New 2013 Toyota Verso seven-seater mini-MPV gets fresh look for the red carpet


The seven-seat 2013 Toyota Verso mini-MPV gets a fresh look since it was introduced at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. This year at the 2012 Paris Motor Show will mark its success in the European market. In addition to the new look, the 2013 Toyota Verso will also be upgrading the fit and finish in the interior, and improving the driving dynamics.

Here in the pictures, we can see the 2013 Toyota Verso mini-MPV gets a redesigned front and rear ends, with emphasize on the narrower headlights with daytime LEDs, revised taillamps, smaller door mirrors with turn signals, and a rear bumper with an integrated diffuser. The overall exterior changes are to project a family look while presents a strong appearance, and with the aim to reduce the perception of the vehicle’s height while emphasizing its width and length. This provides Verso to ride with all the stability and comfort of a conventional passenger car.

As for the interior, the 2013 Toyota Verso gets a revised cabin with changes to instruments and controls, new trim details and higher quality look. It is donned with a black satin finish and soft-touch surfaces. Notably are the satin chrome trim, lighting and graphics that have been synced with the dimmer switch controls to provide a harmonious mood. In addition, the Verso mini-MPV will also be available with new seat fabrics and colors, and including Nappa leather as well.

Underneath the hood of the 2013 Toyota Verso, it gets quite a bit of refinements also. It will be available with the quieter 2.0-liter, 175-horsepower D-4D diesel engine to provide more low rpm torque, and the 2.2-liter D-CAT diesel with 148 horsepower. While the gasoline engines come as a 1.6-liter and 1.8-liter Valvematics that get carried over from the current model.

The new 2013 Toyota Verso joins the new Auris and Auris Touring Sports in the compact-family car market. It will be unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show on September 28th.