Other Toyota Avensis (2003 - 2008) models:

  • Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    It probably says I'm middle management with no imagination.

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

    Don't know.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    No. The drive is too dull.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Something that drives well. A Mondeo, Passat or even a BMW 3.

  • 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?

    April 2008

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    They were happy to offer the Parkers guide price.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I had the previous model and it proved very reliable.

    What was the dealer like?

    Friendly, helpful and didn't pressure me to buy.

  • Driving it

    3 out of 5 3.0

    What's it like to drive?

    It's not exciting, just average.

    What's it like to park?

    OK, once you get used to it's dimensions.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    The battery needed replacing after a couple of years, but nothing else.

    What's most practical about your car?

    I use it for work and it swallows up any amount of equipment that I need to take with me.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Cruise control.