As the name suggests, The Corolla Cross is the crossover derivative of the Corolla sedan that much of the world is familiar with. The familiar sedan and the new crossover are built on Toyota’s TNGA platform there are commonalities in engines too.
The Corolla Cross is unmistakably Toyota look, though it’s most similar to the RAV4. The Corolla Cross gets a pronounced black grille as well as sharp headlights and LED daytime running lights. Additionally, black bumpers, side skirts, and wheel arches add rugged appeal.
A closer look reveals that the Corolla Cross actually shares a lot of its body panels and has an almost identical interior to the recently unveiled Suzuki ACross.
The cabin features a monotone theme with a few contrasting bits, along with a large touchscreen infotainment system taking centre stage.
The Corolla Cross will go on sale with two engine options. There will be a 1.8-litre 2ZR-FBE petrol engine that makes 140hp and 175Nm of torque and comes mated to a CVT gearbox. A petrol-electric hybrid that features a 98hp, 1.8-litre petrol engines working in simultaneously with a 72hp, the electric motor will be on offer. The hybrid will be on offer.
There is no news of the model coming to India as of now.