Toyota Auris, officialy presented

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Toyota has released some official photos of the Toyota Auris, a family hatchback, destined for the european market. The new Toyota Auris will debut at the Bologna Auto Show. Designed and built in Europe, the Auris is a safe, practical family hatchback with a styled interior and excelent dinamic abilities.

The Toyota Auris is build on a completely new platform and is a bit bigger then its predecessor, the Corolla. The Auris Space Concept, presented in Paris, marked the interior of the Auris. The main thing about this car is that its built from the inside out, the reason being the wish of Toyota to ensure the best passenger experience. The Toyota Auris also has the EasyFlat system, that allows a bigger trunk space just by folding the rear chairs. The trunk offers a 354 litre capacity.

The Auris comes with 9 airbags in the standard version, making it the first in its class when it comes to safety. Other standard equipments are the ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) or Traction Control (TRC).

The car is available with two petrol engines and three diesel. The 1.4L D-4D 90 offers 90HP, the 2.2L D-4D 180 has 175HP, while making the 0-100km/h in 6.2s.