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Toyota Verso (2009–2013)

Last updated 3 August 2018

Compact seven seater. Excellent Valvematic 1.8 petrol engine with smooth seven-ratio CVT gives 40+ mpg. Good reliability record.
Manual 2.0 diesel uninspiring to drive. Dull looks.
Updated 7 April 2018

Report of failed VVTI assembly in 51k miles 2011 Toyota Verso T2 1.6 Valvematic failing, leading to car driving only in limp home mode.Quoted £1,400 to repair. (No mention of oil service regime.)...

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Toyota doesn't do a Yaris Verso, a Corolla Verso and an Avensis Verso any more.

Just one Verso, built at the Adapazari factory in Turkey. And, after 430,000 of the previous version, this is the new one, on Toyota's World MC platform.

Link to Road Tests and video of 2009 Toyota Verso 2.0D-4D and 1.8i Valvemantic Multidrive S

Link to Road Test of 2013 Toyota Verso 2.0 D-4D

Link to Road Test of BMW powered 2014 Toyota Verso 1.6 D-4D


Owners' reviews

Roomy versatile reasonable mpg for 7seater a good family car
Best car ever
smooth, comfortable, versatile, economical and very, very reliable
very easy to live with, totally reliable and cheap to run
Versatile,capable, comfortable and very nice to drive!
Comfortable practical and economical

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