Toyota has launched the facelifted Corolla Altis at a starting price tag of Rs. 15.76 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi. The 2017 facelifted Corolla Altis has received minor cosmetic changes but is powered by the same engines powering the outgoing model. The new Corolla Altis is available in four trims and in both manual and automatic versions, namely, G, GL and VL. The company has started taking the bookings of all new Corolla Altis and deliveries are expected to commence.
What is new in 2017 Corolla Altis?
The facelifted Corolla Altis receives cosmetic changes on the exterior such as bi-beam full LED headlamps with DRLs (Daytime Running lamps) and a redesigned front bumper at front. At the rear and side, it gets LED tail lamps and revised bumper along with 17-inch alloy wheel on the higher variants, while the base version misses out on alloy wheels.
Under the hood, the new Corolla Altis is powered by a 1.8 litre VVT petrol engine that delivers 137 hp of power at 6,400 rpm and 173 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The unit will be paired to a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed CVT-i (Continuously Variable Transmission). The diesel variants will be powered by a 1.4 litre D-4D unit that develops 87 hp at 3,800 rpm and 205 Nm of torque between 1,800 and 2,800 rpm. The diesel motor will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
The 2017 Corolla Altis gets features such as a 7-inch touchscreen comp atible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as well as T connect navigation system. In addition, the sedan features Smart Entry with Push Start/Stop, 8 Way Power Driver Seat with Lumbar Support, Rear Reading Lamp & Rear Sun Shade, cruise control, rear power socket, rain sensing wipers and audio and steering controls.
In terms of safety, the 2017 Corolla Altis gets seven airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), reverse parking camera and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC).
Variant-wise pricing of the Toyota Corolla Altis
Toyota Corolla Altis G(MT) Petrol: Rs 15.87 lakh
Toyota Corolla Altis G(CVT) Petrol: Rs 17. 52 lakh
Toyota Corolla Altis GL (MT) Petrol: Rs 18.30 lakh
Toyota Corolla Altis VL (CVT) Petrol: Rs 19.91 lakh
Toyota Corolla Altis DG (MT) Diesel: Rs 17.36 lakh
Toyota Corolla Altis DGL (MT) Diesel: Rs 19.05 lakh
All prices ex-showroom, Delhi