Toyota Proace Verso review

Category: MPV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:diesel
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Introduction

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The Toyota Proace Verso could be the answer to the question: "What should I get if I need to carry more than seven people and all their luggage at once?"

You see, it's available in a nine-seat version so even families too big for most MPVs and SUVs are well catered for. There’s also an eight-seater and a semi-luxury VIP model with seating for "just" seven, and the versatility doesn't stop there – there are two lengths to choose from, the Long and Medium, and three engine options (all diesel).

If reading all that has left you with the impression that the Proace Verson is more like a minibus than a car, well, that's not actually far from the truth. It's similar to the Citroën Spacetourer, Ford Tourneo, Mercedes V-ClassPeugeot Traveller and VW Caravelle in the sense that Toyota has taken what is basically a minibus underneath and sprinkled it with car-like creature comforts.

That formula doesn’t always add up to a winning combination. MPVs with commercial underpinnings can suffer from less-than-inspiring driving dynamics and spartan interiors. The best of them, though, offer the right blend of serious out-and-out practicality with just enough luxury to feel more like a car than a van.

So where does the Toyota Proace Verso fit into the broad spectrum of people carriers, and how does it compare with the rivals we've mentioned? Read on through this comprehensive review to find out whether it's good to drive, how comfortable all those passengers will be, whether the running costs are manageable, which trims and engines we rate and much more.

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At a glance

Number of trims4 see more
Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you? diesel
MPG range across all versions38.2 - 44.1
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty5 years / 100000 miles
Company car tax at 20% (min/max)£2,317 / £3,762
Company car tax at 40% (min/max)£4,633 / £7,524

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BEST DIESEL

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Toyota Proace-verso 2.0D 140 Family Medium 5dr

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