Toyota Wish is one of the best cars we strongly recommend to anyone who is looking to buy a great compact MPV car for a large family. It was produced by Toyota Corporation from 2003 to 2017. It is available as a six or 7 seater car. The engine size comes in either 1.8 or 2.0-litre sizes. It is a lovely car for those who do not want to buy a somewhat larger car such as Ipsum while still consider Toyota Spacio too small for their taste. Toyota assembled Toyota Wish car in Thailand and Taiwan apart besides Japan. The car comes just in the middle of the two extremely popular cars available in the market. In the coming lines, we plan to review Toyota Wish while considering all its bells and whistles. Toyota Wish Review, Which Version Do You Like. We will try to give you detailed information about this car. However, please feel free to contact us if you still have any questions/comments about the Toyota Wish.
Toyota Wish Review, Which Version Do You Like
Before we provide a detailed overall review of Toyota Wish, we need to look into how this car was introduced in the first and how it went through during all these years.
Toyota Wish Specs
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Corporation
Production Years: 2003-2017
Car Body Class: Compact MPV
Body Style: 5-Door Station Wagon
Engine Size: 1.8 L 1ZZ-FE, 2.0 L 1AZ-FSE
Transmission: 4-speed automatic, 7-speed Super CVT-i
2,750 mm (108.3 in)
4,560 mm (179.5 in)
1,695 mm (66.7 in)
1,590 mm (62.6 in)
Toyota Wish First Generation (2003-2009)
Most of our customers believe that the Toyota Wish is a cheap option if you want an MPV without spending too much. It is a fuel-efficient car with an average of 12.8km/L-14.4km/L. Sometimes, it may give you even more mileage depending on the road conditions, engine quality, and transmission etc.
It is a quiet, smooth car. The engine makes very little noise. The sound insulation inside the cabin is excellent. You do not hear any major sounds while changing the gear and speeds. It is a reliable and safe car. We did not hear any major issues regarding it. In most of the cases, it does not require much maintenance or repairs. In case of a road accident, it does provide sufficient safety features to all the passengers. It provides a lot of space for carrying luggage. The space between the first and second rows is great. Even the third rows are reasonable as you can move the second-row seats to give little more space to the passengers sitting on the third-row seats. The power of the airconditioning is sufficient even for a third-row passenger.
Despite all the good comments we hear about this car, there are some caveats as well. First, the car is not as stylish as you may wish. Although its exterior looks great, its interior is extremely simple but practical. It is certainly not a flashy MPV. Plenty of spare parts are available in the market. So worries about the maintenance issues anywhere in the world.
As the car was basically designed for safety purposes, it offers limited features. It has 6 Airbags and other active safety control like the TRC, 4 Disc Brakes etc. Toyota Motor Corporation only focused on the exterior features while upgrading from its first generation to the second generation. To some, the vehicle lacks power and its pickup is slow. Some even call it a boring car. Due to its MPV style, some customers wish to have a hybrid version of the car which, of course, Toyota, does not seem to introduce.
Another feature which customers do not like about the car is that it is too common. Wherever you go you see Toyota Wish. It does not offer middle or third-row aircon blower. It may be an important factor in hot weather regions. The car does not provide an automatic door lock system. The steering of the car may look too light while driving on a highway.
Some of our Toyota Wish customers do not even like its exterior design due to its extremely small wheels and rims. Please feel free to look at the stock of Toyota Wish cars available with us