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Toyota Avensis Verso 2.0 D-4D GLS 5d (2003/03)

Toyota Avensis Verso 2.0 D-4D GLS 5d (2003/03) - Owner Review

Hugely spacious & loads of room for 5 passengers, 2 small dogs & luggage

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Review submitted by
Andrew Leitch on

Toyota Avensis Verso (01-05)


3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Impressed by practicality

Would you buy this car again and why?
No - too many niggles, build quality not up to Toyota's usual standards

What are you likely to buy next?
Honda FRV

Buying experience

2 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2003

Did you get a good deal and why?
Ex demo car & good price

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very light & easy. Excellent performance from TD engine & averages 46mpg - amazing for such a big car. Engine is noisy though.

What's it like to park?
No problem - good visibility & light power steering

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Reliability has been disappointing for a Toyota. Car always pulls to left & eats tyres, handbrake problems, heater takes forever to warm up. Dealer has been unable to sort anything out

What's most practical about your car?
Hugely spacious & loads of room for 5 passengers, 2 small dogs & luggage

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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