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Review 2021
Toyota Corolla Cross Thailand

2020 -2021 Toyota Corolla Cross (1st generation)

Toyota Corolla Cross Current Price in Thailand:

As the main phrase in the creation of the Corolla Cross is “Corolla Meets SUV,” the model was designed as a new model of SUV which combines dignified exterior solidity and utility that goes beyond the expectations of customers. .. The TNGA1 platform (GA-C) has allowed the Corolla Cross to perform highly, comfortably and with excellent silence. A compact SUV crossover manufactured by the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota, the Toyota Corolla Cross uses the Corolla nameplate for mainly the automobile markets of South Asia. It was presented in Thailand on 9 July 2020 and has been designed on the same GA-C platform as Corolla, an alternative that is more realistic and wider.

Versions & Trims:

The new Sports Utility Vehicle Toyota Cross comes in four variants that are Premium Safety Hybrid trim, Hybrid Premium trim, Hybrid Smart trim, and 1.8 Sports trim that is fitted with a hybrid and gasoline engine. All four trims offer continuously varying transmission while they differ in various features and specs that specify them.

1st Generation Toyota Corolla cross front view
1st Generation Toyota Corolla cross front view

Engine and power:

Corolla Cross offers both gasoline and hybrid engine options. The 1799cc gasoline engine generates a maximum power of 103 kW at 6000 rpm and torque of 177 Nm at 4000 rpm. It offers super CVT-I transmission while on the other hand the hybrid trim is powered by 1Nm motor paired with 1799 cc engine that generates a maximum power of 72 KW at 5200 rpm and maximum torque of 142 Nm at 3600 rpm. The transmission power for the hybrid version is continuously varying by electric powers. Suspension of the trims is smooth enough with MacPherson strut axles at front and Ventilated disc at the back axles. All trims of the Toyota Corolla Cross are available in front-wheel driving option only and all-wheel drive is yet to be launched.

Performance & Drive:

 It let you have Fantastic handling with a high driving position that helps to eliminate blind spots and leading to a wide field of view. A minimum turning range of class leaders of 5.2 meters ensures receptive management while Combining driving efficiency and ease Optimizes suspension geometry and wide, soft covers ensure comfortable riding for passengers at all seats. In Thailand Combined-cycle test fuel (CCT) consumption amounts to 6.5 litres per hundred kilometres, for petrol engines and 4.3L/100 km for the hybrid. Emissions are 150 grams per kilometre for gasoline engines and 98 g / km for hybrid respectively, for claimed carbon dioxide (CO2). Also, petrol-powered grades were able to achieve excellent fuel efficiency with the lightening of the body. This means that both petrol-powered and hybrid models have class-leading environmental results. Electronic power steering is made standard in all trims that make handling of a car even easier with smoother turning over twists and turns while the braking system is also upgraded with a ventilated disc on front brakes and disc brakes on rear brakes letting you stop the car finely without giving any discomfort and jerky brake. It can accelerate from zero to a hundred kilometres per hour in 10.14 seconds while it can return from a hundred to sixty kilometres per hour in 6.16 seconds.

Exterior design and features:

The Corolla Cross has a heavy, smooth, and sophisticated look displaying comfortable side viewpoints to a broad interior that stresses the status of the vehicle. A strong and imposing front and back attract customers the most while its Strong facing molds stress the sense of energy in the car. The comparison between its rear look and cabin is a stunning retro view. The front of the car looked aggressive, with narrow headlamps, a wide grille, and a silver shield, complemented by a black tab. The robust style was confirmed by the sculptured panel doors and the extended back panels. On the back, the designers wanted to put a roof spoiler on the back fence. It has a total length of 4,460 millimetres, a width of 1,825 millimetres, and a height of 1,620 millimetres while having a wheelbase of 2560 millimetres. The hybrid premium trim features seventeen inches beautifully designed alloy wheels while all other trims are equipped with eighteen inches alloy wheels having R18 tires that provide smooth grips on roads. The LED headlights are provided with daytime running lights and fog lights to help you drive in extreme weather conditions.

Interior design and features:

The Interior of Corolla Cross is liked for its convenient interior room that gives you excellent views and wide clearance of head giving you accommodation for five passengers comfortably. The leather upholstery gives a deluxe and dynamic look to the appearance of its cabin. It also gives you a huge luggage capacity of 487 litres in a trunk capable enough to carry big suitcases. The wide openings of the large door make it possible for a child to enter or leave the car making it a convenient and versatile car. For the rear passengers, it promised a more spacious headroom. The legroom is the same as the car has the same wheelbase as the C-HR.

The Corolla Cross took additional elements from the standard compact sibling for the instrument panel. On top of the center, the stack was a floating-type unit for infotainment. The cluster of instruments had the same analog dials as that of the typical Corolla. It is equipped with nine inches LED touch screen infotainment system to entertain you in your journeys while the seven inches multi-function screen serves as your instrumentation cluster while six speakers are fixed to give you the best sound qualities. Two USB outlets are also given in the rear compartment entertaining the rear passengers with their choice of music. Another beautiful addition in this Cross is its power moon roof enlightening the cabin with extra light in day and night and also letting passengers enjoy the fresh air. The interior cabin can be made more attractive with red and black colours in hybrid premium safety and hybrid premium trim while other trims are available in only black colour option for the cabin.

Safety & features:

Toyota Safety Sense system is installed in Toyota Cross too providing you with 24 hours help in case of emergencies while the major safety features include a blind-spot detection system, lane-keeping assistance system, adaptive cruise control system, surrounding view cameras and rear cross-traffic alert system. It has been rated with five stars by ASEAN program through NCAP tests.

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Pricing:

The gasoline engine trim for Toyota Cross is available at 989,000 baht while the Smart trim is priced at 1.019 million baht, premium trim is priced at 1.089 million baht and the premium safety trim has a starting price of 1.199 million baht. Toyota Corolla Cross has also been now launched in Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Brunei.

Verdict:

Toyota Corolla Cross is much quirky and loaded with upgraded features as compared to Toyota CHR and other competitors and thus we hope it sells like hotcakes in markets.

Specifications Hybrid Premium Safety Hybrid Premium Hybrid Smart 1.8 Sport
Transmission E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock CVT-i 7 Speed with Sequential Shift and Shift Lock
Dimension
Overall Length x Width x Height [mm.] 4,460 x 1,825 x 1,620 4,460 x 1,825 x 1,620 4,460 x 1,825 x 1,620 4,460 x 1,825 x 1,620
Wheelbase [mm.] 2,640 2,640 2,640 2,640
Tread Front/Rear [mm.] 1,559 / 1,571 1,559 / 1,571 1,569 / 1,581 1,569 / 1,581
Min. Ground Clearance [mm.] 161 161 161 161
Fuel Capacity [L.] 36 36 36 47
Min. Turning Radius [m.] 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2
Engine
Model 2ZR-FXE 2ZR-FXE 2ZR-FXE 2ZR-FBE
Type 4 Cylinder In-line, DOHC 16 Valve 4 Cylinder In-line, DOHC 16 Valve 4 Cylinder In-line, DOHC 16 Valve 4 Cylinder In-line, DOHC 16 Valve
Displacement [cc.] 1,798 1,798 1,798 1,798
Bore x Stroke [mm.] 80.5 x 88.3 80.5 x 88.3 80.5 x 88.3 80.5 x 88.3
Compression Ratio 13.0:1 13.0:1 13.0:1 10.0:1
Fuel Supply System Electronic Fuel Injection EFI Electronic Fuel Injection EFI Electronic Fuel Injection EFI Electronic Fuel Injection EFI
Compatible with E85
Compatible with E20
Max Power (EEC net) [Kw(PS)/rpm] 72 (98) / 5,200 72 (98) / 5,200 72 (98) / 5,200 103 (140) / 6,000
Max Torque (EEC net) [Nm/rpm] 142 (14.5) / 3,600 142 (14.5) / 3,600 142 (14.5) / 3,600 177 (18.05) / 4,000
Motor Generator
Type Synchronous Motor with Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor with Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor with Permanent Magnet
Max Voltage [V.] 600 600 600
Max Power [Kw] 53 53 53
Max Torque (EEC net) [Nm] 163 163 163
Hybrid Battery
Type Nickel-metal Hydride Nickel-metal Hydride Nickel-metal Hydride
Voltage [V.] 201.6 201.6 201.6
Module 28 Modules 168 Cells 28 Modules 168 Cells 28 Modules 168 Cells
Capacity [Amr(hr)] 6.5 (3) 6.5 (3) 6.5 (3)
Engine and Electric Motor
Max Power [Kw (PS)] 90 (122) 90 (122) 90 (122)
Transmission
Automatic Transmission E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock CVT-i 7 Speed with Sequential Shift and Shift Lock
Gear Ratio 2.480 – 0.396
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.604 – 1.680
Differential Final Gear Ratio 3.218 3.218 3.218 5.698
Front Suspension Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer Macpherson Strut with Stabilizer
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam with Stabilizer Torsion Beam with Stabilizer Torsion Beam with Stabilizer Torsion Beam with Stabilizer
Tyre and Wheel 18” Alloy Wheel with 225/50 R18 Tires 18” Alloy Wheel with 225/50 R18 Tires 17” Alloy Wheel with 215/60 R17 Tires 17” Alloy Wheel and Wheel Cover with 215/60 R17 Tires
Front Brake Disc Brake / Ventilated Disc Disc Brake / Ventilated Disc Disc Brake / Ventilated Disc Disc Brake / Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Disc Brake Disc Brake Disc Brake Disc Brake
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)

Features:

Standard Features Hybrid Premium Safety Hybrid Premium Hybrid Smart 1.8 Sport
Transmission E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock E-CVT with Shift Lock CVT-i 7 Speed with Sequential Shift and Shift Lock
Exterior
Moonroof
Front Grille Glossy Black Glossy Black Black Black
Projector Headlamps LED Hybrid LED Hybrid LED Hybrid Halogen
Daytime Running Lights LED Light Guiding LED Light Guiding LED Light Guiding
Front Turn Signal LED LED LED
Auto Light Control System Follow-Me-Home Follow-Me-Home Follow-Me-Home Follow-Me-Home
Rear Lamp LED Light Guiding LED Light Guiding LED Light Guiding LED
Side Mirror with Turn Signal Electric Adjustable with Auto Folding and Reverse Link System Electric Adjustable with Auto Folding and Reverse Link System Electric Adjustable with Auto Folding Electric Adjustable with Auto Folding
Acoustic Glass
LED High-mount Stop Lamp
Shark Fin Antenna
Roof Rail
Door Handles Color Key Color Key Color Key Color Key
Door Window Frame Chromium Chromium Black Black
Hood Silencer
Interior and Convenience
Interior Color Red Terra Rossa / Black (Depends on Exterior Color ) Red Terra Rossa / Black (Depends on Exterior Color) Black Black
Seat Cover Material Leather and Synthetic Leather Leather and Synthetic Leather Leather and Synthetic Leather Leather and Synthetic Leather
Steering Wheel and Shift Knob Leather Leather Leather Leather
Center Console Material (Piano Black)
Inside Door Handles Chromium Chromium Chromium Chromium
8 Ways Power Driver Seat
60:40 Split Foldable Rear Seat
Rear Reclining Seat 1 Step
Front Adjustable Armrest
Rear Armrest with Cup Holder
Front Seat Back Pocket Passenger Seat Passenger Seat Passenger Seat Passenger Seat
Power Windows with Jam Protection 4 Positions 4 Positions 4 Positions 4 Positions
Sun Visors with Mirrors and Light
Front Doors and Cup Holder Lights
Map Lamps
Illumination System
Package Tray
Power Back Door with Jam Protection
Kick Activated Back Door Sensor
Push Start
Smart Entry
Assist Grips 4 Positions with Clothes Hook
Auto Air Conditioner Dual (left-right) Dual (left-right) Dual (left-right)
Rear Air Ventilation
USB Electrical Connector for Rear-seat Passengers 2 Positions 2 Positions 2 Positions 2 Positions
Steering Wheel Switch for Audio and Multi Information Display
Intermittent Wiper with Time Adjust Automatic Automatic
EV Mode
Sport and ECO Mode
Multifunction Information Display (MID) 7” 7” 4.2” 4.2”
Anti-glare Rear Mirror (Electro Chromic)
Safety
Anti-lock Brake System
Electronic Brake-force Distribution
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Control
Traction Control System
Hill-Start Assist Control
Drive Start Control
Emergency Brake Signal
Front Fog Lamp LED LED
Rear Fog Lamp LED LED LED LED
Auto Pull Back and Tension Reducer Front Seatbelts ELR 3 Positions 2 Seats ELR 3 Positions 2 Seats ELR 3 Positions 2 Seats ELR 3 Positions 2 Seats
Rear Seatbelts ELR 3 Positions 3 Seats ELR 3 Positions 3 Seats ELR 3 Positions 3 Seats ELR 3 Positions 3 Seats
Dual Front SRS Airbags
Side SRS Airbags
Curtain Shield SRS Airbags
Driver’s Knee SRS Airbag
ISO-FIX and Top Tether
Back Guide Monitor
Panoramic View Monitor with 3D View
Tire Pressure Repair Kit
TPMS (Tire-Pressure Monitoring System)
BSM (Blind Spot Monitor)
RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert)
PCS (Pre-Collision System)
Cruise Control Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
AHB (Automatic High Beams)
LDA (Lane Departure Alert)
LTA (Lane Tracing Assist)
Anti-Theft Alarm System
TDS (Theft Deterrent System)
Immobilizer
Audio System and Connectivity
Touch Screen Display Audio 9” with USB/Bluetooth
Apple CarPlay
Voice Recognition
T-Connect
Speakers 6 Positions 6 Positions 6 Positions 6 Positions

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