2016 Toyota Verso Price, Release date

Toyota Verso is a 7-seat MPV from this Japanese manufacturer, primarily aimed for European market, but also for South Africa, China and Israel. Its production started back in 2009, when it was first presented at the Geneva Motor Show. 2016 Toyota Verso will bring couple of changes, which will enhance the comfort of the vehicle. Whether Toyota will keep its changes oriented on the comfort and styling details is left to see, since the company hasn’t revealed any info regarding the upcoming model.

2016 Toyota Verso Front

2016 Toyota Verso features

Available in four trim levels, 2016 Toyota Verso offers variety of choices for their customers. Starting with the base Active, new MPV offers broad specter of equipment. Its exterior features include 16-inch steel wheels, halogen daytime running lights, follow me home multi-reflector headlights, LED taillights, and heated electric door mirrors. Interior features on the base trim include A/C, 4-speaker audio system with Radio/CD/WMA/MP3, steering-wheel mounted audio controls, power windows.

With each trim adding more equipment, new Verso Excel (highest trim) includes 17-inch alloy wheels, HID headlights with cleaners, LED Daytime running lights, keyless entry… On the inside it includes leather upholstery, two-zone climate control, and 6-speakers Toyota Touch 2 mutlimedia.

Beside Active and Excel, Toyota will also offer Icon and Trend trims, which are middle trims, and offer better levels of equipment, but not as premium as the top trim.

2016 Toyota Verso Interior

2016 Toyota Verso engine and fuel economy

The base engine found under the hood of the 2016 Toyota Verso is a 1.6-liter V-matic inline-4 with output of 130 horsepower and 118 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes mated to a manual transmission, as well as diesel power unit. Diesel engine is a 1.6-liter D-4D inline-4 with 123 horsepower and 200 lb-ft of torque.

Optional petrol unit is a 1.8 V-matic inline-4 which is good for 145 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. This engine is mated to an automatic transmission.

With base petrol engine under its hood 2016 Verso will be able to deliver up to 36 mpg in combined ride, while with optional 1.8-liter it delivers 34 mpg. The diesel unit is definitely the most efficient with 52 mpg rate in combined ride.

2016 Toyota Verso Rear

2016 Toyota Verso price and release date

Although Japanese manufacturer hasn’t announced any official date for 2016 Verso’s release, this model is not expected to appear on the market before early 2016. Its price should stay in the same range which goes from $26,000 approximately for the base trim, and up to $36,000 for the highest trim.

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