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2013 (13) Toyota Verso 2.0 D-4D Excel 5dr

Glasgow Toyota
Only £11,988
£1199 deposit
£217.22 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Bluetooth phone integration systemCruise control
Digital clockDoor ajar warning
Dusk sensorElectric power steering
Lights on warningOutside temperature display
Remote boot releaseRemote fuel cap release
Trip computer with fuel consumption/average speed 

Entertainment

6 speakersAudio integrated fit with LCD
Auxiliary input socketRadio/single CD with MP3 and WMA compatability
RDS with PTY + EON settingSteering wheel mounted audio controls
USB port 

Exterior Features

2 speed intermittent front wiper with mist functionBody colour bumpers
Body colour door handlesElectrochrome rear view mirror
Electronic headlamp levellingFront fog lights
Front/rear electric windows with one-touch/anti-trap and key-off functionGreen tinted glass
Headlamp cleaning systemHeated glass rear screen
Heated/electric door mirrors with integrated indicatorsHID Headlights
LED daytime running lightsRain sensor windscreen wipers
Rear wiperRetractable tonneau cover
Roof mounted radio aerialRoof rails

Interior Features

12V power point front/rear2 individual folding 3rd row seats
3 individual folding 2nd row seats3 rear height adjustable headrests
3 spoke leather covered steering wheelAccessory socket front and rear
Adjustable steering columnAir recirculation control
Ashtray and cigar lighterAutomatic instrument display dimmer
Bottle holdersCentral Storage Box
Coat hooksCooled glovebox
Cupholders in front and rearDriver's footrest
Driver/passenger front seatback pocketsDriver/passenger sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors + covers
Dual zone automatic air conditioningFront and rear door pockets
Front armrestFront/centre/rear interior lights
Fully carpeted luggage compartmentHeight adjustable driver's seat
Height adjustable front headrestsHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Hidden under floor storage in bootIlluminated glovebox with lock
Isofix child seat attachmentLeather centre armrest
Leather wrapped gear shift knobLuggage load hooks
Overhead consolePart leather upholstery
Rear headrestsRear removable tonneau cover
Reclining 2nd row seatsReclining 3rd row seats
Reclining/sliding front seatRemote courtesy light with delay
Sliding 2nd Row rear seatsStorage under front passenger seat
Titanium effect interior door handlesTitanium effect steering wheel and centre consol
Under floor storage in 2nd rowUpper glovebox

Safety

ABS+Electronic Brake force DistributionActive front headrests
Brake assistDriver/front passenger side airbags
Driver/passenger airbags with hybrid inflatorsDrivers knee airbag
Five 3 point rear safety beltsFront and rear curtain airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners with force limitersHeight adjustable front seatbelts
Hill assist controlRear child proof door locks
Vehicle stability control + traction control + brake assist 

Security

Key in reminderRemote alarm with perimeter
Remote central double lockingSmart entry + Smart start
Steering column lockTransponder engine immobiliser

Trim

Titanium effect fascia 

Wheels

17" alloy wheels + locking wheel nutsTyre repair kit
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions

CO0.239CO2 (g/km)129
Noise Level dB(A)71.6NOx0.153
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1998Compression Ratio15.8:1
Cylinder LayoutIN-LINECylinders4
Cylinders - Bore (mm)86Cylinders - Stroke (mm)86
Engine Code1ADEngine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSE
Fuel DeliveryCOMMON RAILGears6 SPEED
Number of Valves16TransmissionMANUAL

Fuel Consumption

EC Combined (mpg)57.6EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64.2EC Urban (mpg)47.9

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power132
Coin DescriptionD-4DCoin SeriesExcel
Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0717EManufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12
Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage100000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years5Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)11.3Engine Power - BHP124
Engine Power - KW91Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3600Engine Torque - LBS.FT229
Engine Torque - MKG32Engine Torque - NM310
Engine Torque - RPM1800Top Speed115

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front215/55 R17
Tyre Size Rear215/55 R17Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Type17" ALLOY 

Vehicle Dimensions

Height1630Length4460
Wheelbase2780Width1790

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)55Gross Vehicle Weight2260
Luggage Capacity (Seats Down)1575Luggage Capacity (Seats Up)330
Max. Loading Weight720Max. Towing Weight - Braked1300
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked450Minimum Kerbweight1540
No. of Seats7
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Toyota Verso

Under the bonnet of Toyota's Verso 1.6 D-4D diesel is a purebred slice of BMW and it's all the better for it as Jonathan Crouch reports.

Ten Second Review

The Toyota Verso was already a very competitive package in the seven-seater compact MPV sector. Its only real Achilles heel lay in diesel engines that were slightly off the pace in terms of economy and emissions. The latest 1.6 D-4D powerplant is sourced from BMW, gets 62.8mpg and now makes the Verso a seriously strong all-rounder.

Background

Do you remember the Alfa Romeo Arna? That was a collaboration between Alfa Romeo and Nissan. We thought we were going to get some sexy Italian styling with brilliantly reliable Japanese mechanicals, but instead we got the opposite; dull as ditchwater Nissan styling with Alfa oily bits that seemed to have been signed off by the tea lady. It was a disaster. Some collaborations certainly work as a win-win though and Toyota's expertise in MPV vehicles combined with BMW's brilliance in diesel engine design seems, on the face of it, a flawless plan. That's the formula behind the latest Toyota Verso 1.6 D-4D, a car that utilises much the same powerplant seen in the MINI Cooper D and the BMW 114d. While Toyota has developed its own diesels in the past, they've often been reliable but lacking the edge that distinguishes the very best diesel powerplants. In a tough corner of the market that was hurting sales. The Verso is now equipped to claim some illustrious scalps.

Driving Experience

This 1.6 D-4D diesel engine might be similar to the engines found elsewhere in the BMW and MINI ranges, but Toyota realised that what works in a small, sporty car doesn't necessarily directly translate to an MPV. To that end, the company has made a series of detail modifications, including a revised dual-mass flywheel, re-engineered engine mounts and completely redesigned electrical interfaces. It is fitted to a Toyota six-speed manual transmission with stop-start technology, which is a first for the Verso range. The 1.6 diesel replaces the old 2.0-litre D-4D engine, delivering better efficiency and a 20kg weight saving. Maximum power is rated at 110bhp at 4,00rpm and peak torque is 270Nm, generated from 1,750 to 2,250rpm, so it'll never leave you feeling short-changed as you pull away from a junction. Acceleration to 62mph from a standstill is covered off in a briskish 12.7 seconds on the way to a 115mph top speed. The engine has been tuned to deliver a fast throttle response throughout the rev range, with good initial response at low revs and, as turbo boost develops, a steady build-up of torque. The improved driveability the engine offers is also supported by the delivery of strong torque over a wider rev band, which means it will rev happily beyond 3,000rpm without feeling as if it's being punished. Spring settings have been modified to ensure the sort of body control and ride comfort that you expect from a Verso.

Design and Build

Unlike some similarly sized rivals, the Verso can seat seven and all five rear seats fold down into the floor to create a totally flat loading surface. This means that you won't need to haul heavy seats into and out of the car if ultimate carrying capacity is required. A lot of thought has gone into this system, the seats not only being the lightest in class but also requiring a simple one-touch operation to fold each one flat. As tends to be the case with compact MPVs, adult-sized persons will struggle to get into the rearmost seats. The interior is resoundingly tough and well-built - something of a Toyota trademark. Soft-touch material has been introduced for the upper glovebox and, on some versions, Nappa leather is used around the steering wheel, door trims and armrest. There is now more storage around the cabin, including a twin-compartment glovebox that has a cooled upper section large enough to carry a 1.5-litre bottle, and an 8.2-litre lower section.

Market and Model

This latest Verso is a wholly European development, with vehicle planning, design and engineering all led in Europe where it's being built - at Toyota's Bursa plant in Turkey. As such, it's a product that should chime with the needs of European buyers and Toyota is bullish about its chances, predicting full year annual sales of about 50,000 units, although current sales actually look to be running at around 35,000 units per annum. The improved engine will help close the gap on the likes of the Citroen C4 Picasso, the Renault Scenic, the Ford C-MAX, the Volkswagen Touran and the Vauxhall Zafira. The engine deal is interesting because the last time Toyota Europe had to integrate another manufacturer's engine to an existing car was in the 1990s, when the Corolla used a 1.9-litre diesel from PSA/Peugeot-Citroen. With 32 per cent of the Verso's European sales coming from diesel engines, Toyota couldn't afford to fall off the pace. All Verso models come with an MP3-compatible CD stereo as well as air-conditioning, electric front windows and electric wing mirrors. On higher grade versions, the seat bolsters are leather-covered with double stitching to match the armrest and door trims. Another detail touch is the introduction of a jack-knife style key. A full-length panoramic roof is also available, measuring 2,340 by 1,280mm, bringing significantly more light into the cabin and increasing the sense of spaciousness. The introduction of a value-packed Trend trim level to the range will appeal to private buyers. This gets Toyota Touch 2 with Go, adding satellite navigation, connected services, Google Street View and TomTom real time traffic data to the multimedia system's function. As well as a rear-view camera, the Verso Trend is equipped with front parking sensors as well.

Cost of Ownership

This 1.6-litre D-4D version scores extremely well at the pumps. Compared to the outgoing 2.0-litre D-4D which managed 57.6mpg and 129g/km while at the same time developing a maximum torque figure of 180Nm, the latest BMW-derived engine moves the game on quite clearly. Despite generating a stack more torque at 270Nm, the 1.6 D-4D unit gets 62.8mpg and emissions drop by 10g/km to just 119g/km. That's a wholly respectable figure for a seven-seat people carrier with the torque to drive seven people up a hill. What's more, you can always buy a Toyota and feel reasonably confident that it isn't going to cripple you financially with repair bills as soon as the warranty runs out. The used market too has a healthy respect for the Japanese manufacturer's reliability record and the depreciation blow is softened as a result. The residual values of the old 2.0-litre D-4D looked extremely good compared to its key competitors. With this more competitive engine, the Verso looks set to be one of the very safest places to put your money in this particular sector.

Summary

The Toyota Verso is that very rarest of things, namely a car that credits its customers with knowing exactly what makes a great MPV. There aren't any headline-grabbing features, ostentatious styling quirks or marketing gimmicks to sucker you in. Instead what you get with this car is something that might at first seem a bit underwhelming but which becomes utterly indispensable to the extent that you'll soon wondered how you managed without it. In other words, a brilliant piece of product design. Previously, this current generation Verso was a strong package let down by diesel engines that were falling a little off the pace. That Achilles heel has now been removed and unless you're looking for the very sportiest steer, it's hard to see how you'd be disappointed with this Toyota. It does what it's supposed to do extremely well. It was already one of our favourite compact seven-seaters. The addition of this excellent BMW-sourced engine only serves to cement that position.

Performance
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Handling
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Comfort
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Space
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Styling
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Build
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Value
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Equipment
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Economy
90%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
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Monthly payment£217.22
Deposit£1199
Term (months)60
Cash price£11,988
Credit amount£10,789
Completion fee£1
Total amount payable£14,233.20
Fixed interest rate4.1%
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