Improved multimedia functionality and hybrid driving experience for Auris 2016
• All Toyota Auris Hatchback and Touring Sports models adopt improved multimedia display and functions for 2016
• Satellite navigation system offered with three years of free map updates and connectivity to on-line services
• Hybrid models benefit from powertrain retuning for closer alignment of engine and vehicle speeds, creating a further improved driving experience
• Introduction of new Platinum Bronze and Solid Blue exterior colour options
The qualities of performance, functionality and driver rewards that contribute to the all-round appeal of the Toyota Auris have been further refined for 2016. Although the changes are limited, they deliver genuine improvements that customers will experience and appreciate in day-to-day use.
Improved Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system
The Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system has been upgraded to the latest 2016 specification, which was unveiled at this year’s Geneva motor show. The centrally mounted seven-inch touchscreen now offers revised menu pages for accessing the system’s functions and, where the Toyota Touch 2 with Go is installed, for satellite navigation operation. Access to the My Toyota online customer portal has also been improved.Toyota Touch 2 with Go has been repackaged as single navigation offering for Auris, supplied as standard with three years* of free map updates and connection to online services. The on board connectivity gives easy access to live information services for fuel prices, weather, parking and traffic conditions local to programmed routes, helping with easier and more efficient journey planning. It also enables use of online information, entertainment and social media apps from Google Search, Google Streetview, Aupeo!, Aha and Twitter.
* According to market
Retuned hybrid powertrain
Europe’s best-selling hybrid models benefit from powertrain retuning that delivers an enhanced natural driving experience with no compromise in their highly efficient performance. Toyota’s engineers have secured a closer alignment between the increase in engine and vehicle speeds, creating a more linear acceleration feel as the driver applies the throttle.
New colour choices
Ensuring that Auris keeps on-trend, two new shades have been added to the exterior paint options: Platinum Bronze metallic following the trend for grey colours with a bronze hint and Solid Blue for the price conscious.Built exclusively at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s Burnaston factory, the new 2016 Auris Hatchback and Touring Sports are on sale now.