2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift’s prices fall within the range of Rs 15.87 lakh – Rs 19.91 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
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 has finally gone on sale in India at a starting price of Rs 15.87 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). While the petrol variants are being offered within the range Rs 15.87 lakh – Rs 19.91 lakh, the diesel models are priced between Rs 17.36 lakh – Rs 19.05 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi). Designed on Toyota’s new ‘Under Priority and Keen Look’ design language, the Corolla Altis now features sharper front design and a more upmarket cabin.
For 2017, the saloon also receives a few mechanical upgrades including refined electric steering and tweaked suspension system. The saloon also gets a new ‘Phantom Brown’ colour. Brimming with a lots new safety and security equipment, the saloon’s new model is safer than before. Mechanically, however, the saloon remains unchanged. That means, it continues to come with the same 138bhp, 1.8-litre petrol and 87.2bhp, 1.4-litre diesel engine options.
|Petrol – G (MT)||Rs 15.87 lakh|
|Petrol – G (CVT)||Rs 17.52 lakh|
|Petrol – GL (MT)||Rs 18.30 lakh|
|Petrol – VL (CVT)||Rs 19.91 lakh|
|Diesel – DG (MT)||Rs 17.36 lakh|
|Diesel – DGL (MT)||Rs 19.05 lakh|
With more safety and comfort features and revised styling, the sedan’s 2017 facelift saw a minimal price jump. The base version (G petrol) is being offered at Rs 15.87 lakh, and top model (DGL diesel) costs Rs 19.05 lakh (all, ex-showroom Delhi). Just so you know, the sedan’s old model was priced between Rs 13.78 lakh – Rs 17.57 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). 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|
Engine setup for the new 2017 Toyota Corolla remains unchanged – 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder 2ZR-FE petrol and a 1.4-litre, 4-cylinder D-4D diesel. While the former is capable of pushing out a top power of 138.03bhp at 6400rpm and 173Nm of torque at 4000rpm, the latter one is good enough for 87.2bhp at 3800rpm and 205Nm between 1800rpm – 2800rpm. Transmission options on offer include – a 6-speed manual and an optional 7-speed Super CVT gearbox (only on petrol trim). The automatic unit comes with Sport mode and paddle shift. Having said that, the suspension system of the saloon has been updated for better shock absorption and ride quality.
|Diesel Model||Over 21kmpl|
Toyota offers a new shade on the new Corolla – Phantom Brown. The car also continues to be available in the 10 regular colour schemes – 4Evergreen Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Absolutely Red, Barcelona Red Metallic, Brown Sugar Metallic, Black Sand Pearl, Blue Crush Metallic and Classic Silver Metallic.
Advanced Bi-beam LED Headlamps
LED Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
New 3D bumper design
Advanced grille design
LED Tail Lamp
Sophisticated new alloys
Newly designed Instrument Panel with Soft Touch Dashboard
Interior colour refreshed to flaxen
Minus ion generator (nanoe)
Autofold and reverse linked ORVM
New CorollaAltis continues to offer opulent rear reclining seats
7 SRS airbags
Hill Start Assist Control
Vehicle stability control
ABS & EBD with BA
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Built on Toyota’s new Under Priority frontal design language, the new Corolla appears more premium and bolder than its predecessor. The facelifted model has Keen Look detailing with more aggressive and sharper front fascia. Upfront, the car gets a slimmer grille, new 3D bumper design, Bi-beam 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.
The side profile, too, looks refreshing with a pair of newly-designed alloy wheels. Save for the new LED tail-lamp clusters and thinner chrome strip, the rear design of the sedan looks more or less similar to the old model.
With improved material and upholstery quality, the cabin of the new Corolla looks more upmarket and premium. The car gets a newly-designed instrument panel with soft touch dashboard. The interior colour refreshed to flaxen. The electric power steering is more refined for 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 comes fitted with several safety equipment including seven SRS airbags, hill start assist control, vehicle stability control, anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) with brake assist. Toyota’s new safety pack not only enhances safety level of the saloon, but reduces its insurance costs as well.
The 2017 Toyota Corolla Altis facelift receives subtle exterior and interior upgrades. However, the saloon retains the old engine line-up.