The Toyota In-Car Entertainment system is standard on the T Spirit grade, comprising a DVD player connected to five-inch LCD screens installed in the back of the front seat headrests. The system can also be connected to game consoles and can play several disc formats, including VCDs, audio CDs and even MP3 files, ideal for keeping the family’s own brat pack quiet.
The New Corolla Verso And The UK Market
The new Corolla Verso will be available in the UK from 1 May and sales of about 6,000 units are expected for the remainder of 2004. In 2005, 8,000 to 10,000 sales are anticipated. Across Europe, Toyota expects to sell 52,000 units of the new model this year, in addition to 13,000 of the current version.
Toyota expects the sales split between the different engine choices to be 65 per cent 1.8 VVT-i, 25 per cent 2.0 D-4D and 10 per cent 1.6 VVT-i. The breakdown of grades is expected to be T3 55 per cent, T Spirit 30 per cent and T2 15 per cent.
UK range and pricing
The entry-level model is the 1.6 T2, the only version to be offered in the UK with the 109bhp 1.6-litre VVT-i engine. The 1.8-litre VVT-i petrol and 2.0-litre D-4D diesel models are available in T2, T3 and T Spirit grades, the 1.8 cars additionally offered with the option of Toyota’s new Multi-mode Manual Transmission.
|Model||On-The-Road Price||Insurance Group|
|1.6 VVT-i T2||£14,495||5E|
|1.8 VVT-i T2||£14,995||7E|
|1.8 T2 with MMT||£15,495||7E|
|2.0 D-4D T2||£15,995||6E|
|1.8 T3 with MMT||£17,495||7E|
|2.0 D-4D T3||£17,995||6E|
|1.8 T Spirit||£18,795||8E|
|1.8 T Spirit with MMT||£19,295||8E|
|2.0 D-4D T Spirit||£19,795||7E|