New Toyota Verso MPV: 'a fantastic enhancement'

What the motoring press is saying about the Toyota Verso MPV

LAST UPDATED AT 11:38 ON Thu 31 Jan 2013

Price: £23,445

Pros: Cheap entry-level five seater, excellent second-row legroom, class-leading resale value

Cons: Less luggage space than rivals, bland interior, limited third-row space

4.5/5, CarBuyer
"The Toyota Verso is one of the most reliable and practical small MPVs on sale and offers an excellent ownership experience. It's surprisingly good to drive, and has excellent storage around the cabin, as well as a clever, versatile seating arrangement. It has a strong warranty, class-leading resale values, but can’t offer the same amount of space as its rivals."

4/5, Auto Express
"The Verso is cheap to run, plus has superb resale values and strong reliability. The new model offers sharper looks, plus better handling and refinement in a bid to take a bigger slice of the MPV market. Efficiency and response are boosted, too, and all for a lower price. It's still not the last word in fun, but the new Verso is a vastly improved car."

4/5, What Car?
"This latest Verso is far more refined and comfortable than the car it replaces, while interior quality has also taken a big step forward. Add in strong resale values, a five-year/100,000-mile warranty and competitive pricing, and the new Verso looks quite an attractive proposition. However, buyers should bear in mind that it's not as spacious in the third row as the very best seven-seaters available."

4/5, MSN Cars
"The 2013 Toyota Verso is a fantastic enhancement over the car it replaces. With its striking looks, drastically better driving experience, refined quality and familiar versatility it deserves the attention of anyone shopping for a well-rounded MPV. The five-year/100,000-mile warranty doesn't hurt, either." · 

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