The 2014 model year Verso MPV is the first Toyota model to adopt a BMW sourced engine. This is part of the broader agreement that include the collaboration in the development of hybrid systems, diesel engines and a sports car for the two brands.
The minivan gains BMW's 110hp 1.6 liter turbocharged inline-four diesel replacing Toyota's 124hp 2.0 liter D-4D. The BMW engine offers better efficiency, emissions, flexibility and NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) and saves 20kg in weight.
Max output is 110bhp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque is 270Nm available between 1,750 and 2,250rpm. The car accelerates to 100km/h in 12.7 seconds and offers a top speed of 115mph.
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