“Corolla meets SUV” – Toyota unveils new Corolla Cross
An exciting new addition to the Toyota range, the Corolla Cross – the first ever Corolla SUV. The new Corolla Cross was designed as a type of SUV that combines dignified sturdiness in the exterior and utility that exceeds expectations. It offers exceptional comfort, high-quality performance and outstanding quietness and power.
On the subject of power, the Corolla Cross 2.0-litre engine matched to an E-CVT transmission produces an incredible total system output of 135kW. The Corolla Cross has three drive modes and includes an additional EV mode enhancing the vehicle’s efficiency and performance.
Daizo Kameyama, Chief Engineer in charge of development, commented on the unveiling of the new model: ” Now that the Corolla Cross has newly joined the Corolla family, we sincerely hope that our customers will warmly welcome the vehicle to become part of their families: just like their partners, siblings or even friends. We wish that the Corolla Cross could assist customers in creating a new story by loading on their vehicle the people who are important to them, the luggage, and their dreams for the future.”
The latest addition to the Corolla collection showcases the upgrades in Toyota Corolla’s sleek design, advanced technology, and structural revisions. A few key characteristics of the Corolla Cross are outlined below.
The Corolla Cross frame is based on the TNGA platform (GA-C). It has a new torsion-beam suspension resulting in a stable, cushioned ride. The Corolla cross also offers a spacious cabin and class-leading luggage space with a luggage capacity of 487 litres / 440 litres*3.
It’s powerful, sleek, and sophisticated appearance on the outside compliments the utmost comfortable interior space with outstanding views and ample head clearance. Its relaxed side view hints at a spacious interior and underlines the vehicle’s status.
Anticipating your every need, the Corolla Cross provides infotainment that keeps your finger on the pulse with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Additionally, the latest Toyota Safety Sense Package tracks potential hazards giving you a peace of mind.
The Corolla Cross offers superb maneuverability with an elevated driving position that contributes to a wide field view minimising blind spot. It has a class-leading minimum turning radius of 5.2 meters resulting in responsive handling.
In light of environmental performance, lightening the body has enabled even the gasoline-powered grades to achieve amazing fuel efficiency resulting in class-leading environmental performance for both gasoline-powered and hybrid models.
Overseas model shown. Cars and accessories may differ from final New Zealand specification.