Toyota is set to release a crossover variation of its popular Corolla sedan– the locally-built Toyota Corolla Cross– in November.

The Corolla name has an abundant and varied history covering 12 generations, and while in your area it has actually been restricted to the sedan, five-door hatchback and station wagon variations, internationally it has actually been provided in a wide variety of guises and setups.

With “Corolla Meets SUV” being the crucial expression for the advancement of the Corolla Cross, the design was created as a brand-new kind of SUV that integrates all the crucial Corolla qualifications with energy, Toyota stated.

The Corolla Cross will slot in above the C-HR and listed below the RAV4 designs, both in regards to size and powertrain setup. Prices for the brand-new design has actually not yet been launched, nevertheless, the C-HR is priced from R449,300, while the RAV4 begins with R482,400.

” The TNGA platform (GA-C) has actually allowed the Corolla Cross to attain premium efficiency, a comfy flight, and impressive tranquility.

” In addition to its extraordinary convenience, the Corolla Cross offers a roomy cabin, simple entry into and exit from the cars and truck, class-leading travel luggage area appropriate for all situations, and security devices acquired from the Corolla series. In this method, the brand-new design understands convenience, energy, and comfort for consumers,” the car manufacturer stated.

Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA)

The advantages of the TNGA platform are currently showcased in the Prius, C-HR and E210 Corolla (sedan and hatch) designs, Toyota stated.

” TNGA offers exceptional trip quality, without jeopardizing dexterity and motorist feedback– leading to a vehicle that ‘simply feels ideal’. Residents are likewise rewarded with a roomy cabin that uses excellent presence with a trendy yet highly-ergonomic interior decoration.”

Another trademark of the TNGA platform is the decrease of NVH levels (Noise Vibration Harshness), it stated.

Outside Styling

Big, extended headlamps flank a popular trapezoidal radiator grille, which is more highlighted by the broad ‘upswept’ lower bumper. Deep vertical style lines on the external edges of the bumper, assistance produce a ‘tough’ frontal view.

The side profile includes obvious fender flares, producing a sense of width, and matching the smooth glasshouse and C-pillar trim. The rear uses big elliptical taillamps with trapezoidal detailing and crease lines.