The crossover based on the hatchback Toyota Corolla will officially launch on 9 July.
Toyota has announced the premiere of crossover, the Corolla, Cross, commodity name which was registered in the European intellectual property office almost two years ago. The slogan on the company advertising the teaser reads: A new journey begins – “a New adventure begins”. And it will happen on July 9, the day of the premiere Corolla Cross.
According to preliminary information, the model is based on a proprietary modular platform TNGA-C used base Toyota Corolla hatchback and compact crossover the Toyota C-HR. In the crossover range of the brand Corolla Cross is the step between C-HR and the larger RAV4. Overall length of new items will be 4460 mm, width – 1825 mm, height – 1620 mm, that is, Corolla Cross will be 100 mm longer, 30 mm wider and 55 mm above the compact C-HR. Size ground clearance – 161 mm.
According to rumors, the engine range will include the 1.8-liter “aspirated” (141 HP, 175 Nm) and is paired with a CVT Direct Shift-CVT, and the 123-strong hybrid power plant, consisting of a 1.8-liter “four” (100 HP, 142 Nm) and 73-horsepower electric motor.
The first market Toyota Corolla Cross will be Thailand, where the crossover will cost from 25.5 million euros. Access to the markets of Brazil and India is expected later.