Compact van is safe

Cologne, December 10, 2015

With about 5,500 copies a year, the Toyota Verso sold far worse than the class bestsellers VW Touran ( almost 48,000 units). However, the far eastern compact van offers similar at a lower price. As the Touran there is the Verso with five or seven seats. And as in the VW, the two rear seat rows can plan the loading floor sink. In the new model year, the Japanese now want to be in the security front: As of March 2016, the Toyota Safety Sense System is standard on board. It consists of anti-collision system, Lane Keeping Assist and High-Beam Assistant.

Toyota's sense of security

The information for the security system provide a camera and a laser sensor in a box at the upper edge of the windshield. The anti-collision system ( Pre-Collision System, PCS ) warns between 10 and 80 km / h before a collision with a vehicle ahead or other obstacles in front of the car. Not responding to the driver, an automatic braking is initiated to a standstill.

New gray interior details

The interior of the Verso is future enhanced by gray inserts on the center console, the handbrake and the cup holders. In addition, the seats of the central equipment line have a new upholstery with embossed panels on the seatback. New dark gray seats with leather side bolsters are the executive variant of the Verso reserved. In all versions there is a new leather steering wheel and gear knob with a leather finish.

Larger color display

The Infotainment system Toyota Touch 2 now has a larger color display with 7.0 instead of 6.1-inch diagonal, and the navigation system " Toyota Touch 2 Go" is replaced by the new features. Redesigned also were the 17 - inch alloy wheels. As additional exterior color is " Platinum Bronze " in the program. The engine range includes as had the 1.6-liter turbo diesel with 132 hp and two Saugbenziner with 132 and 147 hp. The prices of the new version, Toyota has not yet ruled. So far, they started at 21,200 euros for the weaker gasoline. That is about 2,000 euros less than the cheapest Touran cost that comes along but with a turbo gasoline engine . ( sl )