The Toyota Corolla Cross facelift has made its debut, over three years for the reason that original made its global premiere in Thailand.
4 variants comprised of 1 ICE version and three hybrids emerge on the facelift’s debut; 1.8L Sport Plus at 999,000 THB (RM133,093), HEV Premium at 1,094,000 THB (RM145,749), HEV Premium Luxury at 1,204,000 THB (RM160,404) and the HEV GR Sport at 1,254,000 THB (RM167,065).
Visual updates bring the favored Asean-market SUV closer to the Corolla Cross sold in other markets, and changes include redesigned full-LED headlamps as seen on the Japanese– and European-market models.
It’s unique elsewhere nevertheless, with the front fascia that now has a slimmer upper grille on top of honeycomb perforations – of a fashion akin to those on the Chery Omoda 5 or the Lexus RX – blended into the mid-section, atop intakes bookended by foglamps along the lower section.
The aforementioned latest headlamp design from versions of the Corolla Cross sold in other markets bring sequential indicators, while further exterior equipment highlights include the panoramic sunroof and kick-sensing powered tailgate. Back lights are also LED units of a brand new design.
Rolling stock for the HEV Premium variant upwards is a set of 18-inch, two-tone finish alloy wheels shod with 225/50R18 tyres, while the GR Sport gets tyres of comparable dimensions, on alloy wheels of a unique design.
Constructing upon its TNGA base, the facelifted Corolla Cross continues to feature a 1.8 litre naturally aspirated petrol engine in conventional ICE form, and in addition as a part of a hybrid powertrain.
These proceed to be the 2ZR-FBE 1.8 litre unit with 140 hp/177 Nm for the ICE version that’s for the bottom 1.8 Sport Plus variant, and the 2ZR-FXE 1.8 litre unit with 122 hp for the opposite three hybrid-powered variants comprised of 98 hp and 142 Nm from the Atkinson-cycle combustion engine and 72 hp/163 Nm from the electrical drive motor.
For lively safety kit, the bottom 1.8 Sport Plus variant gains blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert (RCTA), while the HEV Luxury variant get the Toyota Safety Sense suite of systems comprised of pre-collision AEB, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control with stop and go, lane departure warning, lane tracing assist and auto high beam. The HEV Premium Luxury and HEV GR Sport gain parking support brake functionality.
Further lively safety equipment includes stability control, traction control, ABS, EBD, brake assist, hill start assist and tyre pressure monitoring, and passive safety kit in the shape of seven airbags.
Interior kit upgrades for the facelift see the arrival of an electrical parking brake rather than the pre-facelift’s foot-operated mechanical item, which also means the gain of automatic brake hold functionality. Here, driver instrumentation for the HEV Premium Luxury variant upwards get the 12.3-inch full-digital display, and all variants gain the ten.1-inch touchscreen unit that support wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Upholstery for the Corolla Cross facelift is obtainable in black, or Dark Rose (red). Cabin lighting is now by LED throughout, and the highest two variants get wireless device charging and the panoramic sunroof.
In Thailand, the 2024 Toyota Corolla Cross is on the market in Celestile Gray Metallic, Metal Stream Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Attitude Black Mica with the addition of Cement Gray Metallic for its exterior colors, while the highest HEV GR Sport variant gets the collection of Platinum White Pearl with black roof, Red Mica Metallic with black roof, and Attitude Black Mica.
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