Toyota iQ 1.33 Ambleside

Inside, the 1.33 retains the clever and stylish cabin design, with nifty fold-down seats and a fabric glovebox. And with nine airbags as standard, as well as stability and traction control, the iQ available in Ambleside remains one of the safest cars in its class.

Batemans
01539 534 000
Station Square
Grange-over-Sands
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:12:00 - 16:00

John Roe Grimsby
08451 227358
174 Cromwell Road
Grimsby
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 19.00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:11:00 - 16:00

Dingle's Toyota (Lowestoft)
01502 526700
London Road South
Lowestoft
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30-18:00
Saturday:08:30-17:00
Sunday:10:00-15:00 (sales only)

Inchcape (Battersea)
020 7498 3844
Unit 4 Southside Industrial Estate,15 Havelock Terrace
Battersea
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:00 - 18:00
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Currie Motors (Barnet)
020 8441 2250
30 Brookhill Road
East Barnet
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 19:00
Saturday:09:00 - 18:00
Sunday:11:00 - 17:00

Jim Walton
01768 864555
Cowper Road,Gilwilly Industrial Estate
Penrith
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08.30 - 17.30
Saturday:08.30 - 12.30
Sunday:Closed

Westlands Stourbridge
01384 393 047
Brettell Lane,Amblecote
Stourbridge
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 19:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

Wayside Toyota (St Albans)
01727 874747
37-47 Radlett Road,Frogmore
St Albans
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:30
Saturday:08:30 - 1700
Sunday:10.00 - 16:00

Listers Toyota (Lincoln)
01522 522 097
Outer Circle Road
Lincoln
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:30
Saturday:09:00 - 18:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

RRG Macclesfield
01625 300 019
Hibel Road
Macclesfield
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08.00 - 19.00
Saturday:09.00 - 17.00
Sunday:11:00 - 17:00

Toyota iQ 1.33

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Although it’s only been on sale for a few months, Toyota has set about improving the iQ!

From July, the neat little city car will be available with a larger 1.33-litre engine – and it will also get stop-start. It’s pricey, though, costing an extra £1,000 in six-speed manual form. That takes the iQ 1.33 to £11,495 – or as much as Ford’s entry-level Fiesta.

Delivering 99bhp, the 1.33 promises to do 0-62mph in 13.4 seconds and return 58.9mpg combined. Plus, the engine adds some welcome refinement to the driving experience.

On motorways, sixth gear keeps the revs down and boosts economy. Come to a halt in town, and the stop-start works like rival set-ups to boost mpg, cutting power as you select neutral. Restarting is fast, if clunky.

With an extra 80kg to carry, the 1.33 model feels ponderous compared to the 1.0-litre, and is slower to turn in to corners and less fun. Standard 16-inch alloy wheels also hamper the ride.

Inside, the 1.33 retains the clever and stylish cabin design, with nifty fold-down seats and a fabric glovebox. And with nine airbags as standard, as well as stability and traction control, the iQ remains one of the safest cars in its class.

Rival: Citroen C1
It’s not as clever or well kitted out as the iQ, but the C1 offers mega economy – and we can’t look past its £7,945 price tag!

Author: Andrew English

Toyota iQ 1.33