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If you’ve been putting of buying a new VE comomdore in anticipation for the new Toyota Aurion. I salute you. This article should help you work out how the 5 different models in the Aurion Range differ. So yes, Toyota’s new Aurion range has five models, all with 3.5-litre Quad Cam V6 engine and six-speed sequential-style automatic transmission. The five grades in ascending order of equipment level are:

  1. AT-X $34,990
  2. Sportivo SX6 $38,500
  3. Prodigy $39,500
  4. Sportivo ZR6 $42,500
  5. Presara $49,990

All Aurion models have the 200kW dual-VVT-i engine, sequential style shift function on the ECT, six SRS airbags, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRC), and ABS with Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) – known as AB-i or Active Braking with intelligence.

They also have:

  1. factory-fitted air conditioning with pollen filter
  2. power driver’s seat (slide, recline, height and lumbar support adjustment)
  3. telescopic as well as tilt steering adjustment
  4. steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  5. in-dash auto shift position indicator
  6. map lamps
  7. impact-sensing fuel cut-off
  8. cruise control
  9. power windows and mirrors
  10. remote central locking
  11. security alarm
  12. auto headlamps-on
  13. dual exhaust
  14. adjustable rear ventilation vents
  15. front seat-back pockets
  16. dual centre console storage panel
  17. folding rear-seat centre armrest with two cupholders
  18. MP3/WMA CD audio capability and lockable rear seat centre access hatch to the boot

These features are standard equipment in AT-X grade. AT-X’s equipment also includes projector-type low-beam headlamps, rear LED combination lamps, Optitron meters, 16-inch diameter steel wheels and six-speaker audio system with CD/tuner.

AT-X options are 16-inch alloy wheels, the combination of alloy wheels and rear wing spoiler, and metallic paint.

Prodigy standard features over AT-X include:

  1. dual-zone auto air conditioning with external temperature reading
  2. push-button heater/ventilation controls and LCD HVAC display
  3. Premium Optitron instruments
  4. 16-inch alloy wheels
  5. front foglamps
  6. chrome radiator grille insert and inside door handles
  7. leather seat and door trim
  8. woodgrain inserts in the instrument panel and centre console
  9. six-CD in-dash multi-changer
  10. six-way power-adjustable front-passenger seats (including lumbar support)
  11. multi-function trip computer
  12. four-spoke leather-bound steering wheel with multi-info controls
  13. leather gear shift knob
  14. flocked pillar garnishes
  15. body-coloured mudflaps
  16. tilt-adjustable front head restraints
  17. clearance and rear reversing sonar

Two options are offered for Prodigy – the combination of moonroof, personal rear lamps and sunvisors with lamps, and metallic paint.

Sportivo SX6 standard features over AT-X include:

  1. sports suspension and additional rear bracing
  2. 17-inch alloy wheels with Michelin tyres
  3. sports headlamps and rear combination lamps
  4. sports radiator grille
  5. front foglamps
  6. rear wing spoiler
  7. alloy-look sports pedals
  8. aero kit (front bumper/spoiler, side skirts, rear skirt)
  9. sports front seats with “Atomic” fabric
  10. black sports interior trim
  11. multi-function trip computer
  12. three-spoke leather-bound steering wheel with multi-info controls
  13. leather gear shift knob
  14. additional underbody aerodynamic enhancements
  15. six-CD in-dash multi-changer
  16. external temperature reading
  17. “Sportivo” metallic front and rear door scuff plates
  18. premium Optitron instruments
  19. net-type front seat-back pockets
  20. alloy spare wheel
  21. metallic-look finish on instrument panel and doors

Options for Aurion SX6 are the combination of moonroof, rear personal lamps and lamps for the vanity mirrors, and metallic paint.

Sportivo ZR6 has the additional features, over SX6, of:

  1. dual-zone auto air conditioning
  2. push-button HVAC controls and LCD HVAC display
  3. black leather “Crossbar” seat trim
  4. leather door trim with metallic-look highlights
  5. two front and four rear clearance and reversing sonars
  6. six-way adjustable power front passenger’s seat
  7. smart entry (including boot release) and push start
  8. chrome inside door handles
  9. metallic/mica paint

Sportivo ZR6’s options are the combination moonroof, rear personal lamps and lamps for the vanity mirrors, and the same combination with the addition of Bluetooth-enabled AVN Satellite Navigation.

Top-of-the-range Presara includes the following features, over and above Prodigy grade:

  1. 17-inch alloy wheels with Michelin tyres
  2. spare alloy wheel
  3. HVAC and Bluetooth controls on steering wheel
  4. exterior chrome door handles
  5. sunvisors with lamps
  6. telematics with three-year service subscription
  7. electro chromatic interior rear-view mirror
  8. rain-sensing windscreen wipers
  9. reverse camera
  10. driver’s seat and exterior mirror position memory (two settings)
  11. auto-tilt exterior mirrors on reverse
  12. smart entry (including boot release) and Push start
  13. AVN Satellite Navigation with Bluetooth
  14. metallic/mica paint
  15. power rear sunshade
  16. auto-levelling HID headlamps with washers
  17. Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS)
  18. four-spoke leather and woodgrain steering wheel
  19. front and rear door “Aurion” scuff plates
  20. chrome rear garnish
  21. moonroof





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