Toyota Corolla Verso 2005 vs Toyota Avensis Verso 2003

Toyota Corolla Verso
2005 - 2007
Toyota Avensis Verso
2003 - 2009
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.2 Diesel2.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 136 HP116 HP
Torque: 310 NM250 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10 seconds12.5 seconds
Toyota Corolla Verso is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota Corolla Verso engine produces 20 HP more power than Toyota Avensis Verso, whereas torque is 60 NM more than Toyota Avensis Verso. Thanks to more power Toyota Corolla Verso reaches 100 km/h speed 2.5 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.36.5
Real fuel consumption: 6.6 l/100km6.8 l/100km
By specification Toyota Corolla Verso consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Avensis Verso, which means that by driving the Toyota Corolla Verso over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Toyota Corolla Verso consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Toyota Avensis Verso.
Fuel tank capacity: 55 litres60 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 870 km in combined cycle920 km in combined cycle
1030 km on highway1070 km on highway
830 km with real consumption880 km with real consumption
Toyota Avensis Verso gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 13 years8 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota RAV4, Toyota VersoInstalled on at least 5 other car models, including Toyota Avensis, Toyota Corolla, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla Verso
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts.
Hydraulic tappets: yesno
The Toyota Corolla Verso engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.36 m4.69 m
Width: 1.77 m1.76 m
Height: 1.62 m1.68 m
Toyota Corolla Verso is 33 cm shorter than the Toyota Avensis Verso, 1 cm wider, while the height of Toyota Corolla Verso is 6 cm lower.
Seats: no data7 seats
Trunk capacity: 423 litres282 litres
Trunk capacity with 7 seats: no data282 litres
Trunk capacity with 5 seats: 423 litresno data
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data2422 litres
Turning diameter: 12 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Corolla Verso is 1 metres more than that of the Toyota Avensis Verso, which means Toyota Corolla Verso can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`160no data
Safety: no data
no data
Average price (€): 22001600
Pros and Cons: Toyota Corolla Verso has
  • timing chain engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
Toyota Avensis Verso has
  • timing belt engine
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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