2014 Auris Icon Plus
May 15, 2014: Toyota revises the Auris range with new and revised trim grades and additional equipment features for both hatchback and Touring Sports wagon New Icon Plus grade, including rear privacy glass, retracting door mirrors and heated front sports seats Auris Hybrid choice extended to three grades – Icon, Icon Plus and Excel Introduction of new Toyota Touch 2 with Go touchscreen multimedia and navigation control system Available to order now, first customer deliveries in June
Things are hotting up for Auris this summer with the introduction of new Icon Plus versions among a raft of changes to the line-up of popular British-built hatchbacks and wagons that delivers new features and a wider choice of hybrids.
New Auris Icon Plus
The new Icon Plus grade builds on the established Auris Icon specification with the addition of new-design 16-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass and a folding function for the electrically adjustable door mirrors. Icon Plus models are also offered in a new Tungsten Blue metallic paint finish.
Inside there are heated sports front seats with electric lumbar support control. Cruise control is provided on the petrol and hybrid models and all versions benefit from the improved Toyota Touch 2 with Go multimedia and navigation package (details below).
Customer demand for Auris Hybrid continues to grow with the ultra-efficient and smooth powertrain now comfortably outselling the petrol and diesel versions. Toyota is extending the choice on offer by making both the hatchback and Touring Sports hybrids available in the new Icon Plus grade, in addition to the Icon and Excel trims.
Toyota Touch 2
Auris is the latest Toyota model to benefit from the second generation of Toyota’s touchscreen-controlled multimedia system, Toyota Touch 2. The core package comes as standard on Icon grade, while the more sophisticated Toyota Touch 2 with Go, including navigation and more advanced connectivity features, is provided on Icon Plus and Excel models.
Toyota has tweaked the options list for Auris, taking into account the new Icon Plus grade and revisions to the Excel models’ specification.
Customers can specify a panoramic roof for Icon Plus and Excel, and leather upholstery for all versions bar the entry level Active model.
There’s a wealth of accessories available for the 2014 Toyota Auris, designed for both style and practicality.
A full leather interior can be specified (Icon, Icon Plus, Excel), including seat upholstery, centre armrest and door panels, offered in black with either white or blue contrast stitching.
A Parking Pack (Icon, Icon Plus) provides colour-matched front and rear parking sensors, which can be switched off when desired. The Protection Pack (Icon, Icon Plus, Excel), carried forward from the current model, adds front and rear mud flaps, scuff plate, a boot liner and a bumper protection plate.
A new Chrome Pack (Icon, Icon Plus, Excel) adds chrome side sills and boot trim. For extra style impact, there are four custom alloy wheel designs to choose from.