Toyota Corolla Altis Overview
Toyota Corolla Altis 2017
The Toyota Corolla has been around for almost 50 years now. In this span, the Corolla has also gone ahead to become the highest selling car of all time with over 40 million units sold till now and is still going strong. Toyota brought the Corolla to India in the year 2000 and it soon gathered the support of the affluent as well as the upper middle class looking for a decent executive segment sedan which was reliable at the same time. The 2017 version of Toyota Corolla Altis was showcased in Russia last year as it is all set for a launch tomorrow the 15th March, 2017. As a result Toyota dealerships across Delhi NCR are accepting bookings at a token amount of INR 1 lakh for this model.
Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 - Exterior
The Corolla Altis 2017 follows Toyota’s‘Under Priority and Keep look’ philosophy and receives a redesigned front fascia which is complemented by a bolder and modish looking front grille. Thus the Toyota Corolla Atis 2017 gets sleek bi-beam LED headlamps and restyled bumper along with a lot of detailing thrown in around the fog lamps. The sides profile remains unchanged consisting of 17 inch wheels with chrome door handles whereas the rear end gets a new taillight section with LED units. The length of New Corolla Altis stands at 4620 mm with a width of 1775 mm, 1465 mm of height and a wheelbase of 2700 mm.
Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 - Interior
Coming to the interiors of Toyota Corolla Altis 2017, this facelift does not feature any radical changes but it will exhibit improved an cabin with better quality material for the upholstery. The HVAC vents in the new model will also have their subsequent controls tweaked into a new design. The multimedia infotainment system is now going to be equipped with a bigger touchscreen screen than the previous one. The manufacturer has also revealed that the facelifted model will have improvements in the NVH levels because of better cabin insulation. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD as standard while the higher variants get pre-collision system, lane departure alert and automatic high beam.
Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 - Engine Specifications and Mileage
The engine department of Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 will remain the same as the out-going model. Thus the petrol derivative which is a 1.8 litre, 4-cylinder configuration unit is expected to produce a power output of 138 bhp with 173 Nm of torque. While the diesel that is smaller capacity 1.4 litre 4-cylinder power mill is believed to produce just 87 bhp of power along with 205 nm of peak torque. The transmission responsibilities are to be handled by a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed CVT tiptronic available only with the petrol engine. The mileage from petrol variants will be around the figure of 14 kmpl whereas the diesel will offer a commendable 26 kmpl of mileage.
Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 - Launch Date, Price and Competition
The launch date of the new Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 is 15th March in India. Its expected price in India is believed to be between INR 13.70 - 18.50 lakh (ex-showroom). It currently rivals the likes of Hyundai Elantra, Chevrolet Cruze, Skoda Octavia and Volkswagen Jetta.