Auris

History

The Toyota Auris is a compact 3 door and 5 door hatchback which shares the same E150 platform with the Toyota Corolla.

In Europe, Toyota positioned the Auris as the replacement of Corolla hatchback, The Auris succeeds the Corolla RunX in Japan.

The name 'Auris' is based on the Latin word for gold, 'aurum'.

Japan model went on sale in 2006, while European models went on sale in 2007.

Build Quality & Reliability 

Toyota has earned itself a reputation that is second to none in this area and there was nothing about the Auris to indicate that that reputation will suffer in the slightest. Everything about it, inside and out, looks and feels solid, well-built and durable. Along with sound customer service, this is why the brand and the model will continue to shine in independent ownership surveys.

Safety & Security

With 5, 4 and 3 stars in the EuroNCAP tests for occupant, child and pedestrian safety respectively, the Auris is a class leader. On the T-Spirit spec version, there’s a long list of safety features and equipment as standard, including: driver and passenger front and side airbags, curtain airbags, driver’s knee airbag, dual seatbelt reminders, Isofix child seat mounts, seatbelts with pretensioners, load limiters and emergency locking retractors, whiplash injury lessening front seats, a Minimum Intrusion Cabin Structure, side impact beams all round, head impact protection in the roof and pillars, ABS, brake assist and brakeforce distribution. There’s also an immobiliser, smart entry, remote double central locking and a remote alarm with perimeter and interior microwave protection.