Toyota Verso prices announced

5 Dec, 2012 3:06pm Damion Smy

The new-look Toyota Verso is now available to order, priced from £17,495

Toyota has announced prices and specs for the facelifted Verso. The Nissan Note rival is available to order now for first deliveried in January, with prices starting from £17,495.

The new-look Verso - which was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September - is offered in the same trim levels as the new Auris, starting with Active, Icon and a range-topping Excel model.

Entry-level Active is the only version to be sold as a five-seater and comes fitted with daytime running lights, air-conditioning, electric front windows, front fog lights and hill-start assist. The seven-seat version starts from £17,995 and comes with Toyota’s Easy Flat folding system.

Icon models get 16-inch alloys, privacy glass, a DAB radio, Bluetooth, cruise control and electrically folding mirrors, as well as dual-zone climate control, all-round electric windows and a reversing camera.

Flagship Excel cars are available from £23,445 and come fitted with automatic bi-xenon headlamps, 17-inch alloys, roof rails and keyless entry and start.

There are three engines to choose from. The company's 125bhp 2.0-litre D-4D diesel is available with all three trim levels and comes mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. A 130bhp 1.6-litre petrol engine is available with Active and Icon trim leveks, while a 145bhp 1.8-litre petrol engine with a CVT gearbox is offered with Icon and Excel trims.