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A 'Lexus' for family car money

Advantages: very safe, stylish, well built, executive image, loads of toys, flexible engine
Disadvantages: slightly harsh ride, slightly louder level of road noise, Optitron lighted instruments

This car doesn't cost very much, it's priced very aggressively to target the Fords and Vauxhalls of the World, yet it exudes quality which isn't totally out of place in the class above in the BMW, Audi, Lexus and Mercedes category. Firstly the doors sh ...

opinion-maker 09.08.2006 · Read full review
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A Good Japper Made Here In The U.K.

Advantages: Reasonably priced. Extremely reliable. Economical to run and maintain.
Disadvantages: A bit sluggish. Lot of road noise. VERY intrusive seat belt warning.

~ ~ Toyota, and one of their main Japanese competitors Nissan, have been the most popular choice of vehicle for the Irish taxi-driving fraternity for about the past 15 years. The main reason for taxi driver’s fondness for vehicles from the land of ...

the_mad_cabbie 25.04.2003 · Read full review
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Toyota Avensis T4 Spirit Auto 1.8 saloon

Advantages: Great value for money, reliable, looks good, very safe car, loads of gizmos
Disadvantages: no rear wash/wipe, no MP3 dock, not brill on MPG, expensive parts

I have the 4 door saloon from 2002, bought ex-dem at £16,000. List price at the time was £21,000 I think. Mine has done 45,000 miles and has cost little to service and look after, It is a beautiful shade of dark metallic blue. Lovely! I used to have an ...

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In most cases this car IS a winner!

Advantages: Comfy on long trips, Reliable, Safety Features
Disadvantages: Very Few, except the mpg in town at rush hour

INTRO: Before I owned my current Avensis (1.8GLS Auto 5 Door Hatch) I had the 2 litre Auto CDX Saloon as a company car. When I went to another job which didn't need to provide a company car I was so impressed with how little trouble the car had given me ...

Whinger 26.07.2004 · Read full review
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A wolf thats not in a sheeps clothing

Advantages: Well built, smooth gear changes, very safe car
Disadvantages: Handling not so good

Being in need of a new car, I was on the outlook for a car simliar to my previous (see Honda Accord review http://www.ciao.co.uk/HondaAccord18Review5613916 ). I wanted something that was of similar power, I didn't want to downgrade to a smaller car ...

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Review of Toyota Avensis 1.8 VVT-i Saloon

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