Toyota Avensis Hatchback 1997

This generation of Toyota Avensis has been produced from November, 1997 to September, 2000. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Toyota is available with three petrol engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 110 to 128 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement 2.0 litres and power of from 90 to 110 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (5 versions), as well as automatic (2 versions) gearbox.

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Toyota Avensis hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 7.4 to 9 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.9 to 6.5 litres per 100km. The most economical Toyota Avensis petrol engine version is Toyota Avensis 1.8, consuming 7.4 litres per 100km. While the most economical Toyota Avensis diesel - Toyota Avensis 2.0 D4-D for 100 kilometers consumes 5.9 liters of diesel.

Toyota Avensis hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 177 to 215 grams per kilometer, but for diesel engine - approximately 158 grams per kilometer. From Toyota Avensis with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Toyota Avensis 1.8 which produces an average of 177 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 9.3 seconds has Toyota Avensis 2.0 version, conversely the tardiest one is Toyota Avensis 1.8 reaching this speed only in 12.2 seconds.

Lenght of Toyota Avensis is 449 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Toyota Avensis is about 17 cm longer than Honda Civic hatchback, but 7 cm shorter than Ford Mondeo hatchback. Toyota Avensis gross weight is from 1300 to 1400 kg (depending on modification), which is about 9 percent lighter than the average for this age and class.

This Toyota is quite costly - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 $. According to user reviews, average Toyota Avensis repair costs are 120 $ per year. Below you will find more detailed information about Toyota Avensis prices and costs.

Toyota Avensis modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Toyota Avensis 1.6 Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 1.6 Petrol 110 HP 7.8 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Toyota Avensis 1.8 Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 1.8 Petrol 110 HP 7.4 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Toyota Avensis 1.8 Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 1.8 Petrol 110 HP 8.6 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Toyota Avensis 2.0 Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 2.0 Petrol 128 HP 8.3 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Toyota Avensis 2.0 Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 2.0 Petrol 128 HP 9 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Toyota Avensis 2.0 TD Nov 1997 — Sep 2000 2.0 Diesel 90 HP 6.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Toyota Avensis 2.0 D4-D Nov 1999 — Sep 2000 2.0 Diesel 110 HP 5.9 l/100km Manual (5 gears)

Toyota Avensis safety

During safety testing Toyota Avensis has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Toyota Avensis is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Toyota Avensis got two stars.

Toyota Avensis prices

Toyota Avensis 1997 - 2000 hatchback price in Latvia is from 900 $ to 2200 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Toyota Avensis price is very high - Toyota Avensis is approximately for 59 percents more expensive then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 1997 - 2000 prices). Toyota Avensis high price can be explained by its quality above average (see below), therefore this Toyota could be reasonable purchase in long term perspective.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Toyota Avensis 2000 price 900 $ 1600 $ 2200 $
Toyota Avensis 1999 price 1100 $ 1200 $ 1400 $
Toyota Avensis 1998 price 1100 $ 1400 $ 1800 $

Toyota Avensis total costs of ownership

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Toyota Avensis reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Toyota Avensis quality is very high. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2012, defects were detected in an average of only 17.6 percent of Toyota Avensis of this generation.

Toyota Avensis reliability and quality

Toyota Avensis hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Toyota Avensis with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
67%
Metallic paint
50%
Climate control
33%

Toyota Avensis reviews

Total 50 Toyota Avensis owner reviews

Toyota Avensis 1998 Estate car/wagon Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2010 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:65`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.5 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 44
Toyota Avensis 1999 Crossover/SUV Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2005 (age of car 6 years) Owned for:320`000 kilometers (11 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1953.6 $ (~ 177 $ per year)
Total car rating:
7/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   female, age 59
Toyota Avensis 1998 Sedan Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2013 (age of car 15 years) Owned for:348`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 466.2 $ (~ 155 $ per year)
Total car rating:
5/10
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   female, age 45
Toyota Avensis 1998 Hatchback Petrol 1.8 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2006 (age of car 8 years) Owned for:300`000 kilometers (10 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total car rating:
10/10
   female, age 57
Toyota Avensis 1999 Sedan Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:120`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 8.0 litres per 100km (20% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 111 $ (~ 13 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
   female, age 55
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