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Southoj2

Hi guys

I really like the idea of buying a Toyota avensis for comfort and safety with a budget of 10k or under for a station wagon in which I commute around 80km per weekday for work round trip but I see lots of negative feedback on the Toyota avensis sourounding models with the D4 motor. Are both the 2.0L and 2.4L models D4 motors for models between 2003-2009? Obviously I would like to avoid the D4 did Toyota ever make an avensis without the D4 other than the nz new 1.8L. Are there any alternative options for a station wagon that would be reliable that you would recommend?

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Anon

Hi there,
As most Avensis are imports from Japan, it's hard to know what engines are fitted, but usually the D4 engine number ends with FSI- so it would be best to look for the engine code to be sure. other options could be Toyota Mark x ZIO, Subaru Legacy or Outback, Honda Accord.

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