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IN PICS: Toyota Corolla Cross bids to turn sedan into SUV

IN PICS: Toyota Corolla Cross bids to turn sedan into SUV
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  • Toyota Motor has launched the all-new Corolla Cross compact SUV at a global premiere held in Thailand, today.
  • The company said the sales have now commenced in Thailand and the car will be launched globally going forward.
  • The car offers a minimum turning radius of 5.2 meters, which makes for easy driving in narrow spaces.
  • The 9-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system offers support for Apple CarPlay, panoramic view monitor, a powered tailgate and a kick sensor.
The Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor has launched the all-new Corolla Cross compact SUV at a global premiere held in Thailand, today.

The Toyota Corolla Cross is another addition in the Corolla series of the Japanese carmaker — but it’s the first-ever SUV to join the league of sedans.

Since its launch in Japan in 1966, the Corolla series has sold a cumulative total of 48 million units or more, in more than 150 countries and regions around the world. Making it the best-selling car in the portfolio of the Japanese carmaker.

The company said the sales have now commenced in Thailand and the car will be launched globally going forward.

The design is based on Toyota New Global Architecture platform, which, according to the company, provides high-quality performance with exceptional comfort, a spacious cabin and easy entry into and exit from the car.

The design is based on Toyota New Global Architecture platform, which, according to the company, provides high-quality performance with exceptional comfort, a spacious cabin and easy entry into and exit from the car.
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The car is designed as a new type of SUV that offers luggage space of 487-litres, and safety equipment inherited from the Corolla series. It also gets 7 airbags and other safety provisions like a pre-collision safety system, dynamic radar cruise control, blind-spot monitor and lane departure alert with steering assistance.

The car is designed as a new type of SUV that offers luggage space of 487-litres, and safety equipment inherited from the Corolla series. It also gets 7 airbags and other safety provisions like a pre-collision safety system, dynamic radar cruise control, blind-spot monitor and lane departure alert with steering assistance.
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Its elevated driving position contributes to a wide field of view and helps minimize blind spots. It also offers a minimum turning radius of 5.2 meters, which makes for easy driving in narrow spaces.

Its elevated driving position contributes to a wide field of view and helps minimize blind spots. It also offers a minimum turning radius of 5.2 meters, which makes for easy driving in narrow spaces.
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The car features soft-touch material on the dashboard with a clean layout. The 9-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system offers support for Apple CarPlay, panoramic view monitor, powered tailgate and kick sensor. It also offers power-adjustable driver seat and the reclining feature for the rear seats.

The car features soft-touch material on the dashboard with a clean layout. The 9-inch floating touchscreen infotainment system offers support for Apple CarPlay, panoramic view monitor, powered tailgate and kick sensor. It also offers power-adjustable driver seat and the reclining feature for the rear seats.
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The SUV is powered by a 1.8-inch hybrid engine with 4th generation hybrid system with average fuel consumption of 23.3 kilometres per litre. The SUV is also available with a gasoline engine, where the average fuel consumption is 15.4 kilometre per litre. The car is priced between 989,000 THB (₹23 lakh) to 1,199,000 THB (₹ 28 lakh) based on its four-engine variants.

The SUV is powered by a 1.8-inch hybrid engine with 4th generation hybrid system with average fuel consumption of 23.3 kilometres per litre. The SUV is also available with a gasoline engine, where the average fuel consumption is 15.4 kilometre per litre.  The car is priced between 989,000 THB (₹23 lakh) to 1,199,000 THB (₹ 28 lakh) based on its four-engine variants.
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