THE NEW TOYOTA ADVENSIS

THE NEW TOYOTA ADVENSIS
The 2009 Toyota Avensis is simply vast, and the one-touch folding rear bench is for driving that will create a new driving experience. All models benefit from a spacious cabin, while comfortable front seats mean a good driving position. The new models has a CD player, air conditioning and seven airbags while the mid spec TR model adds cruise control, leather steering wheel and dual zone climate control. However the centre console on range-topping models is loaded with controls making it selective and compactible for Fuel economy.

The new automobile is featured with three diesel and two petrol engines that are available in Nigeria automobile market. The entry-level 2.0-litre oil-burner makes do with 125bhp while the top 2.2-litre version has 148bhp. Like most diesels it’s the torque that dominates, and both units have it in spades.

However, Performances from the bigger diesel engine is particularly impressive, thanks to a linear power delivery and decent fuel returns.

The Avensis is going to set driving enthusiasts hearts on fire, as it’s still a very capable car. With multiple adjustments for the seat and wheel it is easy to get comfortable, but over-light steering and a soft suspension set-up mean it never inspires confidence through the bends.

Finally, the ride quality is pretty good and the Toyota is a very easy car to drive. Performance fans should look to the torquey diesel engines, which delivers a surprisingly strong real world pace. Toyota... Good thinking.. Good product!

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