Toyota Auris – Petrol, Diesel or Hybrid?

March 2, 2015

Confused between different fuel options for the Toyota Auris – petrol, diesel or hybrid? No worries. Let’s take a look here…

The Toyota Auris is an affordable family hatchback car that offers a large boot, a spacious interior and is easy and painless to drive!


The Toyota Auris is the first car in the Toyota range to offer a choice of three engines – petrol, diesel or hybrid. It drives well and its light steering ensures quick and accurate moving around the corners. All the engines are very capable and provide decent performance combined with low running costs. None of the variants are expensive to run.

PetrolPetrol : The petrol engine is very powerful, responsive and is an economical choice. Buyers can choose the petrol options from a 98bhp (brake horsepower) 1.33 litre or a 130bhp (brake horsepower) 1.6 litre engine.

The 1.33 litre petrol engine is available with manual gearbox only, offering fuel economy of 51.4 miles per gallon and CO2 emissions of 128 grams per kilogram. While the 1.6 litre petrol engine is available in both manual and automatic gearbox, offering a fuel economy as high as 49.6 miles per gallon and CO2 emissions from 134 grams per kilogram.

DieselDiesel : There is only one 89bhp (brake horse power) 1.4 litre diesel engine available, offering an impressive fuel economy of 74.3 miles per gallon and CO2 emissions from 99 grams per kilogram. The diesel engine feels slightly faster than the petrol and takes you from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 12.5 seconds.

HybridHybrid : The hybrid engine is very quiet, cleaner and adds loads more fun whilst driving. The Toyota have over six million drivers over the world. It’s 1.8 litre hybrid petrol engine offers an incredibly low CO2 emissions of 84 grams per kilogram and up to 78.5 miles per gallon fuel economy which is the best in its class. The powerful electric combine motor delivers a remarkable combination of responsiveness and accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 10.9 seconds.

In terms of insurance, the Toyota Auris is affordable too run, with group range from 7 to 14 and its 5 years and 100,000 mileage warranty gives you peace of mind!


Toyota Auris is a British built car and its manufacturing site is based in Burnaston, Derbyshire. The solar panels plant at Burnaston create enough energy each year to make 7,000 Auris. It is the first hybrid plant outside of Japan to produce hybrid engines and that help to boost the UK economy by exporting hybrid engine and cars from the UK to the rest of the world.

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