Toyota reveals ‘refreshed’ Auris – we fail to really spot the difference

Toyota reveals ‘refreshed’ Auris – we fail to really spot the difference
 

Every other day a car gets a facelift. Or a makeover. Or a midlife refresh – whatever you want to call it. Now while some are noticeable, perhaps even relevant, others are not. As is the case with this Toyota Auris. Today we got a press release listing all sorts of changes. Thing is though when you actually put the ‘old’ car next to the ‘new’ car, well, it kind of results in some serious head scratching. Just take a look…

2015 Auris

2015 Auris Front 3/4 View

2016 Auris

2016 Auris Front 3/4 View

 

2015 Auris

2015 Auris Rear 3/4 View

2016 Auris

2016 Auris Rear 3/4 View

 

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2015 Auris Interior

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2016 Auris Interior

 

2015 Auris

2015 Auris Interior Detail

2016 Auris

2016 Auris Interior Detail

So there you have it. Doppelgängers. If you’re a real Toyota anorak then you might – big emphasis on might – notice the absence of some chrome trim here and there. Or the subtle substitution of cloth for leather. Other than that one is red and the other blue. Well, at least in my eyes anyway. – Thomas Falkiner