Our Fleet Test Drive: Toyota Auris hybrid - 3rd Report
07 October 2010
Author: Tony Rock
One recent, lovely warm weekend morning, I thought it'd be nice to go for a long family walk in one of the nearby bigger parks - a 10-minute drive away - accompanied by our kids, one on a bike and the other on a scooter.
Problem was, the bike wouldn't fit in the Auris's 279-litre boot, no matter how many different ways I twisted the handlebars. It didn't stop us from heading out, but meant rather than taking a leisurely stroll, we went for a walk/ride/scoot near our home - which wasn't quite as relaxing because of the number of main roads that had to be negotiated.
|Toyota Auris hybrid 1.8 T-spirit|
|Claimed combined |
|Our average |
|Model price range||£14,455-£26,645|
|CO2 (tax) ||96g/km (10%)|
|BIK 20/40% per month||£34/£69|
|Why we’re running it||Hybrid technology comes to |
the lower medium Auris.
Does it make sense?
|Positive||Comfortable interior, |
|Negative||Irritating drivers with |