Toyota Ipsum vs. Wish: A Used MPV Showdown

Toyota Ipsum vs. Wish: A Used MPV Showdown

Toyota is well-known for producing high-quality vehicles, and both the Toyota Ipsum and Toyota Wish are no exception. While both of these popular MPVs offer unique advantages they each have a variety of similarities, so in this used Toyota Ipsum vs. Toyota Wish car comparison we take a closer look at similar model years to help you understand what makes each used Toyota MPV stand out.

The Toyota Ipsum: 2nd Generation (2001–2009)

A used 2003 Toyota Ipsum from online used car exporter BE FORWARD.

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The 2nd generation of the Toyota Ipsum, also known as the Avensis Verso, first began production in May 2001, and featured advancements over the previous generation including an increased size as best seen by the expanded trunk and interior space of the cabin. The engine was also displaced to cater to the increased space without affecting the car’s efficiency.

The Toyota Wish: 1st Generation (2003–2009)

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The first generation of Toyota Wish was introduced during the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2002. The initial model was almost perfect but ended up going a few modifications to enhance its overall aesthetic. In particular, adjustments were made to the headlights, bumpers, dashboard, and LED tail-lights. The switchgear was also modified to enhance the automatic transmission and climate control. Despite these minor changes, the model retained its reputation for having a solid fuel consumption rating compared to that of other compact MPVs within the market.

Price Comparison

Based on BE FORWARD’s 2018 listings, the price of a Toyota Ipsum varies depending on the model year. Earlier models can cost as low as around $1,000, with later models at around $1,800.

Compared to the Ipsum, the price of a Toyota Wish is slightly higher but more varied. Early-year models can be found below $1,000, while the more recent models can cost around $3,500. It should be noted that some Toyota Wish models are 7 seaters, which could be attributed to the differences in their costs.


Make/Model: Toyota Ipsum

Average Used BF Price: $1,000 to $1,800


Make/Model: Toyota Wish

Average Used BF Price: $1,000 to $3,500


*Based on average 2018 BE FORWARD pricing

Interior and Exterior Comparison

The Toyota Ipsum is fitted with 7 seats arranged into 3 rows. The front cabin is wide and roomy, giving both the driver and front passenger a large amount of space. The front seats are also electric, making them easy to adjust, and the driver’s seat is set at a height that lets you clearly see the road from all sides.

The interior of a used 2004 Toyota Ipsum from online used car exporter BE FORWARD.

Interior of a used 2004 Toyota Ipsum

The adjustable steering wheel fits the needs of any driver, while in the passenger area the seats are modified to allow for more boot space at the rear of the car, which comes in at around 1,499mm. The exterior of the Toyota Ipsum is characterized by its bright xenon headlights, roof rails, and added fog lights for safer driving in conditions where visibility is poor.

The Toyota Wish was initially launched as a 6 seater, but some later models are 7 seaters. The seats are made of a suede material that is easy to clean, and the vehicle also features control panel windows and ebony wood-like elements featured in the front interior. The steering wheel is also fitted with genuine leather, giving it both a touch of elegance and a firmer grip.

Used 2004 Toyota Wish Interior - BE FORWARD

Interior of a used 2004 Toyota Wish

The car has a sporty look thanks to its capsular design, with the rear boot at around 1,460mm. The Toyota Wish is fitted with four vertical headlamps, in addition to high-quality alloy wheels and a well-designed bumper that enhances the vehicle’s overall appeal.


Make/Model: Toyota Ipsum

Seating: 6 / Doors: 5

Weight (kg): 1,500


Make/Model: Toyota Wish

Seating: 6 or 7 / Doors: 5

Weight (kg): 1,340


Engine and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

The engine of a Toyota Ipsum has a displacement capacity of 2,362cc, while the fuel tank can hold 60 liters. The engine also has 4 cylinders, each with four valves per piston. Its average fuel consumption ranges between 11km/L and 12km/L, which is mostly dependent on whether the vehicle is front-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive, giving it a combined fuel efficiency of around 11.5 km/L.

The engine of a used 2002 Toyota Ipsum from online car exporter BE FORWARD.

Engine of a used 2002 Toyota Ipsum

The Toyota Wish has an internal combustion system, with a maximum displacement between 1,794cc and 1,998cc and a fuel tank capacity similar to that of the Ipsum, at 60 liters. The engine has four cylinders, each with four valves. The fuel consumption ranges between 13km/L and 14km/L, which is dependent on the type of drive, and it gives a combined fuel efficiency of 13.5 km/L.

The engine of a used 2007 Toyota Wish from online used car exporter BE FORWARD.

Engine of a used 2007 Toyota Wish

 


Make/Model: Toyota Ipsum

Engine: 4-cylinder

Fuel Consumption per (l/km): 11 to 12

Fuel Tank Capacity: 60

Fuel Type: Petrol


Make/Model: Toyota Wish

Engine: 4-cylinder

Fuel Consumption per (l/km): 13 to 14

Fuel Tank Capacity: 60

Fuel Type: Petrol


Toyota Ipsum vs. Wish: Verdict

The Toyota Ipsum and Toyota Wish both offer a variety similar features, but depending on what you need in a used MPV, each car could fit different functions and desired features. For instance, the Toyota Ipsum’s boot is larger compared to that of the Wish, meaning that larger families who like to travel may be better off opting for the Ipsum.

The rear of a used 2002 Toyota Ipsum from online used car exporter BE FORWARD.

Rear of a used 2002 Toyota Ipsum

For those who value the exterior styling of their car, the Toyota Wish could be the better option thanks to its sporty trim. In addition, the Toyota Wish offers a more powerful engine and slightly better fuel efficiency compared to the Ipsum.

The rear of a used 2009 Toyota Wish from online used car exporter BE FORWARD.

Rear of a used 2009 Toyota Wish

In regard to price, budget-conscious buyers may find the Toyota Ipsum their go-to, as the price point for a used Ipsum is usually offered lower than that of the Wish.

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