2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift’s prices might fall within the range of Rs 13.50 lakh – Rs 18 lakh (ex-showroom).
Based on Toyota’s new ‘Under Priority and Keen Look’ design language, the new Toyota Corolla 2017 facelift looks more premium and bolder than before.
New Toyota Corolla Altis 2017 facelift, which is already on sale in the Malaysian market, will soon make its way to India. A latest report from Autocar claims that the saloon’s new model will arrive at showrooms in March 2017. The exterior and interior details of the new Corolla have already been revealed via official images. The updated model will have a sharper front design, and a more upmarket cabin.
Built on Toyota’s new ‘Under Priority and Keen Look’ design language, the 2017 Corolla Altis facelift will also see a few mechanical upgrades including refined electric steering and tweaked suspension system. The updated model will be safer than before, courtesy to its new range of safety and security equipment. However, the power sources will remain unchanged – i.e. 1.8-litre petrol and 1.4-litre diesel.
In India, the 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift will see a release in the coming March. Though, the official comment is yet to be made. We will update the exact launch details as soon as the carmaker announces it.
|Base Model||Rs 13.50 lakh|
|Top Model||Rs 18 lakh|
The base version of the 2017 Corolla Altis facelift could be priced around Rs 13.50 lakh, and top model will cost nearly Rs 18 lakh. Read – New Toyota Fortuner – Pictures, Prices & Other Details
|Engine||1.4-litre, 4-cylinder D-4D Diesel|
|Maximum Power||87.2bhp @ 3800rpm|
|Maximum Torque||205Nm @ 1800rpm – 2800rpm|
|Engine||1.8-litre, 4-cylinder 2ZR-FE Petrol|
|Maximum Power||138.03bhp @ 6400rpm|
|Maximum Torque||173Nm @ 4000rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual & Optional CVT|
The 2017 Toyota Corolla facelift, as mentioned above, will retain the current engine lineup – a 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder 2ZR-FE petrol and a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder D-4D diesel. While the petrol unit generates 138.03bhp at 6400rpm and 173Nm at 4000rpm, the diesel motor makes 87.2bhp at 3800rpm and 205Nm between 1800rpm – 2800rpm. Transmission options will include the same 6-speed manual and optional 7-speed Tiptronic CVT gearbox (only on petrol trim). Having said that, the suspension system of the saloon has been updated for better shock absorption and ride quality.
|Diesel Model||Over 21kmpl|
The saloon’s 2017 model year will come in three new colours – Tokyo Red, Platinum Bronze and Earth Bronze. Besides this, the vehicle will also continue to be available in the 10 regular shades – 4Evergreen Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Absolutely Red, Barcelona Red Metallic, Brown Sugar Metallic, Black Sand Pearl, Blue Crush Metallic and Classic Silver Metallic.
Re-designed LED headlamps with new LED DRLs
New single-slat chrome grille
Revised front bumper
Door handles with new chrome finish
16 and 17-inch alloy wheels
Re-designed HVAC controls
Better quality material and upholstery
New Toyota touch 2 system with navigation
4.2-inch MID display with updated software
Better cabin insulation
Refined electric power steering
Pre-collision system (PCS)
Lane departure alert (LDA)
Automatic high beam (AHB)
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Wearing Toyota’s new Under Priority frontal design language with Keen Look detailing, the 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift looks more premium and bolder than the current one. The front fascia now gets a sharper design with a slimmer grille, LED headlamps with new LED daytime running lights, a wider air dam with three-slat design, re-designed bumper, small fog lamps and revised bonnet. Features such as newly-designed 16-17-inch alloy wheels and door handles with new chrome finish enhance its side appearance. Save for the new LED tail-lamp clusters and thinner chrome strip, the rear profile of the sedan looks more or less similar to the existing model.
With improved material and upholstery quality, the interior of the facelifted model looks more upmarket and premium. The HVAC vents and controls, too, have received a design update. The electric power steering is more refined that will result in better feedback around sharper turns and on road. The new Corolla Altis facelift is quieter than before, thanks to its improved cabin insulation. The saloon also offers a center console integrated new Toyota touch 2 system, with navigation and an instrument cluster integrated 4.2-inch MID display with updated software.
Toyota Corolla Altis is one of the most comfortable cars in its category, and the facelifted model is a step ahead than the existing one. The updated version will come with Toyota’s new safety and assistance pack named ‘Toyota Safety Sense’. This system consists of Lane departure alert (LDA), pre-collision system (PCS), Automatic high beam (AHB) and Road sign assist (RSA). Toyota’s new safety pack will not only enhance safety level of the saloon, but reduce its insurance costs as well.