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    Auris Excel Hybrid hatchback
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    2016
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    Nottinghamshire

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  1. If you have Toyota Touch 2 with Go, use this method: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5_Z34pQ_pYs You can access and reset the Bluetooth tooth system.
  2. Are there two instrument brightness settings? One for lights off and one for lights on? Mine does. I can set them independently.
  3. *** BREAKING NEWS *** These are now in Lidl for just £13.99 so buy while you can people….
  4. Hi Tim. Are you replacing a bog standard non-electronic manual dipping mirror with an electronically dimming one? (like mine) My 2016 Auris Excel hybrid hatchback has an electro-chromatic interior mirror (AKA auto dimming) fitted as standard with light sensors on it, a green “active” LED and an ON/OFF push button on it. What are you planning on plugging the new mirror into if your car doesn’t have a loom up there? It may even be hooked into the headlight system. Here’s mine:
  5. Hi Tim. Are you replacing a bog standard non-electrically dimming mirror with an electrically dimming one? My 2016 Auris Excel hybrid hatchback has one of those electro-chromatic mirrors (AKA auto dimming) fitted as standard with light sensors on it, a green “operating” LED and an ON/OFF push button on it. What are you planning on plugging the new mirror into if your car doesn’t have a loom up there? It may even be hooked into the headlight system.
  6. @Anthony Poli I vaguely remember an issue relating to a faulty hazard flasher switch on Auris models, which caused a 12V battery drain overnight (after a brief push of the hazard flasher button). 🤔
  7. I agree with @TonyHSD. It’s likely to need a new 12V battery soon. That happened to me in my last car. It was a sign that the 12V battery was on its last legs. When it happens, depending on how many electronic systems your car has, it can cause all sorts of weird electronic glitches such as resetting MPG / trip data, and wiping stored radio stations from memory.
  8. Mine had a very clear ⬆️UP marking on the filter, making it idiot proof to change. It’s not the active charcoal filter though (that combats smells). Just an ordinary pollen type.
  9. Here’s the original cabin pollen filter from my 2016 Auris Excel hybrid hatchback. (My car has fully automatic dual zone climate control). Filter part number: 87139-YZZ16 eBay is a good source for filters. Simple to fit. Hope this info helps. 🙂👍🏻
  10. Regarding map updates for your sat nav, exactly as @Packard says: either DIY with a digital download from eBay onto a USB drive, or pay around £130 from Toyota main dealer for a map update. I decided not to update my onboard maps. I have full Europe and UK maps from 2016, from when the car was new. Mine is a 2016 Auris Excel Hybrid hatchback.
  11. I too have used ECO mode for daily driving for about the last 6 months. In my experience, it softens accelerator response, makes the engine “on time” as little as possible (reducing fuel usage), and reduces cabin fan speed / cooling power of the climate control A/C. Here’s an extract from the manual explaining exactly what it does:
  12. With my last car (a 2010 1.6 diesel Ford Focus Titanium without stop/start) I used to avoid commuter traffic jams and go the slightly longer way round in order to keep moving (rather than sit in stationary Nottingham traffic). My Auris hybrid LOVES queues and slow moving traffic. It’s changed how I drive for the better. I read the road ahead much further in order to brake / regen and accelerate smoothly. I now enjoy rush hour jams and heavy traffic. And I never thought I’d hear myself saying that!! 🤣 🚙🔋 🚗 🚛 🚐 🚌 🚗 🏍
  13. As a 2016 Auris Excel hybrid hatchback driver for the last 13 months, I can tell you with absolute clarity that if you buy a hybrid for commuting in slow speed traffic, it’s absolutely the right tool for the job. It’s a beautiful, relaxing, smooth commute. Thoroughly recommended. Here’s mine:
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