Toyota iQ 1.33 Barrow-in-Furness

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 Barrow-in-Furness 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

Turners Toyota (Cambridge)-Sales
08447 700582
Number One Norman Way,Coldhams Lane
Cambridge
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08.30 - 18.00
Saturday:08.30 - 18.00
Sunday:By Appointment

RRG Denton
0161 635 0135
Alphagate Drive,Manchester Road
Denton
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08.00 - 19.00
Saturday:09.00 - 17.00
Sunday:11:00 - 17:00

St Leonards Motors Toyota
01424 758555
3 John Macadam Way
St Leonards on Sea
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10.00 - 16.00 - SALES

Listers Toyota (Coventry)
02476 639 199
Siskin Drive
Coventry
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:30
Saturday:09:00 - 18:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

Kings Toyota Southampton
023 8070 7700
Third Avenue,Millbrook
Southampton
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:00 - 18:00
Saturday:08:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

Platinum Trowbridge
01225 759550
Platinum Motor Park,North Bradley
Trowbridge
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08.30 - 18.00
Saturday:08:30 - 17:00
Sunday:10.30 - 16.30

Yeomans (Eastbourne)
01323 459776
5 Edward Road
Eastbourne
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:40 - 18:30
Saturday:08:40 - 17:00
Sunday:10:30 - 16:00

Somerset County Cars
01823 289901
142 Priorswood Road
Taunton
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:Closed

Toyota World (Newport)
01633 548661
Maesglas Retail Park
Newport
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

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