The Toyota Auris, likewise known as the Corolla iM in the United States, has had a strong run, as has actually even been hailed as the very first mass-produced Toyota to provide hybrid drive in Europe. Now, for the 2019 model year, Toyota introduces the third-gen Auris and an entire new line up of powertrains to choose it. It features an elegant makeover on the outdoors, following Toyota’s new style language, and taking the shape of a correct hatchback instead of that old, mini-wagon appearance. On the other hand, the interior stays a complete mystery but that’s the name of the video game, right?
2019 Toyota Auris Exterior
The 2019 Toyota Auris is a substantial departure from the second-gen model. Toyota should have taken the old, wagon-line model and tossed it from a 10-story window. With that old beater out of the method, Toyota’s engineers might assemble this smooth, trendy hatchback. In advance, there are hints obtained from the new Toyota Camry, as you’ll see with the much-larger grille in advance. That hovering lower lip and those tiny, round fog lights are a great touch too. And, somehow, Toyota handled to make those long headlights look great– it’s the LED design inside the lights that make them stand apart. Additionally, the 3D search for front is just enticing and is a big aggressor versus anything in this specific niche.
The A-pillars and windscreen are long, which permits a somewhat curved roof and a fairly longer front end. The beltline really sits sort of high, which makes for smaller side glass but that upper body line that gets gradually higher from front to rear is a truly good accent. On the other hand, around back, the Auris practically reminds me of the old Megane, in that it’s got a bit of a bubble butt. Where Toyota did things right, however, are the body lines that wrap around the rear quarters. Not to discuss the method the rear wheel wells appear to sit lower in the rear than in the front.
The rear taillights mimic the headlights in style however with a flatter look and the rear fascia looks almost like a cutout from the 2018 Camry, with a pair of reflectors in the corners. It’s an extremely attractive package all of the method around, and since it’s a hybrid, Toyota had the ability to integrate those charming little exhaust outlets in the corners.
The 2019 Auris is really a bit bigger. Toyota increased its length by 40mm (1.57 inches.) All of that additional length enters into the wheelbase, giving the car a longer, sportier look and dumping the wagon-like appearance. The roofing system likewise sits 25mm (0.98 inches) while the cowl height has actually been come by 47mm (1.85 inches.).
2019 Toyota Auris Interior
As of now, the interior of the new Auris is a complete mystery. Toyota hasn’t said a word about it and chose not to let us look inside while it was on display screen at the Geneva Auto Show. In fact, Toyota was so anal about keeping the interior a secret that the windows were even dark tinted to prevent and slip peaks. The possibilities are that Toyota will model the interior after that of the new Camry. It’s not actually all that far off from the driver-focus style we anticipate for the Auris, and the general style would make a really good successor to the interior of the outbound Auris. In the meantime, nevertheless, take it all with a grain of salt as that might or might not happen. Either way, Toyota won’t dissatisfy in this regard.
2019 Toyota Auris Engine
Toyota is actually pressing its hybrid drivetrains with the new Auris and has chosen to drop the handful of engines it uses in the Auris previously. As such, the 2019 Auris is only readily available with one conventional engine or more various hybrid powertrains.
The Toyota Auris is really used with the choice of three various engines. One the traditional, non-hybrid front, there’s a 1.2-liter mill. On the hybrid front, there’s a 1.8-liter engine or a 2.0-liter with a little bit more power. Toyota has yet to disclose what the conventional, 1.2-liter gas engine produces, but the 1.8-liter hybrid mill provides 120 horsepower while the 2.0-liter hybrid mill will provide some 177 horsepower.
2019 Toyota Auris Price
Toyota has yet to announce prices for the 2019 Toyota Auris, but you can anticipate it to run anywhere between EUR15,000 and EUR25,000 throughout Europe. Here in the United States, that computes to anywhere between $18,000 and $30,000.