The new Toyota Auris Touring Sport is actually the Auris estate with a new name. A compact estate car, it looks a lot like its hatchback sibling but comes with more versatility and space for families who are looking for something a little bit bigger now that the kids themselves are getting bigger.
But perhaps one of the biggest selling points of this estate is that it’s available as a petrol/electric hybrid. The Hybrid Synergy Drive unit is the first of its kind to be used for an estate car, and it emits only 85g/km of CO2. It is also available with petrol and diesel engines
Key rivals in this sector include the impressive Ford Focus Estate and the Hyundai i30 Tourer, both of which we’ll be comparing this car with later. OSV takes a closer look at what this particular estate is all about with our Toyota Auris Touring Sport review.