Toyota Reviews

Good: Available as a tipper or box van, much improved 3.0 D-4D engine from 2007.
Bad: Feels dated to drive.
Good: Better fuel economy than the previous version, easy to drive, very dependable.
Bad: Not the most modern or stylish van you can buy, dated interior.
Good: Tight turning circle for a pick-up, good quality and strong cabin build, double Cab has seating for three in the back.
Bad: Engines are strong but often need to be worked hard, firm ride especially when running light, Interior trim of new models don’t wear as well as earlier Hilux models.
Good: Large and useable load bay, great off-road, wide choice of body styles, 3.5 tonne towing capacity.
Bad: Not as good on the road as some of its rivals, average fuel economy, top spec models are expensive.
Good: Brilliant off-road, useful 3.0 tonne braked towing capacity, 2.8 D-4D engine is effortless to drive.
Bad: A pick-up is more practical and cheaper to run, awkward loading/unloading due to high boot floor, rear windows make the load area an easy target for thieves.
Good: Hiace replacement gets twin sliding side doors, well equipped as standard including Bluetooth, very refined and comfortable on the motorway, good driving position.
Bad: Based on the Citroen Dispatch and has same fiddly stereo and some below par interior plastics.
Good: Easy to drive and cheap to run, will carry up to three Euro pallets and tow 2.5 tonnes, backed by Toyota's five-year warranty.
Bad: No high roof option, sliding doors feel cheap, entry-level models don't get air con or alarm as standard.
Good: Cheap to run, capable of carrying up to nine, lots of interior space, backed by Toyota's five year warranty.
Bad: Rivals are better to drive, boot space is limited when all of the seats are in place, some of the engines lack refinement.
Good: 1000kg payload capacity, available with petrol or diesel engines, five-year-warranty.
Bad: Not available until late-2019.
Good: Clever use of space, well kitted-out and lively engines, sleeps four adults in genuine comfort, compact enough to use day-to-day.
Bad: More expensive than other badged versions, a lot of road and engine noise.
Good: Based on the excellent Toyota Proace panel van, will sleep up to four adults, five-year-warranty as standard.
Bad: Second bed in pop-up roof is an optional extra, not available until mid-2018.
 

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