Toyota Corolla XLI & GLI
- Sold in Pakistan = 2014-2019
- Generation = 11th (Discontinued)
- Price in Pakistan in 2019: 204,4000/- PKR
The 2019 model of Toyota Corolla is the eleventh generation of vehicles that launched back in 2014. It is loved by everyone because of has about everything that anyone needs in a high-end car. The 2019 model of Toyota Corolla is available in markets in various variants as well as in Pakistan including Toyota Corolla GLi (manual and automatic), Toyota Corolla Altis 1.8, Toyota Corolla Altis Grande 1.8 CVT-i, Toyota Corolla Xli (manual and automatic), and GLi 1.3 VVTi special edition. All these models were introduced with stylish transformation, decent interior, smart transmission, and superb features. We will discuss the Toyota Corolla Xli in detail as GLi and Xli are almost similar being powered by a 1299cc engine and same in design, and both trims are available in the manual and automatic transmission, however, Xli is cheaper than GLi. The highest trim level of Toyota Corolla is Toyota Corolla 1.8 CVT-I Altis Grande with a starting price of 30.3 lacs Pakistani rupees. The best thing about choosing any of the Toyota Corolla models is the availability of its spare parts which are readily available in Pakistan at affordable prices. Now let talk about the 2019 Model of Toyota Corolla Xli that it is an Extraordinary car with a stylish design and Amazing performance. It has basic safety features that a luxury sedan must have, to ensure a safe and secure drive with two airbags that minimize major injuries from any collisions.
Engine and performance of the car:
The 2019 Corolla Xli is powered by a 1298cc DOHC Sixteen valve VVT-I four-cylinder engine that generates 84 horsepower with 121 lb-ft of torque. It offers a sequential multiport fuel injection system and has a maximum fuel tank capacity of fifty-five liters.
The handling of the car is easy, and the drive is comfortable and smooth because of the MacPherson strut-type suspension on the front and rear torsion beam on the rear. The braking system improved with ventilated disc axles on the front and solid disc axles on the back. It is available in both manual and automatic transmission while it can reach a maximum speed of 240 kilometers per hour. Toyota Corolla has always been a fuel economical car covering a satisfying mileage per liter, in the same way, the Xli 2019 also has satisfied fuel economy by running mileage of around 12 to 16 kilometers per liter.
Exterior and interior features of Toyota Corolla Xli:
Toyota Corolla Xli is 4620 millimeters in length, 1755 millimeters wide, and 1475 millimeters in height. It has a chrome grille on the front to look dashing, and the halogen headlights with high beam intensity make the drive trouble-free. The bumper was redesigned with the addition of body-colored mud flaps, LED clearance lamps, and turning side mirrors with an attractive facelift, and the fifteen inches wheel caps give a more sporty look to the car. It is available in six exterior shades including silver metallic, bronze mica, attitude black, white, grey graphite, and blue.
The interior cabin is also designed very elegantly with leather covering seats, soft-touch padding on the dashboard, and a central console. The touch screen is mounted on the central console which is controlled by USB, Auxiliary Cable, Bluetooth, and Smartphone connectivity. Interior cabin provided with cup holders, entertainment system with front speakers, front camera, cruise control system, defogger, defroster, central locking, CD player, FM Radio, a navigation system, power steering, telescopic steering wheel, tachometer, seat pockets, power mirror along with power doors and power steering, child lock, armrest, and powerful heated and air conditioning system. It provides a four-speed automatic while five-speed manual transmission and it boasts a collection of all luxurious and reinforcing features of a sedan.
Major competitors of Toyota Corolla Xli:
The Toyota Corolla is one of the most loved cars among people despite its strong rivals including the Honda City, Honda Civic, Suzuki CIAZ.
Differences between Toyota Corolla Xli and GLi:
The GLi model is a bit advanced from the Xli with more advanced features and a price rate of three lacs more than Xli. GLi is equipped with an anti-lock braking system, brake assistance system, and electronic brake distribution, While the Xli lacks some features including the remote boot, keyless entry and the size of the display screen is relatively smaller than the screen present in GLi. A rearview camera is also lacking in Xli along with a high mount stop lamp, and the Xli has two speakers for audio while the GLi has four speakers in its audio system. The luggage carrying capacity and the dimensions are the same in both the trims and the engine capacity is the same. Xli is the lowest trim level available among Toyota Corolla trims but is equipped with all the standard features.
Price in the market:
The Xli VVTi manual transmission model is available in 21.09 lacs Pakistani rupees while the Xli Automatic version is available in 21.84 lacs Pakistani rupees.
The maintenance price of the Toyota Corolla is also very reasonable that is the main reason that makes it a favorite among the customers. It will not be wrong to call it the most loved and most commonly seen luxurious sedan on the roads of our country, which is very economical as compared to other competitors of this class.
As the corolla is considered the most affordable because of its spare parts & fuel efficiency but recently there has been heard much News related to corolla accidents, not corolla but other brands as well. But most of the News related to the new models of corolla those stuck into accidents and airbags didn’t work & people lost their lives. Other than affordability corolla should be considered the more important safety of the customers.