There are cars that get your heart racing – cars that go fast, look mean and deserve to be driven by rock stars. The Toyota MK3 Avensis is not one of those vehicles. The sensible hauler seems to be the perfect car for an accountant or librarian. Even though it isn’t the most inspiring machine, the Toyota does have many respectable qualities.
The Avensis still has the same familiar face, but under the sheet metal the engineers have provided some exciting new bits. The 2.0 D-4D diesel variant has been reworked, and inside there’s a host of new media and navigation options. The steering and suspension have been tweaked too in order to provide a slightly more spirited driving experience – nothing too extreme of course. Toyota doesn’t want throngs of accountants and librarians up in arms.
For the people who purchase an 2014 Toyota Avensis, [...]