Quantcast
Picking your next car? Our unique Car Chooser is here to help... | No thanks

Toyota Reviews

New Cars
Good: Sharper looking than original Auris. Good quality feel to the interior. Available with HSD hybrid system. Well built.
Bad: Loses height and ease of entry advantage of previous Auris. Automatic is CVT only not torque converter.
Good: Spacious interior and fairly large boot with low loading lip. Feels well put together. Good ride quality. Hybrid version offers low CO2
Bad: Bland driving experience. Noisy and frustrating CVT automatic. Can feel cramped in rear. Odd-shaped boot
Good: Well-equipped and easy to drive. Comfortable long distance cruiser. Lots of interior space.
Bad: Bland styling inside and out. Not particularly fun to drive. Apart from 2.0-litre diesel the engines need to be worked hard to gain meaningful performance.
Good: 2015 Avensis and Avensis Touring Sport revealed at Geneva Motor Show with new range of EU6 engines including 1.6 and 2.0 litre BMW diesels.
Bad: Essentially a facelift of the previous Avensis with a more attractive front.
Good: Improvements in quality and refinement over predecessor. Lots of options for customising. Easy and enjoyable to drive. Impressive on the motorway. Five year warranty.
Bad: Doesn't get the more powerful 82PS PureTech engine from the Peugeot 108 and Citroen C1. No spare wheel. Just a tyre repair kit.
Good: Radical 'crossover' SUV to compete with Honda HR-V and Nissan Juke. Offered with hybrid drivetrain.
Bad: Expected late 2016 or early 2017.
Good: Hugely enjoyable and involving to drive. Great amounts of grip and superb handling. Free-revving 2.0-litre non-turbo engine produces 200PS. Priced from just £24,995.
Bad: Cabin somewhat lacking in quality. Not suited to sitting in busy traffic.
Good: Rugged and very reliable pick-up that's also good to drive. Robust interior.
Bad: Not quite a match for the Nissan Navara when it comes to refinement.
Good: Big and tough. Good off road and good for towing. Revised with new EU6 2.8 litre engine and 6-speed manual or automatic in Summer 2015.
Bad: Expensive to buy and run. Old school 4x4 to drive with very light steering.
Good: The first serious production hydrogen fuel cell car. Very quiet, pleasant and relaxed to drive.
Bad: Very expensive to buy at £66,000 (before any government grants).
Good: 2016 Toyota Prius offers 70g/km C Charge exemption without plug-in. Very smooth, quiet, easy to drive and handles well.
Bad: 70g/km only on 15 inch wheels. 17 inch wheels 77g/km. More like true 60mpg than 90mpg.
Good: Hybrid only 7 seater. Low emissions of 96g/km for Icon trim. Easy to drive. Spacious interior and seven seats as standard.
Bad: Expensive compared to other MPVs. CVT gearbox not pleasant to accelerate hard, so you don't. A bigger battery would have taken it further.
Good: New range of diesel engines will return up to 55mpg. Now will carry 1400kg payloads. 2.5 tonne towing capacity.
Bad: Not out until mid-2016.
Good: Sharper styled RAV4. Practical with a good boot and plenty of rear leg room.
Bad: Not as satisfying to drive as some rivals. Interior materials aren't as good as Mazda CX-5.
Good: Genuinely seats seven adults with some luggage space behind the rearmost seats. BMW 1.6 D-4D engine from 2014.
Bad: Drab design and dull to drive.
Good: Enjoyable to drive. Economical engines including 1.33 VVT-i. Well equipped as standard. Plenty of room for rear passengers. HSD hybrid from 2012.
Bad: Dull and generic 2011 styling but improved from summer 2014 facelift.
Used Cars
Cars not officially imported to the UK
Concept Cars
 

Reader Offers and Prizes

Buying Advice

Honest John's Newsletter

Connect with Honest John

Facebook YouTube