Other Toyota Avensis (2003 - 2008) models:

  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Steady and reliable.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Two of my siblings bought similar cars on my recommendation and continue to enjoy them.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, it's lived up to expectations and updated models appear to have lifted those expectations.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Similar vehicle with similar expectations for reliability and comfort.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    July 2006

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Yes. I negotiated against a similar specification car from another manufacturer. The deal included an extended warranty, full tank of fuel and mats :).

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Reliability and long-term cost.

    What was the dealer like?

    Tough but fair.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Very easy to drive, intuitive, comfortable and responsive.

    What's it like to park?

    Very good, doesn't have parking assistance but actually has good visibility to aid parking.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    No, has been as reliable as expected.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Space is generally good, particularly in the boot space.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Multimedia: combined satnav, radio, cassette and CD.