‘Corolla Meets SUV’ – Toyota unveils the Corolla Cross in Thailand

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Toyota Corolla Cross
Underpinning the slogan of “A New Journey”, the all-new Corolla Cross comes equipped with a range of technologies and functions that fulfill a wide array of lifestyle needs

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has added the new Corolla Cross compact SUV to its Corolla series to suit the growing demand of SUVs. While the exteriors express a strong sense of sportiness and robustness, the interiors stand out with spacious room that offer excellent comfort and a vast and highly adjustable luggage capacity of up to 487 litres.

Toyota Corolla Cross - Topgear Magazine
The contrast between the rear fenders and the cabin results in an impressive rearview

The TNGA platform has enabled the Corolla Cross to achieve high-quality performance, a comfortable ride and outstanding quietness. In addition to its exceptional comfort, the Corolla Cross provides a spacious cabin, easy entry into and exit from the car, vast luggage space suitable for all scenarios and safety equipment inherited from the Corolla series. In this way, the new model realizes comfort, utility, and peace of mind for customers.

Toyota Corolla Cross Dashboard - Car Blogs Online
The design in the interior represents a seamless work of art with the new Terra Rossa red shade

Prominent new features include a power moonroof, LED headlights and taillights, new Terra Rossa red shade for the interiors color, dual-zone automatic climate control and a power back door with activated kick sensor.

Toyota Corolla Cross - Car update Online
The 1.8-inch hybrid engine with the most innovative 4th generation hybrid system has been completely developed so that the battery offers greater performance, endurance, and fuel efficiency

The Corolla Cross is available in Thailand with a 1.8-litre petrol engine that can also be opted with a hybrid system. The petrol engine produces 136bhp of peak power and 177Nm of peak torque and comes mated to a CVT transmission. The 4th generation hybrid system with a 600-volt electric motor churns out 71bhp and works in conjunction with the 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 96bhp and 142 Nm of peak torque.

Toyota Corolla Cross - Car News Online
With Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) and the newly developed torsion beam, the suspension has been largely enhanced for better grip and smooth ride, while improving the balance while driving straight and cornering

Toyota will be launching the compact SUV in a number of markets going forward. Do you think this should come to India as well?