“My Auris is six and a half years old now,” says Maurice Kent, from Hampshire. “I got it when my previous car, which wasn’t a Toyota, developed a fault that couldn’t be fixed. I wanted a five-door hatchback and, after speaking to a mechanic and a local lady who owns an Auris, I decided to get one too.
“My first impression was that it was much more economical than my previous car, which makes a considerable difference to what you spend.
“In terms of keeping it running, all I do is put fuel in, top up the water for the washers, and check the tyres. I don’t do anything else. And it goes to the Toyota dealer once a year for a service. It’s been extremely reliable.
“If I needed a new car, I would definitely choose another Toyota. I’m very happy with my Auris, and I’m very happy with Toyota, certainly the Sandhurst dealer, they’ve been really good, really helpful. You can’t expect better service than that.
“I’d definitely recommend a Toyota to someone else. I’m very happy with my decision to buy the Auris. I haven’t regretted it at all.”