The first generation, named Ipsum in Japan an Picnic an SportsVan in export markets, wis built frae 1995–2001, wi export versions arrivin in 1996. It haed a choice o twa inline fower-cylinder petrol ingines wi DOHC an 16 valves, rangin frae 1.8 tae 2.0 L, as well as 2.2 Diesel engine.
The seicont generation, based on the Toyota Avensis platform, wis introduced in 2001 in Japan an Europe, where it is now called Avensis Verso. It features an enlarged wheelbase an inner room for seiven seats. Besides the 2.0 an 2.4 L petrol ingines, it also featured a 2.0 L 116 PS (85 kW) D-4D turbodiesel ingine.