Toyota Corolla Altis

Toyota Corolla Altis Car News in the Philippines

  • Is Toyota Motor Philippines giving the Corolla Altis a bigger engine?

    A quick visit to the official website of Toyota Motor Philippines reveals something strange about the Toyota Corolla Altis. While its variants have been slimmed down to just three models, the GR-S, GR-S CVT, and the E CVT, the engine displacement has been changed. Previously, the sedan was only available with a 1.8-liter hybrid system or a 1.6-liter naturally aspirated engine for the other variants. However, that may change soon as the brand’s website reveals that all the non-hybrid models will

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Nov 14, 2023

  • FAST DEAL: Buy a Toyota by Oct. 31, get a chance to win another Toyota

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is offering something special for October 2023 as the Japanese automaker presents its "Double Your Drive Raffle Promo." It's twice the excitement as you get the chance to bring home another new Toyota in addition to the one you purchase until Oct. 31, 2023. TMP is giving away five brand-new cars, which include one Vios XLE CVT, one Corolla Altis GR-S, one Corolla Altis G and two Wigo G AT. The mechanics of the raffle are simple: you will be eligible to receive one

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Oct 30, 2023

  • Check out these 5 iconic cars from Toyota Motor Philippines' 35-year history

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is 35 years old this August 2023. The country’s top automaker in terms of sales is celebrating this milestone in typically spectacular fashion, ranging from promos on its latest models to its two-day Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival at the Quirino Grandstand. We take a look at five of the Japanese company’s most iconic vehicles since 1988. But why not cars from before this year? The pre-Cory years First, a little history lesson. Older car enthusiasts will know that Toy

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Aug 23, 2023

  • FAST DEAL: Toyota Philippines celebrates its 35th anniversary with blowout deals

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) celebrates its 35th anniversary in the country with special discounts as part of its blowout deals promo, which lasts until August 31, 2023. The Japanese automaker’s Pay Low deal allows customers to take home their new Toyota vehicle with a downpayment as low as 15% with free 1st-year insurance, 3-year LTO registration, and no chattel mortgage. With this deal, customers can get their new Fortuner 4x2 G M/T for only ₱260,400 or Hilux 4x2 E M/T for only ₱176,100. Oth

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 14, 2023

  • Toyota Philippines subtly updates the 2024 Toyota Corolla Altis GR-S HEV

    Aside from the 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross launch, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) had another vehicle in the background to get a few new upgrades to keep it competitive. Also read: Starts at ₱1.19M! The 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross now available, hybrid at ₱1.598M The car in question is the 2024 Toyota Corolla Altis GR-S HEV. While on the outside, the sedan remains essentially the same as its original version in the country, TMP has given it a few subtle updates. Starting with the sedan's outside, the ne

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 5, 2023

  • Hybrids: Why are they ideal for the Philippines?

    Hybrid vehicles are becoming popular in the Philippine market, with more and more automakers bringing their examples to the car-buying public. We have recent entries into the segment from the Chinese such as the Haval Jolion (Specs | News) and Haval H6, and even more from the Japanese, such as the Toyota Corolla, Corolla Cross, RAV4, Zenix, Yaris Cross, and Nissan Kicks, each trying to get a piece of the lucrative pie, especially with the ever-increasing fuel prices. While many are curious about

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 4, 2023

  • Toyota Yaris Cross: Details spotted from "spotted" photos

    The Toyota Yaris Cross is set to launch on August 4, 2023, with Toyota Motor Philippines already releasing teaser images and car spotters “spotting” a convoy of the crossover in various locations. Toyota has also released an essential list of specifications on its official website to give curious buyers a general idea of what to expect before the official launch of the Yaris Cross in BGC. Here are a few things we noticed with the “spotted” photos of the Toyota Yaris Cross from Joaquin's Photogra

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 3, 2023

  • Which active-safety suite is better? Honda SENSING vs. Toyota Safety Sense

    Advanced safety systems (also known as active-safety suites) are slowly becoming the norm, with more and more manufacturers including them in their cars. For instance, Honda Cars Philippines made headlines by offering its Honda SENSING suite as standard in all variants of the updated 2024 Honda City. This is a first for the popular subcompact sedan segment. These features make vehicles more convenient to use and safer, especially on long trips. That being said, we will compare two popular active

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jul 13, 2023

  • An alternative to EVs? Liquid hydrogen-powered Toyota GR Corolla tested in a 24-hour race

    Toyota Motor Corp is testing out liquid hydrogen as an alternative fuel source for its next generation of vehicles. The Japanese automaker entered a race car powered by liquid hydrogen into a 24-hour endurance race in central Japan to test its new technology. It was also the first liquid hydrogen vehicle to participate in an official race anywhere in the world. Toyota thinks hydrogen will be a better alternative to fossil fuels amid tightening environmental regulations as hydrogen does not emit

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 30, 2023

  • EV numbah wan! Tesla Model Y world's best-selling car in Q1 2023 -- report

    The best-selling car in 2022 was the Toyota RAV4, with a total of 1,016,000 units sold worldwide. But if current trends continue, another crossover may take the top spot by the end of the year. On top of that, this new challenger is made in America, Germany, and China and uses absolutely no fossil fuels. The Tesla Model Y electric vehicle (EV) was the best-selling car from January to March 2023, according to a May 2023 Motor1 report that used data from global automotive market research firm JATO

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    May 29, 2023

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