conclusions of a test with the Toyota Auris Full Hybrid. Pros are: Tax advantages, Contemporary appearance and Luxury equipment. Downsides are: Limited luggage space and speed perception. It states on the use ?? With a little good will to realize so one 25 fine ??. With 17 inch wheels, the reported consumption of 4.0 liters per 100 km.
On October 1, 2010 is often repeated by Autotesten.nl in a test with the Auris full hybrid ?? The lack of horsepower fact is more than offset by the excellent roadholding ??.
The Toyota Auris 1.8 Hybrid since October 2010 the new leader in the ANWB Ecotest. The car reached the maximum number of stars and thus scored best in the test. According to the test the Toyota Auris 1.8 Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient gasoline car with a fuel consumption of 4.38 liters per 100 km. The assessment is based on emissions of CO2 and emissions of soot, NOx, HC and CO.
?? The luggage compartment is through the battery fairly small, but can be increased by folding down the rear. ??
?? A trailer is not possible, but a bike rack though. ??
?? Given: small trailer behind Toyota Auris ??!
?? The CVT automatic is getting used to, but then it runs great. ??
"The higher entry is easy."
"The ceiling is high enough for tall people."
?? The car still runs 1:20 and assured that ?? from environmental benefits ?? very attractive."
In early November 2010, it was announced which of the 10 nominated vehicles ?? s the title ?? Family Car of the Year 2011 ?? has got. It is the Opel Meriva.