₱ 1,303,000 - 1,665,000
Toyota Corolla Cross Specs
  • Body Type SUV
  • Segment -
  • Engine Displacement 1.8 L
  • Horsepower 98 - 138 PS
  • Transmission Type CVT
  • Energy Type Fuel
The 2021 - 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross is offered in 2 variants - which are priced from ₱ 1,303,000 to ₱ 1,665,000, the base model of corolla-cross is 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 G which is at a price of ₱ 1,303,000 and the top variant of Toyota Corolla Cross is 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 V Hybrid which is offered at a price of ₱ 1,665,000.
  • Overview
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Features
  • Powertrain
  • Conclusion
  • Overview

    Overview

    This Corolla Cross is a type of crossover/SUV car that brings a modern exterior design concept and a sporty impression. Moreover, the roof is equipped with a power Moonroof which is sure to be able to provide sufficient lighting in the cabin to give the impression of being spacious in the interior space. The Toyota Corolla Cross that entered the Philippine automotive market is available in two variants. Based on the Toyota Corolla Altis, this new crossover features a higher ride height and two available powertrain options. Similar to its sedan counterpart it can be had with a naturally aspirated 1.8-liter petrol engine or a 1.8-liter hybrid powerplant. Both engines are only available with a CVT which exclusively sends power to the front wheels.


    History

    The Toyota Corolla Cross is a compact crossover SUV produced by the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota using the Corolla nameplate. It was introduced in Thailand on 9 July 2020 as a more practical and larger alternative to the C-HR and is built on the same GA-C platform as the Corolla E210 series. The Corolla Cross is positioned between the C-HR and RAV4 in the crossover SUV lineup. Toyota. In Indonesia, the Corolla Cross was launched on August 6, 2020 and thenThe Toyota Corolla Cross was launched in the Philippines on August 20, 2020, and was made available with two variants. Similar to the all-new crossover's launch in Thailand it can be had with a 1.8-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine as well as a hybrid gasoline power plant.

    Price

    The Toyota Corolla Cross price in the Philippines starts at P1,303,000.00. The lowest price is the Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 G CVT, ranging all the way up to the Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 V Hybrid GR-S CVT priced at P1,774,000.00. 

  • Exterior

    Exterior

    Overall, the exterior side carried by this Toyota-made crossover adheres to the Elegant Look concept which emphasizes the luxury side in a sporty style. Like from the front side which carries the design of the LED headlights which are made more narrowed sharply. Not only that, it also looks like the grille is made thicker which is made to form a Double Trpaezoid so that it strengthens the tough impression on the front face. 

    Then, on the side, the body on this crossover car gets a touch of body curves that are quite firm following the body groove so that it has a fairly balanced appearance. on the back, the body on the Toyota Corolla Cross is designed so sporty and looks fierce with LED taillights (stop lamp) to maximize the bright light of the taillights without dazzling other drivers behind. On the other hand, at the top of the Toyota Corolla Cross, there is also a Power Moonroof sunroof which is very useful for maximizing sufficient lighting in the cabin to strengthen the impression of space in the interior.


    Dimensions

    In addition, the body dimensions on the Corolla Cross are also very dynamic considering that they are made with the ideal size which has a length of 4,460 mm, a width of 1,825 mm, and a height of 1,620 mm with a wheelbase of 2,640 mm.

    Dimensions 
     Length  4,460 mm
     Width  1,825 mm
     Height  1,620 mm
     Wheelbase  2,640 mm

    Lighting

    The 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross in the Philippines can be had with Bi-Beam LEDs for the Hybrid variant and a Halogen projector for the 1.8 G variant. Daytime running lights are present in both variants, however, the V gets LED while the G gets a halogen bulb instead. Moving to the rear of the crossover both variants come standard with LED taillights that come with line guides and a bulb as well.

    Wheels&tyres

    Toyota Corolla Cross 2021 uses 18" Alloy wheels and tyres 225/50 R 18/

  • Interior

    Interior

    Thanks to Toyota’s TNGA platform, the sitting position is relatively low compared to the conventional SUV like the Honda CR-V. Outward visibility is excellent thanks to the low windscreen scuttle and the narrow A-pillars. The interior layout is almost a carbon copy of the Toyota Corolla Altis with few subtle differences like the instrument panel. Driver gets the same three-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel but with analog instrument cluster featuring a smaller 4.2-inch colour multi-info display on the right. on the steering wheel, the Toyota Corolla Cross carries a steering wheel that is elegantly and modernly decorated with silver chrome details to ensure the driver's flexibility in controlling the speed of the car when driving on the road.


    Dashboard

    In addition, the dashboard on the Toyota Corolla Cross crossover is also made with a Classy Interior Design style that makes it look very luxurious and elegant with a variety of navigation or features embedded. Call it like the Multi-purpose Head Unit which features a 9-inch touch screen to display several entertainment menu systems. These include AM / FM Stereo, Bluetooth, Miracast, NFC, and Voice Command.

    Space&practically

    The cabin on the Toyota Corolla Cross spec is designed and calculated mathematically with great precision to provide decent legroom and high ceilings to provide a pleasant driving experience. Not only that, this car is also equipped with 5 seats with quality and smooth leather materials so that passengers feel at home and comfortable when sitting in their seats.

    Boot

    For the gasoline and hybrid variants, the trunk capacity of the Toyota Corolla Cross is actually the same, which is 440 liters. For road trips with the family, this luggage can easily load large suitcases, both standing and lying down. Not only that, when viewed in terms of dimensions, apart from carrying two large suitcases, the luggage capacity of the Toyota Corolla Cross is also able to accommodate a bicycle. fold size 16 to 20 inches.

    If the luggage capacity of the Toyota Corolla Cross is deemed insufficient, the second row seats can be folded with a 40:60 configuration according to the needs of transporting goods. In addition, the luggage capacity of the Toyota Corolla Cross can also be increased by using a roof box because there is already a roof rack at the top. Especially for the hybrid variant, there are additional features in the form of a power back door equipped with a kick sensor. This feature makes it easy to access the trunk door. Then, the trunk can also be opened automatically via the button on the remote.

  • Features

    Features

    Safety features

    To improve safety, the Toyota Corolla Cross has been supported by an emergency brake signal called EBS to remind the driver to maintain a safe distance so that a collision does not occur. On the other hand, there is also a Hill-Start Assist (HSA) feature that will prevent the car from rolling over when exploring steep hilly terrain. Then, the crossover made by Toyota is also equipped with the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) feature to increase driving stability when the road is slippery or cornering. Toyota crossover also brings additional brake systems, namely ABS, EBD, and BA which are sure to be able to control the car's speed more efficiently.

    Comfort features

    • Heated Front Seats
    • Sunroof
    • Power-Adjustable Driver’s Seat
    • Simulated Leather Upholstery
    • Interior Air Filtration
    • Tilt & Telescopic Steering Wheel

    This will certainly make the passengers feel more comfortable even though the terrain is less friendly.


    Infotainment features

    Standard features on the inside include a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, 8-way power adjustable driver seat, foot-operated parking brake, automatic single zone climate control, rear air vents, powered tailgate with kick sensor, front Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and a 3D Panoramic View Monitor (PVM).

  • Powertrain

    Powertrain performance


    Engine

    this time the Corolla Cross comes with a 1.8 liter naturally aspirated engine that produces 138 hp and 172 Nm of torque or a 1.8 liter hybrid powertrain. It is important to note that the 1.8-liter motor in the hybrid system alone produces 98hp and 142Nm of torque. With the electric motor and petrol engine working together, the Corolla Cross's total output is 120hp and 142Nm of torque.

    Transmission

    Power is sent to the front wheels via Aisin’s 7-speed CVT with Sequntial Shiftmatic. Toyota claims that the new incorporated ‘cooperative control’ works together with the electronically controlled throttle for improved drivability, quietness and fuel economy.

    Riding&control

    In order to maximize stability, the Toyota Corolla Cross will also come with reliable suspension support in the form of McPherson Strut on the front and Torsion Beam on the rear sector. The two suspensions are certain to be able to withstand or minimize shock when passing through potholes or unpaved off-road terrain, such as on rural roads. Unlike the more dynamically inclined Toyota C-HR, the Toyota Corolla Cross employs a more comfort-oriented torsion beam setup at the rear as opposed to the more sophisticated double wishbone suspension. Paired with the MacPherson Strut up front, the overall result is a comfortable car that is composed on the highway and hold itself reasonably well in the corners with some noticeable body roll.

    Fuel consumption

    Meanwhile, to maximize the efficiency of fuel consumption, Toyota embeds an electronic injection system (EFI) with a compression ratio of 10:1. Thus, this car is quite economical in terms of fuel use.



  • Conclusion

    Conclusion

    It remains to be seen whether the Toyota Corolla cross can challenge the Honda HR-V who has been reigning supreme in the popular compact crossover segment. Both variants are competitively priced and comes equipped with generous amount of equipment that makes the Honda feels like a ‘tin kosong’. It is highly versatile, comfortable to ride in and looks the part too, it pretty much ticks all the right boxes for a practical compact crossover SUV.

Toyota Corolla Cross has total 4 color options in Philippines: Red Mica Metallic, Attitude Black, Metal Stream, Platinum White Pearl

Red Mica Metallic

  • How much is Toyota Corolla Cross in the Philippines?

    The Toyota Corolla Cross price in the Philippines starts at ₱1,285,000. The lowest price is the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 G, ranging all the way up to the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross 1.8 HV priced at ₱1,650,000.

  • Is the Toyota Corolla Cross a good car?

    The Toyota Corolla Cross is a popular car to buy as it offers powerful and efficient engine options as well as premium, spacious interiors. Even used Toyota Corolla Cross cars offer the premium driving experience.

  • Is Toyota Corolla Cross manual or automatic?

    We're learning that the 2021 Toyota Corolla Cross is available with continuously variable CVT transmission

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