Car Reviews: Toyota Corolla Verso 2.2 D-4D T180 — The AA

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Toyota Corolla Verso

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Can serve as from a seven seater to a van Usual Toyota reliability of torque from diesel Interior arrangements easily


Range structure not digested Calling the T180 a model is optimistic Top-end rather expensive Cornering of questionable utility

Toyota’s cars may not be the most glamorous on the but they are undoubtedly among the practical. Verso signifies space and interior flexibility, and its best expression of all in the Corolla which almost seems to the functionality of a full-sized MPV into the of a compact MPV.

The secret of the Verso’s success since its launch and its continuing appeal lies in its disarming simplicity. No Toyota’s engineers have put an incredibly complex car, but main achievement was making the remarkably easy to configure and Controls, switches, levers and all operate with minimum little effort and do exactly you expect them to. That may rather obvious, but it’s not the case in a sector of the market frequently overcomplicates matters in an to impress.

Every compact MPV needs a piece. The Corolla Verso’s is its to offer up to seven seats five of which are full-sized or a huge, completely flat with equal aplomb. from one to the other, or any of the combinations in is straightforward and can mainly be achieved the use of one hand in a matter of seconds.

The of new 2.2-litre diesel engines in 2005 broadened the already range. The more powerful unit is even being as a performance variant dubbed complete with rakish wheels. However, with a time of nine seconds only half a second than the 134bhp model, and the decidedly unsporty MPV shape, claims fail to convince.

Anyone with doubts their ability to drive a carrier should take a drive in the Corolla Verso. Its is so utterly car-like that it provide complete reassurance. In it is nimble, while motorway glide by with no trouble and little wind or road

Our verdict on the Toyota Corolla 2.2 D-4D T180

If you’re for a safe, solid and trustworthy way of five adults or up to seven the Corolla Verso must be near the top of your shopping Newer arrivals such as the can match it, and the perennially popular Scenic will always some buyers, but the Corolla really does have functionality in a compact package.

Entry-level models with powerful, older engines like bargains. The price between the cheapest and most models is larger than is in this sector of the market. demand for good used should help resale remain relatively firm, and will expect to pay less for and remedial work than is the

Space and practicality

Fitting a into a seven-seater pint the Corolla Verso’s interior provides a masterclass in what can be taking over from Flex7 system. Often, a multitude of options is nice in but more bother to achieve it’s worth. In the Corolla’s virtually any combination can be summoned up a quick release of a catch or

Controls and display



Car safety

Toyota has built up a reputation on safety, which the Verso does nothing to It has performed very well in tests thanks to one of the more systems for dispersing the energy in a collision. Such life-saving rarely get the acknowledgement they overshadowed as they are by the number of and alarms on offer. Incidentally, the Verso isn’t short of

Driver appeal

Despite to the contrary from Toyota, not the T180 model is particularly to drive. Its impressive torque in the low to mid certainly makes it a great in a straight line, but further credentials are mitigated against by the Verso’s relatively high its short wheelbase and controls an easy drive rather an involving one.

Family car

First car appeal

Quality and

No one buys a Toyota to impress the — purchases are driven by far common sense than The company’s build quality is though close inspection of of the switchgear and interior shutlines may one or two questions. The point though, is no matter how such items are they are extremely unlikely to drop off or stop working.


The high roofline and large rear doors the Corolla Verso significantly to climb into and out of than the Corolla. Add the functionality of an estate-style door with a pleasantly low lip and this becomes one of the most vehicles in its class.

Stereo and ICE (In car

Single-disc CD player with RDS and six provided as standard. Toyota several different satellite systems at various prices and are among the more reliable on the market.

Seats fold for massive carrying capacity

and trim

Metallic silver is undoubtedly the colour to go for. In stronger the MPV shape becomes more and the car looks far heavier and less Silver should also when it comes to resale T2 specification feels rather Mid-range T3 offers the best of equipment to price.


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