Earned the numbers with Innova and respect with Corolla, Toyota launched the all new Corolla Altis today in India for Rs 11.99 lakh in the petrol variant. Diesel variant starts at Rs 13.07 lakh. Prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
The 11th generation Toyota Corolla Altis is also made available in CVT automatic transmission for petrol buyers. Top end automatic costs Rs 16.89 lakh where rest of variants (both of petrol & diesel) fall in between.
Adding to its premiumness the All New Corolla Altis comes with a special accessory package “The Benchmark Collection”. It has a unique collection of premium accessories like daytime running lamp and chrome packages. Most of the styling comes from Toyota Furia concept that was waived at Detroit Auto Show 2013 and also from the Camry. The dimensional numbers touted the new Corolla Altis is wider and longer than before. The slightly stretched also offers enormous legroom for rear passenger.
Under hoods, it stores the same 1.8-liter Dual VVTi Petrol engine of 138bhp, and 1.4-liter 1ND D-4D diesel engine of 87bhp. Both the engines uses 6-speed manual gearbox, and petrol buyers can enjoys the seven-step CVT automatic gearbox as well.
Confirming the changes, mentioned below pointers can explain it in detail:
- New radiator grille
- LED headlamps and clearance lamps
- New design wide rear LED combination lamps add to the prestigious looks
- R 16 alloy wheels
- Rear chrome garnish
- The vehicle height has been lowered by 5 mm leading to better balance and aerodynamics.
- Cyber carbon piano black instrument panel cluster provides a rich feel
- 3 spoke leather steering wheel with bluetooth control
- New design optitron meter with illumination
- Illumination (for entry, cupholder and near the foot)
- Chrome inside door handle
- Increased wheelbase (100 mm)
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Naomi Ishii, Managing Director said, “Corolla is the world’s most favorite car. It is the world’s No 1 car with more than 40 million cars sold across the globe. The Corolla accounts for one in every five vehicle sold by Toyota in the 76 – year history. 1969 was the start of its 33 year run as best – selling car in Japan. With global cumulative sales exceeding 22.65 million units, in 1997 the Corolla became the world’s best – selling nameplate. More than a million units have been sold each year since 2002. We are glad to launch the 11th generation of this global car in India.”
Mr. N Raja, Director and Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing said, “From the 9th generation in 2003 to the newly introduced 11th generation, the Corolla has bettered with each generation. The Corolla has stood the test of time. The key to its success is the faithful passing down of its original development concept from the first generation onwards. A testimony to Toyota’s craftsmanship, technology and world renowned Quality, Durability and Reliability – QDR, Corolla is Toyota’s flagship brand. We have sold more than 88,500 units since its introduction in India, in 2003.We received a good response after we unveiled the vehicle at the Auto Expo in Feb. We are currently booked for 3 months. We hope the All New Corolla Altis, will further strengthen the brand in India and will also contribute to the growth of the C segment in India.”
The New Corolla Altis is available in an array of 7 exciting colours – White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Mica Metallic, Grey Metallic, Blue Metallic, Champaign Mica Metallic, Super White II and Celestial Black.
Prices of New Toyota Corolla Altis in India:
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