2009 Geneva: 2009 Toyota Verso offers compact option for 7-passengers

Toyota has unveiled its brand new Verso MPV at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show offering European customers more space, comfort and flexibility.

The interior of the new Toyota Verso features an Easy Flat-7 folding system which allows for five rear seats allowing for a total of 7-passengers to ride in the Verso at one time. Toyota says that it has improved the design to offer more room behind the third row of seats for luggage.

With the help of Toyota Optimal Drive technology power has been increased across the range by 20 percent. Fuel-economy and emissions have also improved by 12 percent. The 2009 Toyota Verso will be offered with a new 1.6 and 1.8 Valvematic gasoline engine. They will be offered with a 6-speed manual as standard or a Multidrive S automatic as an option on the 1.8 variant. A revised version of the 2.0L D-4D diesel will also be available. The new diesel option is a 2.2 D-CAT engine with new 6-speed automatic transmission (will join the lineup next year).

Toyota will build the 2009 Verso at its facility in Turkey.

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