Toyota Verso – 7 Seater Car
The Toyota Verso is a compact 7 seater multi purpose vehicle (MPV) manufactured by the Japanese carmaker Toyota. The 7 seater, due to its compact size, has car-like handling and looks, in contrast to many other MPVs on the road today. The Toyota Verso was launched in 2009 at the Geneva Motor Show. It succeeds the Toyota Corolla Verso. All Toyota’s are now sold with a 5 year guarantee.
Toyota Verso – Purchase Price
The Toyota Verso costs from £16,730 to £24,995. The Toyota Verso T2 is the economy model (£16,730), followed by the TR model (£18,250) and the TR Spirit (£23,290).
Toyota Verso – Running Costs
A full car service costs £195. A full service with an MOT costs £230. An MOT on its own costs £59 (one year guarantee) or £119 (three year guarantee). An interim service costs £130. An interim service plus MOT costs £165. Although these prices were correct at the time of writing, checked online through a major car service provider, it is always advisable to verify pricing with your local provider.
Toyota Verso – CO2 Emissions
The CO2 emissions of the Toyota Verso range from 143 to 158g/km. Toyota has thus developed a particularly eco-friendly 7 seater car, combining great functionality with green awareness. This is part of Toyota’s general reputation for environmentally friendly manufacturing.
Toyota Verso – Car Tax Band (VED)
The car tax bands applicable to the Toyota Verso, as defined by its CO2 emissions levels, are G and H. These bands carry annual tax rates of £125 to £150. The showroom tax, i.e. the annual tax rate applicable in the first year of owning the 7 seater, is £125 to £155 (applies from the 2010-2011 tax year).
Toyota Verso – Fuel Efficiency (MPG)
The petrol engine model of the Toyota Verso achieves urban miles per gallon of 32.8; an extra urban cycle of 48.7 and a combined cycle of 41.5. The diesel engine model of the Toyota Verso achieves an urban miles per gallon cycle of 33.6; extra urban miles per gallon cycle of 48.7 and a combined miles per gallon cycle of 41.5.
Toyota Verso – Additional Features
The extras available with the Toyota Verso include up to five accessory power sockets, cruise control, a premium navigation system, USB and Aux inputs, integrated Bluetooth with steering wheel controls, a panoramic roof with sunshade, an overhead storage box and an underfloor storage area.
Toyota Verso – Safety Features
The safety features include airbags for the driver, front passenger, child locks; traction control; energy absorbing impact crumple zones and side impact beams on all side doors.
Toyota Verso – Speed
The Toyota Verso typically achieves 0-62 mph in 11.3 to 11.7 seconds. Its top speed is around 115 miles per hour. This is similar to other 7 Seater MPV’s of this size.
Toyota Verso – Insurance Group
The 7 seater falls within insurance groups 6 to 8. These insurance brackets are on the lower spectrum which makes insuring a Toyota Verso reasonably cheap.
Toyota Verso – Conclusion
The Toyota Verso T Spirit, the top of the range, combines Japanese attention to detail and precision with a range of great functionalities. The headlights automatically activate using dusk sensing technology and the windscreen wipers automatically sense rainfall. For your comfort while travelling, the Toyota Verso can be upholstered in leather. This 7 seater is a great compact choice that has an impressive road performance.
Toyota Verso 7 Seater Car
The Toyota Verso is a 7 seater car. Toyota are a Japanese motor company: www.toyota.co.uk