Toyota iQ 1.33 Ravenglass

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 Ravenglass remains one of the safest cars in its class.

Myers & Bowman
01946 832 282
Lillyhall,Distington
Workington
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:12:00 - 17:00

Motorline Canterbury
01227 764444
Broad Oak Road
Canterbury
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:08:30 - 18:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

Hodgson Toyota Gateshead
0191 414 0901
Derwenthaugh Road,Swalwell
Gateshead
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 19:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10:30 - 16.30

Parklands Toyota
01872 510 455
Carland Cross
Truro
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:08:30 - 17:30
Sunday:11:00 - 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

Hodgson Toyota Newcastle
0191 295 0101
Octagon House,The Silverlink
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:09:00 - 19:00
Saturday:09:00 - 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

Pentagon Doncaster
01302 762300
Quest Park,Wheatley Hall Road
Doncaster
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:30
Saturday:08:30 - 17:00
Sunday:10:30 - 16:30

Yeomans (Brighton)
01273 799631
351 South Coast Road,Telscombe Cliffs
Brighton
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 18:00
Saturday:09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:10:00 - 16:00

Lookers Chelmsford
0844 659 2809
2 Argyll Road,Dukes Park Industrial Estate
Chelmsford
Dealership Hours
Mon - Fri:08:30 - 19:00
Saturday:08:30-18:00
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