Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) launched an all-new Corolla Cross on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
Since the launch of the first generation in 1966, the Corolla series has continued to evolve and embrace new challenges based on the “plus alpha” concept, via which it seeks to exceed both the expectations of customers around the world and the needs of the times.
In addition to the sedans, wagons, and hatchbacks that currently populate the line-up, the Corolla series has at various points featured a diverse range of models unencumbered by preconceived notions of body or style, with the goal of catering to ever-changing customer lifestyles.
Today, the Corolla series is sold in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, and in July 2021 it achieved some cumulative sales of 50 million units.
The all-new Corolla Cross inherits the “plus alpha” concept of previous generations of the Corolla series, as well as its mission of “staying close to customers and continuing to evolve.” The first-ever SUV Corolla model was born, aiming to offer a new innovative and expansive form for the new demands of the age.
It combines the spacious interior and outstanding utility characteristics of an SUV with powerful performance and superb fuel efficiency.
The all-new Corolla Cross has been designed to be “urban and active,” with the dynamism and sophistication of an SUV. Its commanding, urban proportions are rooted in a contrast between its relaxed upper body―including glass surfaces, and front and rear lights―and its wide, stable bumpers. The vehicle is available in a total of eight colors that accentuate its urban and sophisticated design.
From the instrument panel to the door trim, the interior exudes a sense of continuity which contributes to an expansive interior space. LEDs are used for all cabin illumination, helping to achieve an interior that is luxurious and sophisticated, but casual at the same time. Sporty front seats feature slim backs and provide outstanding support
Both the hybrid and gasoline versions of the all-new Corolla Cross are equipped with optimized 1.8-liter engines.
The car responds reliably to accelerator operation and gains speed in a smooth, pleasing manner. The hybrid versions deliver class-leading fuel efficiency of 26.2 km/L*2; their E-Four electric 4WD systems not only contribute to superb fuel efficiency but also ensure consistent behavior both when accelerating and when driving on snow or other slippery surfaces.
Safety And Security Features
All grades of the all-new Corolla Cross come equipped as standard with the latest edition of Toyota Safety Sense, providing driving support in all aspects of everyday usage scenarios. Parking Support Brake and Back Guide Monitor are also fitted as standard to all grades except the G “X,” enabling users to drive with peace of mind even in narrow spaces such as car parks. Plus Support*10 is also available, to control sudden acceleration due to misapplication of the accelerator pedal, whether or not there are obstacles nearby.
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