Friday 19 January 2018

Corolla is upgraded as Expert van arrives

Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla
Eddie Cunningham

Eddie Cunningham

Toyota have revised the Corolla (pictured) for next year.

They are saying there is a new-look front and interior and claim that there have been improvements to ride and handling as well as noise reduction.

Prices start from €21,995 ex-works for the 4dr saloon.

The Toyota Touch multimedia platform now comes with a larger 7in screen and there is the 4.2in colour TFT information screen within the dash display.

The Corolla is 50 years on the road, believe it or not, and in that time 44 million people - yes 44 million - all over the world have bought one.

Meanwhile, the new generation Peugeot Expert van has just arrived here.

Prices start from €21,520 ex-works (from €17,553 ex-VAT) for the Compact Active 1.6 BlueHDi 95bhp 1,000kg version.

The van can carry loads from 1000kg to 1,400kg.

With a reduced height of 1.90m, it comes in three lengths: Compact, Standard and Long, and in two trim levels (Active and Professional).

As an insight into what is standard on a van these days here's a brief sample of spec (Active range): cruise control, 16ins wheels, lumbar adjustment on driver's seat, front electric windows, electric/adjustable/ heated door mirrors, full-size spare wheel, DAB radio, Bluetooth, USB and audio jack, LED daytime running lights.

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